Blue Ridge Exteriors Featured In James Hardie® REdesign Magazine!

We're proud to announce that one of the many, many HardiePlank® siding jobs we installed last year is featured in the premier edition of REdesign magazine, which is produced by James Hardie®. We were asked to give before and after pictures of jobs recently completed. Click this link and scroll to the bottom of the [...]

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When it comes to plastic siding is thicker………better?

All of the vinyl siding guys tell you the same thing.  "Our siding is the thickest on the market."  Just look at the ads! But is thicker better?  If that's the selling point, I guess it is.  Let's take a quick look. The thickness of plastic siding is measured in "mils."  1 mil = 0.001" [...]

Is your contractor properly licensed?

You've done your homework as a smart consumer.  You got more than one estimate.  You checked the BBB.  You looked at some work the contractor has already completed, and you visited a job that is currently being installed.  You like the price, and you like the company rep you spoke with. What's left to do [...]

This won’t happen with HardiePlank® Siding *Update*

If you look at the comment that we received from our first "This won't happen with HardiePlank® siding" blog post from just a couple of days ago, you'll find a great link to a video produced by James Hardie® Building Products.  To make it easier, you can click here to see the video.  This video [...]

This won’t happen with HardiePlank® siding

Here is yet another story of a house fire that could have been prevented if a non-flammable siding had been installed on the exterior.  This house fire claimed no lives, but it could have been far worse. HardiePlank® siding by James Hardie® Building Products is non-combustible and approved for fire-rated construction.  You can accidentally put [...]

What an AMAZING offer!

I've got a great story about why homeowners shouldn't always believe what they read. One of the contracts that our company has written this past week was from a homeowner who had questions about our labor warranty. It seems as though there is an AMAZING company in Central Virginia that claims in a mailer that [...]

Press Release!

Blue Ridge Exteriors has been designated as the only VIP Preferred Remodeler in all of Central Virginia by James Hardie® Building Products. In an email to Blue Ridge Exteriors, Paul Gentzel, Director of National Business Development for James Hardie®, said, "as our only JH exclusive dealer in (Central Virginia), you will hold our highest level." We're very [...]

Insurance discounts with HardiePlank® siding?

When considering which exterior cladding to install on your house, you really need to consider more than the initial cost of the project.  Click here for an informative video about HardiePlank® siding. Wrap your leftovers in plastic.....not your home! Blue Ridge Exteriors specializes in HardiePlank® siding.  With more residential HardiePlank® siding installations than any other company [...]

New deck trim influenced by Blue Ridge Exteriors

Blue Ridge Exteriors has partnered with a major PVC trim board manufacturer to create a new deck trim board that has a built-in drip cap.  While this company has been manufacturing a similar board for other applications, they agreed to manufacture a deck trim board to meet James Hardie's Best Practices requirements. This new trim [...]

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