I want to put tile on a wall. Is there a specific type of drywall to use as a backing?

It’s not a wet area. In fact, I might say the opposite. It’s going on the wall behind a newly installed wood stove. ✅ Answers 🥇 Favorite Answer Use hardibacker (cement board), do not use paper coated drywall, could be a fire hazard behind a wood stove. Source(s): http://www.jameshardie.com/homeowner/backerboard.s… Since it’s not a wet area, … Read more