Have you been thinking about remodeling your home recently? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, 41 percent of homeowners rated home improvement as a top priority.

Having James Hardie Siding installed can increase your home’s value. Keep reading to learn more about why this fiber cement siding is a great choice for resale value and return on investment.

Reasons to Choose James Hardie Siding

In the mid-1980s, James Hardie created a new fiber-cement technology. His company used this new approach to make a broad range of building products. In the early 1990s, they introduced their HardiePlank® lap siding to North America.

Today, HardiePlank® is the top choice for home construction, remodel, and historic renovations. HardiePlank® siding offers the following benefits:


James Hardie's siding resists moisture, rot, and extreme temperatures. This makes it a great choice for the hot summers and harsh winters in Nebraska.

Fire Protection

This fiber-cement siding won’t catch fire. This provides you and your family with optimum safety if a fire occurs.

Pest Resistant

The composition of this siding makes it resistant to destructive pests. This includes carpenter ants, powder-post beetles, and termites.

Easy Upkeep

With this siding, you won't need to rent or hire a high-pressure washer. You can use your garden hose to rinse it off two to three times each year.

James Hardie Siding Colors

If you want to add a little color to the neighborhood, James Hardie siding is a great choice. You’ll find many classic shades engineered with ColorPlus® Technology. This means that the color resists fading and staining.

Do You Wonder, “How Can I Increase the Value of My Home?”

For those thinking about remodeling, many wonder if it will increase the home's value. Taking into consideration some of the factors below, James Hardie Siding has a long history of providing increased value when installed.


The current state of the economy impacts home values. During slow economic times, people tend to have less money to spend on buying a house. However, with James Hardie providing one of the highest ROIs of any home improvement project, this project will retain its value no matter the economy.

Neighborhood Comparisons

By looking into what homes in your area have recently sold for, you're able to see a realistic price for your home in the current economy. When comparing your home, take a look at the type of siding on these recently sold homes. You can expect to get more for your home if you have James Hardie Siding installed.


Newer homes often appraise at a higher value because the upkeep is less. If you have an older home, upgrading it with HardiePlank® is a great way to increase the value and stack up better against new builds.

In 2020, homeowners recovered 78 percent of their cost for cement siding at resale. In fact, installing siding was the fourth-highest home improvement priority that year.

Are You Interested in Upgrading Your Home’s Exterior?

Installing James Hardie Siding provides benefits now and for the future of your home. Thompson Home Improvements is recognized as a trusted and proven Nebraska contractor. We’ve completed construction and remodeling services throughout the Omaha area since 2007.

Our company is a certified installer of James Hardie® fiber-cement siding. You’ll get the most professional work with the world’s best fiber-cement siding. Contact us for a free quote today and let’s start upgrading your home.