Best New Exterior Building Products Announced by Professional Builders Magazine for 2013
The editors of Professional Builder Magazine searched the world over to find products for it list of the Best New Products for 2013. In the end, the categories included Windows and Doors, Exterior Products, Interior Products, Outdoor Living, Structural/Insulation, Mechanical/Electrical and Construction Tools and Equipment.
It should come as no surprise that Arrowhead Building Supply carries quite a few of those found in the Best New Exterior Building Products category.
BELLAFORTE SHAKE ROOFING TILES
Bellaforte Shake multi-width polymer roofing tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes (pictured above) come in eight different profiles that replicate real cedar shakes. The 12-inch tiles feature snap-fit tabs for easy installation and self-alignment. Tiles are 100 percent recyclable and come with a 50-year limited warranty.
INSPIRE ROOFING SHAKE AND SLATE TILES
InSpire Roofing’s Slate and Cedar Shake tiles from The Tapco Group come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty, Class 4 hail impact and 110 mph wind resistance. The cool color selection can help reduce peak cooling demand by up to 15 percent.
MONTEREY SLATE 600 ROOF TILES
Monterey Slate 600, is a lightweight clay profile slate alternative from Boral. This exceptional tile combines the affordability of clay with the endurance of real slate, enhancing your home with elegant distinction. The tiles weigh less than 600 pounds per square—up to 40 percent less than the natural slate.
FOUNDRY STACKED STONE SIDING
The Foundry’s Stacked Stone Siding , a vinyl siding variant from The Tapco Group, features bold, rugged texture cast from hand-selected North Carolina quarried stone. An enhanced coloring process delivers scores of vibrant undertones and tonal differences. The textured grout line adds authenticity. Foundry Stacked Stone siding can be easily cut with snips and hung just like traditional vinyl panels; it does not require the use of a circular saw.
ROYAL ENVELOP BY MARIANNE CUSATO
Royal Envelop is a series of architecturally correct exterior window, entry door, and garage door surround trim packages developed in partnership between Royal Building Products and Marianne Cusato. The series utilizes a set of core moldings and trimboards to create a variety of beautiful window and door surrounds that complete any type of home design.
Boral Composites has created a new category in exterior trim with its TruExterior Trim. The poly-ash composite is derived from a blend of proprietary bio-based polymers and coal combustion product materials. The mix ensures consistency throughout the material and virtually no moisture cycling or absorption. TruExterior Trim is ideal for fascia boards, soffits, frieze boards, rake boards, garage door casings, window surrounds, and door trim.
The LP SmartSide CarraraFinishes system consists of a stucco finish applied directly to LP SmartSide panel siding. The panel substrate is a smooth, square-edge panel siding that is approved specifically for use with CarraraFinishes. CarraraFinishes comes backed by a 10-year limited warranty that the finish will not chip, peel or flake. LP’s 5-year, 100-percent labor and replacement feature, along with a 50-year prorated limited warranty applies to the panel substrate.
Stop by any Arrowhead Building Supply to see any of these Best New Exterior Building Products for 2013.