When choosing a siding material for your mountain home, there are many important things to take into consideration. Of course, aesthetics should be considered because you don’t want your home to look out of place in its woodsy environment. However, durability towards moisture, fire resistance, and pest resistance are all equally important factors that need to be taken into consideration.

That’s why James Hardie siding is perfect for Colorado mountain homes. For cities like Frisco, Dillon, Breckenridge, and Keystone in Summit County, James Hardie siding is an ideal choice because it is both beautiful and practical.

James Hardie Vs. Wood Siding in Colorado

Wood siding is often the first instinct that many homeowners in the mountains tend to lean towards when choosing a siding material for their home. This is understandable; after all, wood siding is gorgeous. It’s full of color and texture, and it blends in beautifully in forest and prairie environments due to its natural look.


However, wood siding can be problematic in the Colorado mountains. Unlike some drier regions, Colorado’s mountains receive a large amount of rain, snow, and moisture throughout the year. These conditions can cause wood siding to rot, crack, and degrade over time. James Hardie siding, on the other hand, holds up extremely well under high moisture conditions. And it’s also uv resistant, which allows it to keep its beautiful color over time even under the high altitude sign.

Advantages of James Hardie Siding for Summit County

If you’re thinking about residing your Summit County home, James Hardie should definitely be one of the first options you consider. It offers many advantages for homes in the mountains including:
-Fire resistant, non combustible material
-ColorPlus technology provides uv resistance
-Resistant to rot, decay, hail, and moisture
-Available in a variety of styles and colors

Get a Quote on James Hardie

Colorado Siding is proud to offer James Hardie Siding to all of Summit County, including the cities of Frisco, Blue River, Silverthorne, and the surrounding area. Call us today to get a quote.

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.