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Fiber Cement Siding
Shouldn’t the next time you re-side your home be the last time? Fiber Cement siding products installed by a certified contractor will do just that.
Fiber Cement Siding
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fiber cement siding benefits
- Impervious to termites and other wood boring insects
- Will not warp or rot
- Withstands freeze/thaw cycles
- Non-combustible (will not ignite)
- It is resistant to negative effects of salt spray and UV rays
- It resists damage caused by hail, every day bumps and harmful impacts
- Some manufacturers utilize over 50% of recycled content into their product, making it a very eco-friendly option
*NOTE: fiber cement siding is often referred to as hardiplank siding, hardie siding, hardy board siding, hardy plank siding, or hardie plank siding, which are names associated with James Hardie Siding, a manufacturer of fiber cement siding.
Fiber Cement Siding Styles
Whether you are selecting fiber cement siding for its curb appeal or its low maintenance, it is a product that can update and increase the value of your home. Educating yourself on what products and installation techniques are applicable is a key way to making sure your project lasts a lifetime!
What makes fiber cement so durable?
In addition to siding products, fiber cement accessory and trim products are also available to replace existing overhangs (soffit and fascia) and corner boards. Combining these accessories with the multitude of other moldings and trims that are available today in non-rot materials can give you a long-lasting exterior that will require very little maintenance and give you long-term peace of mind.
What kind of home is a good candidate for fiber-cement siding? Certainly, homes that were built from the late-1970 to the 1990's with composite, hardboard or pressboard siding are great candidates. (How can I tell what type of siding I currently have?) Composite siding is reconstituted natural wood that is fabricated by reducing natural wood to fibers, adding resins, and then pressing the fibers together into panels. This type of siding is not to be confused with Hardy Board siding, which is a common name given to the products of one of the manufacturers of fiber-cement siding. In addition, homes with existing wood siding or even stucco finishes are great candidates.