Roofing & Siding

metal roofing in remodeling is becoming a huge trend

Homeowners are choosing longevity over price when they replace their roofs with steel, aluminum, or copper tiles and panels

CertainTeed’s AirRenew Indoor Air Quality Gypsum Board products had four of its claims validated by UL Environment: permanent formaldehyde absorption capacity, mold resistance, recycled content, and regional materials.

LP SmartSide trim and siding combine the beauty of cedar grain texture with the durability of an engineered wood product that’s easy to work with.

The Versawrap PVC cladding system from Versatex is a one-piece PVC cladding system for pressure-treated columns.

New colors Bayou Blue, Evening Shadow, Island Palm, and Plantation Teak have been added to the American Splendor Signature Series of vinyl siding panels, joining 20 existing colors.

This insulated siding product reduces energy loss in the home due to thermal bridging.

Versatex Trimboard Soffit System

Versatex Trimboard Soffit System

Versatex Trimboard has developed a complete, low-maintenance, high-architectural-appeal soffit system, coupled with notched fascia and frieze boards.

Composed of locally sourced, recycled content and finished with VOC-free natural glazes, the Glazed Thin Brick from Fireclay Tile can help interior and exterior projects qualify for several LEED credits.

Six new natural wood stains are available for CertainTeed’s WeatherBoards fiber cement siding.

Loose shingles indicate use of short roofing nails, inspector says

Loose shingles indicate use of short roofing nails, inspector says

Shingles that protrude from a roof often mean that roofing nails used during installation were too short, according to a Minnesota home inspector.

These shingles from Owens Corning use SureNail Technology to deliver high durability while using just four nails

This expansion of GAF’s Lifetime Designer Shingles Value Collection is designed in a hand-cut European style.

GAF, Homeliest Home Contest, Ply Gem, makeover, exterior

GAF contest searches for “homeliest home”

GAF announced today the GAF Homeliest Home Contest, together with Ply Gem, starting on June 4, 2012.

The APEX Ultrex Siding System is a new, premium class of siding and trim.

GAF Timberline American Harvest Lifetime Shingles are designed with an optimized construction and an advanced color-application technique that results in an extra-dimensional look for the home.

The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem has been expanded with business building tools developed specifically for remodelers.

Duradek has added Macchiato and Espresso colors to its Ultra Cork series of outdoor waterproof vinyl flooring

Boral Stone Products has launched the Versetta Stone Universal Corner

SlateTec’s new natural-slate roof assembly system layers grade S1 slate over a recyclable high-tech polymer interlayment

NAPCO by Ply Gem American Splendor vinyl siding has an expanded product line, with four new, dark Signature Series shades

The Vinyl Siding Remodeler’s Help Desk is a resource for professional contractors by the Vinyl Siding Institute.

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