Maximize Comfort and Style with James Hardie Home Improvements from Carp’s

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Topping the List for 2020: The Comforts of Home

During the pandemic, many people have expanded their concept of “home” to now include the office, the family hub, the entertainment center, the classroom, and so much more. In response to COVID-19 concerns and stay-at-home guidelines, homeowners across the country are investing in home improvement projects that maximize the comfort and style of their sanctuaries.

The Time is Right For Home Improvements

Based on a nationally representative sample of over 1,000 U.S. homeowners, a recent survey found that 2020’s sheltering-in-place recommendations had a positive effect on home improvement numbers. Over half of those surveyed (55%) said the pandemic-related shutdowns allowed them more free time to improve their homes, while 59% reported that needing to spend more time at home prompted those renovations. The top three reasons homeowners cited were:

  • Having time to do the project(s) (25%)
  • Adding value to their home (21%)
  • Improving the comfort and coziness of their home (21%)

At Carp’s Complete Exteriors, we know you have many reasons for wanting to improve your home.

We’re here to help you maximize whatever your goals are. Maybe you want to protect or add value to your lifetime asset; enhance the look and comfort of your family’s gathering place; make a statement of care and commitment in a beloved neighborhood. Whatever your reasons are for loving your home, Carp’s has the products and design expertise to make your dreams a reality.

One of Carp’s founding principles is to give homeowners peace of mind with expert installation, high quality products, and the area’s best warranties. That’s why we only install James Hardie fiber cement siding. As Omaha Nebraska’s James Hardie Elite Preferred home siding contractor, our trained and certified crews offer careful workmanship and top notch customer service.

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Add Value with James Hardie Siding

James Hardie makes the world’s highest-performance fiber cement siding, trim, backer board and home-accent materials. James Hardie fiber cement siding is both engineered to stand up to the elements, and stand out in your neighborhood. Select from a spectrum of colors and siding styles to fit any aesthetic or architectural style.

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James Hardie siding products are engineered for our specific Midwest climate. They are also fire resistant, hail resistant, pest resistant and come in finishes that are as gorgeous as they are long lasting.

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Visualize Every Detail with Carp’s Home Designer Tool

Use our design tool to discover the color and style possibilities for your home’s exterior.

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Our design page features a visualizer platform, so you can customize a house design to make it look completely new. The drop-down menu allows you to custom-filter products, and quickly visualize many product styles and colors on all aspects of a home: from siding and trim, to gutters, to shingle colors and more.

Our interactive design tool is just the first step in Carp’s expert design process. What separates us from our competition is our attention to aesthetics; working with you to select the finest details, styles and materials that will make your home stand out.

Contact Carp’s for a free James Hardie siding consultation and discover the best design options for your project.

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Quality Matters: Choosing a James Hardie Siding Contractor

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Carp’s Complete Exteriors is the highest ranked James Hardie Contractor in Nebraska, having achieved a 97% customer recommendation rate, and 5 out of 6 James Hardie preferred qualifications.

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When you replace your home’s siding with fiber cement siding from James Hardie, it means less maintenance and more beauty for years to come. When it is installed by Carp’s Complete Exteriors, you maximize the return on investment by choosing a company known for their expertise, quality work, and customer satisfaction.


Omaha’s Elite Preferred James Hardie Siding Installers

Carp’s has been certified as an Elite Preferred James Hardie Siding installer since 2012, serving customers in the Omaha, Nebraska metro area. This article explains more about the James Hardie Contractor Alliance™ program, and how Carp's training and certifications directly benefit our customers.

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The Highest Level of Training, Service and Satisfaction

The James Hardie Contractor Alliance™ Program is designed to match homeowners with professional contractors in their area, who are trained and available to help meet your needs for siding installation, repair and replacement. When you choose an Elite Preferred James Hardie Siding Installer like Carp’s, you know the contractor you’re working with has been professionally trained and vetted, and comes highly recommended by their customers.

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As a Preferred Contractor, 3rd party customer satisfaction surveys are initiated on every James Hardie project installed by Carp’s.

Here’s what some of our customers had to say:

“Carp's kept me ‘in the loop’ as far as scheduling, and their crew was very professional, polite and conscientious. Carp's is definitely coming back!”

- Ralph S. Omaha, NE

“Carp’s did a great job with our siding project. We were very impressed with the crew and workmanship. They were timely and cleaned up every day.”

- Josh S. Elkhorn, NE 

“Good company, great product, professional installers. Any question I had was answered completely and in terms I understood. Any concerns I had were taken care of quickly. Installers were friendly, professional and knowledgeable.”

- Teresa J. Omaha, NE

“Carp’s team worked very hard to make sure everything was the way I wanted it and really listened to me. They acted like they really took pride in their work and craftsmanship.”

