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About Our Siding Company

When homeowners in Jacksonville, Florida, and the surrounding area need a siding contractor they can trust with their siding replacement project, they know to turn to First Coast Siding. We exclusively install James Hardie fiber cement siding because we believe this reliable product offers the most value for Florida homeowners. In fact, value engineering is what we’re all about, and our experience working with fiber cement siding is virtually unmatched.

You may ask, "What is value engineering?" Value engineering is described below:

  • Investigation – gathering of information, function analysis (analyzing functions, worth, cost, performance, and quality)
  • Creative – speculating using creative techniques to identify alternatives that can provide the required functions
  • Evaluation – evaluating the best and lowest life-cycle cost alternatives

We provide excellent quality for every dollar you spend . Honesty, integrity and excellence is what we stand for as a premier siding company serving the Jacksonville, FL, area.

Get to Know the Founder and President of First Coast Siding

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, First Coast Siding, LLC was founded by Mr. Chris Lentzke and is President of the Company. Mr. Lentzke attended Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Engineering Degree specializing in Construction Management. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, serving as Siding Division President and Vice President of Operations for several large construction companies, Mr. Lentzke managed high-profile projects for single-family, multi-family, commercial, and retail properties, while also working for forensic engineering firms. Additionally, Mr. Lentzke worked for James Hardie, educating siding contractors on how to install James Hardie products to be in compliance with James Hardie's best practices installation guidelines. Mr. Lentzke has also been an expert witness specializing in building envelope waterproofing (dry-in) defects and James Hardie siding installation defects for construction defect litigators.

​Mr. Lentzke is an expert in sustainable construction and quality assurance/quality control best practices compliance for building remediation projects, single/multifamily business development, and construction management. As a result of Mr. Lentzke’s experience, First Coast Siding has unrivaled technical knowledge in building envelope waterproofing (dry-in), exterior facades, building sciences, engineering, cost estimating, project management, and project scheduling.

First Coast Siding is proud to be a part of the Hardie Alliance Preferred Installer program. This program ensures that Preferred contractors consistently demonstrate high standards in quality, professionalism, and customer satisfaction.

The James Hardie Siding Contractor to Choose for Your Project

First Coast Siding knows you expect lasting value for your siding replacement project. To deliver on your expectations, we will expertly install fiber cement siding and siding underlayment on your home. We will also paint your new siding so that it reflects your personal taste. And when the work is done, we will protect your investment with a 30-year manufacturer warranty, in addition to our 10-year labor warranty.

To learn more about our siding company and why so many homeowners in the Jacksonville, FL, area trust us with their home, contact First Coast Siding today. When you do, we'll be glad to schedule your free estimate and on-site consultation.

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