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Wood Siding

Quality siding is essential to protecting your home all year long. When you need more than what wood-based siding products have to offer, DryTech Roofing recommends you invest in James Hardie®. We discuss why James Hardie siding is the superior choice over engineered wood siding.

The Problems of Engineered Wood Siding

Engineered wood siding is made from wood fibers that make it inherently vulnerable to the same weaknesses of most wood-based products. For instance, constant exposure to rainwater can cause paint to blister and peel and absorb more moisture eventually. This would then lead to swollen, warped, or unstable siding.

Engineered wood siding is also vulnerable to open flame and pests. While there are wood treatments available that provide some level of protection against these vulnerabilities, these wear off over the years. You would either have to be diligent in repainting or recoating your wood siding.

Why Choose James Hardie?

James Hardie is miles ahead in the fiber siding industry. With products such as James Hardie plank siding and HardieShingle®, the brand delivers exceptional durability even under constant exposure to sun, ice, ultraviolet rays, wind-driven rain, open flame, and pests. With James Hardie’s HardieZone® system, you have the assurance that you will get the siding that’s appropriate for the local climate.

James Hardie fiber cement siding is also designed to require as little maintenance as possible. In fact, you don’t even have to worry about repainting. James Hardie’s ColorPlus® technology lets you choose virtually any color palette and it stays the same all throughout its service life, without fading, blistering, or chipping.

DryTech Roofing is your leading source of James Hardie fiber cement siding. As certified installers, you can expect proper installation of your new siding. We serve residents in and around Maryland. To learn more about this brand of fiber cement, call us today at (240) 491-5600. You can also fill out our contact form for a free, no-obligation estimate.