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Until the 1970s, most millwork was wood. However, improvements in the appearance and performance of PVC (vinyl) boards, sheets, and profiles...

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Window flashing is a thin continuous piece of material that is installed to prevent water from getting into a structure from an angle or joint...

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Longer length sidings are generally extended versions of standard size siding products. Standard sidings are usually 12’ to 12-1/2’ long. With...

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CertainTeed offers a cedar shake style siding in our Cedar Impressions® Polymer Siding and Northwoods® product lines.The most realistic of polymer...

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Polymer siding is made from polypropylene resin. The typical application for this kind of siding is shake and shingle cladding with a cedar...

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A few months ago, I had the privilege of traveling to Wilmington, Ohio, to witness Cpl. Josh Sams receive the keys to his new home from Homes for...

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Memorial Day presents an opportunity to remember those who have served our country. Remembering that service
and sacrifice is often...

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Spring is most certainly in the air. Temperatures are warming, color is popping and the sense of renewal abounds. Those neighbors you haven’t seen...

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There’s no doubt that filing taxes can be a daunting challenge, but a refund check from the IRS comes with a lot of exciting possibilities....

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Pinterest, Houzz, Facebook, Twitter — each and every day I see amazing home transformations that delight and inspire. I’m constantly in awe of the...

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In the first month of homebuilding, my true love gave to me, a piece of land overlooking a scenic ravine.
In the second month of...

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Hat’s off to Mayor Michael Bloomberg for throwing down the gauntlet and launching a Carbon Challenge to the most populated city in America. The...

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We all know that homeownership is considered the cornerstone of the American dream.  But many of us take that dream for granted.  I was reminded...

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Mike Loughery
Mike Loughery is Director, Corporate Marketing Communications for CertainTeed Corporation
Here we are once again,...

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In the first month of homebuilding, my true love gave to me, a piece of land overlooking a scenic ravine.
In the second month of...