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James Hardie Siding Is Only As Good As the Company that Installs It!
When it comes to the exterior of your home, investing in a quality, durable exterior siding product is essential. It doesn’t really matter if you need to replace your damaged or old siding completely, or if you want to upgrade to the best siding material for Chicago’s climate, fiber cement James Hardie Board siding is by far the best option available for you.
James Hardie fiber cement siding is our “bread and butter.” It’s the siding we eat, sleep, breathe, and by far install the most on our customers’ homes.
In fact, it’s likely the siding we’ll recommend for YOUR home during your free consultation. Simply Put, James Hardie is the best product for homeowners living in Chicagoland. Why?
Not only does James Hardie have the best fiber cement siding on the market, they have some amazing color choices favored by many of the country’s top exterior remodeling designers.
With the End-to-End Customer Experience You Deserve!
My name is Dave Donofrio and I loved my career at James Hardie. For 20 years I had a front row seat watching the country fall in love with their homes. Since the inception of HGTV and the DIY Network, homes have transformed from a place of protection to a place of expression. I truly believe home is an extension of us and who we are, and I have been so fortunate to have spent my entire career in the home improvement industry, helping families express their personalities.
When I started with James Hardie in 2003 the outside of the home was an afterthought, siding was something to stop the elements, to keep you safe and protected. I’ve spent the last twenty years in a senior executive role with James Hardie developing products, working with designers and builders, working & training thousands of contractors & remodelers and helping build and deliver products homeowners were proud and excited to use on their homes.
I Worked at James Hardie for 20 Years
The exterior of your home has become my passion. I fell in love training some of the nation’s best remodeling companies and their customers, helping the exterior remodeling industry deliver stunning, best-in-class transformation’s and delivering mind-blowing results for homeowners across the nation. Contributing and participating in those experiences have been the most rewarding memories of my career.
While I’ve helped many homeowners achieve their remodeling dreams, I‘ve seen ten times as many remodeling nightmares and bad installation jobs that have created stress and loss. Products like James Hardie are awesome, but only as good as the siding contractor that installs it. I’ve seen that homeowner frustration first-hand and the heartache caused by fly-by-night contractors – especially here in Chicagoland.
I saw an opportunity, an opportunity to bring exceptional customer experience to Chicago area homeowners. In October of last year, we partnered with All Star Products a company celebrating 35 years of exceptional customer service right here in Chicago. Our vision is to deliver Chicagoland’s premier experience for siding and window transformations. We love what we do & obsess over your experience.
I Worked at James Hardie for 20 Years
Libertyville may be one of the most well-known Chicago suburbs overall, and with that level of recognition comes a certain level of property value. When people buy homes in Libertyville they aren’t just looking for an average place to live, they are looking to buy a home in one of the area’s most iconic suburbs, which means making a relatively substantial investment. Local residents take pride in their homes, which means keeping the exterior in good condition as well as giving the home substantial curb appeal.
One of the easiest ways to meet both of these goals is to partner with an experienced, local contractor like All Star Products. We can handle all of your window, door, and siding-related remodeling needs, and we can even integrate them into a single project to save on labor costs. Take a look at what we offer and how you can use it to beautify your home and protect one of your most important investments.
All Star Products has been providing Libertyville residents with an unbeatable customer satisfaction experience for more than 35 years. Our founders have lived in the area for many years, and grew tired of watching their friends and neighbors, other local residents, getting fleeced and winding up upset and out significant sums of money. Fly-by-night contractors have been a blemish on the industry, and All Star understands our neighbors deserve better.
Homeowners in Libertyville deserve to have contractors that give their projects the attention and care they deserve, regardless of the size or scope. From projects that need small updates like a window, door, or small-sided area, to larger and more complex projects that need many windows, entire buildings of siding, and more, we’re ready to listen to your project needs and help you meet those needs.
When you work with All Star for your Libertyville home’s exterior remodeling project, you can enjoy a wide range of benefits. Clear, concise, and detailed project estimates, as well as timely project completion by leading area experts, can make your home look amazing while staying protected for years to come.
James Hardie siding is one of the most impressive substances currently being used for home siding materials, and its unique properties of it make it ideal for homes in the Chicagoland area, like Libertyville. One of the things to make sure of, however, is that you are using a certified James Hardie installer.
