Hardie board colors provide a number of options either vinyl sliding or wood siding. If you want a wood siding-like without all the hassle, Hardie board can be the right option. It does not decay by water damage, and insects free. The boards are made of cement fiber which is heavier than regular wood and a bit hassler to install. This wood siding can be easily painted to get the color of your choice. However, it is not to paint it necessary and frequently as if you have to do with real wood siding.
26 different colors of Hardie board siding come in a few different styles, including Lap Siding, HardiePlank, Siding, HardieShingle and HardiePanel Vertical Siding. The vertical siding and the lap siding are easy to paint by having a sealer and a primer on them to as protection. They also come with a 50-year limited product warranty that transferable. HardieShingle Siding can stand up to rain, hail snow, and wind. It also has a 30-year limited product warranty that transferable. It looks like real wood grain and comes in multiple options of colors.
The Hardie board siding main disadvantage is that you need to take care when installation. It is harder to install than many other siding types. You can create silica dust when cutting this siding. Well, you need to do it properly to minimize this problem. Snapping, scoring or using shears are my recommendation in methods. Even though it is okay to use a saw with a Hardie blade. This is if you also use a HEPA filter to help with the cutting outside and the dust. Painting Hardie board siding will give you best results with the recommended brands. You should have to carefully follow all insulation instructions in order to ensure that your warranty will still be valid.