Thursday, April 5th, 2018 by Michael Gabrian
Everyone looks for different things when choosing their home’s exterior siding. Some people want the strongest, most durable option, some people focus on energy efficiency, some people focus on weatherproofing their home, etc. Whatever goals you have for your home, James Hardie might be the ideal option for you.
Here are 3 reasons why.
1. James Hardie Fiber Cement Planks are the Most Durable Option
When it comes to durability, think of it like this. Vinyl and wood expands and contracts in the summer and winter which leads to warping and cracking. Wood is also susceptible to moisture related problems. Fiber cement is resistant to cracking and warping with the seasons and resistant moisture damage.
Fiber cement planks are also more resistant to fire damage and storm related damage. Since the Hardie board is 90% sand and cement, it’s naturally more resistant to fire, and that strength and durability help resist damage from things impacting it during storms.
2. Hardie Planks have a longer lifespan
Hardie Planks can last up to 50 years, even more if properly maintained. So whether you’re trying to sell your house in the future or keep the home for future generations, Hardie Planks are crafted to withstand deteriorating for decades to come.
3. Hardie Planks can mimic tons of styles
Between the Hardie Plank, Hardie Shingle, and Hardie Panel, you have a lot of choices and styles you can mimic. You can mimic the look of wood, vinyl, stucco, etc. So this means you can get the look of any other type of siding, with the benefits of fiber cement siding.
When it comes to James Hardie’s Fiber Cement products, they really are the best quality for your home. But your home’s exterior quality also depends on the company that installs it. We at Global Home Improvement are the leading installer of James Hardie products in the tri-state area. If you’re looking for the best installation, give us a call today.