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HardieBacker®
Cement Board:
The Most Preferred Brand of Backer Board

HardieBacker cement board is made better to install better and perform better. That’s why it was named the most preferred brand of backer board by tile installers and contractors according to the 2015 Tile and Stone Report conducted by ClearSeas research in partnership with the National Tile Contractors Association and TILE Magazine.

HardieBacker cement board is a tile underlayment made for wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms.  It is resistant to moisture and mold, giving superior performance along with a limited lifetime warranty.
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HardieBacker® Cement Board
1/4 IN. CEMENT BOARD
This light, easy-to-cut, no-mesh board features our exclusive EZ Grid® recessed fastener pattern, making installation even easier.
INSTALLATION ADVICE: Always stagger the layout of HardieBacker cement boards so that four corners never touch.
Thickness:
0.25"
Lengths:
Widths:
59.938"
35.938"
60"
36"
96"
48"

Superior Underlayment

Install the most preferred brand of backer board for your next tile job.
Made
Better
3X Stronger
  • 90% Portland cement and sand 
  • No loose aggregate or filler
  • Highest flexural strength and up to 3x the compressive strength of competitive cement boards
Installs
Better
Easy to Cut
  • Easy to cut to any size: just score and snap
  • Clean cuts allow edges to align tightly
  • Less dust and debris when cut
Performs
Better
MoldBlock® technology 
  • Unique cement formulation and MoldBlock® technology provides outstanding mold and moisture resistance
  • Excellent tile adhesion to help protect tile work

Ease of Use and Performance

HardieBacker® cement board’s unique cement fomulation and structure makes it the ideal combination of strength, uniform composition and performance that no other backerboard can provide.

Simple Score and Snap

Make 2-3 passes with a utility knife, place one hand and knee firmly along the score line, then use the opposite hand to pull the board up toward yourself

A strong foundation

The highest strength of competitive cement board for a more solid foundation for your tile

Less Mess

Less mess and cleanup than other cement boards

Non-Abrasive

No abrasive debris to scratch floors

Less Dust

Less dust than competitive boards when cutting

Mold/Moisture Resistant

Outstanding mold and moisture resistance; passes both ASTM mold and mildew resistance tests with perfect scores

Installation Series

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Ready to get started?

HardieBacker cement board is available at Lowes, Home Depot and specialty tile shops. Be sure to download installation, warranty information and more below.