Blackline Vinyl Fence Products Designed to provide the look of ornamental wrought iron, Slimline PVC railing systems come as 3-by-3-inch posts and 2-by-2½-inch rails. The black railings feature a high concentration of impact modifiers as well as UV stabilizers that protect against fading and heat distortion. Slimline railings will not chip, peel, warp, crack, rot, or splinter, the maker says. 866. 333.1050. www.blacklinefence.com.
L. B. Plastics Designed to provide an overall better component fit when installing the maker's Sheerline 3250 Series step kit, the Sheerline PVC Variable Step System allows an adjustability of 26½ to 38½ degrees for greater versatility. The system incorporates a molded adapter that increases or decreases the step rail angle. 800.752.7739. www.lbplastics.com.
Alsco Constructed of rigid, heavy-gauge aluminum with a solid foam core, the Contours Collection of fascia and frieze trims provides the appearance of custom wood millwork. The Contours Collection comes in two stock colors, but also can be custom colored. A variety of rapid-installation mounting systems, which eliminate face nailing, save time and material costs, the maker says. 800.231.9333. www.alscometals.com.
Owens Corning Cultured Stone exterior cladding is available in a new Rockface texture, a rectangular profile with sharp, distinct edges that accommodates the popularity of both contemporary and Old World architectural styles. Rockface comes in five colors. Installing the product with complementary mortar provides a modern look; contrasting mortar delivers a traditional look. 800.438.7465. www.culturedstone.com.
CertainTeed The manufacturer has improved its Landmark laminated shingle by engineering it to comply with UL 2218 impact-resistance requirements; a fiberglass scrim on the shingles' back surface increases durability against impacts. The Class 4–rated Landmark 40 IR also features the WideTrack QB 1½-inch-wide nailing area. Landmark 40 IR shingles come in five color blends. 800.233.8990. www.certainteed.com.