- Christian G. Bellevue, NE

Preferred Qualifications for James Hardie Siding Contractors

In addition to James Hardie’s Best Practices for fiber cement siding installation, Carp’s has achieved these qualifications in the James Hardie Contractor Alliance™ program:

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Carp’s excels at installing a wide range of James Hardie color profiles, providing you superior performance over time.
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Carp’s earned the highest level of homeowner recommendations based on customer satisfaction data from GuildQuality, the industry leader in third party surveying.
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Stability and dependability is important to our customers. This badge signifies the number of years Carp’s has been in partnership with James Hardie.
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Committed to excellence, Carp’s completed the annual training program offered by James Hardie pertaining to general installation requirements, critical to quality requirements, and a review of current best practices.
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Carp’s excels at installing a wide range of James Hardie product profiles, providing you differentiated design options when planning your James Hardie reside.

Contact Carp’s for a free home siding consultation and discover the James Hardie design options for your project.

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Your Complete Low-Maintenance Solution: Energy-Efficient James Hardie Siding from Carp’s

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Spend time this summer doing the things you enjoy! Take maintaining your home’s siding off the list. Carp’s Complete Exteriors is an Elite Preferred James Hardie Siding Installer in Omaha, Nebraska. We give customers the complete, energy-efficient, low-maintenance solution you’ve been looking for!

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Transform Your Home with Energy Efficient Fiber Cement Siding

Beautiful, durable James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding with industry-leading foam insulation is one of the best options for improving the energy efficiency of your home.

Energy-efficient home design has become increasingly important for lowering utility costs and increasing comfort. Carp’s experts can help you substantially reduce your home’s heating and cooling bills by installing James Hardie’s specially-formulated products with correct insulation and air sealing methods.

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Did you know? Heating and cooling account for 50 to 70% of the energy used in the average American home, according to the Department of Energy.

Inadequate insulation and air leakage are the leading causes of energy waste in most homes. James Hardie® siding with HardieWrap® weather barrier and rigid foam insulation are more effective at reducing heat loss than traditional sheathing and insulation. The benefits include:

  • Increased thermal performance
  • Higher overall siding performance
  • Air infiltration reduction
  • Strength and durability, backed by the industry’s best warranties
  • Comfort, value and peace of mind
  • Significant decreases in energy costs

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James Hardie Fiber Cement Offers Added Protection from the Elements

Pest Protection
Woodpeckers, termites and other pests are more than just a nuisance – they can cause serious damage to your home. If you have frequent issues with pests, you may want to consider replacing your siding with a material that offers little appeal to critters, such as James Hardie fiber cement siding.

Flame Resistance
James Hardie Siding is non-combustible and approved for fire-rated construction. Wood siding offers little to no protection during a fire, and vinyl siding will melt or burn when exposed to heat or flame. Because James Hardie products are non-combustible, many insurance companies offer a discount. We recommend sharing fiber-cement siding's fire-resistance qualities with your insurance carrier.

James Hardie Siding Stands Up to Summer Heat

James Hardie’s factory applied, baked on finish provides up to 30% better fade resistance than competitive products. Vinyl siding color is susceptible to fading, and can be difficult to match when repairs are necessary.

Designed for our harsh midwest climate, James Hardie siding also resists buckling, sagging, warping and cracking, compared to vinyl siding.

Replacing your siding with a more resilient material that has a durable finish, like James Hardie’s siding with ColorPlus® Technology, gives your home long-lasting beauty that outperforms all other siding products. Explore the performance and durability of James Hardie products, and discover the design options and color choices for your project.

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How Siding Colors Enhance the Design Features of Your Home


The use of color as a design tool is very important when it comes to curb appeal. Using siding on the exterior of a home can add color and texture, enhancing the overall appeal of a house. Your home’s siding will act as the foundation of your color scheme.

When you match a great siding color with the just-right color of trim, it elevates your home’s aesthetic from ordinary to extraordinary. With so many colors of siding and trim on the market, the possibilities are endless. You can also draw attention to focal points or design details by adding accent colors on shutters, soffits, the front door - or even with the furnishings and planters that you select.

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Tips for Choosing Siding Colors for Your Home

  • Use a lighter trim color to draw attention to the trim

  • Use a soft contrast between body and trim colors to make your home appear larger

  • Use deeper body colors for a warm, cozy feeling

  • Look for colors that align with your neighborhood or environment

  • Use a third color for special details that you want to highlight

  • Switch up body colors in horizontal bands, not vertical stripes



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White is a neutral color — it’s neither warm nor cool. A white house paired with tan exterior trim, however, has an instant and cozy warmth. Any siding color gets a boost from the brightness of white trim—including white siding. White siding with white trim unifies a home’s various accents, giving even traditional and vintage homes a modern feel.

Great for: All Styles of Homes



A blue house with white trim is an American classic. Whether your blue siding is as dark as evening or light as mist, you cannot go wrong with white trim to match. Blue house siding with gray trim gives familiar home styles an updated twist.

