James Hardie Blog

Inspired Moments

by Bridget Kulla
11/9/2015

Inspired Moments

by Bridget Kulla
11/9/2015

Live Colorfully This Season

There’s nothing like the cold weather outside to make you want to get warm and cozy inside.
 

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Rachel Gast
11/4/2015

Home Sweet Hometown

by Rachel Gast
11/4/2015

Embracing New Urbanism in the School Street Development

Several Chicago suburbs are getting an upgrade—by going back to the basics. In 2009, John McLinden formed the design, development and construction company StreetScape, which aims to take existing neighborhoods and give them the vibrant feel of a smaller, close-knit community. Soon after, he revitalized a Libertyville, IL, foreclosure site with twenty-six beautiful single family homes, now known as the School Street neighborhood.

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Characters of Note

by Bridget Kulla
9/22/2015

Characters of Note

by Bridget Kulla
9/22/2015

All for the cause

Gregory Trayer, James Hardie National Account Manager, Home Depot,
Location: Orange County, California

From the age of 22, Gregory Trayer knew that helping others living with and surviving cancer—in some shape or form—would always be a part of his life.

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Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
9/14/2015

Goings-On

by Jamie Schultz
9/14/2015

7 Questions to Ask Before You Build Green

Thinking of using green home building products and methods? From reducing your energy use to reducing your dependence on natural resources, there are lots of steps you can take to save money. Here, we’ve compiled seven sustainability-minded questions to ask your green builders before your project starts.

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Goings-On

by Bridget Kulla
9/3/2015

Goings-On

by Bridget Kulla
9/3/2015

Twin Cities Parade of Homes: Your James Hardie Home Guide

Looking for a home in the Twin Cities area? Want to scout out local builders’ newest models? Is house hunting your favorite pastime?

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Jamie Schultz
8/24/2015

Home Sweet Hometown

by Jamie Schultz
8/24/2015

Home Sweet Hometown: Habersham, SC

Tucked in the South Carolina low country, there’s a small Beaufort neighborhood that you don’t want to miss. Habersham is definitely a stop to add to your Carolina coast tour, especially if you’re exploring the other Sea Island hotspots, which include Charleston, Savannah and Hilton Head.  This gem is 30 miles from Hilton Head, 40 miles from Savannah and 70 miles from Charleston, and worth a day trip.

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

Tangerine Dream

These bright accent pieces will make your patio pop!

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Make This

by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

Make This

by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

Plan Out your Ideal Outdoor Fire Pit

There’s something mesmerizing about a flickering fire—it draws people together and slows us down. Whether you have a chiminea or a full-on fire pit, the warmth, soft light and crackle all add to the ambiance of your outdoor space. Throw in a few Adirondack chairs and a bottle of red and your outdoor space just got an upgrade. We’ll walk you through some must-consider tips before you install an outdoor fire pit.

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