The USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Advantage

The USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Advantage

Installing construction materials in wet areas can be complicated and labor intensive, so USG has designed a system that makes shower installations easier and less time consuming. The result: A solid waterproof base for your shower or steam room, providing both designers and contractors the ability to move on to the next job faster, and with confidence the job has been done right.

  • Ease of install. Installation is simple and the materials are easy to work with. You will save significant time and labor costs.
  • Durable materials. The USG Durock™ Brand Shower System is guaranteed to control moisture and is proven to meet industry standards.
  • Customization.  USG offers an array of sizes, shapes and accessories to customize your project. Our Custom Shower Tray Program allows you to customize the pan to any job.
  • Quality and Strength. Because USG has a reputation of producting high performing products, you can trust the USG Durock™ Brand Shower System will stand the test of time.

Scroll to learn more about the different components of the USG Durock™ Brand Shower System.

Note: The following is for illustration purposes only and does not represent the complete shower system installation.  Click here for USG Durock™ Shower System Installation Guide.

USG Durock™ Brand UltraLight Foam Tile Backerboard

USG Durock™ Brand UltraLight Foam Tile Backerboard

Combines traditional backerboard and waterproofing into one step, saving you time and labor and offering superior performance that’s built to last.  Since it's already waterproof, there is no need to use the waterproofing membrane.

  • Lightweight, waterproof and vapor retardant ideal for continuous-use steam showers
  • Rugged facer on extruded foam core
  • Fastens without washers
  • Cuts easily with utility knife and dust free
  • Ideal for use with USG Durock™ Brand Shower System components
  • 10-year limited warranty
USG Durock™ Brand UltraLight Foam Tile Backerboard

USG Durock™ Brand UltraLight Foam Tile Backerboard

Combines traditional backerboard and waterproofing into one step, saving you time and labor and offering superior performance that’s built to last.  Since it's already waterproof, there is no need to use the waterproofing membrane.

  • Lightweight, waterproof and vapor retardant ideal for continuous-use steam showers
  • Rugged facer on extruded foam core
  • Fastens without washers
  • Cuts easily with utility knife and dust free
  • Ideal for use with USG Durock™ Brand Shower System components
  • 10-year limited warranty
Niche

Niche

Made from ABS plastic, the USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Niches are waterproof and virtually indestructible. Ready-to-tile, they feature a co-molded, nonwoven fleece on all interior surfaces and flanges to promote a strong bond to mortar.

  • Integrated nonwoven fleece surface for great tile bond
  • Co-molded ABS material
  • Available in square or rectangle
Waterproofing Membrane and Band

Waterproofing Membrane and Band

The USG Durock™ Brand Waterproofing Membrane and Band is the thinnest tear-resistant membrane on the market, making it more pliable, minimizing buildup at the seams and ensuring easy installation.

  • Thin (12 mil) pliable membrane with minimal buildup at seams
  • Extremely durable, yet easy to handle and install
  • Low Perm Rating (<0.075 perms) per ASTM E96 Procedure E
  • Suitable for waterproofing floors, walls and countertops
  • Suitable for continuous-use residential and commercial steam showers
Mixing Valve and Pipe Seals

Mixing Valve and Pipe Seals

USG Durock™ Brand Mixing Valve and Pipe Seals are designed to seal penetrations in waterproof wall assemblies. They are easy to install and offer the perfect fit.

  • Allows for easy waterproof installation around shower heads and mixing valves
Pre-Sloped Shower Tray

Pre-Sloped Shower Tray

The USG Durock™ Brand Pre-Sloped Shower Tray is made with 3-pound density EPS that’s exceptionally strong. It’s designed to exceed code guidelines with an optimal 2% slope, making it comfortable to stand on. Easily cuts, and can be installed in a matter of minutes.

  • Standard tray sizes include 72 in. x 72 in., 48 in. x 48 in., and 32 in. x 60 in.
  • Custom tray options available
  • Optimal 2% sloped design
  • High density foam
Preformed Corners

Preformed Corners

Never cut a corner again. USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Preformed Corners provide convenience and peace of mind knowing every corner is safe from water infiltration.

  • Thin and waterproof
  • Designed to keep the corners of your shower water-tight
  • Preformed shapes for inside and outside as well as different degreed corners
Shower Tray Disk

Shower Tray Disk

The USG Durock™ Brand Shower Tray Disk features an integrated, removable subfloor cutout template to easily guide installation. Also provides solid support under the drain and features clock marks for alignment to the shower tray, grate and your preferred tile installation layout.

  • Durable ABS disk provides solid support for drain
Curbs

Curbs

USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Curbs provide unmatched strength in an aesthetically pleasing height.  The curbs offer easy entry and exit while creating a sleek look.

  • 3-pound density foam to support most glass shower walls and doors
  • Low 5 in. height for ease of access
Bench

Bench

Made from durable 3-pound density EPS foam, USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Benches are completely solid and offer superior strength. Benches can be cut to any size or shape to accommodate unique applications or jobsite conditions.

  • Pre-sloped
  • Site sizable
The USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Advantage

The USG Durock™ Brand Shower System Advantage

Installing construction materials in wet areas can be complicated and labor intensive, so USG has designed a system that makes shower installations easier and less time consuming. The result: A solid waterproof base for your shower or steam room, providing both designers and contractors the ability to move on to the next job faster, and with confidence the job has been done right.

  • Ease of install. Installation is simple and the materials are easy to work with. You will save significant time and labor costs.
  • Durable materials. The USG Durock™ Brand Shower System is guaranteed to control moisture and is proven to meet industry standards.
  • Customization.  USG offers an array of sizes, shapes and accessories to customize your project. Our Custom Shower Tray Program allows you to customize the pan to any job.
  • Quality and Strength. Because USG has a reputation of producting high performing products, you can trust the USG Durock™ Brand Shower System will stand the test of time.

Note: The following is for illustration purposes only and does not represent the complete shower system installation.  Click here for USG Durock™ Shower System Installation Guide.