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download press release »06/04/2013

CertainTeed Introduces Restoration Classic™ Premium Vinyl Siding Product Line

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed introduces Restoration Classic™, its newest vinyl siding product line. The premium thickness cladding is available in five popular styles — three profiles in a Select Cedar finish with a natural wood grain appearance, and two smooth, architecturally accurate profiles designed in the tradition of 17th Century American craftsmanship to replicate the authentic look of carefully sanded, sealed and painted wood. The product line showcases 28 popular low-gloss finish designer colors from Colonial White to a dark, rich Forest green, as well as a wide variety of coordinating accessories and decorative trim.

“Restoration Classic is the brainchild of our customers’ feedback, combining the most asked for price point, aesthetics and durability, with ease of installation,” says Brian Kirn, product manager for CertainTeed Siding. “It’s a product line manufactured to satisfy both the building professional and homeowner and its deluxe color choices further solidify our position as the industry color leader.”

Restoration Classic features a .044-inch thickness, 5/8-inch panel projection with RigidForm™ 180 technology, and is tested to withstand wind load pressures up to 180 mph. Patented STUDfinder™ technology ensures precise and accurate installation and the DuraLock® post-formed lock design provides larger than ordinary locks for a secure snap fit. The product family is also virtually maintenance-free, never needs painting, is Class 1(A) fire-rated and backed by a lifetime, limited warranty. In addition, the collection utilizes the PermaColor™ System, for guaranteed lifetime fade protection, impact resistance and durability.

CertainTeed offers unsurpassed Freedom of Choice through its industry-leading portfolio of long-lasting polymer, fiber cement, insulated and vinyl siding as well as fence, railing, decking and exterior trim. CertainTeed offers the advantage of using exterior products from a single source that are designed to mix-and-match with each other and feature authentic textures, versatile styles and rich color combinations, for a beautifully coordinated look. As the result of a strong commitment to environmental responsibility, CertainTeed is the first manufacturer to issue and publish third-party validated life cycle assessments (LCA) for its vinyl, fiber cement siding and trim product lines. For more information, visit www.certainteed.com/freedomofchoice.

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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