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Tiling a bathroom requires a lot of steps, so eliminating some of them saves you a lot of time and work. That’s the idea behind HardieBacker Cement Board with HydroDefense from James Hardie.

HardieBacker is a waterproof cement backer-board designed for use on walls, floors and countertops as an underlayment for tile in moisture-prone areas.

That means you can skip the step of waterproofing the entire board and just waterproof the joints and fasteners.

Plus, HardieBacker is formulated with MoldBlock Technology to protect the board against damage from mold, which is always a concern in damp spaces.

So, if you have a bath project coming up, save yourself some time and give it a try.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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