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Strong and Durable

With James Hardie, It’s Possible™

Moisture sensitive areas like kitchens and bathrooms are particularly prone to the negative influence of water on tile backer boards. Get the best protection against moisture damage when you use Hardie® Backer tiling backer board. It’s the floor tiling backerboard of choice wherever superior performance is required.

Whereas traditional materials such as plywood and plasterboard are liable to break or disintegrate when wet, have confidence that your job will last with a board that stays strong and firm, no matter how damp or wet it gets. Hardie® Backer tiling backer board protects your bathroom against moisture damage.

With its unique cement formulation, Hardie® Backer fibre cement board has no loose aggregates or fillers, making a strong and uniform tile backerboard.

Backed by a 10 year warranty.

Features & Benefits

  • Strongest on the Market

Robust and rigid to provide a dimensionally stable, flat surface for tiling.
Takes up to 200kg/m2 of tile hanging weight.

  • Quick to Install

Save time and money with quick and easy installation.

  • ​Doesn't Fail

​​​Advanced fibre cement technology means no cracked tiles or call backs.

Discover Hardie® Backer

With James Hardie, It’s Possible™.

Made Better.

  • 90% Portland cement and sand
  • No loose aggregate or filler
  • Highest flexural strength and up to three times the compressive strength of competitive cement boards

Installs Better.

  • 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.

  • Unique formulation provides outstanding moisture resistance
  • Excellent heavy tile adhesion

Two options.

  • 6 mm for floors
  • 12mm for walls
  • Use on walls or floors with all types of ceramic or stone tiles thanks to excellent tile adhesion properties


Superior Performance

The only Backer board you need.

With its unique cement formulation, Hardie® Backer board has no loose aggregates or fillers, making it the strongest, most uniform composition. Have confidence that your job will last – resisting rot, swelling and warping when exposed to moisture It’s the water-resistant cement backerboard that works perfectly with all types of tile or natural stone flooring. Our light, easy-to-cut, no-mesh board features our exclusive EZ Grid recessed pattern, making installation even easier.
  • Discover our accessories HERE for your Hardie® Backer.
  • Are you looking to transform the exterior of your home? Discover Hardie® VL Plank and be inspired by its innovative interlocking technology and 6 different colours.

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