Category Archives: James Hardie siding

James Hardie Siding (HardiePlank) Job Before and After Houston Texas

James Hardie Siding (HardiPlank) Transformation, Houston TX So here we are again bragging about our workmanship here at Texas Home Exteriors! As projects come and go, as you will find, I openly share a variety of siding jobs we complete here in … Continue reading

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James Hardie Siding “HardiePlank” Great Siding Option For Fire Resistance in Houston Southeast Texas Homes

James Hardie Siding (HardiePlank Siding) made from fiber cement is a great option for Houston Texas metro area for a fire resistance option for home siding. As we, Texas Home Exteriors, are out in the field bidding siding jobs for … Continue reading

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Fiber Cement or LP SmartSide Siding? An Asset or Liability with Single or Double Wall Construction Houston Texas Department of Insurance “TDI”?

With my many years of construction background of building homes, I along with many other home builders and remodelers, know the value of building a strong home. Here in the southeast Houston Texas metro area we have a good amount … Continue reading

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LP SmartSide Siding vs Fiber Cement/HardiePlank Siding Houston Texas

Fiber Cement/HardiePlank or LP SmartSide Siding? I get asked this question often working Texas Home Exteriors, “Greg, what is better, Fiber Cement/HardiePlank Siding or LP SmartSide Siding for my Houston TX home?” As we move into 2014,  I have already … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency for Hardie Siding in Houston TX with Tyvek ThermaWrap

Energy Efficiency for Hardie Siding with Tyvek ThermaWrap Southeast Houston TX homeowners often remove their old siding and install James Hardie Siding. This is a great decision although often overlooked is what can be done before the new HardiePlank Siding … Continue reading

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Roof Kick-Out Flashing

I cannot stress enough to homeowners the importance of kick-out flashing and how often it is overlooked.  Kick-out flashing is a small piece of metal flashing that diverts the water away from an intersection where a side wall and roof line … Continue reading

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Correctly Nailing HardiePlank Siding

In all my years in home improvement, I have witnessed what works as well as what does not perform well.  I cannot begin to tell you how many HardiePlank Siding jobs I have come across with face nails and just after a … Continue reading

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