James Hardie Siding Archives

  • 13
  • Oct2021

The Reason for Stucco Problems in Southeast Pennsylvania

The Reason for Stucco Problems in Southeast Pennsylvania

Stucco, once the hero of home exterior materials for luxury properties, has become the villain due to its problematic moisture intrusion and the destruction it causes, often requiring remediation. Trapped water is the enemy of stucco, and unfortunately, many southeast Pennsylvania homes are uncovering a long-standing problem they didn’t even know existed: stucco failure due […]

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  • 29
  • Sep2021

Which Siding Stands Up to Pennsylvania Winters?

Which Siding Stands Up to Pennsylvania Winters?

Pennsylvania winters can be brutal. Winter weather advisories due to heavy snowfall are not uncommon. Several inches of snow can pile up, and relentless cold weather events can bombard the region for several weeks at a time. Snow and sleet create even more treacherous conditions, leaving highways restricted to slow-moving traffic.  Snow emergencies can be […]

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  • 13
  • Jul2021

What Type of Maintenance Does James Hardie Siding Need?

What Type of Maintenance Does James Hardie Siding Need?

Struggling to find a solution to your worn-out home siding? Tired of the tedious upkeep cracked stucco or moisture infiltrated wood siding requires? Ready to end the frustration of failing siding?  Siding replacement with durable fiber cement can end your battles with high maintenance and low-performance products. Fiber cement is made of cement, sand, and […]

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  • 24
  • Jun2021

Comparing the Cost of Siding Options For Your Home

Comparing the Cost of Siding Options For Your Home

Did you realize that more goes into the cost of a siding installation than the upfront material expense? It’s important to look at siding from all angles when assessing what’s right for your home in the long run. Three considerations will affect overall siding cost: the initial installation, the lifespan, and the replacement. During these […]

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  • 25
  • May2021

The Cost and Value of Hardie Siding for a Full Siding Replacement

The Cost and Value of Hardie Siding for a Full Siding Replacement

If you’ve begun the process of looking for a replacement siding for your home, then the numbers are likely already starting to crunch in your head. How much is a siding replacement going to cost you? Is it worth the money you’ll be putting into it? If you ever decide to sell, will you see […]

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  • 13
  • Apr2021

Is James Hardie Siding Moisture Resistant?

Is James Hardie Siding Moisture Resistant?

Water can seep into your stucco siding and result in rot, mold and mildew. The longer it goes undetected, the greater the need for repairs or siding replacement. Stucco fails most home exteriors due to excessive moisture from snow, rain, or ice in your area, or due to its poor installation. Many homeowners don’t even […]

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  • 23
  • Feb2021

7 Must-Have Tips to Design Your Siding Replacement with James Hardie Siding Products

7 Must-Have Tips to Design Your Siding Replacement with James Hardie Siding Products

Upgrading your exterior with gorgeous, long-lasting James Hardie siding? You’ll want to give thought to your new design scheme. With so many color and style patterns to choose from these days, it’s an exciting time to give your home a facelift. And hiring a James Hardie Preferred siding contractor will ensure your new dream design […]

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  • 22
  • Feb2021

Should I Repair or Replace My Stucco Siding?

Should I Repair or Replace My Stucco Siding?

Homes with stucco siding are common in southeastern Pennsylvania — and that means many homeowners have been forced to address the challenges of stucco deterioration. Cracked, missing or broken off pieces of siding make your house unsightly, and can also mask more serious issues, such as a failing home exterior due to moisture damage. When […]

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  • 14
  • Oct2020

5 Reasons to Absolutely Replace Stucco with James Hardie Siding

5 Reasons to Absolutely Replace Stucco with James Hardie Siding

The Biggest Problems Pennsylvania Homeowners Have with Stucco Failure Stucco siding may look nice, but it comes with a price: high maintenance and repair needs. Stucco is cement plaster that is applied over home exterior surfaces. Many home exteriors with stucco siding battle several problems: Moisture penetration Because stucco frequently cracks, water can penetrate your […]

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  • 15
  • Sep2020

James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding: What It Is, and Why It’s Best for Chester County Homes

James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding: What It Is, and Why It’s Best for Chester County Homes

What Is Fiber Cement Siding? Fiber cement is a durable, long-lasting siding material made of cement, sand, water, and cellulose fibers. James Hardie introduced fiber cement in the United States in the 1990s, and although other companies make fiber cement, no other company rivals the quality of James Hardie fiber cement siding. The proprietary formulation […]

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