At Garito Design Build, we understand that any renovations or installation project for your home requires a great deal of preparation. We have worked with home owners throughout Ontario to complete all types of siding related projects, and have encountered several recurring situations and questions. We have gathered some of the most frequently asked questions below and hope that it will provide you with answers you need as quickly as possible.
ANo, proper installation requires removal of any existing siding.
Is HardiePlank Siding Installed on top of my existing siding?
AJames Hardie backs its ColorPlus technology finish with a 15-year warranty that covers both paint and labor. Because James Hardie products with with ColorPlus Technology are manufactured to be dimensionally stable, paint stays on longer than products that expand and contract with moisture exposure. Wood and wood-based products tend to move significantly with absorption of water, causing higher likeliness of paint cracking, chipping and peeling
Once HardiePlank Siding is installed will I ever have to paint it again?
AYes. HardiePlank Siding is sealed to keep out moisture. The coating had mildcide in it to protect against mold growth. If dirt is splattered against the coating and mold grows on the dirt, the coating cleans easily with water from a garden hose.
Is HardiePlank Siding resistant to mold?
AOnly HardiePlank Siding provides lasting durability and protection while giving your home the look and feel of real wood. It is noncombustible and resists rotting and warping.
What is the advantage of HardiePlank Siding compared to vinyl siding?
ATermites and other wood-eating insects will not be able to penetrate the HardiePlank Siding. The product is also resistant to damage from hail, freezing temperatures, rain and humidity.
Is HardiePlank Siding resistant to damage from insects and weather?