PVC trim handles tough exterior duty with no upkeep

PVC trim handles tough exterior duty with no upkeep

Today, people want the beauty of wood without the high cost of maintenance that goes with it. That’s why they’re turning to cellular PVC products.

Composite shakes deliver the look of real cedar without the maintenance

Composite shakes deliver the look of real cedar without the maintenance

Cedar shake has long been a favored exterior finish, but it has a reputation for being high maintenance.

Engineered shake & shingle siding delivers the look of cedar without the upkeep

Engineered shake & shingle siding delivers the look of cedar without the upkeep

Everyone loves the natural beauty, warmth, and charm of real cedar siding on homes, but they don’t love the constant upkeep.

Synthetic slate roofing offers lightweight and sustainable option

Synthetic slate roofing offers lightweight and sustainable option

Synthetic slate has been on the market for about 20 years and is becoming a popular option for US homes. This new product offers a lightweight, sustainable and cost-effective option for your roof.

Cool roof technology boosts curb appeal and energy performance

Cool roof technology boosts curb appeal and energy performance

Residential cool roofing technology has come a long way in recent years with the addition of darker, more dramatic colors and advanced reflective pigments that significantly reduce heat transferred into a house. According to the U.S. government’s Energy-Star program, Americans...

Tight building envelopes rely on site-formed flashing and trim

Tight building envelopes rely on site-formed flashing and trim

In the quest to maximize building science, durability and health benefits, building envelope integrity is assuming ever greater importance. Effective flashing and trim are critical in ensuring envelope performance, resistance to water infiltration and home integrity. "In many cases you...

Vinyl siding offers low maintenance, stylish exterior options

Vinyl siding offers low maintenance, stylish exterior options

Vinyl siding continues to dominate the new construction and remodeling markets with a 33 percent market share and a 3-to-1 sales advantage over the next closest competitor, fiber cement. When it comes to selecting a siding product for new construction...

PHOTOS: Stone veneers rock with green options for architects and builders

PHOTOS: Stone veneers rock with green options for architects and builders

A new Spanish-style home features an array of stone veneer products made from recycled content.

The Foundry: Specialty Siding

Foundry siding is crafted from more than 100 unique molds cast from real cedar to achieve a real wood look. These PVC panels look like wood grain but provide many benefits over real wood, including: low maintenance, durability, wind and water resistance, and color retention.

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