Great for: Colonials, Cape Cods

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Gray siding has grown in popularity, in part because it makes a bold visual statement. Lighten up the look with a crisp white trim.

Great for: American Foursquares, Ranch Homes



Beige and tan are both brown tones, which are made by mixing white into brown. As a pair, tan house siding and beige exterior trim give a home an earthy vibe. On historic home styles like Craftsman or Bungalow, beige siding with beige trim has a surprisingly contemporary impact. The beige-on-beige exterior color palette softens accents so that they blend in, rather than stand out.

Great for: Craftsman and Bungalows



Using a bold, deeper color such as red siding or green siding is an excellent way to express the best features of your home. A house can sometimes appear smaller with strong contrasts in colors (using light and dark colors together), but contrast is not always a bad thing and can actually enhance design. If you like deeper colors and don’t want your house to look smaller, try a mid-tone trim color instead of white. This will make the main color look brighter. For example: A beige exterior trim color brightens and brings warmth to red siding.

Great for: Modern Homes, Victorians

Explore Your Color Options with Carp’s Custom Design Tool

Carp’s custom design tool lets you explore exterior color palettes on different home styles to select your perfect siding and trim color combination.

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Experiment with color options for James Hardie siding and trim, as well as colors for shutters, windows, soffits and beams, roof and more. The possibilities for exterior home colors may seem endless, but Carp’s James Hardie siding experts can help you choose a color scheme that you’ll love for years to come.

Omaha’s Elite Preferred James Hardie Siding Installers

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When you replace your home’s siding with America’s top fiber cement siding installed by Carp’s Complete Exteriors, it means less maintenance and more beauty for years to come.

James Hardie® fiber cement siding with ColorPlus® Technology combines distinct beauty and high performance. It’s the easiest way to choose a gorgeous color for your house, and feel confident in its staying power.

Contact Carp’s to explore the performance and durability of James Hardie products, and discover the design options for your project.

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Your Home’s Best Protection from Storm Damage:

Call Carp’s for a Roof Installation with Malarkey Impact-Resistant Shingles

Spring in Omaha, Nebraska can bring many surprise weather events, including hail storms, driving rain and damaging winds. Because your roof is the primary protection for your home, it’s important to watch for signs of roof and shingle damage. Over time, missing or cracked shingles, hail damage from storms, or heavy winds can jeopardize the integrity of your roof, and even cause a dangerous situation if left unattended.

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What is a Hail-Resistant Shingle?

Impacts to a roof from extreme weather can reduce the life of a shingle and lead to water damage. Class 4 shingles are hail resistant shingles that have undergone simulation testing. They are designed to withstand impacts from 2" hailstones hitting a roof at speeds seen in severe storms without sustaining damage.

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Class 4 Impact-Resistant Shingles Offer the Highest-Rated Protection Available

Malarkey offers the Legacy® line of architectural shingles engineered with sustainable NEX® Polymer-modified asphalt technology. This advanced formulation promotes superior granule adhesion and extreme weather protection, with industry-leading Class 4 impact resistance.

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NEX® Polymer Modified Asphalt

For over 30 years, Malarkey has engineered and manufactured a specially formulated blend of polymers and raw asphalt to produce a resilient, polymer-modified asphalt. Malarkey uses polymers from repurposed materials to produce sustainable roofing products while maintaining the highest quality. This progressive approach improves asphalt flexibility, granule adhesion, cold weather installation, and impact resistance, while promoting sustainable product design.

Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Roofing Products from Carp’s

Malarkey Roofing Products are made with upcycled materials like recycled rubber and plastics. Using these materials results in a more sustainable, higher-quality product with improved shingle strength and longevity. Malarkey shingles are also fire resistant, and available in a variety of roof-cooling colors for greater energy efficiency.


Complete the Look with Virtually Hail-Proof Exterior Siding from James Hardie

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Carp’s Complete Exteriors is Omaha’s Preferred Remodeler for James Hardie siding installation. Unlike vinyl and wood based siding products that can rot, curl, warp, or split, James Hardie siding products are designed to resist the harshest weather conditions. The innovative fiber cement design prolongs the life of the siding, and makes it durable, fire resistant, pest resistant and virtually hail-proof. You will have peace of mind knowing your home is fully protected in any storm.

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Let’s Make Your Home the Talk of the Block!

Carp’s professionals can make your dream a reality. We offer customers in the Omaha, Nebraska area peace of mind by adding long-lasting beauty, value and durability to any home exterior. Our specially-trained crews are committed to the highest standards in design, product selection and installation practices.

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Carp’s Installs Proven Products That Last.

Our featured home improvement products include: James Hardie Siding, Marvin Windows, Malarkey and CertainTeed Shingles, TimberTech Decks, Westbury Railings, Versetta Stone, LeaFree Gutter Systems, and others.

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