Hardy Board Siding Reviews

by admin on September 6, 2011

Hardy board siding is plank installation. While Hardie board siding looks good when the interior or exterior is covered remember that there is nothing when it comes to siding that is maintenance-free. No such thing exists. All siding has to be maintained and Hardie board siding is no exception to the rule! However when you install the Hardy board siding panel you need to make sure that painting is done for the Hardy board siding every 10-15 years. If you take care of the Hardy board siding properly you can ensure that the appearance will last for a while.

Hardy Board Siding Cost

When it comes to Hardy board siding cost there are various costs involved and the average cost of the siding with installation is around $12,000. However there are also some installations that are done for as low as $8,000 but can go up to the higher range of $25,000. Anyway the general opinion is that spending $25,000 is just too much as there are contractors who do a good job for a lesser price. You could also get the Hardy board siding installation done for about $10,000.

The best way to get a reasonable Hardy board siding cost is asking for local contractors’ bids and compare. You can click here (Only For US) to free estimate your local contractors’ price online.

Hardy Board Siding Colors

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Colors of the Hardy board siding can be obtained by multiple coats of paint that was created especially to meet the demands of the climate places of a home’s exterior. As always the end result will be a beautiful consistent finish that will last up to 2x’s longer. The baked-on coating gives maximum durability and is resistant to prolonged exposure even in freezing climate and where there is moisture contact. The colors are specially formulated and the paint stands up to high UV levels that offers up to 30% more fade resistance.
The colors listed above maybe not available in your local market. You can click here (Only For US) to free estimate your local contractors’ colors online before making any purchase.

Hardy Board Siding Repair

  • Inspect the screws used to secure the siding to the house.
  • Cover each screw hole with flexible caulk
  • level the caulk with the surface of the siding with a putty knife
  • locate a screw that is not countersunk into the wood
  • Use a screwdriver to countersink it and then apply the flexible caulk.
  • Do not use any caulk other than flexible caulk or the paint will eventually crack around the caulking.
  • Allow at least 24-hours drying time unless the directions on the caulk indicate a shorter curing time.
  • Spray the side of your house with a high-pressure power sprayer to remove dirt buildup from the siding.
  • Hardie siding does not soak up water
  • Move on once the surface of the siding appears dry
  • Tape off areas you do not wish to paint such as window frames, doorframes and light fixtures.
  • Place drop clothes on any area

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