Location: Centennial, CO
Siding Composition: James Hardie Color Plus Fiber Cement Lap Siding
Year Built: 1982
Siding Brand & Profile: James Hardie Color Plus Fiber Cement Lap Siding
Siding & Trim Colors: Opting for lap siding in Gray Slate, their new durable siding is also appealing and modern, upgrading their house with both top-protection and high-style. The addition of James Hardie trim in Arctic White creates depth and contrast noticeable from the street view.
Often homeowners will try to repair their home exterior rather than fully replace siding, but this 1982 wood composite siding was in need of replacement.
These Centennial, CO homeowners initially reached out to Bellwether to repair some of their original wood composite siding. At Bellwether, the process begins with a free assessment and estimate, and we were happy to take a look at the siding damaged they noticed on their home. However, after a full assessment, it was clear that there was more unseen damage than the homeowners realized.
Their wood composite siding was original to the 1982 home, and wood composite siding isn’t crafted to last for decades. Wood composite siding is porous and easily vulnerable to the harsh weather elements of the Colorado climate. After years of exposure in Centennial, the wood composite siding had deteriorated and the home was no longer protected. Our teams recommended a full siding replacement, and once the homeowners saw what we saw, they opted for a complete replacement right away.
James Hardie fiber cement siding was a better siding material option for a home in Centennial, CO.
While wood composite siding is easily susceptible to Colorado weather, James Hardie fiber cement siding is specifically designed to withstand it. Crafted in a controlled factory setting to press together cement and cellulose fibers, fiber cement siding is strong enough to hold up in Colorado’s extreme temperature changes, moisture, like snow and ice, high winds, and even the baking sun. Where wood composite siding is likely to crack or buckle under the pressure of these weather elements, fiber cement siding remains undamaged.
What’s more, fiber cement siding is also designed with a grade-A fire rating, so even in Centennial, CO, where risk of fire is an added environmental concern, homes with James Hardie fiber cement siding are protected.
Not only did fiber cement siding making this Centennial home safer, it upgraded the style with Gray Slate lap siding from the James Hardie Statement Collection and bold fiber cement trim in Arctic White.
Fiber cement siding is designed to be as beautiful as it is sturdy. The factory construction process presses the siding planks to mimic the beautiful grain of natural wood siding, so the final result is elegant and timeless. These Centennial homeowners wanted that classic look for their home, and chose from James Hardie’s Statement Collection to achieve it. Opting for lap siding in Gray Slate, their new durable siding is also appealing and modern, upgrading their house with both top-protection and high-style. The addition of James Hardie trim in Arctic White creates depth and contrast noticeable from the street view, and the final result is a classic look that will stand the test of time. James Hardie Color Plus technology is covered by a 15-year warranty, so these smart, rich color choices will last for years, never fading or bubbling, even sitting under the Colorado sun.
Unlike wood composite siding, James Hardie fiber cement siding is designed to last a lifetime, backed by a 30-year product warranty that put these Centennial homeowners at ease with their investment.
Not only is the color of their fiber cement lap siding protected, these Centennial homeowners bought into peace of mind when they chose James Hardie fiber cement siding. James Hardie offers the most generous product warranty on the market. All James Hardie fiber cement siding products are protected by a 30-year product warranty. Installed by an Elite Preferred James Hardie contractor like Bellwether, James Hardie fiber cement siding is designed to protect your home while remaining beautiful for a lifetime.
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