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Sidings are protective materials attached to the exterior of the home or a building. These are used as defense mechanisms from the effects of extreme weather while providing a comfortable and safe environment in the interior structure of your property.
There are different kinds of materials that can be used for sidings such as wood, vinyl, thatch, metal and HardiePlank®. Each of these materials provides advantages and disadvantages when used for home repairs and complete replacements of sidings.
HardiePlank® is one of the latest and best selling siding innovations. HardiePlank® siding is made of cellulose fibers and cementitious materials. These are fiber cement sidings that come in long horizontal strips similar to wood lap sidings.
HardiePlank® is not just North America’s most popular siding brand, but also the best selling material that provides craftsmanship, reliability and durability to your home’s exterior. Whether it is a repair or a complete replacement, it is best to use HardiePlank® for your siding needs.
Here are the top 7 benefits of using HardiePlank® for your siding.
#1 Engineered for All Types of Climates
HardiePlank® surface is engineered for higher performance, giving it superior paint adhesion and moisture resistance. This is a generational evolution of time-tested products to ensure that your home can stand the test of seasonal temperature variations.
The substrate composition of HardiePlank® is designed to perform even in the most extreme types of weather. It also guarantees reliability and beauty while providing improved water management in certain types of weather.
#2 Fire Resistant
HardiePlank® is manufactured in 2 processes which are HZ10 and HZ5. HZ5 is the process that keeps this type of siding water resistant, while HZ10 keeps it flame resistant.
As compared to vinyl that will melt and wood that will burn when exposed to fire, HardiePlank® siding is non-combustible.
#3 Adds Value to your Property
HardiePlank® features ColorPlus technology where the prime finish is baked on when manufactured. These sidings come in a wide variety of designs including wood grain, soffit and stucco. HardiePlank® siding offers versatility and elegance, hence adding value to the property.
#4 Highly Durable and Rot-Free
Fiber cement is known for its durability and reliability. HardiePlank® Sidings are water and flame resistant, making it stand the test of time. These are rot and rust-free and can last a lifetime.
#5 Affordable and Low Maintenance
HardiePlank® Sidings is cost-efficient. Compared to wood, HardiePlank® does not require repainting or staining jobs. Compared to vinyl, HardiePlank® will not crack even after several years. These are also termite and pest-resistant. HardiePlank® Sidings are easy to maintain, thus, potentially saving you money.
#6 Color Customization
HardiePlank® can be painted onsite during installation or at the factory upon placing an order. These fiber cement sidings come in primed finish and can be color customized to match your property. The width and length of HardiePlank® can also be customized.
HardiePlank® offers 23 standard colors combined with all the different siding and trim options that can give homeowners the opportunity to create the kind of look they want for their home.
#7 Comes with a 30-Year Limited Warranty
Our HardiePlank® Siding installation comes with a 30-year limited warranty. The warranty is also non-prorated and transferrable.
These are just 7 awesome benefits of using HardiePlank® for your sidings. Whether it is a repair or a complete replacement, HardiePlank® offers the best siding benefits for your home.
Bergen’s Contracting & Repair, Inc. in Charlotte offers excellent craftsmanship in HardiePlank® siding installation. Contact us at 704-889-2020 to learn more about HardiePlank® and for a complimentary siding estimate.