If you’re in the market for replacement siding,building a new home, garage, addition, workshop or barn — or if it’s time to replace the ancient, weather-beaten siding on your house- consider James hardie fiber-cement siding.
What is James Hardie fiber-cement siding, and what are your options do you have? Like conventional siding, fiber-cement siding is applied to the exterior of structures to protect them from mother nature and her elements. This product comes in a wide range of colors and styles that resemble cedar siding, wood siding, conventional siding materials, notably stucco, cedar shingles, and wood clapboards. It’s made primarily made from cement, sand, and wood fiber for strength (often a recycled wood-fiber waste product), a combination that results in an extremely durable material.
James Hardie Fiber-cement siding typically costs a bit more than vinyl siding because in most cases the existing siding needs to be removed if the current siding being installed over is not flat, also it costs less than stucco. It also outlasts its competitors often by decades.
Fiber cement resists many elements of mother nature including:
Fire resistant - with a class A resistance, wind resistant, Hail resistant, termite resistant, mold resistant, woodpecker resistant, and moisture resistant.
James Hardie Fiber-cement siding is specifically engineered for all climates according to climate and, is also ideal for hot, humid regions. No matter how wet it gets, it won’t rot. And because of the cement and sand content, it’s termite-resistant.
When considering replacing the siding on your home note that James Hardie siding is ranked the #1 return on investment for 8 years in a row. Because of its durability, James Hardie fiber-cement siding reduces maintenance costs, and it’s less likely than conventional siding to end up in landfills. When you install new James Hardie fiber cement siding you not only increase the value of your home but also your neighbors.
James Hardie comes in 23 factory pre finished solid colors and 18- two tone wood like colors. Both come with a 15 year manufactures paint finish warranty and a 100% 30 year product warranty that cover labor and materials if the product were to fail.