At Good Guys Contracting one of the things we take the most pride in is our status as a James Hardie Preferred Remodeler. It’s important to us, because we believe in the product for several reasons. Hardie Board is known for durability and the ability to stand up to all of the weather Mother Nature can throw at Long Island. We also know that James Hardie Siding can enhance your home’s curb appeal. Good Guys Contracting knows that in order to get the most out of this high quality product, you have to have it expertly installed. That’s why we worked hard to achieve our status as a preferred remodeler for James Hardie. We want to tell you a bit about what it means to be a James Hardie Preferred Remodeler, so you understand why this product might be ideal for your home.
James Hardie Matches Contractors with Customers
James Hardie is very picky when it comes to choosing contractors and they have specific recommendations for customers who are looking to hire one. Hardie suggests that you start by asking friends and neighbors for referrals. Then you should do your research. You should look for a contractor that specializes in siding, specifically one with certification.
If you’re in the market for siding, James Hardie helps its customers by working with contractors to make sure they follow the best practices for installing James Hardie Siding. Hardie then encourages their customers to choose a contractor who belongs to the James Hardie Contractor Alliance Program.
There are five different levels in the Hardie Contractor Alliance program. Good Guys Contracting has Elite Preferred status. The program is designed to match homeowners with contractors from around the country who are trained to meet their needs. In order to ensure that a high level of customer service is provided, James Hardie issues customer satisfaction surveys on every one of their products that are installed by a preferred contractor.
The High Standards of Preferred Contractor Status
In order to be recognized as an Elite Preferred contractor, you have to comply with installation best practices, pass regular and random installation audits, have a satisfactory credit report and have a satisfactory record with the BBB or other credited agency. A contractor also has to pass a background check with at least 6 past clients, be state licensed and fully bonded and carry liability insurance of $1 million per occurrence as well as worker’s compensation insurance.
Hardie Preferred Contractors also have access to continuing education, business planning and sales and marketing tools designed to strengthen their position in the marketplace. We also have the backing of a product that’s been installed in more than 5.5 million homes.
Get the Job Done Right with Good Guys Contracting
As you can see, Good Guys Contracting has many reasons for standing so strongly behind James Hardie Siding. It’s fire resistant, it’s easily maintained, it can stand up to all kinds of weather and Hardie Siding gives you a great return on your investment. While we benefit from being a preferred James Hardie Remodeler, we know our customers benefit more. If you’re interested in installing James Hardie Siding on your home contact us today.