TOLEDO, Ohio, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced its first-ever national competition to find the home with the best roof makeover using the company's Duration® Series Designer Colors Collection shingles. The just-launched "That's My Roof!"* contest provides an opportunity for homeowners to show off their new roof makeovers and have a chance to win monthly prizes as well as the grand prize – a refund for the cost of their new roof!**
"A roof is a valuable, smart investment, but it can also dramatically enhance the look of a home. Homeowners should absolutely LOVE the look of their new roof," said Sue Burkett, marketing manager for Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt. "'That's My Roof!' offers them the opportunity to show off their roof transformations. They might even also provide inspiration to other homeowners considering a new roof purchase," she said.
Owens Corning Duration® Series Designer Colors Collection shingles are available in seven vibrant color combinations and are meant to evoke feelings that match their names--from Summer Harvest to Sand Dune to Merlot. Five of the seven colors are available throughout the entire U.S. Whatever color homeowners select, they can rest easy knowing that all Duration® Series Designer Color Collection shingles come with SureNail® Technology for maximum performance and wind protection of up to 130-MPH winds.***
In addition to a beautiful and high-performance roof, homeowners with a new Duration® Series Designer Colors Collection roof can enter the "That's My Roof!" contest to win:
Monthly Prizes – At the end of every month, along with the public vote scoring, a judging panel will score each set of qualifying photos to award a monthly winner. Monthly winners will receive $500.
The Cost of Your Roof Grand Prize – At the end of the five-month contest period, which runs June 5 – October 31, all five monthly winners will compete for the grand prize—a rebate for the cost of the roof up to $10,000**! Public voting and a judging panel will determine the winner—to be announced by December 15, 2010.
Homeowners interested in entering the "That's My Roof!" contest are to submit before and after photos of their Duration® Series Designer Colors Collection roof now through October 15 at www.thatsmyroof.com. Each entry will have a 15-day window for public on-line voting. The public voting score will be added to a score determined by a special judging panel to select the winners. Once the public voting period ends, visitors to the Web site can continue to review photos to get ideas for upcoming roofing re-dos. The contest runs through October 31, 2010.
To learn more about Owens Corning's "That's My Roof!" contest, or to enter or vote, visit www.thatsmyroof.com. Visitors can also search for an Owens Corning Preferred Contractor in their area or can use special on-line visualization software to "try on" a Duration® Designer Colors Collection shingle for their home. The site even offers a roofing "color personality" quiz, the "Roofing Color Compass."™
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is a leading global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass-fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune 500 Company for 56 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability by delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of $4.8 billion in 2009 and about 16,000 employees in 28 countries on five continents. Additional information is available at www.owenscorning.com.
*See official rules for details. Visit www.thatsmyroof.com.
**Up to $10,000. See official rules for details. Visit www.thatsmyroof.com.
*** 130-MPH wind resistance applies to Duration® Premium shingles. Duration® shingles have a 110-MPH wind resistance. See actual warranty for complete details, limitations and requirements.
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