Rental Upgrade to Hardie

"Rental Upgrade to Hardie"


Montreat, NC

The Issue

Deteriorating Cedar Siding

Services Requested

New Siding, Painting

Home's Original Materials

Cedar Siding

Cinderblock Foundation

New Products Used

James Hardie Cedarwood ColorPlus Horizontal Lap Siding – Evening Blue

James Hardie Smooth Trim – Arctic White

Sherwin Williams Emerald Exterior Paint – Grays Harbor

Before & After click & drag

Before After

Project Description

This mountain home is co-owned and rented out year round. It has the very typical mountain color combination of red and green for homes built during the time. These owners wanted to update the exterior with a durable and low-maintenance siding to make it more attractive to renters and protect the home for the long run.

The customers used our Home Visualizer tool to land on a design that they were happy with. James Hardie fiber cement siding is a go-to for durability and low-maintenance. They chose the classic horizontal lap in Evening Blue with Arctic White trim. They opted to match the foundation to the siding color.

It’s not unusual for us to find sheathing a framing rot under existing siding once we start the demo on houses in the woods. This house needed some expected wood remediation and then the siding went on without delay. This mountain home is now a renter’s paradise!

More than just a contractor.

Hatch is your partner for exterior remodeling.

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