Choosing house siding from James Hardie makes sense - it provides low maintenance, but unlike vinyl siding, doesn't sacrifice the beauty of wood. No wonder it's protecting over 5.5 million homes in North America alone.
James Hardie is non-combustible and approved for fire-rated construction.
Vinyl siding will melt or burn when exposed to a significant source of heat or flame.
James Hardie Siding can be painted any color you can imagine and lasts longer than with wood.
The color of vinyl siding cannot be changed and is susceptible to fading. Getting a perfect match for repairs can be difficult.
James Hardie resists rotting, warping, cracking, hail and high winds up to 150 mph.
Vinyl siding becomes brittle in cold weather and can be damaged by hail, limbs, and other flying debris.
James Hardie siding’s strength and thickness provides impact resistance caused by hail or wind.
Premium vinyl siding is only 5/100" thick.