Tile substrate

A successful tile installation project starts with a smooth, solid base or substrate, the level material surface the tile is bonded to using tile adhesives or tile mortar. The Tile Shop carries the materials needed to lay the groundwork for your project. From tile backer board and screws, to tile adhesives and fiber tape, you'll find the prep materials you need for a successful tile project.

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$ 4.99 Each
Uniquely constructed out of a cross-fiberglass material that provides greater joint strength and less movement when applied to backer board. Also ideal for patching cracks in drywall and plaster interiors. Available in 75’, 150’ and 300’.
$ 9.99 Each
Uniquely constructed out of a cross-fiberglass material that provides greater joint strength and less movement when applied to backer board. Also ideal for patching cracks in drywall and plaster interiors. Available in 75’, 150’ and 300’.
$ 16.99 Each
Uniquely constructed out of a cross-fiberglass material that provides greater joint strength and less movement when applied to backer board. Also ideal for patching cracks in drywall and plaster interiors. Available in 75’, 150’ and 300’.
$ 17.99 Each
DUROCK™ Tile Membrane (DTM) is a thin, waterproof, vapor-permeable membrane used under tile in residential and light-commercial floor and wall applications. Easy to install, with a patented cementitious surface for outstanding tile bond, DUROCK Tile Membrane also provides a high-performance crack-isolation solution when used with DUROCK™ Tile Membrane Adhesive.
$ 18.99 Each
Professional quality tools for fastening hardibacker or cement boards to substrates. Our screws and nails have better holding quality than traditional varieties.
$ 10.50 Each
Give your project a firm foundation with the help of a name The Tile Shop trusts using the Perma Base Ultra tile underlayment by Perma Base. Designed to be lightweight and easy to cut, this mesh-free tile backer board is ideal for both open space and tight corners. This versatile underlayment for tile is ideal for floor applications.
$ 12.99 Each
Give your project a firm foundation with the help of a name The Tile Shop trusts using the Perma Base cement board. Designed to be lightweight and easy to cut, this mesh-free floor backer board is ideal for both open space and tight corners. This versatile setting material is also great as a tile backing board for countertop and wall installations.
$ 11.15 Each
The Tile Shop offers a convenient alternative to mesh setting material with the 1/4-inch thick Hardi Backer Board. From floors to countertops, these 3' x 5' tile backer boards are lightweight and easy to cut, saving you time in creating the room of your dreams. When you need a reliable backer board for tile on open floor spaces or tight corners, you can't miss with these boards' handy, mesh-free design.
$ 12.23 Each
The Tile Shop offers a convenient alternative to mesh setting material with the 1/2-inch thick Hardi Backer Board. From floors to countertops, these 3' x 5' tile backer boards are lightweight and easy to cut, saving you time in creating the room of your dreams. When you need a reliable backer board for tile on open floor spaces or tight corners, you can't miss with these boards' handy, mesh-free design.
$ 3.39 Sq Ft
The underlayment for tile is every bit as important as the other components that your home improvement project needs. Blanke Permat tile underlayment sheets are a smart choice for helping your tiles set evenly and securely. Each piece is durably constructed of lightweight material and is easy to trim and set. A special circular column design lets it absorb stress to keep the tiles in good repair and comfortable to walk on.
$ 8.99 Each
Mesh sheet that supports the pouring of plaster to prepare for a wall or floor tile mount.
$ 0.59
Plastic lath material that provides support and reinforcement to plywood substrates.
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