James Hardie has been around for over 100 years, but it was in the 1980s when they perfected their modern version of fiber cement siding. Fiber Cement had existed since the turn of the century, but early versions required the use of asbestos. In the ’80s, James Hardie figured out a way to construct the siding without the use of asbestos and revolutionized the siding industry. Today, James Hardie has become a leader in the siding industry by manufacturing a product that is durable, customizable, and long-lasting.
James Hardie is now being trusted by contractors and homeowners alike to protect their homes. In recent years, James Hardie has become a popular option for clients looking to update their outdated siding, keeping its aesthetic charm but eliminating the maintenance issues that often arise with traditional siding materials such as wood or vinyl.
If you are interested in seeing what historical homes renovated with James Hardie’s Fiber Cement siding look like, take a look at this local example: