James Hardie Blog

Make This

by Jamie Schultz
8/8/2017

Make This

by Jamie Schultz
8/8/2017

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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Make This

by Bridget Kulla
7/27/2017

Make This

by Bridget Kulla
7/27/2017

Let’s Luau! Plan Your Own Summer BBQ Bash

It’s summer, the perfect time to fire up the grill and gather with friends. This year, spice it up and plan an authentic luau-style shindig in your own backyard. We find a thriving party is all about tasty food and drinks, plenty of friends and the sound of laughter in the air. And when it comes to a luau, your guests may arrive as friends, but when they leave, they’re “ohana.”

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
6/27/2017

Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
6/27/2017

Amp Up the Americana

July Fourth marks the birth of American independence, and has since 1776. With the summer sun shining down and a cold drink in hand, it’s the perfect day to applaud what we love about U.S. Many celebrate the day by organizing family gatherings, loading up the grill with hamburgers and launching a few fireworks.

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Inspired Moments

by Jamie Schultz
6/18/2017

Inspired Moments

by Jamie Schultz
6/18/2017

Here's to Dad

​This Father’s Day, soak up the Sunday by giving a shout out to the father or father-figure in your life. Whether it’s your dad, your stepdad, your grandpa, or your hubby—he deserves a hearty pat on the back, and there’s no better day than today.

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Make This

by Jamie Schultz
5/31/2017

Make This

by Jamie Schultz
5/31/2017

Outdoor Kitchen Ideas and Design Tips

​The kitchen is the gathering place of the home, where family meets over meals and conversation. And it makes perfect sense; it’s where the smell of roasted vegetables and seared steaks fill the air, where the wine is poured, and where the food preparation makes up a majority of the fun.

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Inspired Moments

by Bridget Kulla
5/14/2017

Inspired Moments

by Bridget Kulla
5/14/2017

Mother’s Day

Mom, mama, mum—whatever you call her, just be sure you do on May 14.  It’s Mother’s Day, the perfect day to thank your mom—and all the moms you know—for all they do. Whether it’s your mom, your grandmother, your sister or your friend, it’s the day to recognize one of the most difficult, selfless, rewarding jobs in the world, motherhood.

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Make This

by Erin Vaughan
5/2/2017

Make This

by Erin Vaughan
5/2/2017

6 Ways to Add Bright Color to Your Home This Spring

Out with the old, and in with the new! Spring is here, and that means a fresh new palette of dazzling colors to choose from—but don’t worry, we’re not talking about your ordinary tired pastels here. Cool greens, sizzling neons, and intense yellows will all bring on that warm weather feeling—with a kick! Banish the winter blues from your home (both literally and figuratively) with these projects.

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
4/25/2017

Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
4/25/2017

Plants That Can Complement Your Exterior

It’s the time of year when annuals, perennials, and bright bulbs begin to peek out from your yard’s rich soil and in no time, blossom. The blooms of flowers and appearance of vibrant green foliage, vines and grasses make your home exterior look alive again

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Inspired Moments

by Jamie Schultz
4/22/2017

Inspired Moments

by Jamie Schultz
4/22/2017

Happy Earth Day from James Hardie

The United States makes up less than 5 percent of the population on earth, yet we easily consume over 30 percent of its resources, according to Sierra Club. Instead of feeling paralyzed by this sobering statistic, on April 22, let it inspire action.

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Make This

by Bridget Kulla
4/11/2017

Make This

by Bridget Kulla
4/11/2017

Create a Living Wall

There’s something healing about decorating your home with plants. In an instant, these living things bring color, texture and fresh filtered air to a space. And as they grow in their pots or thrive on a wall, they’re ever changing. Whether it’s a blooming succulent, a healthy fern, fresh basil, or a wild-armed air plant—plants make a space feel alive. 

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