Is James Hardie Siding a Good Investment?

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James Hardie siding is one of the best and most durable siding materials on the market. Although the initial installation cost is a con, it is offset by a slew of pros that are hard to deny.

Made from cement and cellulose fiber, this durable material offers an incredible lifespan and is a premium product from a respected brand.

If you are looking for a way to protect your home, update your curb appeal, and add value to your property, you can’t go wrong with James Hardie siding.

James Hardie Siding Increases the Value of Your Home

Did you know that James Hardie siding is one of the best ROI renovation projects you can do? In fact, you can get a return of up to 87% simply by opting for this respected and reliable siding brand.

It comes with a 30-year, non-prorated, transferable warranty. That means you can buy or sell a home with Hardie siding confidently.

Say Good-Bye to Tedious Maintenance

James Hardie produces siding that is five times stronger than vinyl and resistant to most common maintenance issues.

James Hardie board is resistant to:

  • Heat
  • Storms
  • Moisture
  • Pests
  • Woodpeckers

With the humid summers in St.Louis, you won’t need to worry about rot, mold, or mildew. Hardie boards allow moisture from the inside to escape but don’t allow it to enter and get trapped in the walls. No moisture means no pests and structural damage.

It has superior climate resistance and an ultra-strong finish. This multi-coat, baked-on finish doesn’t fade or discolor over time.

With a gentle wash once or twice a year, you can keep your siding looking good and performing well. After 10-15 years, you can re-paint your siding, allowing you or new homeowners to update the color.

St. Louis is prone to nasty storms, so you can feel secure knowing that your siding is safe and impervious to damage. You won’t have to deal with the after-effects of warping, swelling, or moisture damage.

James Hardie Siding Lowers Your Monthly Bills

When Hardie siding is installed, specialized tools are used to fit the boards together, so there are no gaps. This creates a well-insulated barrier between you and the elements. These boards are also thicker and denser than other siding options.

When your siding performs well, your home is more energy-efficient. A space that functions efficiently will lower your energy bills because keeping a constant temperature is more manageable.

James Hardie board is made from cement and cellulose fiber, which is resistant to fire. An inflammable siding on your home can lower your monthly insurance premium.

So, not only will your siding look amazing, it will increase the value of your home and decrease your monthly expenses.

For the Best Investment, Choose Professional Installers

Anyone can install Hardie siding, but not everyone can install it well.

Choosing a company like Hawthorn Home Exteriors means you get installers who are part of the Hardie Contractor Alliance. That means a quality product, an excellent installation, and a finish well worth the investment.

Not only will you get the James Hardie warranty, but also our lifetime workmanship warranty. We pride ourselves on offering best-in-class products and craftsmanship that will add value to your home for years to come.

Is James Hardie Right for Your Home?

If you still have questions about Hardie siding, we would love to help. Whether you phone or email, we will get back to you and set up a meeting to discuss your remodeling needs.

So, if you are considering James Hardie siding for your home, contact us for a free estimate and a meeting to answer all your questions.

Mark Moore

Mark Moore

Founder & CEO