Fibre Cement Cladding

  • Residential home with James Hardie Linea Weatherboard cladding in a shade of grey

    James Hardie Linea Weatherboard

    Linea Weatherboard is a bevel-back weatherboard that offers design flexibility in traditional and modern architecture. The clean horizontal lines of Linea weatherboard work beautifully with the expansive surfaces and spaces of contemporary architecture or provide you with the traditional deep shadow lines of classically styled homes.

    Application
    Linea Weatherboard is an obvious choice for complete new builds, colourful feature walls, cladding for additions and renovations or restoring older buildings.  Use it as a complete cladding solution or combine it with other James Hardie cladding solutions for a unique modern look. 

    • Resistant to fire and damage from moisture and rotting
    • Can be painted dark colours
    • Engineered to perform in harsh conditions, including coastal environments
    • 30, 60 and 90 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Can be used to achieve bracing
    • Come pre-primed in a manila white colour
    • Available in 135, 150 and 180mm widths
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • CodeMark certified
    • BRANZ appraised
    • 25 year product warranty
  • Residential home with James Hardie Linea Oblique Weatherboard in a medium grey colour

    James Hardie Linea Oblique Weatherboard

    Linea Oblique Weatherboard is a modern, rusticated weatherboard profile that can be installed both horizontally and vertically.  It’s available in 200 and 300mm widths allowing you to create both modern and traditional designs, or try combining the two widths to create an architectural look that’s truly unique. 

    Application
    An external wall cladding for residential and light commercial builds.  Linea Oblique Weatherboard is an obvious choice for complete new builds, colourful feature walls and cladding for additions and renovations. 

    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • Can be painted dark colours
    • Engineered to perform in harsh conditions, including coastal environments
    • 30 to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • A vertical jointing option is available to create a feature along long walls
    • Can be installed both vertically and horizontally
    • Comes pre-primed in a manila white colour
    • Available in 200 and 300mm widths
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • CodeMark certified
    • BRANZ appraised
    • 25 year product warranty
  • Single dark grey wall with James Hardie Axon Panel cladding

    James Hardie Axon Panel

    Creating a strong visual impact for your building is easier than ever with Axon Panel. Easy to install, robust and versatile, Axon Panel is the perfect alternative to traditional vertical shiplap weatherboards. The vertical lines complement classic and modern building designs to create stand out facades, and bring texture and interest to outdoor rooms.

     Application

    Axon Panel cladding can be used in residential or commercial applications wherever a modern design is required, including external walls in composite construction, upper-storey and ground-level extensions, and internal feature walls.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Can be painted any colour, even the darker shades
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • Up to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Easy to install
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • Close up of James Hardie Axon Panel cladding on a single story house

    James Hardie Axent Fascia

    With performance benefits that match your cladding, Axent Fascia is light to handle and is available in two widths.  This fascia board seamlessly compliments James Hardie’s cladding range for traditional or modern homes. 

    Application
    Axent Fascia’s are 16mm thick pre-primed boards that are used as a base to attach the gutters to, or as a cover to hide the fixing space between the roof, eaves and wall. Axent Fascia is suitable for residential and light commercial buildings.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • Can be painted any colour, even the darker shades
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • Close up of James Hardie Axent Trim on a residential home

    James Hardie Axent Trim

    Axent Trim is a 16mm thick fibre cement trim used for decorative purposes.  It’s an easy way to create the classic feature corners often seen on traditional New Zealand homes. Perfect for use with Linea Weatherboard and Linea Oblique Weatherboard.

    Application
    Axent Trim is suitable for residential or light commercial buildings anywhere in New Zealand.  Use it to create box corners, exterior trim for around windows and doors or to incorporate unique architectural features.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • Can be painted any colour, even the darker shades
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • Close up of James Hardie Axent Trim on a wall behind a chair with a cushion

    James Hardie EasyLap Panel

    EasyLap Panel is a strong fibre cement substrate with a shiplap vertical joint, it’s a quick and easy way to achieve a clean, textured look.  The panel can be finished with a site applied roll on textured acrylic paint for that rendered look, or you can paint it smooth.

    Application
    Ideal to be used as external wall cladding in residential single and medium density homes, including alterations and additions, where a uniform broad wall cladding is required.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Easy and cost effective way to create texture.
    • Can be painted any colour, even the darker shades
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • 30 to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • Residential home with James Hardie HardieFlex Sheet

    James Hardie HardieFlex Sheet

    HardieFlex sheets cover a wide range of design solutions for residential and light commercial buildings.  The smooth cladding sheets makes straight walls look sleek, clean and modern.  Strong enough for commercial use, while also providing ultra-protection for residential investments. For a truly modern look add timber battens for design impact.

