Design a home with Personality

If you’re looking for a versatile, low maintenance weatherboard with a natural and beautiful texture, look no further than James Hardie® fibre cement cladding.

It’s the facade of choice for builders, architects and homeowners alike, protecting and beautifying millions of homes worldwide.

Create a truly unique look by combining colours, textures and materials, and give your home a distinctive character that endures.

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Create interest with installation styles

Horizontal or vertical? Half wrap or full wrap? Open joint or ‘hit and miss’ effect? Or complete your home with wood or render. Combine your cladding with brick or stone. From orange brick through to grey slate or yellow stone, with our extensive range of 21 colours, we have a weatherboard to suit any regional brick or stone.

With so much choice the design possibilities are endless.

The perfect finish with windows and trims

Trim is that final touch that completes your home’s design. Accentuate corners, columns, fascias, doors, windows and more with our range of both aluminium and fibre cement trims.

Framing your design

Either an exact colour match or lighter trim colours are usually the safest choice, since the eye goes to the lightest colour in a combination first and, in most cases, you are using trim to emphasise your home’s most interesting architectural features.

Bringing definition and depth

For those feeling brave, you can also use contrasting colours on your windows and soffits against your chosen facade to really enhance a home’s design. Anthracite Grey windows can look stunning offset against Pearl Grey or Sail Cloth trim.

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Selecting the right texture for your home

Cedar or smooth? Classic or contemporary? Texture can be almost as important as your colour choice

Why choose smooth?

If you want to mimic the urban ashlar render style, or to create a more contemporary design, opt for smooth.

Why choose cedar?

If you love the look of painted wood but don’t want the hassle of ongoing maintenance, our cedar texture is perfect for your home. Our advanced fibre cement offers all the beauty of wood, but is rot, fade, warp, weather and fire resistant.