James Hardie to introduce the first and only waterproof cement backer board on the market

 

Cut installation time.  Not quality.  James Hardie Building Products Inc. announces the addition of HardieBacker® 500 Waterproof Cement Board to its HardieBacker® product portfolio, making it the first and only waterproof cement backer board on the market.  Everything you’ve come to expect from the most preferred brand of backer board* – exceptional performance, ease of use, and excellent tile adhesion –  now with a waterproof composition throughout the board.

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Passing ANSI 118.10 for waterproofness, HardieBacker® 500 Waterproof Cement Board protects tile installations and wall cavities from moisture penetration, eliminating the need to spend extra time applying waterproof coating across the entire surface area of your wall project.  After waterproof application to the joints and fasteners only, you can move on with the confidence that your work and reputation are secured.  HardieBacker® 500 Waterproof Cement Board delivers lasting results in less time with no compromise on quality.  Solidify your work and protect your reputation with HardieBacker® 500 Waterproof Cement Board.

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To learn more about this new product, visit James Hardie Building Products at TISE 2019 for a sneak preview – James Hardie Building Products, booth #4919 – or check out the company website for updates at www.hardiebacker.com.

*According to the 2017 Tile and Stone Installation Contractor Market Study conducted by Clear Seas Research in partnership with the NTCA and TILE Magazine.