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Siding Replacement Improves A Home’s Design, But Is All About Protection And Energy Efficiency, Especially With High-Quality Siding Products Like James Hardie Fiber Cement Lap Siding

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Location: Golden, CO
Siding Composition: James Hardie Color Plus Fiber Cement Siding 
Year Built: 1993
Siding Brand & Profile: James Hardie Color Plus Fiber Cement Siding
Siding & Trim Colors: James Hardie Fiber Cement Lap Siding in Boothbay Blue with Cobblestone Trim, Fascia, and Soffits brings a fresh, rich color to this Golden, CO home’s exterior.

Siding replacement improves a home’s design, but is all about protection and energy efficiency, especially with high-quality siding products like James Hardie fiber cement lap siding.

These Golden, CO had been in their 1993 cedar-sided home for six years and new it was time to replace the old wood siding. The harsh Colorado climate in Golden, CO had spent nearly thirty years chipping away at the painted cedar siding, and the planks were warping and paint was peeling.

More than the look, however, degraded cedar siding does little to protect a home. With old siding and old windows, the homeowners felt they were losing energy from their home fast, and it was becoming an issues heating and cooling and maintaining a comfortable, dry climate inside the home. With thermal expansion and contraction, soft cedar siding planks allow moisture, cold air and wind to easily pass into the home. And in Colorado, where weather changes rapidly and wildlife passes through the backyard regularly, there could be bigger problems of gaping holes, water damage, and pest invasion.

James Hardie fiber cement siding brought this Golden, CO home to a high standard of exterior and interior protection. Fiber cement lap siding from James Hardie withstands the test of time in any climate, and is tried-and-true at keeping moisture and cold air out—and your warm, climate-controlled air in. Bellwether’s installation practices ensure that you get the most out of your James Hardie fiber cement siding, with our moisture barrier protection guaranteed to prevent damage. It is the most energy-efficient siding option for a home in Golden, CO.

Including new windows in your siding replacement project is perfect timing and the best way to improve your home’s energy efficiency.

The greatest loss of a home’s energy is leaks around old windows, which can warp just like this home’s cedar siding, allowing moisture and wind to creep through. Replacing windows during a siding replacement ensures an efficient process and a tight seal around new windows, especially when integrated into Bellwether’s siding installation procedures. 

We replaced 13 old windows on this Golden, CO home with high-quality vinyl windows from Andersen. Thanks to brand new windows along with the James Hardie fiber cement siding, the homeowners can now count on their home’s energy efficiency and maintain a comfortable environment inside their home. 

With James Hardie Color Plus technology, this durable, high-functioning Golden, CO home was also upgraded to a beautiful exterior the homeowners love coming home to.

Siding replacement isn’t just about functionality. At Bellwether, we believe that beauty and function go hand-in-hand. This new James Hardie fiber cement lap siding in Boothbay Blue with Cobblestone trim, fascia, and soffits brings a fresh, rich color to this Golden, CO home’s exterior. And with Color Plus technology, which prepares the fiber cement and color choice in a factory-controlled setting, the Boothbay Blue and Cobblestone shades will remain as rich and vibrant as day-one of installation. James Hardie Color Plus lap siding will never peel or chip as the old painted cedar siding did, and even under the Colorado sun, the color won’t fade.

James Hardie fiber cement siding and Andersen 100 vinyl windows check all of the boxes for a beautiful home that is energy efficient and will stand the test of time with product warranties from James Hardie.

James Hardie product warranties guarantee a lifetime of beauty and function for this Golden, CO home. Fiber cement siding products are promised to last for up to 30 years with low maintenance, and the Color Plus technology comes with its own 15-year warranty. These homeowners made an investment in their home that will last a lifetime. 

If you’d like to add James Hardie siding to your Colorado home, click here to get started today.

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