Underlayment works with straight-lap siding panels.

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GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal fanfold underlayment is contoured to fill hollow spaces between vinyl siding and exterior wall and adds impact resistance and firmness to vinyl siding. Suited for use with 4 in. straight-lap siding panels, it lays flat to provide smooth, even surface for straight, finished job. Product is made from closed-cell extruded polystyrene, is moisture resistant, and cuts with utility knife. Vertical channels every 4 ft permit drainage.



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Pactiv Introduces Greenguard® Backer-Pro(TM) Universal Underlayment



Contoured Fanfold Underlayment to Fit a Variety of Straight-Lap Siding Panels

ATLANTA - Pactiv Corporation (NYSE: PTV) has introduced GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal fanfold underlayment for a variety of 4" straight-lap siding panels. This new underlayment, uniquely contoured to fill the hollow spaces between the vinyl siding and the exterior wall, adds impact resistance and firmness to vinyl siding.

GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal fanfold underlayment lays flat to provide a smooth, even surface for a straight, finished job. After GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal underlayment is installed, the siding falls neatly and quickly into place over the underlayment's contours, reducing the time typically required to align the siding.

Made from closed cell extruded polystyrene (XPS), GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal underlayment has excellent moisture resistance to help prevent warping and moisture build-up inside walls. It cuts easily with a utility knife and doesn't crumble. Featuring vertical channels every 4' to permit drainage, GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal underlayment is an ENERGY STAR Qualified product as part of EPA's Home Sealing effort.

GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal underlayment is sized to fit most ½" butt, double 4" straight-lap panels; 5/8" butt, double 4" straight-lap panels; and ¾" butt, double 4" straight-lap panels.

GreenGuard® BACKER-PRO(TM) Universal underlayment is the latest addition to Pactiv's extensive line of GreenGuard® siding underlayments including insulation board in 2' x 4' and 4' x 8' sheets, and 4' x 50' fanfolds.

For further information about the GreenGuard® family of products from Pactiv, please call 1-800-241-4402 or visit the GreenGuard® products web site at www.green-guard.com.

Pactiv Corporation (NYSE:PTV) is a leading producer of specialty packaging products with sales of $2.9 billion and operations in 14 countries. Pactiv is a market leader in growth sectors of the packaging industry: Consumer Products, Foodservice/Food Packaging, and Protective and Flexible Packaging. For more information about Pactiv, visit the company's web site at www.pactiv.com.

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