The Ins and Outs of Fiber Cement Siding

Your home’s siding does everything from making a first impression to protecting your exterior from the elements — but what to do when it comes time for a reno project? As a homeowner, you know that cutting down on maintenance and cost is essential. As you start thinking about the return on investment for your siding replacement project, we’d like to show you how fiber cement siding can do everything you need — so you can worry less about upkeep on your home’s exterior and get right back to quality family time! Read on for the insider scoop on one of our favorite materials.



Fiber cement siding isn’t just another alternative to more traditional options like wood and vinyl — it also comes with a long list of benefits that make it a highly appealing choice for the longevity and appearance of your home.

The durable material is eco-friendly in comparison to vinyl and wood, is generally low maintenance, impervious to pests and rot, and UV- and fade-resistant — plus it can withstand the heat, freezing, and hail we often see during our summers here in the Denver Metro Area.

Additionally (and perhaps most importantly) fiber cement siding carries the highest fire spread rating possible. Unlike vinyl and wood, the material will not warp, melt, or ignite — meaning it can slow the spread of fire.        



From lights to darks and everything in between, James Hardie’s baked-on ColorPlus® Technology means your home will have greater resistance to fading in addition to its other fabulous low-maintenance benefits. Their bevy of different finishes — plus board and batten, shingle, vertical, and horizontal siding — mean you can effortlessly design a look that fits your aesthetic to a T. We recommend browsing their inspiration gallery to start picking out ideas!   

We’ll keep your home looking its best for all 30 years of your James Hardie warranty and beyond!. 


Magnolia Home

Fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines will be thrilled to know that you can add a bit of their contemporary rustic style to your home’s exterior with the lovely Magnolia Home collection — a set of 16 earthy colors hand-picked by Joanna herself.

With additional options like shingles, panels, planks, and a smooth or CedarmillⓇ texture, it’s a snap to customize your home to inspire connection, a bond with the land, and years of fond memories.  



Because of the nature and ingredients of fiber cement, this is one siding material that’s best installed by professionals. Luckily, our team has the tools and expertise needed to get the job done right!


Sign up for a FREE consultation and chat with us to find out how we keep dust and debris to a minimum while making sure your installation is quick and easy. 

Don’t hesitate — call or text the pros at Gravina’s® at (303)-472-8462 to upgrade your home’s exterior appearance and value! We’ll walk you through all of your options, what you can expect, and talk more about what’s right for your budget and home needs. We love to hear what you have planned and can’t wait to help see it through to the final stunning results!

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