What size is HardieBacker board?
3 ft. x 5 ft. x
x 5 ft. x 1/4 in. Cement Backerboard.
What thickness is Hardibacker?
Cement backer board comes in two standard thicknesses, 1/2 inch and 1/4 inch. The industry standard is to use 1/2-inch-thick backer board on wall tile installations, such as a tub surround.
Can you use 1/4-inch cement board on floors?
Both 1/4- and1/2-inch cement board are appropriate for floors. To install cement board on floors, cement board manufacturers mandate a 5/8-inch plywood subfloor or OSB underlayment. They also require a 3/4-inch subfloor where tile size exceeds 12 inches.
Can I score and snap Hardie board?
Score-and-Snap The simplest way to cut cement backer board is to score the surface and snap the sheet along the scored line, similar to the way you’d cut drywall. In fact, you can use a drywall utility knife to score backer board, but a better option is a carbide-tipped scoring tool.
What is the thinnest Hardie board?
Fiber cement board is available in 1/4-inch and 1/2-inch thicknesses. The 1/4-inch-thick board is typically used on floors and countertops.
Can you cut Hardie board with a wood blade?
There are a few different power tools that you can use to cut cement backer board. Again, these will produce lots of dust, so protect yourself with goggles and a respirator. For straight cuts, use a circular saw fitted with a carbide-tipped wood-cutting blade, pushing the saw into the material with slow, even pressure.
What is Hardie backer 12mm?
HardieBacker ® 12 mm thick cement backerboard with MouldBlock Technology for tile and stone doesn’t swell, rot or warp, so that your tiling work stays put. HardieBacker ® 12 mm is strong: boasting the highest flexibility and up to 3x the compressive strength compared to competitive boards.
What is the weight of the 12mm thick board?
However, according to the B&Q links above the 6mm board is 9kg whereas the 12mm board is 13.8kg. I presumed the weight of the 12mm thick board would be twice the weight of the 6mm board since both have the same dimensions. However, according to the B&Q links above the 6mm board is 9kg whereas the 12mm board is 13.8kg.
What is Hardie backer board?
HardieBacker® cement board is made better to install better and perform better. That’s why it was named the most preferred brand of backer board by tile installers and contractors, according to the 2019 Tile and Stone Report conducted by ClearSeas research in partnership with the National Tile Contractors Association and TILE Magazine.
What is the difference between a 6mm and 12mm thick motherboard?
With the B&Q prices (above) there’s only £1 in the difference, but as the 12mm thick will be twice the weight, I suppose weight is the factor for consideration. I presumed the weight of the 12mm thick board would be twice the weight of the 6mm board since both have the same dimensions.