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Littleton, CO Homeowner Knows The Value Of James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding Grade-A Fire Rating After Putting Off Siding Replacement To Fight Forest Fires In Wyoming

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Location: Littleton, CO
Siding Composition: James Hardie Fiber Cement Lap Siding
Year Built: 1990
Siding Brand & Profile: James Hardie Fiber Cement Lap Siding
Siding & Trim Colors: James Hardie Color Plus Fiber Cement Lap Siding in Evening Blue and Khaki Brown.

Littleton, CO homeowner knows the value of James Hardie fiber cement siding grade-A fire rating after putting off siding replacement to fight forest fires in Wyoming.

This Littleton homeowner knew he needed a full-siding replacement. His wood composite panels were damaged and breaking away. But as a firefighter, he was called away to fight fires in Wyoming, and he waited a year before setting his siding replacement appointment with Bellwether.

As a firefighter, the customer knew the importance of fire-safe siding materials for Colorado homes, which are at high-risk of wildfire damage. He chose James Hardie fiber cement lap siding, which Bellwether always recommends, because it has a grade-A fire rating. Fiber cement siding is crafted to resist spark and flame, protecting this Littleton, CO from the risk of wildfire along Colorado’s front range.

Wood composite panels had completely deteriorated on this 1990 Littleton, CO home but James Hardie Color Plus fiber cement lap siding protects the home against Colorado elements with a 30-year product warranty.

James Hardie fiber cement siding isn’t only resilient during Colorado’s wildfire season. Fiber cement siding is the most durable siding material on the market, designed to withstand any of Colorado’s extreme weather elements, including baking sun, snow and ice, high winds, and fast temperature changes. Designed and installed to resist thermal expansion and contraction, James Hardie fiber cement siding is energy-efficient and keeps the home interior temperature consistent in any season. With Bellwether’s careful installation practices, fiber cement siding wicks moisture away from the home, keeping it dry and resisting water and moisture damage from rain, snow, ice, or hail. Because fiber cement siding is a solid, durable material, it also prevents damage from natural events, like falling branches, and wildlife, including insects.

All of this protection is promised with James Hardie’s 30-year product warranty. When our Littleton, CO homeowner replaced all of his wood siding with James Hardie fiber cement siding, he was making an investment that will last a lifetime and he can spend his peaceful days at home loving the style of his house without worrying about its functionality. 

James Hardie Color Plus collection offers rich, classy color upgrades from previous beige wood siding to warranty-backed fiber cement siding in Evening Blue and Khaki Brown, finished with Arctic White trim.

The previous wood composite siding on this 1990 Littleton, CO home was peeling and looked aged and worn. With a full siding replacement, the homeowner had a chance to bring some high design to his home exterior, emphasize architectural features and contrasting against the brick elements on the front of the home. James Hardie Color Plus technology is a factory-controlled treatment process that cures colors into the fiber cement planks between each coat. With more than 700 colors to choose from, every shade is backed by a 15-year color protection warranty, meaning that these vibrant James Hardie color options remain brilliant for years to come, without fading, wearing, peeling, or chipping away.

The Littleton, CO homeowner chose Evening Blue for his fiber cement lap siding, a cool and classic color that is effortlessly chic and timeless. In order to create depth and highlight unique architectural elements, Bellwether also installed lap siding in Khaki Brown at some of the high points on the home. Finished with James Hardie trim in Arctic White, the effect is a high-contrast, fresh look from the curb—and our homeowner knows that the home is safe, dry, and warm on the inside. 

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