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5 Ways James Hardie Siding Is Eco-Friendly

Today, homeowners are more conscious than ever of how their renovation decisions affect the environment. If you’re replacing your siding, you may be wondering about eco-friendly materials—especially ones that deliver valuable protection and beauty. One of the most popular sidings on the market, James Hardie, combines attractive looks and long-lasting performance in an environmentally friendly package. This top siding material is a great choice for home upgrades when you’re ready to “go green.” What does…

How Long Does Fiber Cement Last?

When it comes to lasting home upgrades, fiber cement siding replacement is a top contender. This material is durable, attractive, and built to endure—especially when you choose the number one fiber cement siding brand in America, James Hardie. Homeowners appreciate the durable performance this premium siding brings. Just how long can you expect your fiber cement siding to withstand the tests of time? Let’s take a closer look that will have you convinced Hardie siding’s…

What Makes James Hardie Trim So Superior

As a vital part of your siding system, trim matters just as much as the boards you install. That’s why James Hardie made sure its siding products and trim options are designed to work seamlessly to beautify and preserve your house for decades. When you invest in what James Hardie offers, you’re investing in trim that delivers superb performance, looks, and style.Simply put, Hardie Trim is a superior choice that maximizes the results you get…

Tackling Termites & Wood Rot for an Updated Home Look

Tackling Termites & Wood Rot for an Updated Home Look Discover how we transformed a home in Overland Park with an updated look using James Hardie siding, steel accents, and more! BEFORE AFTER Location: Overland Park, KS Renovations: James Hardie Siding, ThermaTru Doors, Stone Veneer When the homeowners of this charming mid-century home in Overland Park, KS, were looking for a major update to the look and style of their beloved abode, they turned to…

James Hardie’s Role in Exterior Home Design Trends

When a siding has graced over eight million homes across the country and counting—that’s a sure sign people are loving how it looks and performs. James Hardie has the distinct honor of being a favorite of homeowners both because of their siding’s performance and also its influence on memorable design trends in home renovations over the years.If you’ve been wondering what makes Hardie siding so appealing and valuable—wonder no more! Here’s how James Hardie leads…

Understanding the James Hardie Installation Process

Choosing James Hardie fiber cement siding for your Kansas City area home is a smart move. Hardie siding has gorgeous charm, paired with lasting performance and superior resistance to pests, fire, snow, ice, and rain. It has one of the best warranties in the industry—a 30-year, non-prorated warranty you can transfer to those who own the home after you. You’ll appreciate this top-rated material that over 8 million homeowners across the country have invested in—especially…

Tackling Rotted Windows & Siding on Overland Park Home

Tackling Rotted Windows & Siding on Overland Park Home Witness the remarkable transformation of an Overland Park home as Smart Exteriors overcame deterioration, revitalizing it with new siding and gutters. BEFORE AFTERLocation: Overland Park, KSRenovations: James Hardie® Lap Siding, Hardie® Soffit, Fascia, & Trim, and GuttersWhen we first met with the homeowner, it was evident that their Overland Park home was in need of a major update. The old wood windows and siding had started…

Replacing Old Wood Windows and Siding in Lees Summit, MO

Replacing Old Wood Windows and Siding in Lees Summit, MO See how we helped a couple in Lees Summit, MO, achieve their dream home exterior with new windows and James Hardie siding — plus more! BEFORE AFTER Location: Lee's Summit, MORenovations: James Hardie Siding, Gutters, WindowsWe recently had the pleasure of helping a lovely couple in Lees Summit, MO, transform their conventional home into a modern marvel. When our clients first approached us, they were…

Transforming an Olathe Home with a Perfect Blend of Functionality and Style

Transforming an Olathe Home with a Perfect Blend of Functionality & Style See how we transformed an Olathe home with a siding, windows, and deck overhaul. Smart Exteriors delivered a seamless process for a stunning, functional update. BEFORE AFTER Location: Olathe, KSRenovations: James Hardie Siding, ProVia Windows & Doors, New Deck, Brick UpdatesOur Olathe, KS homeowner was dealing with multiple issues that were impacting the beauty and functionality of their home. The siding was rotting,…

A Remarkable Home Exterior Renovation in Lee’s Summit

A Remarkable Home Exterior Renovation in Lee’s Summit Experience an awe-inspiring home transformation in Lees Summit. From outdated to extraordinary, witness the remarkable journey with Smart Exteriors BEFORE AFTER Location: Lee's SummitRenovations: James Hardie Siding, ProVia Windows & Doors, Stone VeneerWhen we first met this couple, we discovered that they were longing for a major update to breathe new life into their Lee’s Summit home's exterior. The old wood windows and siding were not only…