A Boral Bricks Featuring an Old-World, rustic wood-mold style, the 17th Century series of bricks is now available in an oversized format. Measuring 3½ inches by 2¾ inches by 7 5/8 inches, the oversized bricks have a distressed appearance, uneven edges, and an aged face. Four colors are available. 800.526.7255. www.boralbricks.com.
B LP Vinyl LP Perfection Shingles are now available in the manufacturer's popular collection of Norman Rockwell siding colors. Replicating the look of real split cedar shingles, Perfection Shingles vinyl siding features a deep grain and a matte finish in both square perfection-style and scalloped shingles. Reinforced nailing hems and perimeter locks provide stability while the siding's water management system helps prevent damage to wall surfaces. 888.820.0325. www.lpvinyl.lpcorp.com.
C CMI Made from a treated wood composite, Extira exterior panels are moisture-and termite-resistant and are designed for millwork applications that require a smooth, unprimed panel. Ideal for fabrication into shutters (shown), column wrap, fluting, rosettes, and more, Extira machines and paints easily, the maker says. Several panel dimensions are available. 866.382.8701. www.extira.com.
D Cedar Valley Designed to minimize moisture accumulation, the cedar Vent Panel siding ventilation system—now available on the manufacturer's entire line of cedar siding—creates an airspace between the exterior wall surface and the cladding, allowing water and moisture to escape and creating a thermal buffer. By allowing the panel to breathe, the siding is able to withstand more extreme weather conditions, the manufacturer says. 800.521.9523. www.cedar-valley.com.
E CertainTeed Landmark TL IR impact-resistant roofing shingles offer the look of hand-split wood shakes in a three-layer laminated fiberglass construction. Weighing 340 pounds per square, Landmark TL IR shingles come in five color blends, are UL Class A fire resistant, and are covered by a 10-year warranty against winds up to 110 mph. 800.233.8990. www.certainteed.com.