The siding that you choose for your home is a big decision. After all, the siding is one of the most visible aspects of your home and comes at a significant cost. Is James Hardie Siding a good choice for your home?

Long-term benefits of James Hardie Siding

Your Denver home deserves James Hardie Siding because of the advantages in overall cost, superior appearance, and increased safety.


James Hardie Siding may not be the cheapest option that you are considering installing, but over the long-term, it is a very cost-effective option.

  • Low maintenance. Wood, aluminum, and vinyl siding need to be repainted every 8 to 10 years, while fiber cement siding can last 50 years without needing touch-ups. Since homeowners pay on average between $1,700 and $4,000 to repaint the exterior of their home, the long-term savings of James Hardie Siding can be significant. In a climate such as Denver’s, James Hardie Siding is even more essential.
  • Storm resistance. Storm damage means that you may need to replace your traditional siding even earlier, but with James Hardie Siding harsh winter Denver storms won’t make a dent. James Hardie Siding is an extremely durable option, resistant to peeling, fading, and rotting.

Lifestyle benefits

James Hardie Siding benefits your Denver home in more ways than just cost:

  • Beautiful appearance. Fiber cement siding has the timeless look of wood siding without the need for constant upkeep. Choose between the appearance of lap boards, cedar shingles, and wood shaker siding.

  • Resistant to fire. The primarily sand and cement construction of James Hardie Siding is quite resistant to fire, making this a safer option.

Is James Hardie Siding in Denver worth the cost?

While standard vinyl siding costs from around $8,000 to around $20,000, you’ll probably pay from around $14,000 to $28,000 for James Hardie Siding fiber cement. Is it really worth the cost?

According to a study on cost vs value for home renovations done by Remodeling Magazine, siding replacement with fiber cement was the third-most valuable investment. Homeowners recouped on average 87% of their costs.

James Hardie Siding is a great investment

If you’ve been on the fence about what kind of siding to install in your Denver home, James Hardie Siding is a great decision. The benefits in appearance and function outstrip vinyl or wood options and you have an excellent chance of getting your money back when you sell your home.

Have James Hardie Siding installed in your Denver home today

If you are ready to improve the appearance and functionality of your home’s siding, contact Scottish Home Improvements today. We are the number one rated Denver installers of James Hardie Siding!

Martin Faith is the founder and owner of Scottish Home Improvements. In 2002, Martin became inspired to start his own siding company after he had a negative experience with a local contractor. His goal was to set a new standard for the industry by providing excellent customer service. Today, Scottish Home Improvements is the top Elite Preferred James Hardie contractor in the state of Colorado. Over the years, Martin's company has received numerous awards and recognitions including 12 consecutive gold stars and an A+ Rating from the BBB as well as the James Hardie President's Club Award.