James Hardie Building Products Inc. Earns Highly Regarded Good Housekeeping Seal

The North American leader in fiber cement exterior building solutions receives prestigious recognition for Hardie® products

Chicago, IL (August 17, 2023) — James Hardie Building Products Inc. (James Hardie), the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions, today proudly announces that the company has earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal. A number of exterior, interior, and accessory products by James Hardie will carry the Seal, including the leading exterior siding products Hardie® Plank and Hardie® Trim. This coveted endorsement from one of the most trusted consumer brands further solidifies James Hardie's commitment to delivering exceptional quality and performance to homeowners.
The Good Housekeeping Seal is a sought-after and a highly recognized symbol of excellence, assuring consumers of a product’s superior quality and value. For more than 120 years, Good Housekeeping has provided consumers with unbiased evaluations of products, helping them make informed purchasing decisions. Earning the Good Housekeeping Seal demonstrates that Hardie® siding products have passed rigorous testing and meets the highest standards of durability, performance, and customer satisfaction. The Good Housekeeping Institute assesses the durability and overall performance of building materials by reviewing verified third party test data and conducting independent tests such as abrasion resistance and accelerated weathering.
Renowned worldwide for its exceptional beauty, trusted protection, and low maintenance, Hardie® siding products are Engineered for Climate® to provide optimal performance for each region’s weather conditions. In order to receive the Good Housekeeping Seal, the Institute assessed the durability and overall performance of the building materials by reviewing verified third party test data and conducting independent tests, such as abrasion resistance and accelerated weathering. The Institute found that Hardie® siding offers outstanding resistance against harsh weather conditions, including wind, rain, fire, and extreme temperatures. Additionally, it resists warping, cracking, and fading, ensuring a long-lasting and attractive exterior for homes, and it is backed by a 30-year limited non-prorated siding substrate warranty.
“We are delighted and honored to have our Hardie® siding recognized through receiving the Good Housekeeping Seal,” said Sean Gadd, President of James Hardie. “This acknowledgement reaffirms our commitment to delivering premier, reliable exterior home solutions to our valued homeowners. We take great pride in our ability to combine exceptional performance with timeless aesthetics, offering homeowners a siding solution that enhances the beauty and value of their homes."
For more information about James Hardie Building Products Inc. and the Hardie® products honored with the Good Housekeeping Seal, visit www.jameshardie.com.
James Hardie Building Products Inc.
James Hardie is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. As the #1 producer and marketer of high-performance fiber cement building solutions, James Hardie offers siding and accessories for every style. Hardie® products are non-combustible and stand up to weather and time while empowering homeowners and building professionals to achieve the home of their dreams. James Hardie operates with an inclusive company culture, and an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.
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