If you follow us on Facebook or are a regular reader of our blog, you know we’re big fans of fiber cement siding from The James Hardie Company. Although this siding comes in a variety of styles, many people refer to it as ‘Hardie Board.’ We don’t mind that name, because it’s one people are familiar with. Perhaps you’ve considered having this siding installed on your home here in the Minneapolis area.
Before you move forward with the Hardie Board siding, we think it would be helpful to know some of the things about it.
We know you want to make the best decision and move forward with the right siding choice, so doing your homework is wise.
Whatever siding product you choose, before you sign a contract to have it installed, it’s a good idea to learn as much as you can about it. Here are some considerations if you’re thinking that Hardie Board is the right choice for you and your home.
Why Hardie Fiber Cement Siding Might Be Right for Your Home
Originally used in Australia, Hardie fiber cement siding has gained a lot of popularity in many other parts of the world, making it a beautiful, durable siding choice to go with. The James Hardie Company has been producing building products for over 100 years, and their siding is one of the top choices worldwide. This company knows siding.
Hardie Siding Is Beautiful
Hardie fiber cement siding is a beautiful choice for siding your home. It comes in a variety of styles as well as trim and accessory pieces, so you can design a truly custom look for the exterior of your home. And it’s available either pre-primed to paint on site to your particular shade, or you can choose prefinished siding with a baked-on finish that is guaranteed to last. Siding with the ColorPlus® finish is available here in the Twin Cities metro in 25 colors.
Hardie Siding Is Protective
It is one of the most protective siding choices since it resists damage from pests, fires, mold and outside weather elements. Tests have shown that it is one of the most fire-resistant siding choices available. And it’s engineered to stand up well to our weather, that can sometimes get severe.
Hardie Siding Is a Money and Time Saver
If you’re looking for something that can quickly be installed, provides the right protection and ensures that everyone, including the homeowner, is happy, choose Hardie fiber cement siding. We are a Hardie Preferred Contractor, which means we’re very experienced in efficient, professional installation of this siding, done according to the manufacturer’s specifications. And with proper installation, this siding product will last for years – you won’t have to worry about frequent repairs or replacement in a short time.
If you’d like to know more about Hardie fiber cement siding, speak with us here at Window Outfitters and we can provide you with even more information and options that are available. Call us today to learn more!