Getting the perfect look to the exterior of your home means you’ll likely need to spend some time on choosing a siding material. There are many different siding materials that are available today and many of them can be great choices. One particular choice that we recommend here at Ann Arbor Remodeling Contractor is James Hardie siding. This fiber cement siding is great for the Michigan weather and if you’re looking for the perfect siding in Ann Arbor Michigan be sure to check out these advantages of using James Hardie siding on your home.
Key Advantages of Using James Hardie Siding in Ann Arbor Michigan
Here at Ann Arbor Remodeling Contractor we install many different types of siding which includes James Hardie siding. While there are pros and cons to each type of siding that is available here in Michigan we think that James Hardie siding is one of the better siding choices you can have on your home. We’ll outline some of the biggest benefits of using this type of siding as opposed to wood or vinyl siding which we also install.
While there are pros and cons to each type of siding that is available here in Michigan we think that James Hardie siding is one of the better siding choices you can have on your home. We’ll outline some of the biggest benefits of using this type of siding as opposed to wood or vinyl siding which we also install.
This Siding is Very Good in the Michigan Climate
The Michigan winter weather can be brutal on some siding choices. With ice and snow sometimes clinging to the siding along with below freezing temperatures it can really create a problem for some siding choices making them brittle and likely to crack or shrink in the cold climate. On the flip side the summer months don’t let up much on the siding bringing rain and blistering temperatures. The constant shrinking and expanding under these conditions can play havoc on some siding choices but not James Hardie siding. It’s made using fiber cement which is flexible enough to withstand the constant bombardment of temperatures and shrinking and expanding.
Completely Rot and Insect Resistant
Unlike some types of siding (mainly wood) the threat of rotting due to unsealed areas can really be a problem. An exposed area of wood siding may only last a short time before damage from weather starts to occur. Another problem that wood siding faces is insect damage. Bees, termites, and ants can make your home’s siding their home which isn’t good. But James Hardie siding does not suffer from either of these problems. It’s completely insect resistant and it’s made of a proprietary blend of fiber cement so it’s also does not rot or degrade any when exposed to weather elements such as rain, ice, or snow.
James Hardie Siding is Low Maintenance Siding
One of the biggest benefits of James Hardie siding is that it’s low maintenance siding. You won’t need to paint the siding every few years and apply sealant to any areas. It’s basically one of the lowest maintenance siding choices that you have. Although the siding may need to be cleaned depending on the area you live in chances are that’s all you’ll need. It’s a install and enjoy siding that you won’t need to worry about for decades.
Can Mimic Real Wood Appearance Without the Downsides
Sometimes that look of real wood can be a challenge for some homes however with James Hardie siding you can really get the look of real wood on your home. James Hardie siding has an option with wood grain inlays on their siding planks which makes it look very much like wooden siding. There are a few choices in appearance which has different looks and when coupled with trim boards by James Hardie siding it can really make your home look amazing.
Get an Estimate Today to Install James Hardie Siding on Your Ann Arbor Home
Want to know more about having James Hardie siding installed on your Ann Arbor Michigan home? Be sure to call Ann Arbor Remodeling Contractor today for a free siding estimate in Ann Arbor Michigan or fill in the form below to get more information today.