Award-winning celebrity contractor and real estate guru endorses manufacturer's innovative building materials
MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott McGillivray, the award-winning host of Income Property — the hit real estate, renovation and rental finance solution television show — is teaming up with CertainTeed Corporation, North America's leading brand of high-performance building products. In addition to McGillivray and his construction team having access to CertainTeed's wide range of interior and exterior building materials on upcoming episodes of Income Property, the partnership also includes event appearances, collaborative website and social media content and more.
"CertainTeed's long-standing commitment to manufacturing a wide breadth of high performance, sustainable building materials fully aligns with my philosophy of smart home renovation and passion for helping homeowners get the most value out of their biggest investment," Scott said.
With the 11th season of Income Property premiering in 2016, the internationally renowned real estate investor, contractor, author and educator, will continue his quest to assist homeowners by building income rental suites to help them afford their mortgages. In each episode, Scott evaluates, plans, and executes renovations by presenting homeowners with two state-of-the-art plan options, enhanced by CGI and three-dimensional animation. The final scenes reveal a beautifully staged income suite and the increased home equity data.
"Scott McGillivray is the definition of a Canadian success story; an astute real estate investor, skilled contractor and accomplished entrepreneur who shares our passion for sustainable innovation and the importance of taking a holistic, structural approach when remodeling a space," said Mara Villanueva-Heras, vice president of corporate marketing for CertainTeed Corporation. "We are fortunate to partner with such a respected and trusted resource to help us create greater awareness of the high performance and stylish solutions CertainTeed offers North American homeowners."
Scott will have his pick of CertainTeed's extensive selection of ceiling, gypsum and mold prevention products, as well as roofing, housewrap, siding, trim, railing and fence products to beautifully remodel each show's unique home projects. A sampling of his choices include:
Scott will make his first public appearance with CertainTeed from 11-12 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2 at the Construct Canada trade show, exhibit hall booth #702 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Attendees are encouraged to stop by meet Scott, take a selfie, and post it to social media with the hashtag #CertainTeedSelfie for a chance to win a signed copy of his latest book, "How to Add Value to Your Home."
Income Property airs in more than 30 international markets and broadcasts on the DIY Network and HGTV in the U.S. and Canada. Check local listings for a complete schedule, visit www.scottmcgillivray.com, or follow Scott on Facebook.com/everythingscottmcgillivray and Twitter.com/smcgillivray - @smcgillivray.
For more information about CertainTeed, visit www.certainteed.com.
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America's leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.
A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world's largest and oldest building products companies, and celebrating its 350th anniversary, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For seven consecutive years, the company has received top honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its contributions in protecting the environment and was most recently the recipient of the 2015 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2014. www.certainteed.com