    Application
    HardieFlex sheets are suitable for use in residential extensions, second story additions and gable ends.  It can also be used to line porches, verandahs carports and for soffits and eaves. 

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Can take a variety of finishes that will last for many years
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • 30 to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Suitable for bracing
    • Can be cut to size easily with the HardieKnife, minimising dust on site
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • A two story home with James Hardie Stria Cladding in a dark colour

    James Hardie Stria Cladding

    The wider format of Stria Cladding delivers a look that’s distinctive and modern, while it’s also a clever way to achieve the look of masonry.  Stria Cladding features a horizontal ship-lapped joint and has distinctive deep grooved lines which can be laid horizontally or vertically.

    Application
    Stria Cladding is suitable for use on external walls in composite or full wrap construction, upper-storey and ground-level extensions and internal feature walls.  Stria Cladding is lightweight and durable, making it ideal for overhangs, protective cantilevers and other striking architectural features.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • The interlocking edges allow for quick and easy installation
    • Wide panel format allows faster installation
    • Can be painted any colour, even the darker shades
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • 30 to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • Single story home with light coloured James Hardie Titan Facade Panels with dark contrast panels

    James Hardie Titan Facade Panel

    Titan Facade Panel is an exterior cladding system with a modern, contemporary geometric, expressed-joint finish.  Titan Facade Panel offers a bold industrial look where the modern panelised look is desired. It has a smooth surface that gives a continuous uniform finish providing a fashionable clean look to your design.

    Application
    It can be used in residential developments such as free standing homes, town houses and terraces, including external walls in composite construction, upper-storey and ground-level extensions and internal feature walls.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Offers expressed joint features
    • Can be painted any colour, even the darker shades
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • 30 to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • Close up of wall with James Hardie ExoTec Facade Panel with a chair and cushion in the forefront

    James Hardie ExoTec Facade Panel

    ExoTec Facade Panels provide a durable, expressed joint panel appearance for building façades and fascias.  Not only is it a cost-effective and durable exterior building product, it will give an effortless jointed panel look with an ultra-modern feel.   

    Application
    ExoTec Facade Panels are suitable for use on high-rise buildings exposed to extreme wind pressure and other weather elements.  Made from high-density fibre cement, it can be used for commercial and residential properties anywhere in New Zealand. 

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Offers expressed joint features
    • ExoTec Facade Panels accept a variety of surface finishes
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • 30 to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • James Hardie ExoTec Top Hat Rainscreen on a two story residential building

    James Hardie ExoTec Top Hat Rainscreen

    The ExoTec Facade Panel Top Hat Rainscreen offers versatility to architects and builders. It can be used on a variety of buildings which may be exposed to very high wind pressures and can be installed using the same fixing method regardless of the framing substrate material.

    • The ExoTec Facade Panel fixed to Top Hats acts as a Rainscreen and creates a 35mm deep cavity behind the panels which manages the moisture more effectively.
    • There are fewer screws required to fix panels when compared to the old specification making the panel installation quicker.
    • The Top Hats can be fixed to the horizontal structural framing e.g. girts, top and bottom plates and nogs without aligning them over the studs. This makes Top Hats and ExoTec Facade Panel installation quicker saving you time and money.
    • Zincalume coating on Top Hat sections enhance their durability in harsh New Zealand climatic and coastal conditions.
    • ExoTec Facade Panel and Top Hat Rainscreen system is a cost effective cladding solution for building facades exposed to high wind pressures.
  • A corner of a residential home with a close up James Hardie Stucco Solution.

    James Hardie Stucco Solution

    To achieve the traditional plastered monolithic finish, HomeRAB Pre-Cladding is a suitable substrate for solid plasters. It has a green sealer coat over the face.

    Application
    For use as a rigid backing board for stucco plaster.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • 15 year product warranty
  • Light coloured James Hardie Monotek Sheet on a two story home

    James Hardie Monotek Sheet

    Monotek Sheet is a suitable substrate to create the classic monolithic look of a large, single piece of stone. Developed specifically for New Zealand’s climatic conditions, Monotek Sheet provides a surface perfect for a textured finish to be applied.   It’s a versatile, cost effective cladding that creates reliable and seamless walls.

    Application
    Monotek Sheet is used as an external cladding in residential homes, including alterations and additions, where a lightweight system with a monolithic rendered look is required. Monotek Sheet achieves the monolithic look using proprietary jointing and texture coating systems.

    • Engineered to stand up to harsh conditions, including coastal conditions
    • Cost effective and long lasting
    • Resistant to damage from moisture and rotting
    • 30 to 60 minute fire resistance rating (FRR) can be achieved when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
    • Non-combustible material
    • Low maintenance
    • BRANZ appraised
    • 15 year product warranty