Wood stove wall backing

I'm putting in a wood burning stove in a rural setting trailer. What is an inexpensive wall backing I can use to protect the wall from high heat?

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  • Kat22249938 Kat22249938 on Oct 28, 2017
    Find a tile on sale and starting at the floor wall area behind the woodstove, apply it with liquid nails and the following day grout it. Trim it out with a coordinating strip tile you have pulled off the mesh back and from your tile with it. Find a sheet of it where all the tile is the same width.
    Good Luck!
  • Roxaneg Roxaneg on Oct 28, 2017
    Put up a concrete backerboard. From there you can tile the wall if you want.
  • 2dogal 2dogal on Oct 28, 2017
    According to the Universal Building Code, you need to have an air space between the wall and whatever tile you are putting up. You live in trailer and they are notoriously not fire safe, so please, do not take short cuts. You can make sheet rock strips to put on the wall, then hang the wall board or other backing for the tile. Remember, your wood stove needs to be X number of inches from the wall according to code, and there are wood stoves made specifically for trailers. Please, be safe!
    • D. ChavezJr D. ChavezJr on Oct 29, 2017
      Thank you so much for your response! I always like to follow code even though it might seem overkill. But when it comes to fire, there is no taking shortcuts. I am going to follow what you suggest and thanks again for you input!
  • Robyn Robyn on Oct 28, 2017
    backer board

  • Sandra Sandra on Oct 28, 2017
    I use alumium foil. I have used it for 25 yrs, now. you can paint or color it for some decoration.
  • Margaret Green Margaret Green on Oct 30, 2017
    a sheet of that ripple tin roofing.
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