May 14, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products, world leader in fiber cement siding and backerboard, today announced its James Hardie® siding earned the Good Housekeeping Seal. The Seal is a sought-after mark of quality and is granted after a product's rigorous evaluation by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute.
The most popular brand of siding in America found on over 5.5 million homes,
siding is known for its strength, beauty and durability. It comes in a variety of looks and textures, all of which are Engineered For Climate®. In fact, with the HardieZone® system,
provides siding with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product will be used. Importantly,
siding is also fire resistant. HardiePlank lap siding comes with a 30-year non-prorated, transferrable, limited warranty.
"At James Hardie, we're committed to the highest levels of product quality and always have consumer needs and interests in mind," said
, Repair & Remodel Marketing Manager. "
siding is a great product and we're gratified that it is now backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal."
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About James Hardie Building Products:
is the global leader in fiber cement technology, providing siding, trim and accessory product solutions to architects, builders and homeowners for over 100 years. It was the first to introduce fiber cement products to the U.S. in the early 1980s as a durable, lower maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl.
products combine innovation, versatility and safety by offering a variety of design possibilities matched with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product is being used. Currently installed on more than 5.5 million homes,
products have earned a favorable reputation within the industry and have been specified in some of the country's most prestigious projects. For more information about
About the Good Housekeeping Research Institute
: The Good Housekeeping Research Institute, founded in 1900, is the product evaluation laboratory of Good Housekeeping magazine. The institute's staff, composed of scientists, engineers, nutritionists and researchers, evaluates and tests an assortment of consumer products falling under a variety of categories.
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