ProWarm™ BACKER-PRO insulation boards are high quality extruded polystyrene panels, covered with a fibreglass mesh on both sides, for use with our under tile heating cables and mats (not suitable for our underwood systems). Available in 6mm, 10mm, 12.5mm, 20mm, 30mm & 50mm thickness. They are ideal for two primary purposes; as a superior waterproof surface to fix wall or floor tiles and as a first class heat insulation for underfloor heating systems.
ProWarm™ BACKER-PRO insulation boards are particularly suited to underfloor and under tile heating applications. Installation below underfloor heating systems on an existing un-insulated concrete or timber sub-floor will greatly reduce heat up time and running costs.
When installing onto concrete sub floor we recommend using our flexible tile adhesive, when installing onto wooden floors we recommend using tile adhesive and/or screws and washers.
- ProWarm™ BACKER-PRO insulation boards are waterproof and dimensionally stable (unlike plywood)
- Ideal for wetrooms
- Easy to carry, no more shifting huge sheets of plywood around
- Excellent sound insulation: impact sound is greatly reduced
- Cuts with a knife. no need for a jigsaw
- Will accept even the heaviest wall tiles, unlike plasterboard.(correct installation method must be followed)
- Excellent heat insulation with thermal conductivity value of 0.027 W/mK making them ideal for use as a thermal barrier with under floor heating.
Please note: Colour of polystyrene may vary depending in batch.
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When installing any type of tile backer board onto concrete sub floor we recommend using Ultra™ Flexible Tile Adhesive, please make sure the floor is primed with a suitable primer before installation.
When installing onto wooden floors we recommend using a ProWarm™ insulation fixing pack or suitable screws and washers. Screws and washers must be fixed at minimum 300mm centers. This is approx 15 fixing per boards.
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Material Extruded Polystyrene Sheet - Polymer Modified Coating Sheet Dimensions 1200mm x 600mm Thermal Conductivity 0.027 W/mK Capillarity Nil Compression Strength 30 t/m2 Water absorption <0.1 vol% Tensile Strength 350 KPa Fire Protection Class Bs 3837:B1 DIN
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Feefo Reviews - Average 98% (124 reviews)
Date Score Customer Comment Our Response 09-Sep-2017 Product:
Very easy to work and fix tiles for wall 10-Aug-2017 Product:
Easy to cut and lay. Exactly as advertised 14-Oct-2016 Product:
Fast delivery well packaged good product 11-Jun-2016 Product:
Fit for purpose 10-Mar-2016 Product:
Great product, delivery and price 02-Mar-2016 Product:
The boards were bent which was annoying but aside from that they are easy to use and cut 02-Mar-2016 Product:
Excellent 29-Feb-2016 Product:
Worth paying the extra, over the budget ones 20-Feb-2016 Product:
Really good quality and excellent price 20-Feb-2016 Product:
Good quality item . 20-Feb-2016 Product:
Na 17-Feb-2016 Product:
Excellent 17-Feb-2016 Product:
As Above 15-Feb-2016 Product:
As Above 21-Jan-2016 Product:
slight damage to one or two boards. but nothing i couldn't use 19-Jan-2016 Product:
Good 17-Jan-2016 Product:
used before will use again 17-Jan-2016 Product:
perfect for leveling as well as insulating, gives a good surface to tile on, easy to cut 13-Jan-2016 Product:
Good 13-Jan-2016 Product:
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