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As leading exterior siding contractors we have worked with a lot of siding materials. Over the years we have offered a variety of different options but it’s important to us that we stay on top with using the best in Siding Products. That material is James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding.

Why Choose James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding installed by MasterCraft?

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James Hardie fiber cement siding is the #1 choice by homeowners across the USA and  has been proven to stand the test of time. Installed in 5.5 million homes in the US and COUNTING, it is highly resident to the natural elements such as fire, moisture, wind and termites and it's terrific siding
for direct Ocean Front Homes!  Upon installation from our “Elite” James Hardie Siding trained team, each homeowner will be receiving a 30-year non-prorated material limited product warranty plus a 15-year Express limited finish warranty. Wood like beautiful appearance and durability is James Hardie Siding Products available in Shingles, Clapboard, Board and Batten, and  Beadboard sheet panels. 

Before and After James Hardie Fiber Cement Renovations by MasterCraft ranked #1 in installations for the past 17 years

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Discover Why James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding is recommended by Architects for Beauty, Durability and Return on Investment

Looking just like wood siding at 1/2 the cost and without the wood maintenance no wonder why James Hardie fiber cement siding is so well received even in the historic districts.

This amazing building material is so great because it gives off an amazing warm look and feel and lasts much longer than wood! Choose your color and texture preference to enhance any architectural style.

MasterCraft is a James Hardie Elite Remodeler for all of the Greater Boston, South Shore & North Shore areas.

HardieZone® System

It seems that each siding on a home has there pros and cons when it comes to the climate it lives in. With James Hardie, they have a specifically designed material to handle to North East climate.

HardieZone HZ5 Siding Zone for Greater Boston, MA

The HZ5 Hardie product line which has been developed specifically for the climate that we live in is great at handling freezing temperatures, extreme temperature variations, and snow & ice. Listed below are some of its main points:

  • Zero and below temperatures are not a problem as it easily handles the extreme cold and will not crack.
  • Maintains dimensional stability under challenging weather conditions designed for 240 freeze-thaw cycles typical of the NorthEast.
  • Resists against damage that snow & ice can cause
  • Every board is sealed at the edge upon installation 
  • Resists against damage that moisture can cause
  • Noncombustible and endorsed by many firefighters across the U.S.A.
  • Complete exterior is available in lap, shingle, panel, fascia, trim and soffit
  • Bugs, termites, and woodpeckers resistant .

James Hardie fiber cement siding “Elite” installations

  1. Your exterior will be completely sealed from harsh elements entering your home through the siding.
  2. James Hardy siding products installation is a system of James Hardi associated products and techniques to provide your home decades of protection against the elements while maintaining stunning curb appeal. The system includes HardieWrap weather barrier, a breathable underlayment allowing your home’s water vapor to sweat out keeping your home’s walls dry, modified polymer sealants and more!

Why Hardie

HardieZone HZ5 Siding Zone for Greater Boston

Besides being “Green and Sustainable” with the highest return on investment, James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding outperforms vinyl siding and wood in performance, protection, durability, and lifetime value. It is unique in its ability to offer remarkable protection during fires and from flooding and damaging hurricane force winds. James Hardie siding is designed to last up to 30 years. It is warranted to resist damage from cracking, rotting, hail, moisture, winds and termites.

Product Comparisons

James Hardie® products are rare in that they combine beauty and durability and also are considered “Green and Sustainable” by industry professionals.

How James Hardie Compares to Wood and Vinyl Siding
  • James Hardie Siding does not need to be face nailed (most applications) for a stunning, crisp, and beautiful look siding!
  • Unlike vinyl siding that will melt or burn in a fire, James Hardie siding is noncombustible and approved for fire-rated construction.
  • Vinyl siding color cannot be changed. It is susceptible to fading and difficult to match when repairs are needed.  James Hardie ColorPlus Technology provides up to 30% better fade resistance and offers highly accurate color matching.
  • Vinyl and wood siding are easily damaged by hail and other flying debris. James Hardie siding resists rotting, warping, cracking,  and high winds up to 150 mph.
  • Because James Hardie fiber cement does not undergo the same degree of expansion and contraction that hinders wood-based and vinyl products, it holds paint 3-4 times longer, greatly reducing maintenance costs.
  • Fiber cement costs about 24% less than wood after installation.
  • Unlike vinyl and wood siding, James Hardie Siding products are engineered for climate to stand up to the harshest weather conditions including UV levels, wind, rain, pests, heat and direct ocean front homes. 
  • James Hardie siding may be combined with HardieWrap weather barrier and rigid foam insulation panels to help increase energy efficiency.

    ColorPlus Technology

    ColorPlus® Technology for Long-Lasting Beauty, Lifetime Value and Low Maintenance

    For the ultimate in performance with HardieZone® products, add ColorPlus® Technology. This proprietary process involves applying consistent, multiple coats of paint that was created especially for the demands climate places on a home’s exterior. The end result is a beautiful consistent finish that lasts up to 2x’s longer.* A baked-on coating offers maximum durability and resistance to prolonged exposure to freezing climate and moisture contact.

    Besides a wide selection of color palette choices, a critical part of James Hardie ColorPlus technology  includes color accuracy, color-matching, consistency of the paint application, fade resistance and finish longevity. More about ColorPlus Technology:

    • Specially formulated paint stands up to UV levels in a way few field-applied paints can, offering up to 30% more fade resistance.
    • Finishes are warranted for 15 years not to peel, crack, or chip.
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      Return on Investment

      Sustainable James Hardie® Siding Products Offer a Lifetime Value Related to ColorPlus® Technology, Durability and Climate Specific Engineering

      With James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding, You Can Expect These Benefits:

      • A longer paint cycle that can save up to $5,000 (on average) over 15 years
      • The #1 return on investment and superior siding value for remodeling projects, according to the Remodeling  Cost vs. Value Report ( www.costvsvalue.com )
      • Lower homeowner insurance premiums (14% lower on average) compared to vinyl siding
      • No need to hire – and pay for – an additional on-site painting contractor
      • Up to a 30-year limited transferrable product warranty, as well as a 15-year finish warranty covering both paint and labor
      • No waiting for optimal weather conditions to finish and start enjoying your James Hardie-sided home
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        Two Important Reasons to Choose MasterCraft for Your James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding Project

        • MasterCraft Roofing Siding Windows has "Elite" status award by the James Hardie Siding Products company in recognition for establishing continued excellence in installations year over years. We recognized one of the best siding company for James Hardie Siding installations located in Boston and South Shore
        • NO answering service. Every call answered during business hours. Ranked 5 STARS GOOGLE REVIEWS and BBB A+.
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        James Hardie fiber cement siding is available in a variety of profiles, shapes and colors that compliment any design. Clapboard siding, Shingle Siding, Scallop Shingles, Board and Batten, and a spectrum of Color Plus choices including MAINTENANCE-FREE AZEK PVC trim for your corners, fascia and gable ends or pre-colored James Hardie trim too!

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