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How to choose a siding color (with so many options!)

With a vibrant robust color palette, you're sure to find the perfect color with James Hardie ColorPlus siding and trim!

With so many options I chose ... Arctic White. Meh - I like the classics. Something about stark white that boasts confidence and class.

The entire family of James Hardie siding products are available in a primed finish ready for you to hire a painter to paint or available in their proprietary ColorPlus technology finish. This is a big investment, no doubt, but when you invest in ColorPlus Technology, you won’t only get absolutely gorgeous color - you’ll get color that will last longer than a typical paint job. Especially here in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene.

Durable Finish

Through an in-house manufacturing and painting facility, James Hardie’s ColorPlus siding goes through what they call an annealing process; the boards are heated up, and given multiple coats of paint (50% more than your average house painter uses) to the visible surface and each edge leaving no spot uncovered.

Baked-On Bond

Then, between each coat, the finish is cured in a controlled environment for an even stronger bond that resists chipping, peeling and cracking.

UV-Ray Resistance

With superior research and development, the scientists at James Hardie (they literally have people walking around in white lab coats) have developed a finish that stands up to our summer’s sun here in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene. Vinyl will fade over time as well as that thinned out field painted job that was applied in suboptimal conditions (right after the rain shower or when the temperature was too cold, or during the high wind event.) Did you know, according to the top paint manufacturers own literature we have about 25 days of 'optimal' painting conditions here in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene? However, painters are jamming paint jobs in all spring, summer, and way too late in fall in order to get their jobs completed. What does this mean to you? It means your home is getting painted in wind, in overly humid conditions, and not applied correctly which greatly reduces the performance and durability of your paint and pretty much kisses your warranty good-bye! I mean, why would you paint your car in the driveway, right? With James Hardie ColorPlus the board is painted inside in super optimum conditions to look flawless on the wall! Let's talk about it! Look at this home - see the variations in color on this panel? This was painted on a windy day - look how thin that paint is. It will need to be repainted in about, well, now, however, they'll be lucky to squeeze 3 years out of it.

Not a good paint job.

Curated Color Palette

Let’s be honest … when you think about painting your home you’ll pick up a giant swatch booklet, excited to find the perfect color. However, 99.9% of those colors are just not even close. Choosing from thousands of paint swatches can be a daunting adventure, for sure. James Hardie has hired the foremost color experts in the field of being a color expert (yes, they exist) and narrowed the options for you! These bonafide experts have created a beautiful selection of colors that they know will look great on the exterior of your home - so you can spend less time flipping through a swatch book and more time imagining how beautiful Aspen Construction will make the outside of your home!

ColorPlus Technology Warranty

The ColorPlus Technology finish comes with a 15 year limited warranty that covers both paint and labor. This protects your home against chipping, cracking and peeling! Worry free! Call us today to schedule a free consultation! And with our estimating tools we will scan your home, produce a 3-D model and you can pick and choose colors and products from one wall to the next! You can see what it would look like to have Shake on the gables or Shake on the main body all before ordering a thing!

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