DIY Network® Ultimate Retreat 2017 Features James Hardie Siding and Trim

James Hardie Siding And Trim Used To Renovate The 2017 DIY Network® Ultimate Retreat On Lake Champlain

CHICAGO (July 10, 2017) – We believe every home deserves the authentic design and uncompromising performance of James Hardie® fiber cement siding and trim enhanced with ColorPlus® Technology. With design versatility and climate-specific engineering, James Hardie siding and trim were used to renovate The DIY Network® Ultimate Retreat 2017 on Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vermont.

The manufacturer of the #1 brand of siding in North America offers the necessary mix of products and profiles to create a modern-looking retreat with a touch of authentic rustic charm. The exterior building products are finished with James Hardie’s ColorPlus Technology to ensure vibrant color with long-lasting durability.

“The Arctic White and Iron Gray perfectly fit this serene rustic home, complementing the Lake Champlain location and capturing the feel of a lake house retreat,” said Anne Bassett, Senior Marketing Manager at James Hardie. “We're thrilled James Hardie products have continued to play such an essential role in DIY Network's home giveaways since 2012". Our Artisan® lap siding, HardiePanel® vertical siding and HardieTrim® batten boards are uniquely engineered to help protect this house from the summer heat and harsh winters it will face in Vermont.”

Lasting Character with Lower Maintenance

  • James Hardie products deliver endless design possibilities with a collection of styles, textures, widths and colors that capture any home design
  • Only James Hardie siding and trim are Engineered for Climate® and uniquely formulated to resist rotting, cracking and damage from termites
  • James Hardie siding will help protect the home from the effects of heat, humidity, blistering sun and winter storms
  • ColorPlus Technology helps keep homes looking beautiful longer with less upkeep as compared to field-applied paint or wood-based products
  • ColorPlus Technology offers fade resistance for enduring charm




About James Hardie Building Products
James Hardie products grace the exteriors of more than 5.5 million homes across America, capturing authentic designs with a range of products from lap siding to vertical siding to shingles, as well as trim, mouldings, soffit and fascia. As the first exterior siding manufacturer to recognize the need for climate-specific siding, James Hardie siding and trim are the only exterior building products uniquely Engineered for Climate to resist damage, even after years of wet or freezing conditions. Exclusive ColorPlus Technology can add years of color performance. With a collection of 16 colors nationally, and up to nine regional options, ColorPlus Technology offers hundreds of color combinations that require less upkeep than field-applied paint or wood-based products. For more information about James Hardie visit

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