MoistureShield Expands Distribution in Southeast with Fortress Wood Products

ATLANTA, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MoistureShield®, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, has expanded in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Eastern Tennessee with Fortress Wood Products, based in Martinsville, VA. Fortress Wood Products will distribute MoistureShield wood composite decking products to dealers from its three locations in Henderson, High Point and Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

“Fortress is excited to partner with MoistureShield to expand our portfolio of decking in the Carolinas and Virginia,” said Tim Parker, Vice President, Fortress Wood Products. “Our key elements for success are to provide the highest quality products and exceptional customer service to the market. We believe our core values are in alignment with those of MoistureShield and this should be a very strong partnership.”

Manufactured in the USA, MoistureShield Vision® product line features a variety of colors with the strongest cap in the industry. Vision also features unique CoolDeck® Technology, which reduces heat absorption by up to 35% compared to standard capped composites in a similar color. Elevate™, a newly-introduced capped decking product, features two classic, solid colors and two new variegated colors to emulate rich tropical hardwoods at an entry-level price point.

“We look forward to growing the MoistureShield brand throughout the Southeast, a region that embraces outdoor living. With the support of Fortress Wood Products’ best-in-class sales and service proposition, as well as their three fulfillment locations, we are well-positioned for success,” said Matthew Bruce, VP of Sales, MoistureShield.

With a proven track record of zero structural failures in the field for over 30 years, MoistureShield is backed by a 50-year transferrable structural warranty for all decking series. All MoistureShield decking features the Solid Core Difference™ for advanced strength and moisture resistance, ensuring it can be installed directly on the ground, in the ground or under water. Learn more at www.MoistureShield.com.

About Oldcastle APG

Oldcastle APG, North America’s largest manufacturer of Outdoor Living Products, is part of CRH’s Building Products division. CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group with operating locations in 32 countries worldwide. MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, proudly manufactures composite deck boards and related products serving a range of retail and distribution customers across North America and several international markets. Learn more at www.MoistureShield.com.

About Fortress Wood Products:

Fortress Wood Products®, located in Martinsville, VA, is a wood preserving company with production facilities in High Point, Henderson, and Elizabeth City, NC. Since 1986 Fortress has catered primarily to contractor-based lumberyards throughout the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic states. Visit www.fortresswood.com to learn more.

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MoistureShield Introduces Contractor Rewards Program

Atlanta, GA, 2019 — MoistureShield®, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, and manufacturer of composite decking and railing, announces a new MoistureShield Contractor Rewards program to easily reward contractors for their loyalty to the decking and railing brand.

Simply by purchasing MoistureShield products, contractors can earn points towards more than one million rewards, ranging from tools, golf clubs, fishing and hunting accessories, travel, electronics, and more. The free program is available to all trade contractors, including builders, remodelers, and decking contractors in the residential and commercial construction markets.

“We wanted to establish an easy, seamless way for our valued customers to earn rewards simply by purchasing our decking and railing products,” said Molly Werner, Senior Brand Manager, MoistureShield. “It’s our way of expressing appreciation and enhancing our relationships with hard-working pros as well as attracting new customers.”

In addition to the rewards program, contractors benefit from MoistureShield’s 30 years of composite decking leadership with no structural field failures. The innovative product lines feature Vision® capped wood composite decking with a modern, variegated appearance and the exclusive DiamondDefense Coating™. MoistureShield also features its unique CoolDeck® Technology, for select products, which reduces deck board surface temperatures by up to 35% compared to conventional capped wood composites. Other products include Infuse® decking, with a realistic wood-grain finish and Vantage®, an uncapped wood composite with the workability of wood. All MoistureShield decking features the Solid Core Difference™ for advanced strength and moisture resistance.

MoistureShield composite decking and railing is manufactured from 95% recycled content, diverting tens of millions of pounds of plastic and wood scrap from landfills annually. It can be installed directly on the ground, in the ground or underwater. An industry-leading warranty backs the line against decay, rot and termite damage.

With multiple building product manufacturers participating in Contractor Rewards, contractors can also earn points from more than one manufacturer, and they never expire once claimed. This provides more flexibility for using the points they have earned.

Learn more at http://www.contractorrewards.com/contractorrewards/enrollStep2.action?enrollsrc=MSHIELD1&languageId=EN or call 1-877-286-7064. For more about MoistureShield, visit www.MoistureShield.com.

About Oldcastle APG

Oldcastle APG, North America’s largest manufacturer of outdoor living products, is part of CRH’s Building Products division. CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group

with operating locations in 32 countries worldwide. MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, proudly manufactures composite deck boards and related products, serving a range of retail and distribution customers across North America and several international markets. The development of new technologies and patents has enabled MoistureShield to manufacture superior composite products from recycled wood fiber and recycled polyethylene plastic. Learn more at www.MoistureShield.com.


MoistureShield’s CoolDeck Technology Chosen as a Professional Builder Magazine 2018 Top 100 Product

ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Professional Builder has selected MoistureShield’s CoolDeck Technology from Oldcastle Composites as one of its 2018 Top 100 Products. Based on reader inquiries, the list is now in its sixth year, helping keep readers up to date on the latest and greatest products from the past year.

Readers of Professional Builder selected MoistureShield’s CoolDeck Technology as one of its 2018 Top 100 Products. CoolDeck can reduce heat absorption by up to 35% over traditional capped composites.

Available in select MoistureShield product lines, CoolDeck has addressed a major issue for capped composite decks, docks, and marinas: heat absorption. The technology can reduce heat absorption by up to 35 percent compared to traditional capped composites.

Pro Builder’s annual Top 100 Products does not require a formal entry and there are no judges to choose the winning products, it is completely based on reader interest over the past 12 months. The products are then grouped into 10 categories for reader convenience.

“With concerns in recent years about heat build-up in composite decking, we are extremely gratified that our CoolDeck technology has been recognized by Pro Builder’s readers,” said Josh Landis, Senior Marketing Manager, Oldcastle APG. “With the integration of our global R&D resources, we will continue to innovate to deliver both aesthetic and performance solutions to our contractors and homeowner customers.”

Check out Professional Builder’s Top 100 Exterior Products at https://www.probuilder.com/2018-top-100-products-exterior-products. For more information on MoistureShield and to find dealers, visit https://www.moistureshield.com

About Composite Decking at Oldcastle APG: 
Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, proudly manufactures composite deck boards and related products serving a range of retail and distribution customers across North America and several international markets. ChoiceDek and MoistureShield are brands within the composite decking category. The development of new technologies and patents has enabled Oldcastle to manufacture superior composite products from recycled wood fiber and recycled polyethylene plastic for the building and construction markets.

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