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Durability and Traditional Style are Beautifully Combined with New CertainTeed Single 7-inch Board & Batten Siding

New siding profile recreates the historic charm and rustic cedar look of early American structures

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – Siding favored by early American settlers is distinctively recreated with CertainTeed’s new Single 7-inch Board & Batten Vertical Siding. The latest profile combines traditional rough cedar flat-panel beauty with the ultimate strength and durability of .052-inch thickness, and offers 10 new deluxe color options.

In addition to its premium thickness, the alternating wide and narrow vertical panels are now available in darker shades, creating a robust color palette with 22 options, including deluxe colors: Autumn Red, Charcoal Gray, Flagstone, Forest, Hearthstone, Mountain Cedar, Pacific Blue, Sable Brown, Spruce and Terra Cotta. The unique, darker shades are manufactured with highly durable capstock to ensure long-term weatherability. Superior color performance, impact resistance and durability are delivered through CertainTeed’s exclusive PermaColor™ System, which is a blend of Certavin™ resin, superior micro-ingredients and state-of-the-art pigment chemistry. The new profile strengthens CertainTeed’s position of providing the most extensive selection of exterior products enabling customers to choose the right mix of materials for their unique project.

“The new 7-inch profile is not only durable and strong, its deluxe color options meet an array of preferred design options — perfect for the entire house or accent applications,” said Brian Kirn, senior marking manager for CertainTeed Siding Products Group. “Together with our 8-inch panel, it beautifully rounds out our full offering for Board & Batten.”

The Board & Batten 7-inch profile, featuring a flat face 5-½-inch board, is easily installed, can be mixed and matched with any horizontal vinyl panel combination and also works well with CertainTeed’s complete line of Decorative Trim and Vinyl Carpentry™ accessories. The siding emulates real cedar boards, creating an outstanding natural woodgrain finish, and has the ability to withstand hurricane force winds. In addition, Board & Batten panels are virtually maintenance free, never require painting and covered by a lifetime-limited warranty.

CertainTeed offers unsurpassed Freedom of Choice® through its industry-leading portfolio of roofing, long-lasting polymer, 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, trim, fence and railing 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 110 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, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, and celebrating its 350th anniversary, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For seven 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 2015 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2014. www.certainteed.com