James Hardie Blog

Make This

by Jamie Schultz
6/9/2023

Make This

by Jamie Schultz
6/9/2023

Tips for Cleaning Your Siding

There’s nothing like the look and feel of clean. Whether it’s your kitchen tile floor, your car, or your home’s siding and trim. When something is so clean it sparkles, you feel accomplished, and it looks its best.

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Goings-On

by Lindsay Frankel
5/12/2023

Goings-On

by Lindsay Frankel
5/12/2023

The Most Popular House Colors to Inspire Your Siding Choices

Whether you’re building or remodeling, choosing new siding is an opportunity to wrap your home in a color that resonates with you. It’s important to think about curb appeal and resale value, but you can also express your individual style through your choices. 

Just remember that when you choose a siding color, you’re in it for the long haul, according to design expert Beth R. Martin. “Since Hardie® products will last many years, you'll want to make a decision that feels timeless, not trendy".

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Inspired Moments

by Bevin Theodore
4/18/2023

Inspired Moments

by Bevin Theodore
4/18/2023

VISION House at Mariposa Meadows Relies on Products from James Hardie for Sustainability, Fire Resistance, Durability

Nestled amid 1.7 million acres of national forest in southwestern Colorado, the VISION House at Mariposa Meadows offers a glimpse into the future of sustainable housing. The community sits 10,000 feet high in the San Juan Mountains near Telluride, a remote location marked by harsh winters and the threat of wildfires. The property is completely off grid, with a ground-mounted solar array that generates 12 kilowatts and three buildings designed to integrate seamlessly with the surrounding environment. Each structure, optimized for energy, space efficiency, water conservation and waste reduction, is built with the best sustainable products on the market. The result is peak performance, comfort and long-term savings.

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Goings-On

by Lindsay Frankel
3/22/2023

Goings-On

by Lindsay Frankel
3/22/2023

House Siding Design Ideas to Inspire Your Home Renovation

In the same way your clothing can reflect your personality, the siding on your home’s exterior has something to say about your family’s style. When guests pull up to your house, your exterior siding should give them a glimpse of your family’s style with the home you’ve created together. Beautiful siding is also an essential aspect of creating curb appeal, which can boost the value of your home.   

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Goings-On

by Miguel Guzman
2/3/2023

Goings-On

by Miguel Guzman
2/3/2023

James Hardie at the NAHB International Builders’ Show 2023

Another successful NAHB International Builders’ Show in the books! Thank you to all who were able to stop by our booth and learn about our newest innovations including the HardieTM Architectural Collection, and our collaboration with Chip + Joanna Gaines to create the Magnolia Home | James Hardie Collection. We also celebrated our biggest milestone yet, having Hardie® products helping protect and beautify 10 million homes across North America.
If you couldn't make it this year, not to worry, we have a re-cap below to catch you up. 

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Goings-On

by Lindsay Frankel
2/1/2023

Goings-On

by Lindsay Frankel
2/1/2023

How to Choose a Siding Contractor

When it comes time to replace your siding, you’ll enjoy several benefits — enhanced curb appeal, the opportunity to express your individual style, and strengthened protection for your home and its precious contents. That’s why it’s important to choose an expert siding contractor who has plenty of experience completing exterior remodeling projects in your local community. Proper installation is essential for maintaining the beauty and longevity of your new siding and preventing damage to your home.

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Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
1/12/2023

Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
1/12/2023

Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community

A home is more than its four walls. It’s a place in a community where you can feel a sense of belonging. It’s a place where you create memories, establish new traditions, and find peace at the end of a long day. It’s almost inconceivable that a wildfire could rip all that away in a matter of minutes. But that was the experience of homeowners in the Grizzly Flats community when the Caldor Fire destroyed two-thirds of their homes. “It came so fast. We had just enough time to get out and save ourselves,” said one resident.

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Make This

by Andy Rowan
12/30/2022

Make This

by Andy Rowan
12/30/2022

Homeowner Trends: Curb Appeal & Protection Are Key Factors Influencing Their Home Exterior Renovations

As 2022 comes to a close, we’re looking back on some of the key insights from James Hardie’s annual homeowner survey and providing some helpful resources to take with you in 2023.

This year, we see a continuation of home renovation interest with design at the forefront. Majority of homeowners (82%) say it’s an opportunity to express themselves! 

“The details are not the details, they make the design.” – Charles Eames

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Goings-On

by Andy Rowan
12/21/2022

Goings-On

by Andy Rowan
12/21/2022

Best Siding For Cold Winter Climates

Although the natural beauty of a winter wonderland is a sight to behold, harsh winters can be a real problem in the Northeast, Midwest, and other regions.

For homeowners in these cold climates, snowstorms and freezing weather can cause damage to the exterior of the home if it’s not protected by durable siding materials like Hardie® fiber cement products.

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Goings-On

by Andy Rowan
12/21/2022

Goings-On

by Andy Rowan
12/21/2022

Extreme Winters Make Durable Siding Important For Homes In Cold Climates

Although the natural beauty of a winter wonderland is a sight to behold, harsh winters can be a real problem in the Northeast, Midwest, and other regions.

For homeowners in these cold climates, snowstorms and freezing weather can cause damage to the exterior of the home if it’s not protected by durable siding materials like Hardie® fiber cement products.

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