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How Long Does James Hardie Siding Last?

According to Bob Villa of “This Old House”, exterior siding of the most common types of wood, aluminum, and vinyl normally lasts 10-20 years. Not exactly ideal, right? Are you looking for a more permanent siding solution?

James Hardie Siding may be just what you want for your home. This siding is super strong and resilient to the elements which are exactly what you need for a long-lasting siding. Keep reading to learn more about why homeowners love James Hardie Siding for its longevity.

What Is James Hardie Siding?

James Hardie Siding, is a high-quality, trusted, and proven type of cement-fiber siding. The siding is designed to look like wood planks but without the usual drawbacks of wood. James Hardie Siding is available in many different styles and profiles. Learn more about all the options available in James Hardie’s portfolio.

How Long Does James Hardie Siding Last?

The short answer: longer than the rest. James Hardie Siding is well known for being one of the most durable siding options available. Among the material properties that make them perform so well for so long, James Hardie Siding protects against:

  • Fire
  • Impact
  • Pests
  • Extreme Weather
  • Moisture

A James Hardie Siding installation comes with a 30-year non-prorated manufacturer warranty. No other siding can say that. It’s able to offer such a generous warranty because no other siding is created like it. James Hardie Siding is created using a cellulose and sand cement curing process with an end product material that is resistant to cracks and breaks. It is heavy-duty and five times thicker than vinyl siding. The best part? In some cases, the cost of James Hardie Siding is less than the price of premium vinyl siding.

In order to qualify for the 30-year industry-leading warranty, the siding must be installed properly. As your local James Hardie Elite Preferred Contractor, Siding Express is the most qualified local contractor to install your siding. Not only will a proper installation allow you to make the most of your warranty, it will also ensure that your home’s exterior can stand the test of time and live up to its longevity potential.

Aged Pewter shake in gables of right elevation with Pearl Gray lap underneath

Long-Lasting Color

James Hardie Siding comes in any color imaginable and, keeping with its reputation, the factory-painted siding comes with a 15-year non-fade warranty. Keep your home looking like new with James Hardie fade resistant, UV resistant, and baked on top-of-the-line exterior paints.

Curb Appeal that Lasts

Looks aren’t everything but they count for something. The first impression of your house will always be your siding. Why not make it breathtaking for the life of the home? If you ever sell your home, your investment will be appreciated with a higher offer to sell the house, almost a 77.6% return on investment according to Remodeling Magazine.

Get James Hardie Siding Today

You can’t go wrong with the versatility and durability of James Hardie Siding. Your house siding is the most prominent part of the exterior of your house. Keep it looking great for the lifetime of your home.

If you’re looking for a professional to handle your James Hardie Siding installation, Contact Siding Express at 636-757-3925 and request a free no-obligation consultation.

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