What brand of paint does James Hardie use?

Another advantage of using Duration paint is that it complements the James Hardie products we use. If you have James Hardie fiber cement siding with any of its ColorPlus® Technology colors, Sherwin Williams can match any of those colors.

What type of paint does James Hardie use?

What Kind Of Paint Do You Use On Hardie Plank Siding? Use an acrylic paint that is 100% acrylic. A maximum of two coats of paint should be applied. To bond to your trims, you should use paintable caulk that will bond to fiber cement.

Can Sherwin Williams match James Hardie colors?

As one of the top Front Range contractors we can install whichever James Hardie product you choose. No matter what you as our customer select, we can also match it with Sherwin William Duration paint down the road. We use these top-of-the line brands to ensure quality and customer satisfaction.


Who makes the paint for Hardie siding?

Sherwin-Williams Duration® Exterior Latex Coatings are the best topcoat choices for new fiber-cement siding. Because they have a substantially higher film build than conventional paints, only one coat is necessary over a primed surface – and Duration is guaranteed not to peel or blister.

Does James Hardie make paint?

James Hardie's complete porfolio of siding and trim products are available primed and ready for field painting. But when you invest in ColorPlus® Technology, you won't only get gorgeous color—you'll get color that lasts longer than a typical paint job.


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What kind of paint do you use on fiber cement board?

100% acrylic paint or acrylic latex paint are best for fiber cement siding. When you are repainting your fiber cement siding, you should apply two coats of paint starting from the top down and going with the grain of the material and fix any holes, cracks, splits, or gaps in the caulking before you start.

Is Hardie board already primed?

Recommended Paint & Primer

We know that Hardie comes pre-primed and they say you have 180 days to apply your top coat, but we usually opt to prime before painting just in case the primer is older than we think it is.

What type of exterior paint finish is best for Hardie board?

The Best Kind Of Exterior Paint To Use

Apply two coats of paint for the best results. We usually use Sherwin Williams Emerald paint or Benjamin Moore Regal Select. Both of these painters are a top-of-the-line acrylic latex paint that will ensure you get the best results for your Hardie siding painting project.

What is the best paint for fiber cement siding?

Sherwin-Williams Duration® Exterior Latex Coatings are the best topcoat choices for new fiber-cement siding. Because they have a substantially higher film build than conventional paints, only one coat is necessary over a primed surface – and Duration is guaranteed not to peel or blister.


How often does James Hardie siding need to be painted?

Hardie Plank is also called fiber cement siding. While it's far heavier than aluminum, vinyl or wood, it is extremely durable and typically only needs a new paint every ten to twenty years for maintenance. It is one of the best materials and long-term solutions for protecting your home.

What color is pearl gray?

A slinky silver-gray buoyed by a touch a blue. LRV, or Light Reflectance Value, is a measurement commonly used by design professionals—such as architects and interior designers—that expresses the percentage of light reflected from a surface.

Can Sherwin Williams match paint from a picture?

Match a Photo — Customers can take a photo, choose one from their camera roll or select a Pin and ColorSnap® Visualizer will match the colors to Sherwin-Williams paint colors.

What is the difference between latex and acrylic paint?

Difference Between Acrylic And Latex Paint

The main difference between the two paints is that acrylic paint is chemical-based and latex paint is water-based. Because it's chemical-based, the chemicals in acrylic paint make it more elastic than latex paint.


What is 100 acrylic latex paint?

All-acrylic or 100 percent acrylic latex paint is the highest quality of latex paint and is the most durable. Exterior latex paints tend to be all-acrylic or mostly acrylic, because then they hold up better to the weather and are slightly more elastic. Interior latex paints can use stiffer resins such as vinyl.

Do you need to prime Hardie before painting?

Prepare to paint

Whether you've got a ColorPlus finish or custom paint on your existing Hardie siding, you don't have to use primer when re-painting Hardie. All you should have to do is rinse your siding (use a garden hose - no pressure washers here!) to clean off any dust or dirt.

Is Sherwin Williams Super paint good for stucco?

If your stucco is in AVERAGE to GOOD condition a popular exterior coating such as, Sherwin Williams Duration or SuperPaint will accomplish the results you're looking for.

Can Sherwin Williams Super paint be used on concrete?

SuperPaint Exterior Latex High Gloss, with improved resistance to early dirt pick up, provides outstanding performance on properly prepared aluminum and vinyl siding, wood, hardboard, masonry, cement, brick, block, stucco, and metal.


What Sheen do you paint exterior house?

All things being equal, satin or eggshell finish is preferable for the exterior of a home. A satin/eggshell finish satisfies basic maintenance points while providing a pleasant appearance that appeals to the widest range of homeowners.

How long does Hardie board last?

Hardie Board siding is a greater financial investment than vinyl siding, but it lasts longer too. So as you consider this aspect of your decision, realize you will enjoy this outstanding siding for up to 50 years.

Can Hardie board get wet before painting?

It's no problem for a contractor to install James Hardie products in light rain. And if a board does get wet, but is not sitting in moisture for an extended period of time, you can simply let it dry out before installing. RELATED: Does James Hardie siding fade?

How much is pre paint Hardie?

Hardie Plank siding costs about $1.60 per square foot for pre-primed (unpainted) boards, and $1.90 per square foot for factory painted siding.


How long does HardiPlank need to dry before painting?

Paint HardiPlank siding within installation Time Frame- After installation of primed HardiPlank siding, it is recommended to have it painted within 180 days or roughly 6 months. If your siding is unprimed the time frame shortens to 90 days or 3 months to have surfaces painted.

How do you paint fiber cement boards?

Apply at least one coat of a primer before painting. After you have the fibre cement cladding clean and primed, you can begin painting. You can apply the paint with a paintbrush, paint roller, or paint sprayer. You will want to use a paintbrush to paint corners and any trim near the top and bottom of the cladding.