Posted on October 27, 2020

We’ve all heard a lot about external cladding in the media of late and in some cases, many builders have been faced with all sorts of health and safety issues for using products that do not meet Australian standards. At JG King, we use only the best Australian suppliers and quality products when building our homes. For the best functional and aesthetic properties on our facades, we choose James Hardie. Here are our 10 reasons why James Hardie is our first choice for the cladding on your home:

  1. Fire Resistant
    James Hardie Cladding adheres to bushfire attack level requirements of up to BAL40 and fire rating up to 60 minutes when used with HardieSmart™ wall systems.

  2. Termite, rot and moisture resistant
    James Hardie’s premium fibre cement is durable and resistant to not only fire, but also to rot, termites and damage from moisture.

  3. Ideal for Australian weather conditions
    Like a protective layer or second skin on the outside of a home, James Hardie cladding is ideal in providing insulation, weather resistance and safeguarding homes from the harsh Australian natural elements.

  4. Thermal efficiency
    The performance of external walls is becoming more important as the cost of heating and cooling homes continues to rise. James Hardie fibre cement walls are ideal in providing insulation, and can be used to create high performing thermal walls.

  5. Flexibility in design
    James Hardie cladding products provide increased flexibility with designs and takes up less floor space than bricks– as it doesn’t add much to wall thickness.

  6. Timber look without the maintenance
    Weatherboards can be made by fibre cement which is easily screwed onto steel frames. Fibre Cement offers the charm of timber without the longevity issues of shrinking, swelling and warping to retain their looks for longer.

  7. Suits all style homes
    The extensive James Hardie cladding range offers a variety of textures and looks to choose from which can be used independently or combined to achieve a classic or modern look for your home.

  8. Huge colour selection
    A huge colour selection adds personality and style to the design of a home. Cladding is also used to approve the appearance of homes with a large variety of styles, textures and colours.
  9. Wide choice in design
    Choice of vertical or horizontal shadow lines, timber styles, geometric looks from architectural composite panels, and rendered walls.
  10. Speed of Installation
    The innovative Scyon™ fibre cement is more durable, faster and easier to install.

At JG King, we use the following James Hardie Cladding products for our homes.

  • Axon cladding
  • Stria cladding
  • Linea weatherboard
  • Primeline weather board
  • HardiePlank weatherboard

To view the James Hardie cladding facades from our best-selling Alpha Collection, click here.