Love Stories

When it comes to their siding, trim and decking, homeowners passed “just good enough” a long time ago. These stories are about colors you feel, texture you can’t take your eyes off of and exterior inspiration you pull from the landscape. In other words, they’re about creating the easy escape we all want our homes to be.  

Stories About Celect
Jodi's Home

Midwestern by Design

Jodi has more than 100 custom home builds and commercial renovations under her belt. But the project that held the most personal value—the one with the highest stakes—was the home she planned and dreamt of for more than a decade.

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The Killie Home

Outdoor Oasis

When Heather Killie and Richard Ingraham set out to design their dream home in Windham, New Hampshire, they wanted to be involved in every detail, from collaborating with the architect on the overall design to working with the builder to choose the best materials.

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The Machtolf Home

A Stunning Exterior

Steve Machtolf and his wife decided to remodel both the interior and exterior of their home. Machtolf wanted a siding that wouldn't need a lot of maintenance. After attending home shows, he was introduced to Celect and found exactly what he was looking for.

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The Stretton Home

Exterior Upgrade

Interior designer Lisa Stretton was spending too much of her time and money repainting and repairing her home exterior. She also had enough of the woodpecker holes in her wood siding. She was ready for siding that looked and felt upscale, had lasting curb appeal and virtually eliminated her maintenance issues.

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The Berman Home

Beautiful Conversion

Sherry and Bruce Berman saw the potential beauty in an old New Jersey seaside garage and set out to transform it from the studs up into their dream home. Their extensive makeover spanned 10 months and included a brand new kitchen, plus new bedrooms, bathrooms, outdoor space and last but not least, siding that would stand up to years of ocean salt spray.

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The Malcolm Home

From Admiration to Motivation

As soon as they set foot in the 100-year-old historic New Glasgow, Nova Scotia home, Susan and Marty Malcolm knew it was for them. They also knew what they needed to do to preserve its character while cutting down on maintenance.

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The Pratt Home

Rugged Elegance

Ron and Caprice Pratt worked their entire lives to have a waterside retirement home. When they finally got the opportunity to build it, they wanted to be sure their siding held up to the harsh weather and significant annual rainfall. So when it came to siding must-haves, low maintenance and durability were at the top of the list.

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The Keene Home

A new build with lasting beauty.

After losing their home in a devastating fire, Ontario homeowners James and Robyn Keene set out to build a new modern farmhouse for their family of four. Top of mind for the young homeowners? Selecting a design that would suit their growing family and high quality materials that included Celect® Cellular Composite Siding.

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Stories About Zuri
The Malone Home

A Stunning Exterior

Stuart and Cathy Malone are retirees, but they haven’t retired their passion for the outdoors. They purchased a vacation property in the South Carolina Lowcountry where they could enjoy maritime forests and spectacular coastal views. They also wanted a casual living environment they could enjoy year-round.

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The Carr/Bessant Home

A Garden Retreat

As a landscape designer, Cathy has masterminded dozens of decks for her clients and weighed the pros and cons of every decking product on the market. When it came time to update her own deck, she wanted a material that would give her a beautiful outdoor environment without requiring constant maintenance.

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The Kaufmann Home

Cozy Outdoor Spaces

The Kaufmanns wanted to convert a steep, graveled surface behind their house into a top-of-the-line outdoor living space where they could entertain guests year-round. The homeowners also wanted a high-end deck that looked like an extension of their indoor living environment.

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The Two-Tiered Deck

Decking luxury in two tiers.

A homeowner was looking to create a next-level two-tiered deck around their backyard pool. They reached out to Jim Hartley, owner of Handyman Hartley, who brought their vision to life using Zuri® Premium Decking in Chestnut. Zuri combines the unique natural beauty of exotic hardwood with the durability and low maintenance of PVC.

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Stories About Exterior Portfolio
The Petrole Home

Emboldening a Classic Colonial

When Giovanni Petrole, a managing partner with ABC Supply, decided he was ready to remodel the exterior of his home, he had an advantage that few homeowners do—he’s been in the business of selling siding, roofing, windows and other exterior home products for nearly three decades.

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Ray Family Home

Simple, Warm Aesthetic

Karen Ray, a home design and DIY enthusiast known as Our Blissful Cottage on Instagram, built a beautiful coastal farmhouse surrounded by huge mossy oak trees in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Karen and her husband decided to DIY the rest of their build once the framing and mechanicals were installed. Enter Royal® Column Wraps.

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The Woodhouse Home

A timely upgrade for a mid-century modern dream home. 

Cara Woodhouse is known for her unmistakable contemporary design style. Through her full-service design firm, Cara Woodhouse Interiors, and curated Instagram feed, Cara has made a name for herself designing for high-profile clients and landing features in publications such as Architectural Digest Pro, Elle Decor and Apartment Therapy. Her most important project yet: her 1960s family home in Roslyn Harbor, NY featuring Royal® Trimboard on the renovated exterior.

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Stories About Cedar Renditions
New Valley Bank Branch Opening

New Valley Bank Branch Opening

For their first branch launch, MA-based New Valley Bank wanted to ensure their brick and mortar location matched the fresh thinking of the rest of their business. Their goal was to make the old bank building they purchased stand out from the sea of neighboring low-rise strip malls.

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