Roofing & Siding

A trim that creates less wasted time and materials

CertainTeed Debuts Roofing Product Warehouse in Jonesburg, Mo.

The warehouse is the first phase of a planned $100 million complex set to open in 2016, which will serve as the Midwestern production and distribution site for all of the company’s high-performance roofing products, optimally servicing Central U.S. customers.

Manufacturing and distribution center complex will provide Midwestern customers easy access to roofing product portfolio.

Ply Gem Gutter Protection

Two new products added to a line of gutter protection gear.

CertainTeed Vinyl Carpentry

The siding accessory collection now includes the 3.5-inch Fluted Corner and the Flexible J-Channel.

Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt Honors Winning Recipients at 2014 Platinum Preferred Contractor Awards

Annual event celebrates the 18 Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractors who have demonstrated exceptional market-leading business initiatives that advance the roofing industry.

Product Trends: Reign the Roof

The roof deck protection, leak barrier, starter strips, ventilation, and ridge caps are a big part of the roofing puzzle and all have to be independently excellent in their own right. Photo courtesy of GAF

Manufacturers have found ways for roofing systems as a whole to withstand harsh conditions more now than ever before.

GAF Green Machine Roof Vent

With 750 CFM, the Green Machine can provide up to 50-percent more airflow than competitively priced solar vents.

GAF announced its 2014 Enter for an Experience sweepstakes

GAF's 2014 Enter for an Experience sweepstakes.

The first grand prize is a ride-along with Paul Teutal Sr., star of the television series American Chopper and Orange County Choppers.

Susan Wade, vice president of marketing and communications for the Vinyl Institute

Susan Wade, vice president of marketing and communications for the Vinyl Institute.

With more than 20 years of experience in marketing communication she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the VI and its members.

Nichiha Sierra Premium Shake

Nichiha Sierra Premium Shake

Deep grooves and keyways mimic the look and feel of authentic wood shake.

Ply Gem Roofing Shingles

Ply Gem Roofing Shingles

This roofing product is light-weight and designed to resist impact and damage.

The “Shake it Up” Exterior Color Contest is open for online entries from March 21, 2014 to April 13, 2014.

To enter the contest, homeowners should visit the DaVinci Facebook page. The finalist with the most online votes will receive the $5,000 grand prize.

This year, CertainTeed greatly expands upon last year’s successful Contractor’s Edge promotion, allowing contractors in North America who utilize SureStart Plus warranties the chance be one of the 27 winners of cash prizes.

Frank Thompson of Sweetwater Buildings Inc. in Cranberry, Pa. wins $13,545.

Fifth consecutive year of growth for exterior remodeling and replacement work.

Blue reflects a freshness and revitalization. A blue exterior--even if it's a shade of teal or blue-green--marries beautifully with both crisp white trim accents and playful neutral stone and tan roofing colors.

Fundamentals will assist design professionals in estimating expected R-Value.

Fiber cement continues to grow its role in the siding market, and James Hardie has seen homeowners striving toward a mixture of products and dimensions, including standout trim. Using a different material in the gables compartmentalizes the look and feel of the home no matter the size.

With unlimited access to inspiration, homeowners are confidently experimenting with darker siding colors and mixed materials.

All pieces are created via the proprietary SmartGuard process for strength and resistance to decay and termites, and are backed by a 5- or 50-year transferable limited warranty.

Vinyl Siding Institute offers free copy of the 2014 Edition of Insulated Siding as Home Insulation: Guide for Users and Energy Raters at

All InSpire Roofing has Class A fire resistance and features Class 4 impact/hail resistance and a 110-mph wind uplift rating.

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