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download press release »06/03/2013

Restoration Millwork® Helps Restore Classic Architectural Details in Latest CertainTeed® Webisode, Music Video

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed has unveiled their latest webisode in the Living Spaces® Exterior Home Makeover series along with a music video featuring original new music. The launch of the new videos coincides with the search for the 2013 contest winner at www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces.

The webisode shows the step-by-step process of beautifully restoring the classic details of a 112 year-old-farmhouse with Restoration Millwork® exterior trim—which recently received top rankings as building professionals’ favorite products in the Brand Use Study sponsored by Hanley Wood.   

The video features the Pohl family of Pewamo, Mich. — the grand prize winner of the CertainTeed $75,000 Exterior Living Spaces™ contest— as they continue the journey of renovating their home. The Restoration Millwork video shows the benefits of installing low-maintenance exterior trim while still maintaining a wood-like appearance.

In addition, a new CertainTeed music video “Restoration Millwork Can’t You See,” has made its debut on Facebook and YouTube. The up-tempo video conveys the excitement of turning a deteriorating home into a historic masterpiece.  

Restoration Millwork is engineered to look, feel and work like top-grade lumber. Unlike wood, however, it is made with a long-lasting, low-maintenance material that is resistant to rotting, warping, moisture and insects. It can be cut using ordinary woodworking tools and fastened with nails or screws. It is highly resistant to yellowing caused by UV rays, resists freezing during winter months, features a Class A (Class 1) flame spread classification and is backed by a 25-year limited warranty.

Check out the webisodes at the CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook page (www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces) or YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ctlivingspaces). Also, stay tuned for additional webisodes that will air approximately every two weeks.

About CertainTeed
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., 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, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For five consecutive years, the company has received top honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its contributions in protecting the environment and was most recently the recipient of the 2013 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2012. www.certainteed.com

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