Homeowners in Colorado have been taking a closer look at fiber cement siding for quite a while now; primarily because of its designer appeal; but it doesn't just look good. James Hardie fiber cement siding also boasts natural durability, warp resistance and better insulation than vinyl siding.
If you've spoken with some Colorado siding contractors, no doubt you've heard arguments for and against vinyl. Perhaps you appreciate the look of wood siding, only to find out it has just as many negatives. Anyone who has ever wished for a "middle-of-the-road" option will be happy to know that there is one product that combines the best of wood and vinyl siding. It is James Hardie® fiber cement siding, and it just might be the perfect solution for you.
What are the benefits of James Hardie siding?
The James Hardie Siding Company is a leader in manufacturing and developing technologies for strong, long-lasting building products. James Hardie® siding products offer unlimited creativity for the homeowner. One of the most durable building products available today, fiber cement siding is made from a combination of wood fibers and cement, pressed into a mold that takes on the character of wood grain, and offers the ideal surface for any color paint.
Whether you're starting from scratch with a custom-built home or remodeling an older one, James Hardie offers an incredible array of affordable building products to beautify your home's exterior. Weather resistant and very low-maintenance, fiber cement shingles resist the punishing winds of the Colorado Rockies as well as the cracking and rotting that is common in wet climates. But even more important than these practical features is how terrific this product looks on your home. James Hardie's unique collection of Hardie Board products can transform the look of your home in a way that vinyl never could, adding new textures, designer accents and colors that give new meaning to the phrase, "curb appeal." Even up close, it has a rich appearance that looks a lot like wood, but it holds color better and requires very little upkeep.
Designers who renovate older homes rely heavily on products like James Hardie fiber cement siding because they can give the home a unique and historical look without exceeding the homeowner's budget. Whether it is a Victorian home with a cupola and gingerbread details or a brand new lakeside retreat with cedar shake shingles, fiber cement boards can be used to make all the difference. The design possibilities are endless, so prepare to get creative with your home's new exterior!
Finding a Hardie Board Contractor in Colorado Springs
As you search for a contractor to install your new siding, you will find that vinyl siding contractors are everywhere, but it may not be easy to find an experienced installer of James Hardie® siding. Fortunately, in Colorado Springs you can rely on one of the James Hardie Company's most experienced installers – Heart House Creations – to bring your design concepts to realization. Since 1987, Heart House has been serving the Pikes Peak region with reliable and professional installation of siding, windows and doors.
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