What is James Hardie HardiePlank?

Chances are that you have heard of James Hardie fiber cement. Then you probably also know that it is the best siding available and has many advantages. One of those advantages is that you can choose from a variety of amazing styles and textures when you decide to have James Hardie siding installed on your home.

James Hardie fiber cement comes in the most popular siding styles including lap, shingle, and vertical siding. They developed specific products for each style so that the siding looks its best. The product used for lap siding is called HardiePlank®.

HardiePlank® lap siding is James Hardie’s best-selling product. The design options are sheer endless as the product is extremely versatile. This siding style is timeless and will look beautiful on your home as it goes well with any architectural style of house.

The HardiePlank® siding style is available in different textures so that you can create the look you love. You can choose between Cedarmill®, Beaded, Colonial Roughsawn®, and smooth textures, depending on the aesthetics you like for your home. 

Cedarmill® HardiePlank® Lap Siding

Cedarmill® looks like natural cedar wood siding. That enables you to can get the beautiful look of wood siding without any of the disadvantages that come with it. Fiber cement requires very little maintenance, especially compared to wood siding.

When you pick the Cedarmill® HardiePlank® lap siding you can choose from a variety of color options from James Hardie’s Statement Collection™. These colors are engineered using the ColorPlus® technology so that they are especially long-lasting. These are the most popular colors in their catalog.

Smooth HardiePlank® Lap Siding

If you prefer a sleeker and more modern look for your siding, then the smooth HardiePlank® lap siding is right for you. In addition to the Statement Collection™ color options, you also have the Dream Collection™ colors to choose from.

This means that you have over 700 amazing colors to select from that all use the ColorPlus® technology. You will be sure to find the right color for your siding with these great options to pick from. Your siding will look beautiful on your home.

Beaded Cedarmill® and Smooth

Beaded lap siding is inspired by homes in coastal communities. This siding style has a special charm to it. The look is created by a shadow line between the face of the panel and the rounded bead on the boards. The shadow line is at the bottom of each panel and is also called a ‘V’ groove.

This beaded style can be created both in the Cedarmill® and the Smooth look. You can choose from all of the wonderful colors from the Dream Collection™. The beaded look will definitely set your siding apart from other homes and will be noticed in the best way possible.

Colonial Roughsawn® and Colonial Smooth®

The Custom Colonial™ siding is James Hardie’s version of Dutch lap siding. This siding style is a very traditional style and one that is still popular today. In this style the horizontal planks have a slightly concave face with a notch at the bottom of each. This notch creates a shadow on the course of planks below which gives it its district look.

In this style you can choose between the Roughsawn® and the Smooth texture options. Once again, you can pick from all of the gorgeous colors from the Dream Collection™.  You have a wide variety of choices and we are happy to walk you through all of them.

Let Your Trusted Siding Guide Help

Do you have any questions about HardiePlank® lap siding or James Hardie fiber cement siding in general? Then do not hesitate to give us a call! Colorado Siding Repair is your trusted siding guide and we are always happy to answer all of your siding questions.

Colorado Siding Repair is a James Hardie Elite Preferred contractor. Our team is factory trained and follows all best practices and unique specifications. That way you can be sure that the siding will be installed correctly, the first time, every time.

James Hardie fiber cement siding, including the HardiePlank® siding, comes with amazing warranties. The industry leading warranties include a 30-year product and a 15-year finish warranty. That way you will have peace of mind for many years to come.

Colorado Siding Repair is more than just your trusted siding guide. We are also your trusted expert when it comes to other exterior home remodel projects. We install insulation and windows to increase the energy efficiency and comfort of your home.

Additionally, we are one of the few siding contractors in the area that also paint the entire exterior of your home. If for example parts of your siding got damaged in one of Colorado’s hail storms, we can replace those parts and then paint the rest of your exterior to match.

If you hire us there is no need to hire multiple contractors to the get exterior of your home looking beautiful again. Even better, we will never use high-pressure sale tactics. Instead, we take the educational approach so that you have all necessary facts. We truly want what is best for you and your home.

Contact Colorado Siding Repair today to have all of your exterior home remodel questions answered and to get a hassle-free quote. We cannot wait to hear from you and to get started on your next project to make your home look beautiful