- Appearance of wood
- Durability of concrete
- Withstands hurricane force winds
- Withstands termites and other vermin
- Immune to damaging ultraviolet rays or corrosive salt air spray
- Dimensionally stable
- Virtually maintenance free
- Low Maintenance
- Won't Crack, Rot Or Delaminate
- 50 year limited transferable product warranty
James Hardie Hardiplank® and Hardipanel™ exterior sidings
give all the installation options you need for exterior walls, gables and
They're also ideal for remodeling and residing older homes and blend
perfectly with other building materials.
James Hardie fiber-reinforced cement exterior sidings won't rot and are
immune to water damage, salt spray, termite attack and hurricane force
Hardipanel™ vertical siding is a durable, fiber-reinforced cement
sheet. Tough and flexible, it's ideal for many general exterior building
purposes, including walls, porches and gable ends. With excellent
structural and impact properties, it is able to be used as a shear panel.
Hardiplank fiber-cement exterior siding is a durable, attractive
alternative to traditional wood composite, cedar, vinyl, brick or stucco
Combining the look and warmth of natural wood with the durability of
fiber-cement, Hardiplank resists damage from extended exposure to
humidity, rain, snow, salt air and termites. It is dimensionally stable
and under normal conditions will not crack, rot or delaminate.
Hardiplank installs just as
easily as natural wood siding - but offers a lifetime of low maintenance
backed by a 50-year product warranty.
Ideal for residential and light commercial applications, Hardiplank lap
siding is available factory primed in four attractive profiles. A variety
of widths provide regional design flexibility.
James Hardie also offers finishing touches like Hardisoffit and Harditrim in textures to complement the siding of your choice.
The above information is based on
information provided at http://www.jameshardie.com/usahome.htm
and printed publications produced by James Hardie Building Products.