Angie's List Members Rank James Hardie as No.1 Siding Product for Industry Leading Quality, Durability and Curb Appeal

Strategic Relationship provides benefits for members and contractors

09 Feb, 2016, 08:00 ET from James Hardie Building Products Inc.

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc., the leader in fiber cement siding, and Angie's List, a verified consumer review and online marketplace, today announced a new strategic relationship.

The strategic relationship formed after a voluntary survey of Angie's List members ranked James Hardie® siding and trim products No. 1 for industry-leading quality, durability and curb appeal. An independent party conducted the survey in November 2015.

"We're proud to say that our products pass the test of one of the most trusted review sites in the country," said Sean Gadd, chief marketing officer at James Hardie. "Our new status as the exclusive siding manufacturer with Angie's List is a big advantage for contractors looking to grow their business with James Hardie products."

James Hardie Contractor Alliance™ program members on Angie's List will receive unique benefits when Angie's List members select James Hardie siding for their homes. Service providers will be able to increase their exposure by joining the James Hardie-sponsored online marketplace and taking advantage of the exclusive advertising discounts that comes with being a provider.

"By bringing together two premier brands in the remodeling industry, this strategic alliance will be a tremendous resource for James Hardie service providers as well as Angie's List members who are re-siding their homes," Gadd said. "Our siding not only stands the test of time, but also provides homeowners with a beautiful aesthetic for the exterior of their home."

As a result of the newly-formed relationship, Angie's List members can now enjoy exclusive offers on several types of James Hardie products and have direct access to locate a professional James Hardie product installer.

"We continue to deliver increased value to our members by providing them with special offers from some of the country's best manufacturers in the home improvement industry," said Angie's List founder Angie Hicks. "We are pleased to add James Hardie to our manufacturer showcase."

About James Hardie Building Products Inc.
James Hardie is the global leader in fiber cement technology, and has been furthering founder James Hardie's innovative, entrepreneurial legacy around the world for more than 125 years. It invented fiber cement siding products in the early 1980s as a durable, lower-maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl. Its products combine innovation and versatility to offer a variety of design possibilities, matched with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product is being used. Currently installed on more than 5.5 million homes in North America, James Hardie has earned a favorable reputation within the industry and has been specified in some of the country's most prestigious projects. For more information about James Hardie visit www.jameshardie.com.

About Angie's List
Angie's List helps facilitate transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of more than 10 million verified reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

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