When you’re looking to upgrade your home’s exterior, there’s no better option than James Hardie siding. After all, the company’s products are on the sides of more than 8 million homes across North America. You already know which siding brand you want, but now the question is which siding contractor should you hire to install it?
Well, we’re here to make your decision an easier one. In this guide, we’ll cover the qualities to look for in a James Hardie installer so you can have peace of mind that you’re making the best choice for your home. Let’s get into it!
When looking for the right contractor, it’s not enough to hire someone who has generic experience installing siding. Instead, you need to look for a contractor that has specific training that pertains to James Hardie fiber cement siding. The best way to do that is to make sure you hire a James Hardie Elite Preferred Contractor like Carolina Exteriors.
This special designation means that our team has met the rigorous qualifications put in place by James Hardie. Taking the time to earn this status has led us to install James Hardie siding on more than 1,000 homes across the Triangle, making us the area’s leading siding contractor.
Portfolio of Work
It’s not enough to hear that a contractor knows what they’re doing. You also need to see real examples of their work. As the saying goes, a picture is worth 1,000 words, so take the time to look through a client’s portfolio before you decide to hire them.
Here at Carolina Exteriors, we’re proud of the work we do and we love to show it off! You can look through our project gallery at any time to see not only photos of the James Hardie siding projects we’ve done, but information about what we did during the transformation process.
Knowledge of James Hardie Products and Warranty Information
For a contractor to truly be an expert at installing a particular product, they need to know the ins and outs of it. Our Carolina Exteriors team takes pride in our knowledge of all the different James Hardie products, the best practices for installation, and the warranty information.
This allows us to answer any questions you may have about what to expect during the design and installation phase of your project, as well as questions about what’s covered if there’s an issue with your siding down the line.
When it comes to James Hardie siding, our job is to be the expert that you can trust with any questions or concerns.
Licensing and Insurance
Finally, when choosing a James Hardie siding contractor, make sure you choose a company that has proper licensing and insurance. This is key to giving you peace of mind that you’re hiring a team that has the training they need to install products safely and accurately.
Beyond that, they need to have insurance coverage so you’re not held liable should an accident occur on your property. Before deciding to hire a contractor, ask them for proof of licensing and insurance to make sure you’re hiring a reliable company.
Carolina Exteriors is the Siding Contractor You Can Trust
Now that you know more about what to look for in a James Hardie siding contractor, we hope you’ll agree that there’s no better choice than the Carolina Exteriors team! We’ve worked with thousands of happy customers across the Triangle and we’d love to work on your home next.
Contact us today to set up a free consultation about your James Hardie siding project and take the first step towards the updated home of your dreams.