Fireproof cement board for fireplaces. Mgo board is used for interior and exterior sheathings siding ceiling tiles decking trim sub flooring underlayment and backer board are part of a new class of building products manufactured from magnesium oxide mgo. A wide variety of fireproof cement board for fireplaces options are available to you such as fiber cement boards non asbestos fiber cement boards and other heat insulation materials. I have lined at the time of writing over 100 fireplaces with hardiebacker over a five year period and have never had a customer complaint aside from a few small spider cracks sorted with decorators caulking.
Cement boardhardy plank on fireplace fireproof. Decorating ideas interior stone shelf with black gl fire cover under rectangle led stacked diy and shelves on brick fireplaces designs over by tv grey wall. Vermiculite is a natural fireproof mineral and these bricks can withstand temperatures over 1200 deg c.
Commercially fireproof concrete is made by mixing a product known as fly ash a by product of the production of portland cement. Installing cement board over a brick fireplace. With open fires that use gas or solid fuel a product called fire cement can be used to do small repairs to joints and cracks.
Redoing a brick fireplace. Restoration and building fireplaces and stoves. Wall shield durock cement board reduces by one half the manufacturer specified clearance minimum 12 between the room heater or stove and a combustible wall surface.
The cement board is smooth and can be painted with bog standard emulsion.