Go Board Tile Backer Board 1/2" x 3' x 5' - 7 Piece Package

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SKU: 90017267-7

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Product Details

Product Details

Johns Manville GoBoard Tile Backer Board 1/2" x 3' x 5' - 7 Piece Package

GoBoard is the durable, ultra-lightweight, waterproof tile backer board that can be installed in residential and light commercial tile applications.


  • 1/2" x 3' x 5' sheet panel
  • 7 panels per package

GoBoard Tile Backer Board Applications

  • Tile installations
  • Showers, kitchens, tub surrounds, basements
  • Steam showers / rooms when used with a vapor barrier
  • Use to construct your own benches, seats, shelves, vanities, countertops, tub surrounds and curbs
  • For residential and light commercial tile applications


  • Light weight - carry 4 times the amount of boards
  • Easy to handle
  • Ready to tile on the same day of install
  • Engineered to be dependable even though it’s much lighter weight than cement and other heavy boards
  • Built in waterproofing
  • Only need to seal the board joints and fastener locations for a waterproof tile assembly
  • Adds additional insulation to the assembly
  • Cuts easily with just a score and snap using a basic utility knife
  • Cleaner install compared to cement board
  • Exterior face comprised of proprietary coated fiber glass mats that provide excellent bonding and stiffness
  • The core is made from high density polyisocyanurate (“polyiso”) closed-cell foam, providing strength, durability and waterproofness
  • GoBoard’s high density polyiso core leads to product compressive strengths of >200 psi for 1/2 inch resulting in Robinson Floor Test (ASTM C627) ratings of Light Commercial

Suitable Substrates (Interior Only)

  • Wood or metal studded walls
  • Masonry, brick, or concrete
Questions & Answers
1 questions

Can mastic be used over this board for subway tile in a tub surround?

The manufacturer recommends using either a polymer mortified mortar with ANSI A118.4 standards or a dry set mortar with ANSI A 118.1 standards

Ratings & Reviews

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6/29/2021 2:12 pm

good tile boards

by atomic724

good stuff. easy to install. packaging/shipping could be a bit better - some corners were a little mushed when i received the package.

10/31/2022 3:12 pm


by Lynn

Fair price and quick delivery on a hard to find product.

1/30/2024 3:18 am

Go board

by Juan Diaz -

Great product. Lightweight easy to cut.!