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HardieWrap® Q&A: What You Should Know

Keeping a comfortable and damage-free home is easy when you install siding from James Hardie®. This brand remains the top choice among homeowners due to the product’s durability, beauty, and energy saving properties. In fact, more than 5.5 million homes across the country use this brand as premium siding material.


HardieWrap® weather barriers

James Hardie siding is already excellent enough by itself, but you can still maximize its benefits with superior weather barrier—HardieWrap®. Colonial Remodeling, your expert in Hardie siding installation in Alexandria, VA, shares how this product further enhances your home’s exterior in this handy Q&A,.

  1. What is HardieWrap? This product adds an additional layer of defense to your home’s exterior. As an effective weather barrier, it offers the perfect balance of weather resistance and breathability. This means reducing potential for water intrusion, while letting water vapor from inside your home escape.
  1. What is HardieWrap made of? Like most James Hardie exterior products, this weather barrier uses durable and efficient materials in its construction. HardieWrap consists of high-performance, non-perforated, non-woven polyolefin. It also comes with a unique MicroTech™ Coating. This keeps your siding in Arlington, VA in top form by preventing mildew formation and significant energy loss.
  1. How does it benefit me? Expert contractors, like Colonial Remodeling, install this barrier between your James Hardie siding and interior walls. This protects your home water penetration, keeping your home dry and mold-free. Since it stops costly heating or cooling energy from leaking out, you can keep a more comfortable home without the high energy bills. Additionally, HardieWrap weather barrier is specifically engineered according to climate using HardieZone®. This means that this product can provide superior protection and performance, no matter what your area’s weather patterns throw at it.

HardieWrap is yet another reason that James Hardie is a better alternative to vinyl siding in Fairfax, VA. When combined with HardieTrim® by a premier installers like Colonial Remodeling, you’ll benefit from a full siding system that can provide your home with increased comfort, lasting beauty, and enhanced energy efficiency.

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