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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
Not only is Northbrook the safest city in the state of Illinois, but the excellent public and private schools also make this a desirable location for potential residents. As you’d expect from such an affluent location, property values tend to be higher than average for the nearby suburbs, with income levels to match. When people move to Northbrook, they are investing their hard-earned money into a nice home that they can take pride in.
With the help of All Star Products, the homeowners of Northbrook have access to an experienced local contractor that can help increase the curb appeal of their homes, as well as ensure that the homes are kept in great shape. We have years of in-depth experience working with homeowners in the area, bringing their visions of their home’s exterior to life. Not only are we experts with siding, but also with doors and windows as well. No matter what you need to be done, we can get the job done. Let’s take a closer look at what All Star Products can do for you.
For more than 35 years, the professionals at All Star Products have been providing the residents of Northbrook, IL, and the surrounding areas excellent service. As residents of the local community, the owners were tired of seeing their friends and neighbors being taken advantage of by unlicensed contractors, so they did something about it. From the initial consultation to the work done on the home to the overall customer service, there’s a reason that residents are still trusting All Star Products nearly 4 decades later.
No matter how big the job, homeowners deserve to have their home improvement projects handled by a contractor that takes pride in providing customers with excellent quality work every time. Whether you are in need of a new front door, or you’re looking to give your home a complete facelift, we treat each project the same and provide the same quality of work no matter what.
When you choose All Star, there are several perks that you’ll get to enjoy. You’re partnering with a company that has decades of experience and a long-standing reputation. Benefits that customers will see include a detailed estimate that includes every possible charge to avoid surprise charges later on, clear communication, and a realistic expectation of how long the project will take.
The siding on your home is a great way to show your personality in your home’s exterior, but it’s also there to protect your home from the elements and pests that can do damage to your home, such as bugs and rodents. When it’s time to update the look of your home, it’s best to pick a siding material that has a nice appearance and that will last for years to come. With James Hardie fiber cement siding, you know your home will be protected. This extremely durable material can stand up to the weather that Northbrook residents experience, such as high winds, hail storms, ice, snow, and extreme temperatures.
The catch when it comes to using James Hardie siding is that it can only be installed by a professional that is Hardie-certified. Not only do these highly trained installers need to be the ones to handle the job so the installation is done correctly, but installation by the Hardie-certified experts ensures warranty work will be able to be completed without issue. Homeowners that use non-certified installers are responsible for paying to have the siding fixed.
Not only can freshly replaced windows make a huge difference in the look of your home, but they can also improve your home’s energy efficiency without having to do any major construction. Window installation should always be handled by a local company that handles window replacement so you know they’re put in correctly.
All Star Products offers many different styles of windows, with multiple materials to choose from, including wood and vinyl. Some of our popular styles of windows include:
The front door of your home is the place where you and your friends and family enter your home. As the main access point to your home, it’s important that your entry door provides plenty of protection from the outside world, but it also can be a major design focal point. It’s also an important part of keeping the weather and elements out of your home, since it is used frequently but needs to maintain weatherproof and draft-proof operation.
Using an experienced local door installation contractor means that your door will be installed correctly, and seamlessly integrated with the frame of your home. Additionally, you can rest assured that the seal of the door will be checked as well, to ensure draft-free performance for years to come.
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.