Does Lowes carry Red Guard?
Also asked, does tile adhere to RedGard?
You''ll be fine with thinset over Redguard on walls. It's recommended for waterproofing niches, shelves, and entire shower walls when tar paper or poly are not used as a vapor barrier behind the CBU.
Secondly, do you need to use Red Guard?
You do not need to use the Redgard. Millions of showers have been built with out using a waterproofing. However, the information coming down the pike these days is that a surface water-proofer under the tile eliminates the need for a moisture barrier on the studs and it will extend the life of the facility.
A ready-to-use elastomeric waterproofing membrane for both commercial and residential tile and stone application. Suited for interior and exterior substrates, RedGard® creates a continuous waterproof membrane barrier with outstanding adhesion and reduces crack transmission in tile and stone floors.