CertainTeed® Restoration Millwork® Custom Trim Adds the Perfect Finishing Touches in the Latest Living Spaces® Facebook® Home Makeover Webisode

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Now available for viewing, the eighth webisode in the CertainTeed 2013 Living Spaces® Facebook® Home Makeover Video Contest series showcases the installation of CertainTeed® Restoration Millwork® trim, ornamenting the exterior of the Bielfelt family’s Mentor, Ohio home with unique, decorative accents.

Now available for viewing, the eighth webisode in the CertainTeed 2013 Living Spaces® Facebook® Home Makeover Video Contest series showcases the installation of CertainTeed® Restoration Millwork® trim, ornamenting the exterior of the Bielfelt family’s Mentor, Ohio home with unique, decorative accents. Thanks to its wood-like appearance and virtually maintenance-free qualities, Restoration Millwork cellular PVC trim was the ideal choice for phenomenal curb appeal.

The webisode follows the Bielfelt family’s quest to find the perfect finishing touches to complete the $75,000 exterior renovation to their century-old home. The family frequently referred to the previous contest winner’s unique trim details when describing the look and feel they were seeking for their cottage-style home. To create their vision, Restoration Millwork J-Pocket trim was installed around windows and doors. Several windows were topped with Restoration Millwork crown molding accents, which brought dimension and an elegant appearance to the driveway side of the historic house.

For the final dramatic design elements, Lasting Details, Inc. of Lansing, Michigan, was called upon to custom fabricate Restoration Millwork architectural embellishments that would perfectly showcase the timeless character of the home.

The webisode demonstrates the detailed, three-step process used to transform a three-dimensional digital model into the cupola that now adorns the roof of the garage. A white gable pediment added to the front peak of the house along with the cupola perched on the garage conveys the undeniable charm that the homeowner wanted, and perfectly compliments the decorative porch post brackets on the front of the home — all custom designed and fabricated by Lasting Details.

Lasting Details, Inc., uses Restoration Millwork to create custom architectural details with the look of real wood but the durability of PVC. Their team uses CNC machinery for true CAD/CAM custom fabricating to create finishes for almost every style home — from early American and colonial, to Victorian, craftsman, arts and crafts and neo-classical styles, or to meet plan drawing specifications.

CertainTeed 5-Star Green and Master Shingle Applicator contractor, RJK Construction Co., of Willoughby, Ohio, completed the installation of the enviable crisp, white trim and unique accents.

As the 2013 grand prize winners of the $75,000 exterior makeover contest, the Bielfelts, are the subjects of a series of CertainTeed Living Spaces webisodes documenting the renovation of their 100-year-old home. The series follows the family, along with CertainTeed 5-Star Green, 5-Star Fence and Master Shingle Applicator contractors, from the planning stages of the renovation through its completion.

In the previous webisode, RJK Construction Co. installed EverNew® Railing Systems on both the front and back porches to create sound structures that are safe and inviting.

To view all of the webisodes, music videos and video entries from the 2012 and 2013 $75,000 Exterior Living Spaces Home Makeover contests, visit the CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces) or YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/ctlivingspaces).

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 and trim product lines. For more information, visit http://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 six 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 2014 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2014. http://www.certainteed.com

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