8 resilient roofing and siding products
Manufacturers’ latest roofing and siding products offer a blend of aesthetic appeal, ease of installation, and durability. While promoting curb appeal, the products are designed to make homes safer, more efficient and better protected from the elements.
Novik has introduced the Onyx black tone option to its NovikStone Dry Stack Stone and Premium Hand-Cut stone cladding lines. According to Novik, stacked drystone offers the detail of precisely laid stacked drystone, ideal for achieving the look of traditional masonry. The Hand-Cup Premium mimics hand-chiselled profiled stone. The NovikStone coating is impermeable to humidity; resistant to warping, expanding, shrinking and cracking; and installed without any mortar or adhesive, according to the manufacturer. The cladding is suitable for foundation covers, knee wall cladding and accent walls. novik.com
Grad for Kebony, a collaboration between Kebony and Grad Concept USA, is a rainscreen system developed for the building envelope and interior accent walls. Grad Mini Rial Clips are factory placed, allowing installers to secure the rails to the sheathing or vapor barrier and snap the planks into place. The stringers, which can be installed vertically or horizontally, create an air gap, eliminating the need to install furring strips in advance. us.kebony.com
TruRidge PRO 25, HighPoint AL 50 Slant Back and HighPoint GL 50 Slant Back are designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce attic heat and moisture for roof pitches. The TruRidge PRO 25 offers the rigidity of a sectional ridge vent with the flexibility of a lightweight roll for easy installation. HighPoint AL 50 and GL 50 vents are designed to extend roof and shingle life with a weather-tight base and throat of aluminum and galvanized steel, respectively. atlasroofing.com
Qora Cladding’s Qora Cut LedgeStone TightStack exterior cladding uses a foam core, fiberglass reinforced compound, and stone to mimic the aesthetic of stacked stone. The lightweight system is available in 48 x 18 inch high panels and offered in three color patterns – Lexington, Gunstock and Charcoal – to complement exterior vinyl, wood or fiber cement siding. The coating will not burn and will not rot, warp or delaminate over time, according to the manufacturer. qoracladding.com
BRAVA synthetic tiles are made with up to 95% post-consumer recycled rubber and plastic removed from the waste stream. Composite tiles are an alternative to traditional Spanish clay tiles, natural slate and cedar shingle roofing, according to the manufacturer. Synthetic Cedar Shingle Tiles combine the rustic split textures of cedar with the benefits and longevity of a composite roofing material. bravarooftile.com
Georgia-Pacific’s ForceField weather barrier system is approved for use on sloped roofs. The system is an integrated weather-resistant barrier coating system for sloped roofs and walls that helps reduce weather-related challenges and helps structures dry faster compared to traditional systems, according to Georgia-Pacific. The system is available in 4ft x 8ft, 4ft x 9ft and 4ft x 10ft panels. The ForceField weather barrier system offers over 90% drainage efficiency, according to the manufacturer. buildgp.com
Westlake Royal Building Products
SwiftGuard is a synthetic roofing underlayment for steel, tile, shake and shake roofs, ideal for use in steep slope installations. The manufacturer claims that the product installs easily and uses patented nail seal technology to provide weather protection. The technology, along with SwiftGuard’s UV and thermal stability, allows it to be exposed to the elements for up to 180 days without degradation. The product is available in rolls of 10 squares. westlakeroyalbuildingproducts.com
Simulated Shake Siding by Duration Millwork is made from solid fly ash and comes in 48 inch panels. The lightweight panels fit together tightly to create a seamless shadow line. Products may be blind nailed during installation. According to the manufacturer, shake shingle siding will not rot, decay or be affected by insects, and the product does not require any backing or edge sealing. Shake siding can be painted any color without primer, can withstand high heat, and is available in three sizes: 1/2 by 8 inches, 5/8 by 8 inches, and 5/8 by 8 inches. 10 inch panels. durationmillwork.com
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