If your installation ever needs to have warranty work performed on it, having it installed by someone that isn’t Hardie-certified can lead to having the warranty coverage voided. Another reason to make sure you use a qualified installer like All Star is so that the siding is installed correctly, in general. Your siding is what helps to keep water from penetrating the inside of your structure, so it only makes sense to make sure it’s installed right.
Countless homeowners forget about the potentially massive impact that windows have on not only the appearance of a home but also on the home’s energy efficiency. Windows are the liminal points in the home where the inside of the home and the exterior elements have the chance to meet, which means they need to be highly effective at not only sealing against moisture but sealing against air transfer as well.
If your home could potentially benefit from upgraded windows, All Star is able to get windows made for any potential application. There are materials options that include vinyl, fiberglass, and even wooden frames, and there is a wide range of style options to choose from as well. Cut energy costs and boost curb appeal with a professional window installation.
Another component of the exterior that many homeowners overlook is the entry door. This is another crucial spot where the home is potentially exposed to external conditions, including rain, snow, ice, and wind, and it needs to be installed properly. The installation is important not only for the functionality of the door but for the safety of the overall structure.
All Star is one of the leading replacement door installers in the Libertyville area. We offer an incredibly wide range of options for homeowners to find exactly what they need for their entryway project. There are options that range from simpler, entry-level doors, and there are far more complex, detailed, and even custom entry doors. Once the door tier is decided, there are multiple styles to choose from, including:
Additionally, we have a simple process for ordering and installing your new door. We’ll come out to your home to measure, and while we’re there we’ll get the details of the door like style, color, and so on. Once it’s ready, we’ll come on the scheduled install date to take care of the project.
You’ll Love Our 4-Step Process for Stress-Free Siding Installation in Chicagoland!
Onsite Inspection & Consultation
The first step in our process is to visit your home and provide a free consultation. During this visit, you will meet with our owner, a 20 year veteran of James Hardie building products who will inspect your existing siding and will make an honest assessment of its condition. His goal is to walk away with a thorough understanding of your style and any issues that you’re currently having. All Star Products uses the latest software and technology available to ensure that our quotes are accurate so you aren’t paying for needless waste and fast because we respect your time.
Create Estimate & Proposal
In a week or so, we will contact you to review your custom design rendering of your home based on your style and budget. Most Chicago siding contractors give you an ambiguous, 1 page quote and you’re never quite sure what you’re getting. At All Star, love laying out the little details of your home project so you know EXACTLY what you’ll be getting. You will receive a beautiful rendering of your project as well as a detailed and comprehensive, line item project estimate of what the siding installation will cost, and how we will transform your home.
Our owner and your project manager will walk around your house on siding installation project completion to make sure we will meet the project scope and your expectations 100%. We will plan out how we will preserve your landscaping, plants and flowers. Our Chicagoland siding installation team will arrive on time and be professional and courteous at all times. The siding installation crew will remove the old siding and begin the installation process for your new James Hardie siding based on James Hardie’s best practices and standards.
Cleanup & Walkthrough
The Chicago siding experts at All Star will handle everything! Our team will clean up the mess and dispose of all the waste properly. We walk the job with a metal detector and make sure that we do not leave nails or debris in your yard. Our exterior siding installers will also conduct a walkthrough with you to ensure everything meets your needs and expectations. We will not leave or take final payment until you’re 100% satisfied!
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Yes, Fiber Cement Siding is mostly made of cement. James Hardie Siding, for example, is composed of 90% Portland cement and sand and 5% cellulose fiber. The cellulose gives the siding the flexibility needed to ensure it is impact resistant. So James Hardie fiber cement siding really is cement siding.
Your siding is the outer shell and protective barrier for what is likely your largest single investment - your home). Additionally, if you were building a new house the exterior siding, trim, soffit, fascia and gutters are generally one of the top 5 most expensive components of building a new home. Generally speaking, people only reside once in their lifetimes vs. the average American will buy 9 different cars in throughout their life. When you do something once in your lifetime, and it protects your family and your largest investment it makes since to do it right. Plus, residing your home with James Hardie is just about the best investment you can make for your home. The ROI for Hardie crushes just about every other project that you can take on to upgrade your home. The average James Hardie siding project cost for an entire home will generally fall between $25k and $75k.