James Hardie releases Hardibacker 500 Ceramic Tile Backerboard
James Hardie Building Products has announced the addition of Hardibacker 500 Ceramic Tile Backerboard for Walls to its interior product line. Designed for ceramic tile wall applications, the ½” backerboard allows for smooth transitions with drywall. For vertical applications, it utilizes a new nailing pattern that is dotted 8” on center. Hardibacker 500 is available in 3’ x 5’ sheets, is easily installed, and only requires a cut from one side using the score and snap method or can be cut with a snapper shear, the company says.