Durock Screws possible fail?

Old 03-27-21, 05:32 AM
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Durock Screws possible fail?

I put on a piece of durock for my fireplace, but then had to remove it and flip it over because I didn't have the seam edge at the fireplace opening, I had the cut edge. It looked nicer, but now I realize I need to get at the electrical wiring behind the durock to allow the inspector to see it in order to pass inspection. How many times can I unscrew and re-screw durock before the "anchoring" is weakened excessively? Thanks so much in advance!
Old 03-27-21, 05:48 AM
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If it was in a wet area where the finish would be scratched off I might have a minor concern, anywhere else, no concern!
Old 03-27-21, 05:49 AM
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You can always put screws in additional places. It all gets mudded over when you tile so all that matters is that it is secured to the wall tight.

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