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fypon images_002An eye for detail. A history of durability.design expertise to benefit every project. Fypon delivers lasting style for homeowners, and helps builders add beauty to every home. From ornate to understated vintage to modern, we’ve designed an incredible range of millwork products that transcend into timeless styles.

 

 

 


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fypon images_004Fypon polyurethane products differ from traditional building materials because they have a closed-cell structure. They cannot be penetrated by moisture or insects. So, whether your project calls for functional or decorative pieces, you get added durability — without rotting, warping, cracking, chipping or peeling — and fewer call-backs. Along with superior performance, Fypon products are easy to work with. They do not require special tools for installation, and come ready to paint or stain.*

 

 

 


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fypon images_006Choosing Fypon also means getting the service and support you need at every phase of your project. Beginning with planning and takeoff, we’re a reliable partner all the way through project completion. As an industry leader, we offer a Lifetime Limited Warranty for homeowners.

 

 


 

 

Moulded Millwork

What is Moulded Millwork?


 

Fypon Moulded Millwork is constructed of polyurethane foam created by mixing isocyanate and resin. The mixture is kept under pressure in a mould as it expands to any desired shape. The result is a high-density, thermoset material that is perfect for interior or exterior trim.

Why Polyurethane Millwork?

If you’re searching for a product that resists rot, mildew, insects, warping and splintering, you’ve come to the right place! These are just a few of the reasons architects specify polyurethane millwork for decorative and functional pieces to residential and commercial projects.

Made of high density materials, Fypon pieces have a closed cell structure that prevents water penetration and absorption. Each piece has a consistent quality and finish, which requires no additional priming or sealing. In fact, each piece is coated at our manufacturing location with a double-primed exterior grade ultraviolet stable coating. Once products are installed, they can be painted, stained and faux finished.

Looking for more reasons to specify polyurethane millwork? The products can be used on both the interior and exterior of your projects, are virtually maintenance free and are lighter in weight than wood or plaster, so there’s job site savings on time and labor. And, if you want to be a true hero to your clients, you’ll appreciate the promise that we ship our standard and special-fabricated millwork pieces within five working days. If you’ve got some extra time, you can even have us create custom designed pieces for you!

The Process

Ever wonder how we can create precision-molded pieces time-after-time? First we start with a detailed, finely crafted original master carved out of wood. That helps us create a production mould. At Fypon, we constantly maintain our masters and our moulds, replacing them if they show even the slightest signs of wear and tear to assure that every piece we produce is top-quality.

Our production moulds are finished with a barrier coat of ultraviolet resistant primer, and then filled with top quality liquid polyurethane. The mould is then sealed and the polyurethane expands under pressure, creating an exact duplicate of the original master.

Following a rigorous quality examination, the piece is finished with an ultraviolet resistant white topcoat of primer. After this, the piece is inspected one last time and then carefully packaged for delivery.

 

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Country Cottage: Cape Cod

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About Fypon

Fypon offers more than 2,500 synthetic pieces in the categories of Window & Door Trim, Mouldings, E-Vent™ Systems, Decorative Millwork, Louvers & Gable Vents, BalustradeFypon_Beauty_AboutUs Systems and Porch Posts, Columns & Wraps. Additionally, Fypon offers PVC products in the categories of Column Wraps and QuickRail® Systems.

Fypon manufactures thousands of decorative millwork elements in a variety of architectural styles to enhance the interior and exterior of homes. Each piece is crafted from tough, weather-resistant, high-performance materials that are resistant to decay, insect infestation and water damage for long-lasting beauty and low maintenance. Part of consumer products company Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.

 

Started in 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland, Fypon produced moulded polyurethane millwork products for the building industry in several Pennsylvania facilities. The company worked steadily for 35 years to develop moulded polyurethane products and educate the marketplace on the merits of polyurethane pieces. Through hard work and exceptional marketing efforts, Fypon built itself into the recognized brand name leader in the polyurethane millwork industry.

In September 2009, Therma-Tru and Fypon merged together due to many synergies, including complimentary products. This merger provides a great opportunity for both brands.

