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2011-10-06 09:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When giving your existing home a facelift, you know the importance of curb appeal. And while the look of wood is still very popular among homeowners, the continual maintenance required with fiber cement or wood siding often forces homeowners to choose between a natural wood look or something that requires less maintenance. "Wood siding rots, can cause mold, and it needs to be repainted or stained on a regular basis," points out Michelle Cook,...

2011-09-12 08:00:00

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Materials, LLC today announced the appointment of Jerry W. Burris as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of its board of directors. Mr. Burris, previously President of Barnes Precision Components, brings over 20 years of experience in management and executive positions at manufacturing and logistical services companies. He takes over for interim Chief Executive Officer Dana Snyder, who will continue to serve as...

2011-08-23 09:00:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain, the world's largest building materials company, announces its support of the 2011 Solar Decathlon team from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and University of Massachusetts Lowell. Known as Team Massachusetts, the students will compete for the first time in The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, a biennial event that challenges collegiate teams from around the world to design, build, and operate solar-powered...

2011-08-20 07:00:00

Everlast Composite Siding launched an initiative to establish a Guest Blogging Network which is designed to connect the network of well-established bloggers in the home improvement industry. (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 Everlast Composite Siding launched an initiative to establish a Guest Blogging Network which is designed to connect the network of well-established bloggers in the home improvement industry. The program is targeted at respectable home improvement companies with an existing, well...

2011-08-15 00:00:04

Hranek Homes in Ewing, New Jersey Shares Expertise to Help Homeowners Create Healthy and Safe Homes Ewing, NJ (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 People take their cars in for regular oil changes, yet when it comes to their homes people tend to put off maintenance and repairs. Homeowners shouldn't procrastinate. By properly maintaining their homes, people will not only protect their biggest financial investment, but their family's health and well being. "So many people are living in hazardous...

2011-08-09 09:32:00

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Materials, LLC (the "Company") today announced that its second quarter earnings conference call will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. You are invited to listen to the call, which is available for telephone dial-in and will be broadcast live over the Internet. Company Interim Chief Executive Officer, Dana R. Snyder, and Chief Financial Officer, Stephen E. Graham, will participate. What: Associated...

2011-08-02 00:00:30

Everlast composite house siding was recently installed on two residences in Rhode Island. To date these are the first installations of Everlast in Rhode Island. Given the amount of coastal regions and problems with high moisture and salt air there's a likelihood Everlast will gain market share in Rhode Island. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 The first of these projects in Portsmouth Rhode Island included removing cedar shingles less than 20 years old and replacing them with Everlast...

2011-07-01 08:28:00

CHICAGO, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products, Inc. (NYSE: JHX) manufactures exterior home products that enable remodelers and builders to produce homes that accurately portray a wide variety of American architecture styles. From HardieShingle® siding that combines the look of cedar shingles with low-maintenance upkeep and durability to Artisan® by James Hardie with its dramatic shadow lines, the company has continued to focus on...

2011-06-24 09:08:00

CHICAGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (NYSE: JHX) dedicated its most recent trend report to the effects the economic conditions are having on homeowners' aesthetic design decisions, based on a compilation of research. The studies suggest that demand for nostalgic design is increasing, and James Hardie's report affirms this shift within the exterior design industry. "Along with low maintenance and durability, design and authenticity are important...

2011-06-23 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vinyl siding remains the market leader in exterior cladding on new single-family homes sold and is the only exterior cladding to gain market share for the second consecutive year, up two points to 36 percent, according to recently released 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data. In fact, vinyl siding has been the market leader for 16 consecutive years and has increased five share points in the past five years. "Vinyl siding remains the preferred exterior...


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2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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