New CertainTeed Vinyl Fence Features Authentic Wood Grain Texture

    January 31, 2007
    Valley Forge, Pennsylvania) -Bufftech® Chesterfield privacy fence from CertainTeed, known for its unique design features and low-maintenance characteristics, now features CertaGrain™ authentic wood texture to provide fence dealers more design options. CertaGrain is a proprietary texturing process that delivers a realistic woodgrain surface that allows homeowners to color-coordinate with their home's exterior and natural surroundings. CertaGrain gives the beauty of wood with the benefits of vinyl. Chesterfield with CertaGrain comes in Natural Clay and Colonial White. The fence offers ColorLast™ fade protection, for superior color retention.

    Vinyl doesn't rot or decay and it won't warp, split or splinter.

    "Homeowners can bring the timeless beauty of painted wood fencing to their backyards with CertaGrain," says Chris Bourque, Director of Marketing for the CertainTeed Fence Products. "It gives the beauty of natural wood without the hassle of ongoing maintenance or repair issues, such as painting and staining, along with the durability to stand up to the elements."

    Chesterfield with CertaGrain is manufactured from premium quality polyvinyl chloride (PVC), which provides exceptional impact strength and UV resistance. Vinyl doesn't rot or decay and it won't warp, split or splinter.

    Chesterfield is backed by a lifetime, limited warranty featuring exclusive SureStart™ protection. SureStart covers repair and replacement costs - including labor - in the unlikely event a manufacturing defect occurs within the first five years after installation.

    About CertainTeed
    Through innovation and creative product design, CertainTeed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Company, the firm made its slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," which quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is North America's leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, windows, fence, decking, railing, millwork, foundations, pipe, insulation, walls, ceilings and access covers. Headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, CertainTeed and its affiliates have approximately 9,000 employees and 70 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. In 2006 the group had consolidated sales approaching $4 billion.