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Green board for bathroom and kitchen Ceilings

Old 08-25-14, 02:26 PM
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Green board for bathroom and kitchen Ceilings

I have been hearing green board for bathrooms and kitchen ceilings are not a good idea. If so what other kind of dry wall is recommended for wet locations?
Old 08-25-14, 02:30 PM
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Define wet location.

If it's truly a wet location, you need cement board and tile but if it's just moisture from a shower [no direct hit] then regular drywall primed and then painted with 1-2 coats of latex enamel [bath paint is better] will give it plenty of protection from the moisture.
Old 08-25-14, 02:55 PM
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As Mark said, you have to define 'wet location' first. If water will hit it directly like a shower wall, you use cement board. If this is just near water like the walls outside of the shower, then regular drywall with the proper top coat is in order.

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