Residential Installation Instructions


James Hardie siding installation

James Hardie siding installation

Important Storage & Clearance Requirements

Clearance Requirement HZ5 (English / Spanish)
Clearance Requirement HZ10 (English / Spanish)

HardiePlank® Lap Siding

HardiePlank® lap siding is a factory-primed fiber cement lap siding available in a variety of styles and textures. It is also available with ColorPlus® Technology as one of James Hardie's prefinished products. ColorPlus Technology is a factory applied, oven-baked finish available on a variety of James Hardie siding and trim products. See your local dealer for details and availability of products, colors and accessories.

HardiePlank Lap Siding Installation Instructions

HardieShingle® Siding

HardieShingle® siding is available as straight-edge panels or staggered-edge panels 48-in. long by 16-in. high. HardieShingle panels also come as decorative half-round shingles. For smaller coverage areas, individual shingles are also available. Please see your James Hardie dealer for availability of these products.

HardieShingle Siding Installation Instructions

HardiePanel® Vertical Siding

HardiePanel® vertical siding is available in a variety of sizes and textures. Textures include smooth, stucco, Cedarmill® and Sierra 8. HardiePanel vertical siding is 5/16-in. thick and is available in 4x8, 4x9 and 4x10 sizes. Please see your local James Hardie dealer for texture and size availability.

HardiePanel Vertical Siding Installation Instructions

Artisan® Lap Siding

Artisan® Lap siding from James Hardie is luxury, architectural-grade exterior building product. Manufactured with a unique tongue and groove assembly for superior dimensional stability, Artisan Lap resists shrinking, swelling and cracking as well as mold and mildew, termites, harsh weather and is non-combustible.

Artisan Lap Siding Installation Instructions