CertainTeed CedarBoards™ Insulated Siding

cedar_boardsThe Perfect Balance of Beauty and Performance

CedarBoardsTM Insulated Siding provides the added strength and thermal benefit of rigid foam insulation with easy maintenance. Dressing your home in CedarBoards is like wrapping your family in a cozy blanket. Inside you will enjoy a quieter, more comfortable home. Outside you will appreciate the authentic look of natural wood, enhanced by distinctive colors and finishing touches.

Available in the five popular profiles:

  • Double 6″ Clapboard (works with CedarBoards XL longer length siding)
  • Single 7″ Clapboard (works with CedarBoards XL longer length siding)
  • Double 4″ Clapboard
  • Double 4 1/2″ Dutchlap
  • Single 12″ Board & Batten

Features and Benefits

  • Straight even face with flat surface for look of wide board wood siding
  • Custom contoured foam provides strength and rigidity for outstanding impact resistance
  • Can increase overall thermal performance of your wall by up to 30%*
  • Energy Star rated
  • 60% recycled content
  • TrueTextureTM rough cedar finish molded from real cedar boards
  • Patented STUDfinderTM is designed for accurate and secure installation
  • Absorbs sound for reduced exterior noise infiltration
  • DuraLock® post-formed lock design
  • 3/4″ panel projection
  • .044″ thickness
  • Lifetime limited warranty

Royal Insulated Board and Batten

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Haven Insulated Board & Batten

A charmingly rustic variation on our Haven theme.

Our Haven® Insulated Board and Batten resists sagging and has the same “locked-tight” TXL Lamination as our other Haven styles. Plus its alternating wide and narrow panels make a great addition to a wide variety of exterior styles—particularly on historically themed, French Country and Cottage-style homes—whether you’re looking to add visual pop to your current siding or start completely from siding scratch.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Authentic wide board design with hand-milled cedar grain look

Reduces thermal conductivity

200% stronger bond with TXL Lamination Technology

240% more impact resistant than fiber cement

Reduces noise by up to 45%

Industry-leading Double Lifetime Warranty includes color and hail protection

Royal Insulated Siding

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Haven® Insulated Siding

Insulates against everything but jealous neighbors.

Haven® insulated siding combines the looks of real wood and the energy efficiency of industry-leading insulation technology. Let’s call it very high tech. Our EPS insulation reduces the flow of hot and cold air through wall cavities. Plus our “locked-tight” TXL™ Lamination distinguishes itself by how uniformly it holds siding and insulation together for a seamless, flat fit.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Bold, contemporary styles and increased energy efficiency

Reduces thermal conductivity

200% stronger bond with our TXL™ Lamination Technology

240% more impact resistant than fiber cement

Reduces noise by up to 45%

Industry-leading Double Lifetime Warranty includes color and hail protection

Siding By Avalon

Subtle

Basic trim and soft tones offer a design scheme that unifies the look of your home.

 

Contrasting

Definitive color differences on the various shapes and lines of your home convey eye-catching curb appeal.

Bold

Strong trim lines with offsetting colors present distinct borders that highlight the architectural textures of your home.

CertainTeed Cedar Impressions Shakes

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If variety is the spice of life, Cedar Impressions® Shakes is the perfect siding to spice up a home’s exterior design. With a texture as random and beautiful as real cedar shakes, this is a style that finds its appeal in a constantly changing diversity of woodgrain patterns.

The Cedar Impressions® Shakes are equally at home on Victorian, contemporary or traditional home styles, in combination with stone and other materials, or as a whole house application. Its straight edge profile design offers a gentle counterpoint to the rugged, textural variety of the panel face, combining to create an exterior with real personality.

Cedar Impressions® Shakes Offer:

  • Patented PanelThermometerTM for precise installation
  • TrueTextureTM finish
  • Designed and tested to withstand hurricane force winds
  • Made of injection molded, durable polymer
  • 1″ Panel Projection
  • .125″ Thick
  • Molded Perimeter LockTM helps create a virtually seamless appearance
  • Virtually maintenance free, never needs painting
  • Lifetime limited warranty

Royal Designer Shakes

designer_shakes_houseNow, the classic look of authentic cedar shakes can be yours with Royal Designer Shake. This innovative panel comes in two distinctive profiles, both of which complement a wide range of architectural styles.

