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New HardieBacker ProGrid Cement Board for walls and wet areas is manufactured by James
Hardie Building Products, the #1 Brand preferred by the Pro's. HardieBacker ProGrid cement
board is the latest innovation in cement based backer boards. With new features such as
improved water resistance, recessed grid pattern and lighter in weight, HardieBacker ProGrid
is now even easier to use and install. It's new durable proprietary cement formulation makes it
the ideal choice for all wet area applications.
HardieBacker boards are the #1 selling brand of backerboard in America. With the addition of the
new HardieBacker ProGrid Cement Board the best just got better. With exceptional durability,
HardieBacker Cement boards have more compressive and flexural strength than any backerboard in
the market. Unlike glass mesh boards which contain messy aggregate, it won't scratch porcelain or
What makes HardieBacker ProGrid Cement Board Even Better?
•3x Less Water Penetration
•8% Lighter Weight
•Single Score and Snap
•Recessed Fastener Pattern
•2x Tile Adhesion Strength
•Mold and Mildew Resistant
Easy to Snap
Recessed Fastener Pattern
Superior Tile Bond Strength
HardieBacker ProGrid Cement board passes both ASTM G21 and D3273 mold tests with a
perfect score. HardieBacker Cement Boards contain no gypsum or paper facing material.
90% Portland cement and sand with selected additives. Contains no asbestos, gypsum, glass fibers or formaldehyde.
Sheet Size: 3' x 5'
Weight: 2.3 lbs./ft² (11.23kg/m²)
Complies with ASTM C1288-04, ANSI A118.9-1999, ASTM E84-09, ASTM E119-08a.
*Currently not available at Home Depot and Lowe's.
New England, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., Baltimore
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