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D.C. weather can contribute to home siding problems. When siding fails, cracks, chips, or allows moisture to penetrate your home, costly damage results.
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Top 10 James Hardie Benefits
The eye-catching curb appeal of James Hardie siding will boost your home value and help attract buyers when it comes time to sell your home.
James Hardie siding is known for its outstanding durability. Lasting up to 50 years, this strong siding stands up to the elements and keeps your home well protected.
3. Pest resistant
While pests and woodpeckers are attracted to wood siding, durable James Hardie siding is unappealing to pests including termites, carpenter ants, and stink bugs.
4. Engineered for climate
After studying the long-term impact weather has on siding performance, the James Hardie company developed the HardieZone® system. This siding was created to stand up to the unique weather in your specific region of the country. HZ5 siding protects homes from cold, snow, and ice. With superior paint adhesion and moisture resistance along with a drip edge to provide water management, this product is ideal for D.C. homes.
HZ10 products protect homes from hurricane-force wind, sheets of rain, salty sea air, and brutal, humid heat. It resists cracking, splitting, rotting, and swelling.
5. Lasting color
James Hardie ColorPlus® technology delivers vibrant color. Factory baked-on color gives you fade resistant, UV resistant color that lasts. It comes with a 15-year warranty, giving homeowners confidence. Get the perfect look from our designer chosen color combinations:
- Statement Collection™—Your region’s most in-demand James Hardie siding with ColorPlus technology, locally stocked and readily available for installation.
- Dream Collection™—Over 700 ColorPlus technology finishes made to order in a wide variety of James Hardie siding styles and textures.
6. Customized styles
Personalize your home exterior with the optimal choice in siding style. James Hardie has a wide variety of options to create the best look for your home. Choose from:
- HardiePlank® Lap Siding—This best-selling James Hardie siding is sleek and strong. This horizontal siding’s timeless look sets the standard for exterior cladding.
- HardiePanel® Vertical Siding—Combine this vertical siding with HardieTrim® boards for a rustic chic board-and-batten look. Or, create a minimalist look with simple, vertical lines. This siding works well with farmhouse style or modern homes.
- HardieShingle® Siding—Enjoy authentic looking cedar shingles with the durability and low maintenance of James Hardie products. Unlike wood siding, this outstanding siding resists rotting, curling, warping, splitting, and moisture penetration. It looks fabulous on Cape Cod and cottage style homes, or could be used on your gables.
7. Outstanding warranty
Get the best warranty in the industry with James Hardie fiber cement siding. This 30-year, non-prorated, transferable warranty will give you peace of mind in your siding investment. Simply have your fiber cement siding installed by a James Hardie Preferred Contractor, and your warranty will be protected.
8. Fire resistance
Unlike vinyl siding, which melts when it comes into contact with heat or a flame, James Hardie siding is noncombustible and won’t contribute to a fire. Many insurance companies reward homeowners with a discount if they have James Hardie siding on their home exterior.
9. Low maintenance
When fiber cement siding is not only installed properly, but also well cared for, it maintains its outstanding performance for decades. Unlike wood siding, which needs high maintenance, durable James Hardie siding simply needs to be rinsed off with a low-pressure garden hose. Use a medium bristle nylon brush to remove any dirt from your siding, and it will look gorgeous for years to come.
10. Outstanding new style
The future is bright as the James Hardie company builds on their success with gorgeous siding options as seen in their latest line: the Aspyre Collection. This beautiful siding provides traditional to modern and contemporary looks. It combines the thick, distinctive shapes of Artisan siding with the smooth geometric Reveal® Panel System. The aesthetically pleasing Aspyre Collection’s varied textures give architects and designers distinct style alternatives. Express your sense of style with impressive, visually pleasing home siding.
Transform Your Home with New Home Siding
James Hardie fiber cement siding boosts your home’s curb appeal and increases its value. Not only that, but James Hardie siding solves 5 common home exterior problems. It boosts energy efficiency, gives you fade resistant color, and more. Once new home siding is installed, you’re sure to love coming home to beauty again. Want to learn more? Check out our James Hardie Siding Guide to learn everything you’ll want to know.
Get a High Return on Investment (ROI) with Fiber Cement Siding
In Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value Report, common remodeling projects are evaluated, and the value they add to a home at resale in the current market is outlined. The great news is that fiber cement siding installation gives you the highest return on investment at resale. With over 87% of your cost recouped, you can rest at ease knowing that residing your home with James Hardie fiber cement is a smart investment. It may even help lower your homeowners insurance to have James Hardie fiber cement siding protecting your home.
Get a Trusted Siding Contractor for Your Home Remodel
Your home siding material choice is equally as important as who installs it. Don’t settle for an inferior siding contractor. Get optimal results with precision installation done by the Alco Products team.
Alco Products is a James Hardie Elite Preferred Contractor for the D.C. Metro area. We meet or exceed the manufacturer’s standards for installation, ensuring your warranty is protected.