Meeting Fire Codes with OSB

This course provides an overview of fire-rated cementitious coated OSB (FRCC OSB), sheathing. It looks at wall and roof sheathing applications in terms of its structural and performance properties, as well as its most common applications.

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Sustainable Extruded Aluminum Trim Profiles Deliver Aesthetics and Durability (Print Course)

With today’s focus on green materials, detailing needs to meet both an architectural design aesthetic and sustainability requirements. Specifying trim for use with fiber cement siding is one instance where a knowledge of detailing can contribute to both. Available in a number of configurations, extruded aluminum trim can add architectural distinction to both the interiors and exteriors of a wide range of building types.
This course will identify the sustainability features of extruded aluminum architectural trim, as well as its benefits, design options and moisture management considerations.

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PVC 101: The Benefits and Uses of Cellular PVC (Print Course)

This article will explore the performance properties of cellular PVC trim and its varied uses within the building industry. It will cover best practices for preparation and installation, as well as applications in markets ranging from residential construction to historic preservation. Finally, the article will explore the different green properties of cellular PVC, as well as two case studies.

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Front Porch Transformation

Watch this video to see how Fypon products were used to bring this front porch back to life and give it a classic touch.

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Elevating the Standard: Team Up to Win with Fypon

Team up with Fypon for the industry’s most comprehensive selection of moulding and millwork products, let them customize a plan for you that will add exterior and interior beauty to your project.

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Learn how to install one-piece PVC column wrap

Install VERSATEX - VERSAWRAP PVC One-piece column wraps in seven easy steps.

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Why use Versatex Trimboard?

Hear what contractors are saying about Versatex and how it has transformed the way they work.

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"For Your Home" and Versatex

Check out Versatex on the set of "For Your Home," building a beautiful porch in North Carolina.

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Trim Smarter: Managing Expansion/Contraction

Everything on the outside of a home moves over time. Wood trim shrinks and swells due to moisture. Versatex and other PVC trim expand and contract due to temperature.

Learn the key steps to securing joints properly to reduce the movement of the boards. Proper handling for expansion and contraction will ensure your trimboard looks beautiful for years to come.

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Enhancements to Natural Stone Veneer through Dry Cast Technology

This course will cover why you should use manufactured stone veneer, including its features and benefits, as well as design and installation considerations for the product. It will explain the dry cast thin veneer manufacturing process and technology, as opposed to wet cast thin veneer, and the differences that lie between the two.

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