5-Star Contractor Program Siding Trim

The premier industry program developed to help contractors build long-term success.

CertainTeed is helping siding professionals to differentiate themselves and help build their business. With the CertainTeed 5-Star Contractor Program, the premier contractor program in the industry, contractors are truly treated as partners. CertainTeed offers industry leading training programs, as well as sales, marketing and business building tools, to provide contractors with the professional credentials necessary to stand out in today's marketplace. Plus, we make it easy for homeowners to find knowledgeable, skilled and trustworthy professionals.

No other program is more all encompassing or more focused on partnering with contractors for success. Because at CertainTeed, we understand that when our contractors succeed, so do we.

Higher Standards
To qualify as a CertainTeed 5-Star Contractor, a contractor must successfully complete the following elements:

  • Master Craftsman coursework
  • Continuing education coursework covering product installation, sustainable building and business best practice
  • Provide proof of Workers Compensation (where required by law) and General Liability insurance
  • Maintain a high rating with the Better Business Bureau
  • Use CertainTeed's high-quality products in the work they perform

Greater Rewards
Earning 5-Star Contractor status can be very rewarding! Those who earn this distinction will received a full program of exclusive monetary, merchandising and promotional opportunities including:

Welcome Kit

  • CertainTeed 5-Star Contractor branded marketing materials and presentation tools
  • Information and How-To's on quick access to all program benefits

Online Tools

  • Premier website listing certainteed.com
  • Registration in CertainTeed's LeadWorx™ lead management system which provides pre-qualified leads to premier contractors
  • Access to exclusive online ordering system for FREE samples, literature, signage and business cards.
  • Access to ColorView™ Pro custom visualization software, WebCheck website review tool and LogoCheck logo design service

Monetary Awards

  • $165 bonus per VSI Certified Installer employee credited to "Show Me the Money" VISA® debit card with first purchase of qualifying products
  • 10% rebate added to all qualifying "Show Me the Money" VISA® debit card submissions while active as a 5-Star Contractor

5-Star Green Contractor
CertainTeed is the only cladding manufacturer to offer sustainability training to their contractors, providing existing CertainTeed 5-Star Contractors the opportunity to further enhance their credentials and differentiate their business. 5-Star Green Contractors will have pass a special aptitude exam and have agreed to adapt to sustainable business practices.


Contact your CertainTeed Territory Manager for more details.