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Fiber Cement Siding vs Minneapolis Hail Storms

Now that it is spring here in the Minneapolis area, you know it won’t be long before we get hit with a hail storm. Hail storms are frequent in the Twin Cities, so this issue concerns many homeowners.  Is your siding going to keep up with the hail that’s sure to hit the area this spring?

Hail is definitely a threat to homes in our area.

It can come up on us without actually knowing too far in advance that it’s going to happen.  And even predictions of hail won’t necessarily tell how severe the storm could be.  It might ding and dent your vehicles, but what about your home? If you are adding new siding to your home this season, then it just makes sense to consider the right protective layer to put on it.

Hail and Siding

Hail, when it comes into contact with the siding on a home, can cause a decent amount of damage if the siding can’t hold up to impact. Wood breaks down when the hail hits it; vinyl can crack or break; aluminum can dent and ding. However, it has been shown that fiber cement siding is one of those siding options that stands up tall against hailstorms. We are pleased to offer our customers exceptional fiber cement siding from The James Hardie Company.

Why James Hardie Fiber© Cement Siding Comes Out the Winner Against Hail

In a contest involving hail, James Hardie fiber cement siding comes out the clear winner.  Fiber cement siding has the durability that the other choices do not come with. While they are durable choices to have on your home, they may not be durable enough to protect the house from larger sized hail that it might come into contact with. Don’t let this happen to you. Fiber cement siding is so much different than the other options. While it does cost a bit more, it protects a lot more.

This can also provide the whole house protection that you need and want. Hail storms hit here in the Twin Cities often enough that you want to protect your home with the right siding. Fiber cement is the way to go, because it is highly resistant to impact damage from objects such as hail.  Did you know that even pea-sized hail can damage other siding products?  But not fiber cement.

Are you ready to replace the siding on your home with fiber cement siding from James Hardie? Choose from a variety of colors and textures. Your exterior can look the best it possibly can with the right choice to go with. We are proud to be a Hardie preferred siding installation contractor for the Minneapolis area. Why not contact us to set up a free no-obligation consultation in your home to find out more?



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