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Posted by David on April 12th, 2003 08:30 AM
In reply to Tile backerboard by Bob J on April 12th, 2003 12:52 AM [Go to top of thread]

Bob, Durock is a true cement board, while HardiBacker is a cement impregnated board. Both will work well for shower wall backer.

The Durock is generally a little harder to precisely cut & fasten without damage unless you're familiar with it.

Since the introduction of HardiBacker, I've pretty much totally switched to using the Hardi, with no regrets. Good luck

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