What are the Benefits of LP Smartside?

Benefits of LP Smartside

Today, we’ll look at the benefits of LP Smartside, a material that makes use of a composite material known as engineered wood. We’ll examine its pros/cons and see how well it fares compared with other siding materials. The Basic Benefits of LP Smartside People choose to utilize LP Smartside as an upgrade from traditional wood […]

What are the Benefits of Vinyl Siding?

Benefits of Vinyl Siding

What are some of the benefits of vinyl siding? While it’s not always our first recommendation for siding projects, we do recognize a few advantages to traditional vinyl. Especially if you need home remodeling on a tight budget, vinyl can be a way to address the problem. Benefits of Vinyl Siding Like Mark Moore mentions […]

What Qualities Should You Look for in a St. Louis James Hardie Siding Contractor?

St. Louis James Hardie Siding Contractor

Hawthorn Exteriors is the premiere St. Louis James Hardie Siding contractor. We’ll show you why by providing some criteria you should use to vet siding companies. The James Hardie brand is not easy to install, so you’ll have to locate a certified contractor no matter where you live. Since it’s not as easy as looking […]

What is the Best Siding for St. Louis Homes?

Best Siding for St. Louis Homes

Are you a Gateway City resident wondering about the best siding for St. Louis homes? Well, you’re not alone. It’s an important topic for those of us living in a place known for harsh winters, humid summers, and our fair share of storms. All of those factors increase the need for strong home siding like […]

What are the Benefits of James Hardie Siding for St. Louis Homeowners?

Benefits of James Hardie Siding

There are so many benefits of James Hardie Siding on any home. Right along with remodeling your windows, doors, or roof, it’s one of the best ways to bolster curb appeal. James Hardie Siding addresses several deficiencies you inevitably endure with traditional materials. Here’s why we like this siding material so much. Numerous Benefits of […]

How Long Does Siding Installation Take in St. Louis?

Siding Installation

So, how long should a siding installation take when done carefully by an expert crew like Hawthorn Exteriors? Re-siding your home is a big project, so you shouldn’t listen to contractors who try to rush things to make a quick sale. We’d like to go over some of our installation details and give you a […]

How Long Does James Hardie Siding Last?

James Hardie Siding

We’re here to answer your questions regarding the longevity and durability of James Hardie Siding, our favorite siding brand. This popular and effective siding lasts much longer than leading competitors (typically half a century). Hawthorn Exteriors is more than happy to show you all there is to know about this terrific siding product. What is […]

What Siding Colors and Siding Styles Are Popular Today?

siding colors

One of the biggest choices you’ll likely face when updating your home’s siding material is what siding colors you should opt for. While there are tons of options, you want to make sure you pick something that’s going to not only look nice but not be seen as picking a “fad” color, while likewise not […]

What Should You Expect to See in Home Siding Cost Estimates and Contracts?


When you’re ready to take the steps towards upgrading your home’s siding, one of the first things that you’ll do is request estimates from local contractors and siding companies. Many of these companies that you’ll get in contact with providing a pretty vague loose estimate on the services they expect to provide and the estimated […]

Why is James Hardie Siding The Best Choice for Fiber Cement Siding?

James Hardie Siding

When it comes to siding your home, you want to ensure you’re trusting a reliable company that uses the best products available for the job at hand. For years, the popular choice for siding in the St. Louis area has been Masonite, due to the affordability and lightweight material, but this comes with several drawbacks, […]