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Exterior Products for your Arts & Crafts Home

by Lori Viator on April 25, 2013

in Art + Craft

ABOVE: Re-create the look of a picturesque Storybook-style, traditional thatched or “ocean-wave” roof with Custom Cedar Solutions steam-bent cedar shingles.

First impressions are made outside, of course. Today there are many exterior products available for purchase. Here is a sampling of roofing and siding options for your next house project.

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Coronado Stone

Coronado Stone

Rock On Hand-crafted from natural stone, Coronado’s simulated stone products like this River Rock capture the natural elegance and beauty of genuine stone. Their architectural stone veneer, thin brick, tile and precast products will enhance the look and value of your home. From Coronado Stone, (800) 847-8663, coronado.com


Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar

Real Cedar There is no substitute for Western Red Cedar, for siding, decking, fencing, gazebos, doors, windows, indoor and outdoor. The WRCLA provides a variety of free brochures to help you select and purchase Western Red Cedar products. Contact Western Red Cedar Lumber Association, (866) 778-9096, realcedar.org


Classic Rock Face Block

Classic Rock Face Block

Around the Block Classic Rock Face Block makes historic rock face concrete block often found on homes built between the late 19th and early 20th century. They use original castings to create accurate replicas for restoration projects and period-style new construction. Suitable for foundations, walls, and entire homes. Contact Classic Rock Face Block, (888) 960-8302, classicrockfaceblock.com


Eldorado Stone

Eldorado Stone

Believable Brick Brick and stone veneer so versatile that it can imitate almost any natural stone or mortar pattern. Their Cortona Viabrick is textured, with soft, rounded edges and a surface that draws attention. Contact Eldorado Stone, (800) 925-1491, eldoradostone.com


Foundry Siding

Foundry Siding

Specialty Siding Tapco’s Foundry Siding offers the charm of cedar, the warmth of shake, and the rustic beauty of stone. Authentic-style shingles have a classic look, with naturally-textured surfaces and sophisticated detail. And this siding is easy to enjoy, with no scraping, sanding or painting. From Foundry Siding, (800) 771-4486, foundrysiding.com


Heartwood Fine Windows & Doors

Heartwood Fine Windows & Doors

Wood Windows Fine custom wood windows and doors for residential and historic applications, in almost infinite design options. The company merges state-of-the-art tooling with traditional craftsmanship to create elegant, detailed doors and windows for discerning customers. Contact Heartwood Fine Windows & Doors, (800) 321-8199, heartwoodwindowsanddoors.com


Custom Cedar Solutions

Custom Cedar Solutions

Storybook Ending Re-create the look of a picturesque Storybook-style, traditional thatched or “ocean-wave” roof with Custom Cedar Solutions steam-bent cedar shingles. Give your home a unique look. (386) 487-1015, customshingles.com


Ward Clapboard Mill

Ward Clapboard Mill

Wood Works From a mill established in 1864, these vertical-grain clapboards have square, sharp edges that will create clean lines on any façade. In of 100 percent spruce, the same way they’ve been made for over 100 years. (802) 496-3581, wardclapboardmill.com


Redland Siding Systems

Redland Siding Systems

Thin & Rich Replace missing or mismatched brick or vinyl or aluminum siding with Tru-Brix, a brick veneer cladding system. The bricks of genuine clay are finished with mortar and come in 50 different colors. From Redland Siding Systems, (301) 223-7700, tru-brix.com


Preservation Products Inc.

Preservation Products Inc.

Metal Roof Proof Acrymax offers durable products for historic building preservation and vintage roofing restoration. Acrymax PC-535 combines long-term corrosion resistance with superior flexibility, providing a protective coating for metal roofing and other metal surfaces. From Preservation Products Inc., preservationproducts.com


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1 Scott Downing April 29, 2013 at 1:23 am

Metal Roofing increases the internal temperature of homes quite a lot unless it is treated with Dulux Cool Roof Technology. This coating when applied correctly can reduce the internal temperature by as much as 10Deg Celsius(18Deg Fahrenheit ). This also means great cooling cost savings

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