Location: Thornton, CO
Siding Composition: James Hardie Color Plus Fiber Cement Lap Siding
Year Built: 1978
Siding Brand & Profile: James Hardie Color Plus Fiber Cement Lap Siding
Siding & Trim Colors: Opting for James Hardie Navajo Beige added to the effortless, timeless curb appeal of the lap siding profile, and the James Hardie trim in Timberbark creates a cohesive, luxe style.
Bellwether received a call from this Thornton, CO resident because they trusted our expert opinion on their need for siding replacement.
When we first heard from the customer, they had done their due diligence and assessed the 1978 home in Thornton, CO on their own. To the naked eye, they assumed that they needed a full siding replacement, based on where they saw signs of wear-and-tear, but they thought it was better to have a professional’s second opinion.
At Bellwether, our sales process always begins with a complete assessment of your home exterior, and we aren’t going to sell you products you don’t need. In the case of this Thornton, CO home, the deterioration of the wood composite siding was extensive, and the homeowner was correct: it was time for a full siding overhaul. At that point, our sales representatives drew up different proposals for them—confirming the need for siding didn’t pigeonhole them into one solution. We made sure they had several options to choose from.
Fiber cement siding instead of a wood composite siding is the best option for homes in Thornton, CO.
Because of the age of the home and the type of original siding, it isn’t surprising that this Thornton, CO home was ready for a full siding replacement. Wood composite siding isn’t designed to hold up under extreme weather like the Colorado climate—and this siding was several decades old.
Thornton, CO experiences much of Colorado’s extreme weather elements, including snow and ice, high winds, fast temperature shifts, and baking sun. All of these conditions work against the health of many siding products, and especially wood composite siding, which tends to easily absorb moisture and then warp or crack.
We made sure the customer knew that, of all the options we presented, fiber cement siding was the best investment as a Colorado homeowner.
James Hardie fiber cement lap siding is a solid, timeless choice for long-lasting protection and beauty.
Bellwether is an Elite Preferred James Hardie contractor, certified to install James Hardie fiber cement products according to the highest installation standard in the industry. When a high-quality product like fiber cement is expertly installed, it offers the best available protection against extreme weather elements.
Fiber cement siding is a composite of cellulose fibers and cement, crafted to keep moisture out and retain structural integrity, even after years and years. With James Hardie’s 30-year product warranty, the most generous of its kind, a couple of decades of siding life is only the beginning.
James Hardie’s fiber cement products are available in a number of siding profiles, so homeowners can achieve supreme protection from a home design they love. For this Thornton, CO home, the customer opted for lap siding, which is a classic pattern that will stand the test of time.
James Hardie Color Plus technology guarantees that fiber cement lap siding is not only durable and resilient, but will remain beautiful with low-maintenance.
James Hardie Color Plus technology guarantees that siding planks will hold up to protect this Thornton, CO home, but also to hang on to the beautiful color the homeowner chose. Opting for James Hardie Navajo Beige added to the effortless, timeless curb appeal of the lap siding profile, and the James Hardie trim in Timberbark creates a cohesive, luxe style. The entire design is an incredible upgrade from the original 1978 wood composite siding, both in protective quality and style.
Because our sales and design teams worked together to offer multiple options to our customer, they were able to achieve maximum protection in a gorgeous finish they’ll love for a lifetime—which is how long their James Hardie fiber cement siding will last them!
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