At Solid State Construction we have been doing more and more James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding installations. It is becoming more popular and when one person gets it in a neighborhood it seems that the rest of the homes follow. While it’s becoming more popular in this area, there are still alot of questions surrounding this siding solution. We have pulled together some of the more frequent James Hardie questions and have all the answers for you, below!
What is Fiber Cement?
Fiber cement is made up of portland cement, sand & cellulose fibers. These materials together help create a siding solution that portrays the appearance of real wood.
How long can fiber cement siding last?
James Hardie has their own 30 year warranty on its product because they know it can last the test of time. Most Hardie siding can last up to 50 years or more.
How does James Hardie siding affect the environment?
With James Hardie offering a solution that is durable and low maintenance, it offers little waste at all.
What is the maintenance needed for James Hardie?
James Hardie needs to be painted far less than other siding solutions. Because of the fact that it doesn’t soak in the paint like wood siding products, the paint life cycle lasts 12 year or more.
Overall, James Hardie fiber cement siding is one of the leading siding options out there. For further questions that you may have, please feel free to reach out. We can be contacted over the phone at 508-581-3798 or through our online contact form.