HardiePlank Fiber Cement Siding and Pre-Painted ColorPlus
Pacific Exteriors is the preferred installer for HardieZone™ products, ColorPlus® Technology and Hardie Plank here in the Portland metro area. The ColorPlus technology is an incredible proprietary process involving applying consistent, multiple coats of paint that was created especially for the demands climate places on a home’s exterior, especially great here in the Pacific Northwest. The end result is a beautiful consistent finish that can last up to 2x’s longer.* A baked-on coating offers maximum durability and resistance to prolonged exposure to freezing climate and moisture contact.
Why James Hardie?
- Specially formulated paint stands up to UV levels in a way few field-applied paints can, offering up to 30% more fade resistance.**
- The ColorPlus® Technology finish is warranted not to peel, crack, or chip for 15 years.
- Over 41 quality checks are made throughout our proprietary manufacturing process to ensure the quality of the substrate, the texture and the finish. No other manufacturer can match our demanding quality standards.
- Considering the alternatives? Compare the benefits of James Hardie Siding Products with ColorPlus®
- Technology to field applied paint options, especially on larger buildings.
- Most of the raw materials used to make James Hardie Siding are extracted and processed near each manufacturing facility.
The ColorPlus® Technology Process
James Hardie® siding with ColorPlus® Technology combines advanced fiber cement formulation with a factory-applied, baked on finish. Our products are made using the highest quality raw materials and with our proprietary manufacturing process and equipment, revolutionary finish technology and innovative color process, we’re able to provide homeowners a superior siding solution for their homes.
A critical part of James Hardie® ColorPlus® technology – includes color accuracy, color-matching James Hardie siding products, consistency of the paint application, fade resistance and finish longevity.
ColorPlus® Technology Color Palette
The James Hardie® siding ColorPlus® color palette was created by color pro, Leslie Harrington, who handpicked the custom colors and color combinations for each area of the country. Selections were based on regional housing styles, environmental surroundings and extensive research and development.
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*James Hardie accelerated weathering tests compared with brush applied national paint in lab environments **James Hardie accelerated QUV test results compared to nationally available premium paint in lab environment.
Why Pacific Exteriors for your siding installation?
Pacific Exteriors installs James Hardie fiber cement siding. Any siding company can offer James HardiePlank and James Hardie Color Plus. The problem is very few have any experience in installing it, which means more companies not properly trained by the manufacturer are incorrectly installing their siding material. Sound familiar? Pacific Exteriors’ experienced team here in Portland, OR consists of engineers, architects, consultants, and building science experts.
As a local James Hardie installer, Pacific Exteriors understands the technology and the ever changing thermal integration of engineering, thermal elasticity, substrate assemblies, and proper alignment. Pacific Exteriors works close with James Hardie as a leading Portland siding company, in fact our staff has been to multiple conferences and meetings focused on the analytics and specifics of proper installation compliance among other aspects.
Pacific Exteriors is on a very short list of the best contractors in the country recognized by James Hardie. Pacific Exteriors team has even toured the factory with the engineers in Reno Nevada. We specialize in Color Plus, pre-painted Hardie Plank siding, and have for years.
James HardiePlank warranty is 15 year paint/coatings warranty from James Hardie, and a complete 30 year warranty on material from James Hardie.
With over a century of experience in creating innovative materials to protect homes from aging and the elements, James HardiePlank Siding products today are the result of research and development combining exacting standards with the finest raw materials. Over 5.5 million homes in the United States alone and thousands here in the greater Portland metro surrounding areas now have this premium siding, a growing testament to the dedication into producing one of the world’s most beautiful and durable siding products.
James HardiePlank Siding materials are mostly comprised of cement, sand, and water making it an earth friendly siding alternative to wood without the ongoing maintenance and upkeep. HardiePlank siding proprietary manufacturing technology ensures a uniformity of composition and superiority of structural characteristics you simply cannot achieve with wood, vinyl, and other siding products. HardiePlank premium fiber-cement siding also resists cracking, rotting, peeling, and deterioration.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, Pacific Exteriors offers many James HardiePlank HZ10 siding materials available pre-painted from their factory for a controlled environment application with the exclusive color-plus pre-painted technology coating system. James HardiePlank color-plus pre-painted siding has a rich palette of many beautiful colors to choose from.
Pacific Exteriors selects refined and aesthetic color options from HardiePlank color-plus pre-painted siding that will compliment any age or architectural style of home. Pacific Exteriors also provides HardiePlank siding available fully primed and sealed for protection against the elements and for unlimited color options before any painting is done if field painting is chosen. James HardiePlank siding and HardiePlank siding options are one of the most maintenance free exterior cladding materials in the building industry.
Pacific Exteriors has been installing HardiePlank siding for years here in the Pacific Northwest, and have seen first-hand how HardiePlank siding holds paint – in some cases up to 3-4 times better than wood. Pacific Exteriors partners with HardiePlank and HardiePanel fiber cement siding in offering all of our many clients flexibility in architectural style, and can be combined and integrated with HardieShingles, HardieTrim, and HardieSoffit for a complete exterior siding system.