Posts Tagged ‘James Hardie Code’

The Importance Of Exterior Flashing

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The importance of proper flashing There are multiple layers of flashing that must be in place to assure your home is protected. A properly flashed home starts on the roof, where water makes it’s first contact and potentially penetrates the exterior envelope.  Properly installed step flashing ensures that water stays off the sheeting and can […]

James Hardie 7th Generation Siding

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James Hardie is currently on the 7th generation Fiber Cement Board. They have invested in research and development to engineer the world’s most durable siding. There are 2 climate zones of Hardie. HZ5 and HZ10. HZ10 is designed for high humidity, hot dry and hi levels of rainfall. HZ5 is designed for Freezing temperatures and […]

James Hardie Plank Siding Contractor and Installation

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What is Fiber Cement siding? Fiber Cement Siding is a composite of materials made of cement reinforced with cellulose fibers. It’s very durable, looks modern and comes with a manufactures warranty. It can out last any other siding when taken care of. Benefits Of James Hardie Siding – Resistant to Termites Does Not Rot Impact […]

James Hardie Code with ELITE Installation

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James Hardie Warranty – Believe it or not, James Hardie Siding isn’t always installed to J.H. code. There are many ways a siding installer can void the Warranty. A few ways to VOID the James Hardie Warranty – Face nail with incorrect size nails. Caulk the lap joints. Not nailing to studs. Not install Z […]


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