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Atlanta Siding / Atlanta Siding Contracting - HardiPlank / Fiber Cement Siding
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When it comes to residential exterior products, choices are very limited. Over the last 30 years, with the exceptions of the "low income" look of vinyl siding and the ever popular but cost prohibitive choice of brick, almost all residential siding products have been deemed defective.
Over the last decade, the cost effective, highly versatile and always attractive choice of HardiPlank or fiber cement siding has consistantly won consumers' hearts, minds and checkbooks. It is, by far, the smartest choice anyone can make when it comes to residential value and protection from short term to long term.
Almost every Atlanta consumer reports that fiber cement siding is pretty much the only viable product that guarantees homeowners short term value and long term protection for the biggest and most important investment they will make in their lifetime.
Assuming that consumers choose not to go by way of brick or vinyl siding for obvious reasons, HardiPlank or fiber cement siding solutions offer not only lap board siding, but also offers the elegante look of stucco siding as well as many others. The fact is, there are many different looks that they offer with a minimum of 50 years of materials warrantee behind them. In fact, one Atlanta home improvement contractor offers a 50 year warranty on their labor to compliment the materials warranty.
And while vinyl siding can last a long time, has never been found to be defective and costs somewhat less than Hardi/fiber cement - many areas throughout Georgia deem the product substandard. Whether they consider it to be far too cheap looking, find it to bed unacceptable in overall value or for what ever other reason - vinyl siding is simply considered to be unacceptable.
The product might be more acceptable if there was a substancial savings, but the only vinyl siding that lasts a substancial time has styrofoam backing that contractors choose to profit from so greatly, that it brings the cost of the product to nearly that of Hardi/fiber cement.