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download press release »01/31/2012

New CertainTeed® Chamfer Board™ Vertical Siding and Soffit Builds on Industry-Leading Vinyl Siding Product Line

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed Corporation is expanding its industry-leading vinyl siding product line with the introduction of Chamfer Board™, a uniquely designed panel that can be used in vertical siding, porch ceiling and soffit applications. Chamfer Board offers the authentic look of beveled-edge wood with a smooth brushed finish. It is available in double 5-inch style in both solid and vented panels and comes in eight low-gloss colors.

“With our extensive line of siding products, we strive to give customers the greatest possible choice of products to suit every style and personality,” said Brian Kirn, product manager for the CertainTeed Siding Products Group. “Chamfer Board offers a smart, durable solution for those looking to add the unique look of vertical siding to their home.”

Backed by a lifetime warranty, Chamfer Board is virtually maintenance-free and is Class 1(A) fire rated. Additionally, Chamfer Board’s color performance, impact resistance and durability are assured through CertainTeed’s exclusive PermaColor™ System, which features a blend of Certavin™ resin, superior micro-ingredients and state-of-the-art pigment chemistry.

CertainTeed offers an industry-leading spectrum of more than 40 colors of vinyl siding, ranging from deep rich shades and semi-transparent stained blend colors to fresh Watercolors®. These virtually unlimited options give homeowners the ability to design a truly personalized, maintenance-free home exterior to fit any architectural style, and make CertainTeed a perennial brand of choice for remodelers, builders, architects and consumers.

For more information, visit www.certainteed.com.

About CertainTeed

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 6,000 employees and more than 65 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. In 2009 and 2010, CertainTeed, which is headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., was named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a national award that recognizes environmentally responsible corporations. The group had total sales of approximately $3.2 billion in 2011. www.certainteed.com.

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