CertainTeed Announces $75,000 Exterior Home Makeover Video Contest on New Living Spaces™ Facebook® Page

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Corporation, North America's leading brand of building products, is celebrating the upcoming summer season by kicking off an Exterior Living Spaces Home Makeover Video Contest. Through the Facebook® contest, one lucky winner will receive $75,000 worth of exterior building products, including installation. Featured products include CertainTeed's expansive selection of vinyl and fiber cement siding, roofing, housewrap, decking, railing, fence and trim -- everything needed to create a homeowner's dream outdoor oasis. CertainTeed will also include landscaping and deck furniture.

To enter, homeowners need to upload a 30- to 90-second video to CertainTeed's Living Spaces Facebook page (www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces) and explain why their home needs a facelift with CertainTeed siding, roofing, fence, decking, railing, and trim products. Entrants are encouraged to include family members and show off their enthusiasm and creativity in the videos, which will appear on the CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook contest page where visitors, friends and family will vote for their favorite. The top 10 videos, as selected by Facebook users, will be in competition for a best overall pick by CertainTeed judges. The winning homeowner will also star in a series of video webisodes featuring their home's remarkable transformation. The nine runner-ups will each receive $500 exterior living spaces prize packages.

The contest is a perfect way to officially introduce the new CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook page, which offers tips on outdoor living trends, design inspiration, backyard safety, gardening and more.  One lucky family will get their turn to be stars in the video webisodes, sharing their vision for their ideal outdoor living space oasis and offering commentary as our 5-Star, Master Remodeler and SELECTShingle Master Contractors complete every phase of the design and installation, making their new outdoor living space a reality. The new webisode series will be available on the CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook page and CTLivingSpaces YouTube® Channel.

All video entries must be uploaded by 11:59 pm EST June 15. CertainTeed will announce the winner on June 19. The makeover will occur during the summer by mutual agreement between the contractors and the homeowner. For more information and complete contest details, visit www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces.

CertainTeed has been on the forefront of manufacturing aesthetically pleasing, high performance building products for more than a century, expanding and evolving to reflect changing tastes and current design trends. Today, the exterior products line-up features hundreds of low-maintenance product lines including the popular Landmark® asphalt roofing shingles, Cedar Impressions® Polymer Shakes, and the largest selection of vinyl and fiber cement siding available, Restoration Millwork® cellular PVC trim, EverNew® composite decking, Bufftech® vinyl fence and more. For more information about CertainTeed, visit www.certainteed.com.

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, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world's largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 6,000 employees and more than 65 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Recognized as a 2009 and 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, CertainTeed earned the 2011 and 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, the highest level of recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. The group had total sales of approximately $3.2 billion in 2011. www.certainteed.com

For more information contact:
Michael B. Loughery, CertainTeed
(610) 341-7328
mike.b.loughery@saint-gobain.com
www.certainteed.com/pressroom

SOURCE CertainTeed Corporation



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