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A couple questions using backer boards..... 1. Do I glue or

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A couple questions using backer boards.....1. Do I glue or screw them to a plaster wall.(no batten)2. I intend laying a stone shower tray onto existing plywood.
Can I sandwich the backer board between the ply and tray.
As you say if it does not need sealing, can I glue together with flexible adhesive cement.Regards,John
JA: How long have you been dealing with this shower issue?
Customer: 2 days
JA: How long has this been going on with your shower? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing....just removed old cast iron bath and need to replace with 800x800 shower
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: dont think so
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  JamesI replied 6 months ago.

Hi, thank you for choosing Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will help with your query today.

There are a number of different brands of backer boards what brand do you have in mind?

Expert:  JamesI replied 6 months ago.

I havent heard from you in some time, do you require any further assistance?

Expert:  JamesI replied 5 months ago.

I see you have advised I have provided you very poor service please let me know how I can better assist you.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
your service states 24/7.....it took nearly two weeks to reply.......dissappointed
Expert:  JamesI replied 5 months ago.

Ok so the rating was not about me as an expert but the delay in the time it took for an expert to be assigned the question. Please note the ratings only get reported against experts, rather than fed back around overall service. Should you use the service again appreciate if you take that into account before rating.