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2014-03-31 12:30:28

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- Just as your car gets dirty, so does your home's siding. The good news is that if your home has vinyl siding, it's almost as easy to clean as your car. Imagine, with nothing more than a hose and water, mild soap and a long-handled soft bristle brush, you can keep your home looking its best. "When it comes to beauty, value, and ease of maintenance, nothing comes close to vinyl siding, which is why it has been the leading exterior cladding in...

2014-01-31 23:26:45

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Fiber Cement to 2017” to its store. US demand for fiber cement products is forecast to rise annually to 2.8 billion square feet in 2017, valued at $2.7 billion. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 US demand to rise 8% annually through 2017 Fiber cement products have seen sharp increases in use since their introduction to the US in the early 1990s. Siding made from fiber cement took market share from wood siding because it offers home-owners a similar...

2014-01-31 23:21:07

James Hardie, a leading manufacturer of Fiber Cement building products has been honored with a Silver Excellence Award from the Brandon Hall Group for having the Best Sales Team Onboarding Training Program for its US operations. The program was selected by an expert panel based on criteria that included how well the program fit the need and its design, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 James Hardie, a leading manufacturer...

2013-12-19 16:28:22

PARIS, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has signed an agreement for the sale of its U.S.-based Fiber Cement siding business to Plycem USA, a subsidiary of Elementia of Mexico. This business is part of Saint-Gobain's Exterior Products activity of the Construction Products Sector. It manufactures and sells fiber cement siding, trim and accessory products for the U.S. and Canadian residential and commercial construction markets. The business employs close to...

2013-11-04 20:22:43

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Corporation and Counsel for the Plaintiffs in In re: CertainTeed Fiber Cement Siding Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2270 (E.D. Pa), announced today that they have entered into an agreement to settle various class actions relating to fiber cement siding manufactured by CertainTeed Corporation and installed on or before September 30, 2013. Plaintiffs, who own properties with the siding, allege that the siding was defective....

2013-10-09 20:22:46

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the East Coast continues to climb out of the tragic damage caused by last year's Superstorm Sandy, many homeowners are wondering if there's a better alternative to the wood, vinyl, fiber cement, and aluminum siding products that experienced significant damage from the pounding rain, high winds, blowing sand produced by Sandy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131009/CG95102) According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

2013-05-14 04:21:03

CHICAGO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products, world leader in fiber cement siding and backerboard, today announced its James Hardie® siding earned the Good Housekeeping Seal. The Seal is a sought-after mark of quality and is granted after a product's rigorous evaluation by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130514/CG11309) The most popular brand of siding in America found on over 5.5 million homes, James Hardie...

2013-05-06 12:28:34

SAO PAULO, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eternit S.A. today announces its results for the 1(st) quarter of 2013. Demand for construction material was low in the first quarter of 2013, according to figures from the Brazilian Construction Materials Industry Association (ABRAMAT). Despite this timid performance by the sector, the Company operated at full capacity in its chrysotile mining operation, and maintained production at the level of demand for fiber cement and concrete tiles. Sales volume...

2013-04-18 12:30:41

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the Reimbursable Space Act Agreement SAA3-1272, LP Building Products recently asked the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to evaluate the impact damage resistance of engineered wood siding from the LP® SmartSide® brand and fiber cement siding. The evaluation was conducted by NASA Glenn Research Center's Ballistic Impact Laboratory in Cleveland. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2013-03-19 16:30:06

Freeze-Thaw Cycles, Water, Impact, Sun and Pests Can Damage Siding NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is a great time to reside your house, whether to increase your home's value or to replace damaged siding, but be sure to evaluate all your siding options. Residential siding exteriors do not all perform the same. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...