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November Data: Custom Architects Weigh In, New Construction Trends, Contractor Confidence, and Material Price Changes

We've collected highlights from a number of data reports published throughout the industry in November

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Sierra Premium Shake Offers Beauty, Durability, and Wildfire Protection

“Between the landscaping and the building products, we’re making more design decisions based on fire resistance; it’s just another step to protect the home.” - John Berry, President of Berry Construction


Vinyl Siding

CertainTeed released more colors in its vinyl siding line to allow homeowners to create custom curb appeal.


Insulated Metal Panels

Kingspan’s insulated metal panels add a new exterior surface. Adding the panels to a building’s exterior can increase its energy efficiency and save on operational costs.


PVC Siding

New PVC siding from Wolf Home Products features a PVC core for increased strength and performance.


Insulated Siding

ProVia’s expanded Heartland Siding now offers 8-inch CedarMax insulated Board ‘n Batten and 8-inch Cedar Peaks Board ‘n Batten.


Pre-Finished Siding

The improved, pre-finished Sierra Premium Shake siding from Nichiha USA offers a variegated look with deeply defined grooves and keyways for an authentic appearance.


Natural Shaker Siding

Novik’s Stainnatural Shakes are engineered to customize a home’s appearance. 



The Xeripave super-pervious paver bricks, or Xeribrix, capture and infiltrate stormwater, but are impervious to chemicals, road salt, and freeze/thaw conditions.


Versatex Trimboard

This architectural cellular PVC trim product line from Versatex now include 2x4 and 2x6 sizes, completing a full range of 1.5-inch-thick products.


Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation

Metal Sales has been manufacturing high-quality metal roof and wall products for 50 years, and currently offers more than 75 profiles in a variety of…

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