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What is pre painted James Hardieplank Color Plus?

What is pre painted James Hardieplank Color Plus?

James Hardie manufactures a fiber cement siding available in pre primed or pre painted which they call “Color Plus” There are a handful of colors to choose from. The benefit of investing your home exterior with Color Plus is its a finished product and will be complete as soon as the installers caulk where needed and apply any touch up paint as necessary. Worried about the rain? Here in the NW, painting is all depending the weather. Another benefit for choosing Color Plus is The paint is baked on in a controlled environment in James Hardie’s factory. This minimizes paint bubbles, blotchy finish, blister, cracks, etc.

Pre Painted Color Plus James Hardie is available in the following

  • Lap Siding
  • Panel Siding
  • Shake Siding
  • Board and Batten Siding
  • Window and Door Trim

James Hardie ColorPlus® Technology is a pre-finished siding option offered by James Hardie, the leading manufacturer of fiber cement siding. ColorPlus® Technology is a proprietary finishing process that applies multiple coats of paint to James Hardie siding products in a controlled factory environment.

Here’s how James Hardie ColorPlus® siding works:

  1. Factory Finish: With ColorPlus® Technology, the color is applied to the siding panels in the factory under controlled conditions. This ensures a consistent, even finish across all panels.
  2. Multiple Coats: The siding panels undergo a multi-step painting process that includes applying multiple coats of paint, as well as a layer of baked-on color that provides extra durability and resistance to fading, chipping, and peeling.
  3. UV Resistance: The ColorPlus® finish is specifically engineered to resist fading from UV radiation, ensuring that the color remains vibrant and true for many years, even in areas with intense sunlight exposure.
  4. Durable Finish: The ColorPlus® finish is highly durable and scratch-resistant, providing long-lasting protection for your home’s exterior. It is also resistant to peeling, cracking, and flaking, even in harsh weather conditions.
  5. Low Maintenance: ColorPlus® siding requires minimal maintenance compared to traditional painted siding. Because the color is baked onto the panels, it doesn’t require periodic painting or touch-ups, saving you time and money on maintenance.
  6. Variety of Colors: James Hardie offers a wide range of colors and finishes with ColorPlus® Technology, allowing homeowners to choose the perfect shade to complement their home’s architecture and personal style. Whether you prefer classic neutrals, bold accents, or natural wood tones, there’s a ColorPlus® option for you.
  7. Warranty Coverage: James Hardie backs its ColorPlus® siding products with a limited warranty against chipping, peeling, and cracking, providing homeowners with peace of mind and assurance of quality and performance.

Overall, James Hardie ColorPlus® siding offers homeowners a convenient, durable, and attractive pre-finished siding option that enhances the beauty and value of their homes while providing long-lasting protection and low maintenance.


If you would like a quote on Pre Primed or Color Plus by James HardiePlank contact us today for a FREE consultation.


WA 360-605-9030

OR 971-978-8775

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What is pre painted James Hardieplank Color Plus?

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