Hardibackerâ„¢ is a great product to use on a tile countertop, or a for a tile floor application. Many people are familiar with cement backer board. Hardibacker has most of the same qualities and it is much lighter weight and easier to work with. The price was comparable as well.
Hardibacker installation instructions. From James Hardie North America (1-888-jhardie) – Pro’s and do-it-yourselfers trust HardibackerÂ® cement board as their total wet area solution. Hardibacker board with MOLDBLOCKâ„¢ Protection provides superior moisture and mold resistance, is easy to install, and unlike glass mesh boards, it won’t scratch porcelain or enamel surfaces. Whether you’re tiling, painting, texturing or wallpapering, Hardibacker boardâ€™s dimensional stability and exceptional bonding surface deliver the ultimate in durability. Thatâ€™s what you can expect from Americaâ€™s #1 backerboard.