Historic Roots & Modern Protection by James Hardie Siding Chicago
Historic home details—such as Victorian trim, Hardie cedar-textured lap siding, or a Craftsman style door—can easily be added to your abode and enhance your exterior’s character tenfold.
Even if your home is a new construction, gathering inspiration from historic homes adds character in an instant and James Hardie® siding and trim can help recreate a look you love.
With James Hardie, your home can be clad in siding and trim with the strength of fiber cement, ready to ward of woodpeckers and fire damage, all in a fade resistant color you love. James Hardie products are also Engineered for Climate® with superior dimensional stability to face changes in humidity, temperature, and moisture.
High-performance James Hardie siding and trim products have great design options and polished character—all with a rich quality and classic look.
Here are some inspiring exterior details to incorporate historic character into your home:
Go for a simple main siding hue.
With a range of textures and styles, you can opt for HardiePlank® lap siding in a smooth texture to recreate the authentic look of a historic renovation, or go with a staggered edge HardieShingle® siding in an authentic woodgrain texture for a more relaxed Cape Cod style.
This classic beauty is clad in HardiePlank lap siding in Arctic White for a clean, refreshed appearance that rings true of the siding color of the early 1900s. For decades, homes have been clad in traditional white siding, and when paired with modern elements, such as simple landscaping details, historic and contemporary mesh well.
Add a color pop.
James Hardie’s ColorPlus® palette provides you with a range of hues to choose from. James Hardie’s ColorPlus Technology is specifically engineered to help resist damaging UV rays, so your color will stay vibrant longer with less maintenance compared to paint applied on the job site.
This home is clad in boothbay blue lap siding with arctic white trim that gives this historic building some modern flare. We love the historic accents teamed with the high-performance siding and trim. If your home feels simple in style, you can easily add colors in the details, such as a mailbox, front door, shutters, landscape design and molding.
Switch up your shingle style.
With HardieShingle siding, you have a few options. You can use shingles sparingly to accentuate a section of the house, such as the gables of a historic-feeling cottage, or clad the entire home’s exterior.
This beautiful home is clad in HardiePlank lap siding in Khaki Brown with straight edge HardieShingle siding, in the same color, in the gables. The bright white HardieTrim® boards in Arctic White make the khaki color pop. Adding straight or staggered edge shingles to a home’s gables can add a detail that feels authentic to the architecture.
With James Hardie® siding and trim, you can easily sprinkle in historic-looking accents—all with the superior strength and high-performance protection of the future.
If you are in the market for the world leading siding product, James Hardie Siding in Chicago, contact A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc.
We are a preferred contractor in your area that can do the job right! See what our customers are saying on all major leading review websites. Call us at (847) 827-1605 or fill out our FREE Estimate form today!
Here are a few more articles we are recommending for you.
- Harmonize All of Your Exterior Hues Using James Hardie Siding
- Curb Appeal is in the Final Details – James Hardie Siding Chicago
- James Hardie Siding Color Spotlight: Night Grey
- James Hardie Siding Before and After Analysis