CertainTeed Home Makeover Webisode Series Reaches One Million Views on YouTube, Entries Now Being Accepted for the 2013 Home Makeover Contest

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed is proud to announce that its webisode series documenting the $75,000 Exterior Living Spaces® Home Makeover has reached one million views on YouTube. The series documents the transformation of the Pohl family home in Pewamo, Mich., which was selected as the contest winner in 2012.  The cameras were rolling for every step of the process as CertainTeed 5-Star, Master Remodeler and SELECTShingle Master contractors completed each phase of the design and installation of CertainTeed vinyl siding, roofing, housewrap, decking, railing, fence and trim.

The company is currently seeking video entries for the 2013 contest, in which one lucky homeowner will receive a $75,000 exterior home makeover and star in the next highly popular webisode series.

To enter the contest, homeowners must upload an upbeat 30- to 90-second video to CertainTeed's Living Spaces Facebook page (www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces) that outlines how they would use CertainTeed's expansive selection of polymer, fiber cement, insulated and vinyl siding, roofing, housewrap, decking, railing, fence and trim to boost the curb appeal of their home. Entries will be accepted through 11:50 p.m. EDT on June 11.

Video entries will appear on the CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook contest page where visitors can vote for their favorite until 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 18. The top 10 videos, as selected by Facebook users, will be in competition for best overall pick by CertainTeed judges. Nine runners-up will each receive $500 exterior living spaces prize packages. The grand prize winner will be announced around June 21.

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. CertainTeed offers unsurpassed Freedom of Choice through its industry-leading portfolio of long-lasting Cedar Impressions® Polymer Shakes, WeatherBoards fiber cement, CedarBoards insulated and numerous vinyl siding product lines. The exterior products line-up also includes the popular Landmark® asphalt roofing shingles, Restoration Millwork® cellular PVC trim, EverNew® composite decking, Bufftech® fence and more. All products are designed to mix-and-match with each other and feature authentic textures, versatile styles and rich color combinations for a beautifully coordinated look. 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, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world's largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For five 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 2013 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2012. 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



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