James Hardie Blog

Inspired Moments

by Michael Buck
6/21/2020

Inspired Moments

by Michael Buck
6/21/2020

5 Inspiring Exterior Color Palettes for Your Home

With a little thoughtful consideration, you can create an exterior color palette that suits your personal tastes as well as your home’s architectural style. Use these five expertly curated color schemes to get your creativity flowing.

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Inspired Moments

by Michael Buck
5/27/2020

Inspired Moments

by Michael Buck
5/27/2020

See The Most Popular Colors for Houses in North America

The most popular colors for houses in North America are overwhelmingly timeless and elegant neutrals such as white, warm and dark grays, and versatile browns and beiges.

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Make This

by Bevin Theodore
3/12/2020

Make This

by Bevin Theodore
3/12/2020

Exterior House Color Trends for 2020

We spoke with designers and builders for their predictions on where they feel color trends are headed and what color palettes have been most popular.

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Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
2/20/2020

Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
2/20/2020

How to Put a Creative Touch on the Colonial Style House

Colonial style homes have influences as diverse as America’s first settlers. These houses have common attributes that are still popular today, even as homeowners add creative touches to the traditional style.

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Make This

by Bevin Theodore
1/6/2020

Make This

by Bevin Theodore
1/6/2020

Everything You Need to Know About Ranch Style Houses

For decades, the Ranch style house was the most popular home design in North America. This uncomplicated style has seen a resurgence in recent years, and its return is marked by interesting twists on a classic design.

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Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
11/19/2019

Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
11/19/2019

Your Complete Guide to Craftsman Architecture

The Craftsman home has been delivering head-turning designs since the late 19th century. This traditional style has maintained popularity in part because of the flexibility it provides, lending itself to design choices that make each home unique.

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Make This

by Michael Buck
10/1/2019

Make This

by Michael Buck
10/1/2019

Siding Terminology 101: How to Talk About a Siding Project Like a Pro

The world of architecture and exterior design can throw an awful lot of unfamiliar vocabulary your way. Get to know your fascia from your friezes with this helpful beginner's guide.

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Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
9/23/2019

Inspired Moments

by Lindsay Frankel
9/23/2019

Design Meets Durability in This Winning Exterior Home Remodel

This exterior home remodel delivers a tasteful visual palette by limiting the use of materials on the front of the home, while strategically mixing materials elsewhere. Learn more about the design decisions.

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Goings-On

by Kara Wenman
9/16/2019

Goings-On

by Kara Wenman
9/16/2019

Woodpecker Damage to a Minnesota Home Solved by James Hardie Siding

For months, homeowners Michael and Kimberly Kaul of Stillwater, Minnesota were woken nearly every morning by a woodpecker jackhammering through their chimney. In addition to the intense noise, the pest created a softball-sized hole in their home. Desperate for help, the Kauls reached out to local contractors in hopes of finding a solution, along with some peace and quiet. 

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Make This

by Kara Wenman
9/2/2019

Make This

by Kara Wenman
9/2/2019

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is not only an opportunity to set out pumpkins and pots of mums on the porch, but it's also time to review your fall home maintenance checklist and tackle some exterior home maintenance projects to prepare for the harsher weather conditions that come with winter.

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