James Hardie Elite Preferred2018-10-09T22:18:24+00:00

James Hardie Elite Preferred

When choosing a contractor to install James Hardie siding on your home, there are many pitches and perks to sift through. James Hardie helps you cut through the noise with their Contractor Alliance. There are 2 types of contractors in the alliance, Preferred, and Elite Preferred. Opal Enterprises is proud to have earned the status of Elite Preferred and we’d like to tell you what makes it, and us, special.

What it means when James Hardie says a contractor is “Preferred”

Preferred contractors consistently demonstrate high standards in quality, professionalism, and customer satisfaction. – James Hardie

Preferred contractors have proven themselves to be a reliable contractor to work with. This is James Hardie’s entry level seal of approval to help potential customers locate a trustworthy, professional, courteous, and high quality service. Preferred forms the basis of Elite Preferred. All Elite Preferred contractors must meet these minimum requirements.

Elite Preferred - Contractor Alliance

What it means when James Hardie says a contractor is “Elite Preferred”

In addition to consistently demonstrating the highest standards in quality and customer satisfaction, Elite Preferred contractors specialize in the installation of a wide range of James Hardie product profiles and designs. – James Hardie

Colors, Colors, Colors!

As an Elite Preferred Contractor, Opal can provide James Hardie Siding in any color! If the color doesn’t exist, we’ll have your custom color baked onto James Hardie Siding just like how ColorPlus Colors come. Explore all the Hardie colors available in the midwest with our wall design tool.


Elite Preferred contractors are specialized in the full range of James Hardie exterior products! Planks, Panels, Shingles, or Trim, you can rest assured that an Elite Preferred contractor is well trained and experienced at the task at hand.


Opal has earned the badge of 100% Hardie! We can cover the outer walls of your home in 100% Hardie. James Hardie soffit, fascia, trim, crown moldings & more are all at your fingertips when you choose Elite Preferred.

More Details from Opal’s James Hardie Profile

96% Recommendation Rate

Elite Preferred - Contractor Alliance

Opal Enterprises, Inc

127, AMBASSADOR DRIVE, SUITE 159 Naperville, IL 60540

Preferred Qualifications

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Superior Finish Badge

100% Hardie Badge

Home Owner Recommended Badge

Years In Program Badge

Commitment to excellence Badge

Design excellence Badge