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Let the Desert be your Palette Guide



When it comes to home siding colors (and the dead of winter), Midwesterners seek the warmth.  Warmer hues pack a hint of heat into your home’s exterior, bringing to mind the golden sun and sand. Enter desert inspiration—dry air that smells of eucalyptus, thriving succulents and mountain views.

Now you can grab a hold of those desert vibes and unleash them onto your home’s exterior.

When working in James Hardie’s ColorPlus® Technology palette, warmer colors can feel less stark. Versatile warm colors, such as Autumn Tan and Navajo Beige, work well on traditional Minnesota houses. Browns, warm reds and yellows in subtle tones, such as Chestnut Brown and Monterey Taupe, are great for trims on a Midwest craftsman or a rustic ranch.

With James Hardie’s added benefit of ColorPlus Technology—a baked-on color option that helps resist fading—your siding will stay vibrant longer without a ton of maintenance.

Here are a few homes in James Hardie’s top-selling warm siding ColorPlus colors in the Midwest region:

Navajo Beige: This Minnesota home boasts HardiePlank® lap siding and straight edge HardieShingle® siding in Navajo Beige, classic and warm like sand from the west.








Sandstone Beige: This quaint Cape Cod is sided in HardiePlank lap siding in Sandstone Beige, a warm and timeless hue.








Autumn Tan: This updated farmhouse is clad in HardiePlank lap siding in Autumn Tan, a versatile, warm neutral.








Mountain Sage: This two-story Colonial is clad in HardiePlank lap siding in Mountain Sage, an earthy and inviting shade.








If warm colors aren’t your preferred style, James Hardie offers cooler top-selling options, such as Arctic White and Pearl Gray.

Besides the wide range of complementary colors, here are some other benefits to James Hardie’s ColorPlus Technology:

— Multiple coats are applied and each layer is baked on in a closely controlled factory environment to ensure consistent coverage.

–James Hardie’s hues are specifically engineered to resist damaging UV rays, which helps your color stay vibrant longer.

–The ColorPlus Technology finish comes with a 15-year limited warranty that covers materials and labor.

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