Every Single Fiber in a Fiber Cement Siding
James Hardie is an iconic figure in home improvement – this fiber cement manufacturer is very famous with home contractors. Most of them feel very proud that they offer products under this brand, as it is a well-respected name in the industry. Some clients say that when they opt for James Hardie, it will be the last siding their homes will ever need. Perhaps there is some truth to that, but here is a look on what James Hardie offers: fiber cement siding.
Fiber cement is a popular composite material that puts silica, cement, and wood pulp together to form a robust siding. It has been in use for quite a while and gives any home or office building a lavish modern look from the outside. In other designs, it can be made to imitate the appearance of wood. However, you are only scratching the surface of this remarkable siding, if you can even put a scratch on it.
Calamity defense: An illegal campfire ignited the Angora Fire of 2007 in the southern region of Lake Tahoe in California. The fire claimed more than 250 houses in the area and resulted in one of the costliest fires in the history of the United States. A homeowner reported that most of the houses around his home were burned down, but his home survived the fire. It just so happened that his home was protected by fiber cement siding, an excellent fireproof material.
No repainting: Fiber cement siding Omaha> residents use already comes in a variety of dazzling colors. Siding boards are slathered with fiber cement thick enough to maintain the board’s color and beauty for the rest of its life. Getting fiber cement for a house’s siding can help you save thousands of dollars on buying cans of paint.
Thinking green: Industry experts agree that fiber cement siding Omaha homes have contributes a great deal to the environment. The siding is made out of recycled materials for cutting costs and conserving resources without affecting quality. In addition, fiber cement does not emit any noxious gases into the air especially when exposed to extreme conditions. However, as a safety tip, wear gas masks when you cut fiber cement boards.
Insect repellant: What insect would want to eat silica, cement, and wood pulp packaged and combined to form a single slab of pure toughness? Termites would eat anything made out of wood, but the fiber cement Omaha siding contains more than just wood. As strong as it is, fiber cement siding will continue to stay strong into the future – minus the annoying pests.
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