July 1, 2021
James Hardie is the #1 siding brand and largest siding manufacturer in North America. James Hardie® fiber cement products combine beautiful design with high performance.
James Hardie is the #1 siding brand and largest siding manufacturer in North America. The company was started in Australia in 1888 and in the 1980s invented modern Fiber cement siding. Over 8 million homes across North America have had James Hardie products installed.
There are currently nine James Hardie manufacturing plants across the United States, with the global headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.
All-natural, non-toxic materials that, when combined, make for a highly durable alternative to vinyl and wood siding products!
James Hardie® fiber cement products combine beautiful design with high performance. Time and time again, they beat their competitors on both curb appeal and durability.
James Hardie products meet the qualifications below, which, under national guidelines, are required to be considered a “Green” product:
James Hardie siding has a 30-year non-prorated warranty on up to 200% of materials! It’s the same coverage on year 29 as it is on year 1.
To put it simply, when Grennan Construction installs your siding, it’s going to last!
After studying the long-term effects of different climates on siding, James Hardie has created the HardieZone® system to ensure that you get the right product for your region. HZ5® products are made to resist wet, freezing conditions. HZ10® products protect homes from heat, humidity, blistering sun, and more.
James Hardie siding is engineered beautifully to withstand what nature brings. Only James Hardie fiber cement products are engineered for climate with performance optimized for two separate climate zones.
With Michigan weather being some of the toughest in North America, your siding is your first and main line of defense. Your siding’s ability to protect and perform against Mother Nature will determine its durability & longevity.
James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding is not a food source for termites, insects, pests, and rodents.
Wood siding is a food source for termites, insects, pests, and rodents.
James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding can take direct flame exposure for up to one hour without igniting.
Vinyl and wood siding cannot take direct flame exposure and ignite almost immediately.
IT’S MORE THAN EXCEPTIONAL PAINT; IT’S AN EXCEPTIONAL PROCESS
James Hardie’s Proprietary Finish is baked onto the boards, delivering exceptional finish adhesion, color retention, and permitting year-round installation.
This process heats and pre-conditions boards for a stronger bond with coating.
The James Hardie finish is applied to their siding and trim products’ surface, edges, and features.
A final heating process bakes on the finish for maximum performance.
James Hardie ColorPlus Technology resists fading and looks better longer.
Make statements, not compromises.
James Hardie siding provides an authentic, natural design that synthetic vinyl siding cannot match. Hardie’s products are up to 5x thicker than vinyl siding products, providing deeper shadow lines and a warmer wood grain texture with less visible seams and won’t ripple.
In the 2020 Cost vs. Value report, re-siding your home with Fiber Cement Siding was found to deliver a 78% return on investment upon project completion.
Re-siding your home with Fiber Cement Siding provides a higher Return on Investment than re-siding with vinyl siding.
For the 11th year in a row, Remodeling Magazine’s “Cost vs. Value Report” states that re-siding your home with Fiber Cement Siding provides the #1 Return on Investment of any major exterior remodeling project.
Grennan Construction is 1 of 7 James Hardie Elite Preferred Contractors in the entire State of Michigan.
To be recognized as an Elite Preferred contractor, companies must meet the following expectations:
Complete a certain amount of James Hardie resides each calendar year.
Comply with installation best practices and pass regular and random installation audits.
Have a satisfactory credit report and record with the BBB or other credited agency.
Pass a background check with at least 6 past clients, be state-licensed/ fully bonded, and carry liability and worker’s compensation insurance.
Grennan Construction is home to a team of dedicated, professional siding installers. We have been transforming homes in Oakland County for over 20 years. As a James Hardie Alliance Contractor, we work closely with James Hardie to ensure the product is installed properly and that our customers get the best siding warranty in the business.
Can you Put on a Roof in the Winter?
Many people wonder if winter is a safe time to install or replace your roof, and the answer is yes.
What to do After Storm Damage?
Experiencing severe weather situations can be extremely stressful, especially when the integrity of your home is involved. The following are tips for weathering the experience of a severe storm and the damage your home could face.
Siding Prices are Projected to Increase in 2022
If you’re looking to start an exterior renovation project in 2022, you should consider scheduling your project sooner rather than later. Why? Manufacturers are increasing material prices, and we are also seeing a shortage in availability. The prices have already gone up by 5 to 10% this year and are expected to go even higher in the coming months.
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