Rough Sawn provides a refined look, with a 7 1/2″ exposure, a uniform surface, and a straight bottom edge for a subtle shadow line.

Hand Split provides a rustic look, with a 9″ exposure, a variably grained surface, and an uneven bottom ledge for a strong shadow line.

With Royal Designer Shake, design possibilities are endless. Some of the most creative ideas come from mixing and matching color schemes, resulting in a unique look that beautifully expresses your personal vision.

Built with Dura Technology

The key to the Dura TechnologyTM Process is RoyalsideTM Compound, a proven blend of the world’s finest raw materials. This blend, together with our exclusive DURATM impact modifiers and premium ingredients, forms the base for a tougher, longer lasting siding.

UV Tested for Color Fade Resistance
UV tests ensure your siding provides outstanding resistance to fading and discoloring. This advanced color fade protection is achieved by combining our innovative RoyalsideTM Compound and Dura TechnologyTM Process.

Cold Tested For Harsh Weather
Royal tests its siding against brittleness at temperatures as low as 14°F (-10°C), ensuring your siding will maintain its superior durability, rigidity and structural integrity under severe weather conditions.

Impact Tested For Strength
Extensive impact tests are conducted at 73°F (23°C) and 32°F (0°C) to ensure your siding exceeds ASTM standards and can withstand the elements, including hail, under any condition.

CertainTeed Monogram & Monogram XL Siding

monogramThe Natural Look of Painted or Stained Cedar

Whether it’s a Victorian reproduction, a New England saltbox or a modern beach house get-away, Monogram siding has the rich look of natural cedar without the expense and heavy maintenance. You can create a home to be proud of with Monogram’s a designer palette of over 30 siding and trim colors. Inspired by nature, these colors are designed to harmonize home and environment.

Widest color section in the industry:

  • 28 low-gloss solid colors
  • 8 low-gloss wood-tone blends
  • 36 coordinating trim colors

Three Classic Styles:

  • Double 4″ Clapboard
  • Double 5″ Clapboard
  • Double 5″ Dutchlap

Features and Benefits

  • Heavy-Duty .046″ thickness
  • TrueTextureTM rough cedar finish molded from real cedar boards
  • Patented STUDfinderTM is designed for accurate and secure installation
  • RigidFormTM 220 Technology has been tested to withstand wind load pressures up to 220 mph
  • CertiLockTM self-aligning, post-formed positive lock
  • 3/4″ panel projection
  • Virtually maintenance free, never needs painting
  • Class 1(A) fire rating
  • Lifetime limited warranty
  • Works with Monogram® 46L longer length siding

CertainTeed Mainstreet Horizontal Siding

mainstreetDesign Flexibility to Meet Any Budget

MainStreetTM offers consistent quality, good looks and is the ideal choice for homeowners looking for value with the benefits of a premium panel.

Available in seven classic styles:

  • Double 4″ Woodgrain Clapboard
  • Triple 3″ Brushed Clapboard
  • Double 5″ Woodgrain Clapboard
  • Double 4″ Woodgrain Dutchlap
  • Double 5″ Woodgrain Dutchlap
  • Single 6 1/2″ Brushed Beaded
  • Single 8″ Woodgrain Clapboard

Features and Benefits

  • Natural woodgrain or brushed appearance
  • Patented STUDfinderTM is designed for accurate and secure installation
  • RigidFormTM 160 technology has been tested* to withstand wind load pressures up to 160 mph
  • DuraLockTM post-formed lock design
  • 1/2″ panel projection
  • .042″ thickness
  • Virtually maintenance free, never needs painting
  • Class 1(A) fire rating
  • Lifetime limited warranty

Royal Woodland 25

woodland_houseRoyal Woodland 25 features an exceptional color selection designed to give homeowners the freedom to create their ideal home exterior. In addition to 8 of Royal’s most popular standard colors, Royal Woodland 25 is also available in 8 deep, rich, UV resistant colors from the ColorscapesTM collection.

Whatever your color selection, from the darkest color to the lightest tone, Royal Woodland 25 keeps home’s looking like new. A statement backed with a powerful color retention warranty. All of Royal Woodland 25’s colors are lead free and made with safe, family friendly materials.