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Smart designs, built to last

HardiePlank VL weatherboard ushers in a new era of contemporary facade solutions. Engineered to deliver unparalleled performance and easy fitting, HardiePlank® VL inter-lock is the perfect alternative to traditional shiplap cladding, while maintaining all the benefits of the classic HardiePlank® fibre cement weatherboard.
  • Most natural look according  to 90% of homeowners 

  • Low maintenance thanks to unique  ColourPlus™ Technology ​

  • Up to 20% faster installation

Ultimate design flexibility
Available in a natural cedar finish, HardiePlank® VL weatherboard is available in 6 colours - Arctic White, Light Mist, Sail Cloth, Anthracite Grey, Grey Slate and Midnight Black.

Symmetrical tongue and groove profile for a contemporary, flat finish and can be installed horizontally to accentuate length or vertically to accentuate height.

Lifetime value
Baked-on ColourPlusTM Technology has greater resistance to fading, chipping and cracking, meaning less maintenance for your home.

Plus with in-built climate protection and a 15 year warranty as standard, you can rest assured your property will stand the test of time.  

Speedy, solid installation
HardiePlank VL is fixed using a clip-less system that installs faster than comparable interlock solutions. It also has a secret fix, interlocking mechanism that is screwed to provide a robust, durable facade.                                                                        


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Why HardiePlank® VL?

  • Low maintenance
  • Quick to install
  • Durable
  • Sustainable
  • Non-combustible

Variety + Flexibility






Product specification

Composition Portland cement, sand, cellulose fibres, water and selected additives

ColourPlus™ Technology, cedar finish 

Dimensions 3600 x 214 x 11 mm
 Usable width 182 mm
Mass per unit area 13.6 kg/m²
Raw density 1300 kg/m³
Fire rating
EN 13501-1)
Non-flammable, A2-s1,d0
Warranty 15 years

Calculate how much material you need for your next project!

Thanks to our online calculator tool, you can quickly estimate how much cladding youneed to install and share the results with your nearest stockist. Try it here.
HardieBlade™ Saw Blade - Specially designed to cut through fibre cement, producing a lower amount of dust due to less teeth than a standard sawblade
The HardiePlank™ VL starter profile provides lower edge support to the first board for horizontal applications.

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