Since this blog post was written, CertainTeed Weatherboards has been acquired by Allura USA and the product has gone through continual improvement. We are not affiliated or in relation to Allura, this is an opinion piece and every homeowner or builder considering fiber cement siding should do their due diligence in researching the best solution for their home. Fiber cement has long been used on homes and proven to be a viable, durable and beautiful siding option when the product is installed correctly to manufacturer specifications. Of the homes, United technicians visited and seen fiber cement failing, it frequently is due to contractor installation error.
If you are considering fiber cement for your home, consult a local professional home improvement company with high-level experience of installing fiber cement in their regions. and a portfolio with references. At