HardiPlank does not burn or melt. It is non-combustible and approved for fire-rated construction.
Vinyl siding will melt or burn when exposed to a significant source of heat or flame. Keep BBQ grills away from vinyl siding!
HardiPlank Can be painted any color you can imagine and lasts longer than with wood. Color choices are truly unlimited.
With Vinyl, Color cannot be changed and it is susceptible to fading. It is also difficult to get a perfect match when repairs are necessary. Vinyl has a plastic appearance.
HardiPlank Weather Resistance vs. Vinyl Weather Resistance
Hardie is so durable it’s guaranteed for up to 50 years, even in the most severe climates on earth. Hardie is the perfect solution for Houston.
Vinyl siding becomes brittle in cold weather. Can be damaged by hail, limbs, and other flying debris. UV resistance varies, some can fade and crack.
HardiPlank Durability & Thickness vs. Vinyl Durability & Thickness
James Hardie siding’s strength and thickness provide impact resistance caused by hail or wind.
Premium vinyl siding is only 5/100″ thick. Some are even thinner. Flexible panels and trim easily damaged or cracked.Vinyl Fact – Vinyl is a petroleum product, a thin sheet of plastic. Vinyl is damaged by prolonged exposure to the sun. Vinyl siding is typically installed over existing wood siding leaving mold, moisture and insects free to proliferate!
HardiPlank Fact – HardiPlank is made of fiber-reinforced concrete, literally as tough as solid rock. A HardiPlank installation from All-Tex Home Improvement Services includes removing the existing siding from your home, installing a new moister barrier and finally painting your home any color you desire with premium Sherwin-Williams paint. HardiPlank is affordable! Complete the free estimate form or call us to receive a free in-home consultation and demonstration today.