Characters of Note

by Michael Buck
1/14/2019

Characters of Note

How a Non-Profit is Making Disaster Recovery Faster and Easier

by Michael Buck
1/14/2019

How a Non-Profit is Making Disaster Recovery Faster and Easier

New Orleans-based SBP has directly rebuilt homes for more than 1,500 families since 2006. The group uses James Hardie siding and trim on many of their projects.

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Make This

by Kara Wenman
1/2/2019

Make This

House and Shutter Color Combinations that Shine

by Kara Wenman
1/2/2019

House and Shutter Color Combinations that Shine

Shutters add polish and a bonus pop of color to a home’s exterior. To find a shutter color that complements your home’s exterior color palette, it’s best to build from your home’s siding and trim color combination.

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Make This

by Kara Wenman
12/28/2018

Make This

Siding and Trim Color Combinations to Elevate Your Home's Appeal

by Kara Wenman
12/28/2018

Siding and Trim Color Combinations to Elevate Your Home's Appeal

When you match the just-right color of trim with a great siding color, it can elevate your home’s aesthetic from ordinary to extraordinary. With so many colors of siding and trim on the market, the possibilities are endless. 

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Goings-On

by Michael Buck
11/16/2018

Goings-On

Rebuilding After Tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas

by Michael Buck
11/16/2018

Rebuilding After Tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas

Local and national partners, including James Hardie Building Products, are coming together to support the rebuilding efforts of Sutherland Springs following a tragic mass shooting.

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Make This

by Michael Buck
10/10/2018

Make This

Popular Siding Colors for 6 of America’s Favorite Home Styles

by Michael Buck
10/10/2018

Popular Siding Colors for 6 of America’s Favorite Home Styles

Trends come and go, but some home styles are popular enough to last for decades, or even longer. Here’s a look at six of America’s favorite home styles and three popular siding colors to match each one.

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Make This

by Kara Wenman
9/24/2018

Make This

8 Outdoor Fall Porch Decor Ideas to Welcome Autumn

by Kara Wenman
9/24/2018

8 Outdoor Fall Porch Decor Ideas to Welcome Autumn

From the charmingly rustic to more sophisticated autumnal spreads, welcoming fall's arrival is easier than you might think. Your porch is a great place to create a custom design where you can showcase your outdoor fall decor for the whole neighborhood to enjoy.

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Kara Wenman
9/17/2018

Home Sweet Hometown

Home Sweet Hometown: Marsh Creek

by Kara Wenman
9/17/2018

Home Sweet Hometown: Marsh Creek

The green rolling hills of Marsh Creek in Chester County, PA, are about an hour’s drive from Philadelphia and beckon outdoor enthusiasts for miles. Visitors and locals of the area enjoy the lake, Marsh Creek State Park, and the long list of tasty food options. When in Marsh Creek, look out to see the sparkling nearby lake and look up to see the sprinkling of bright-colored hot air balloons in the sky—they launch in nearby Pottstown. Here are some other must-sees while you’re in the area:

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Bridget Kulla
8/8/2018

Home Sweet Hometown

Home Sweet Hometown: Malvern

by Bridget Kulla
8/8/2018

Home Sweet Hometown: Malvern

Just 25 miles west of Philadelphia, is a small town in Chester County called Malvern. Here, you’ll stumble upon beautiful homes, tree-lined streets and a small-town feeling that’s tough to replicate. With Malvern just a short (express) train ride from two city centers—Philadelphia and New York City—you have easy access to the bustling metropolis, when you crave it, and the quiet and calm respite when you don’t. Here are a few of our favorite Malvern communities, all with home exteriors clad in James Hardie® siding and trim.

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Characters of Note

by Bridget Kulla
7/2/2018

Characters of Note

Creating a Veterans Retreat with Travis Mills

by Bridget Kulla
7/2/2018

Creating a Veterans Retreat with Travis Mills

Despite losing portions of both arms and legs from an IED while on active duty in Afghanistan, retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne is not slowing down. A year later, in September 2013, Travis founded the Travis Mills Foundation, a nonprofit organization, formed to benefit and assist combat-injured veterans. And four years after that, he opened the Travis Mills Foundation Veterans Retreat in Rome, Maine, an 11,000-square foot space on 17 acres, aimed at helping combat-injured veterans and their families. 

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
6/17/2018

Gatherings

Our Favorite Hanging Chair and Backyard Hammock Ideas

by Bridget Kulla
6/17/2018

Our Favorite Hanging Chair and Backyard Hammock Ideas

There’s nothing more inviting than a chair, except maybe a hanging one. Like a moth to a flame, swinging chairs and hammocks attract our sit bones big time. Explore these five hanging chair and backyard hammock ideas.

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