Why Hardiplank Siding is Better than Vinyl Siding | Southwest Exteriors

See the Differences In Hardie vs. Vinyl Siding

HardiePlank® Siding Increases The Beauty And Value Of Your Home.

Have you ever met anybody that was looking for a vinyl house when searching for a new home? Not likely. People don’t seek out and buy vinyl houses. They much prefer the charm and warmth of wood. HardiePlank® siding offers the look and feel of real wood. When the time comes to sell your home, Hardieplank® siding’s durability, low maintenance, and beauty will make your home more desirable to prospective buyers.

HardiePlank® vs. vinyl comparisons

James Hardie Vinyl Siding Flame Resistance

HardiePlank Flame Resistance

Non-combustible.Approved for fire-rated construction.

Vinyl Siding Flame Resistance

Vinyl siding will melt or burn when exposed to a significant source of heat or flame

Color Flexibility

James Hardie Color Flexibility

Can be painted any color you can imagine and lasts longer than with wood

Vinyl Siding color flexibility

Color cannot be changed and is susceptible to fading. And it’s difficult to get a perfect match when repairs are necessary

Weather Resistance

james hardie weather resistance

Resists rotting, warping, cracking, hail, and high winds up to 150 mph. So durable it’s warranted for up to 30 years against the harshest weather conditions

vinyl siding weather resistance

Become brittle in cold weather. Can be damaged by hail, limbs and other flying debris


james hardie thickness

James Hardie® siding’s strength and thickness provide impact resistance caused by hail and wind.

vinyl siding thickness

Premium vinyl siding is only 5/100″ thick.

Southwest Exteriors is a James Hardie preferred remodeler in San Antonio. Contact us or call (210) 828-5555 to learn more about how HardiePlank® siding offers you the low maintenance solution for your home’s long-term beauty and value.

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