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James Hardie Siding and Why to Choose an Elite Preferred Contractor

This article discusses why James Hardie is the premiere siding you want to be installed on your home and why you should be getting it installed by us at Global Home Improvement, an Elite Preferred James Hardie Contractor, to ensure the sding is properly installed.

Global Home Improvement is proud to be certified as an Elite Preferred James Hardie Contractor. Only a handful of siding contractors in New Jersey are qualified to be trained by James Hardie. This means that not only are you getting the highest quality siding material for your home, but also the highest standard of workmanship and installation. Hardie Siding is the preferred siding for over 8 million North American homeowners. James Hardie Siding is manufactured out of fiber cement that, unlike vinyl and wood siding, resists shrinking, swelling, and changing weather, while it also won’t burn and will not be eaten by woodpeckers and other pests. Hardie siding is 5x thicker than vinyl siding, which will help with temperature control throughout your home.


Being certified as an Elite Preferred James Hardie Contractor means we are a part of the James Hardie Contractor Alliance Program, which is designed to match homeowners with trained James Hardie installers. The requirements to become an Elite Preferred James Hardie Contractor are:

  • Regular and random installation audit by James Hardie

  • Satisfactory record with the BBB

  • Licensed and $1,000,000 liability insurance

  • Pass background checks

Choosing a certified James Hardie installer ensures your installation will be done to standards set by the James Hardie company. Only the top Hardie siding contractors qualify as Elite Preferred James Hardie Contractors. By hiring us, you get amazon 30-year warranty coverage.


Most installation companies are not certified contractors, which could result in improper installation. The majority of complaints about their fiber cement siding are due to improper installation. Most installation companies are not certified contractors, which could result in deteriorated performance and premature damage. Other issues that could come from improper installation are Improper Clearances, Improper Attachment, Improper Caulking, Improper Cutting, and Improper Flashing. For these reasons, choosing a certified James Hardie contractor is extremely important. Any of these forms of improper installation will result in a voided product warranty. Here at Global Home Improvement we have been carefully selected and trained by James Hardie to properly implement each step of the siding installation processes using their recommended techniques and tools to ensure that you live comfortably in your home.


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