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Therma-Tru and Today's Homeowner Media Announce "Curb Appeal Makeover" Contest Winner


Therma-Tru Corp. and Today's Homeowner Media have announced homeowner
Julia Gray from Des Plaines, Ill. as the winner of the "Win a Curb
Appeal Makeover" contest.

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Therma-Tru Corp. and Today's Homeowner are doing a "Curb Appeal Makeover" in Des Plaines, Ill. The m ...

Therma-Tru Corp. and Today's Homeowner are doing a "Curb Appeal Makeover" in Des Plaines, Ill. The makeover will be broadcast nationwide on "Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford" beginning Sept. 24. (Photo: Business Wire)

The front of Gray's home is getting a big boost, including a beautiful
new entry door system from Therma-Tru. The makeover will be broadcast
nationwide on "Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford" beginning the week
of September 24.

The curb appeal transformation will include — Therma-Tru entry door
installation, pressure washing, landscaping, painting, installing new
light fixtures, mailbox and house numbers, and more.

"When I saw the contest for a new front door and landscaping I thought,
‘we so need this,'" says Gray. "Our entire family is looking forward to
the whole process – being a part of the complete transformation of our
curb appeal is truly exciting!"

"Curb appeal is extremely important to homeowners, whether they plan to
stay in their home, are looking to sell or looking to buy," says Mark
Ayers, vice president of marketing at Therma-Tru Corp. "According to our National
Home Valuation Study
, homeowners who choose a stylish new Therma-Tru
entry door can see more than 2 times the return on their investment."

To assist homeowners with the selection process, Therma-Tru offers many
online tools and resources. When Gray was notified of winning the
contest, she "immediately looked at the Therma-Tru website to find out
more about the doors they offered, and was instantly impressed with the
variety of styles and colors available," says Gray. "And the ease of use
of their online customization and visualization tools was a bonus that I
was not expecting."

Architectural Home Styles Guide
offers inspiration and assistance to
align personal style with the architectural style of the home. The Design
Your Door
tool intuitively guides homeowners through various door
styles, design choices, finishes and other customization options to
create the entryway that matches their individual tastes. And the Doorways
will allow the homeowner to visualize the door on their own home
prior to purchase.

Gray's entry was chosen from thousands of contestants who provided an
explanation of why their home needs a curb appeal makeover. The contest
offered a new Therma-Tru entry door, valued at up to $5,000, and up to
$1,500 in labor and materials to enhance other elements of the home's
curb appeal.

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About Today's Homeowner Media

Today's Homeowner is a trusted home improvement authority delivering
fresh, original, practical advice to consumers across diverse media
platforms. Brands include the nationally-syndicated Today's
 TV and radio shows; the home enthusiast destination
website; the award-winning blog and web series, Checking
In With Chelsea
; and the full-service video production firm, 3
Echoes Productions.

About Therma-Tru

Therma-Tru is the leading entry door brand most preferred by building
professionals. Founded in 1962, Therma-Tru pioneered the fiberglass
entry door industry, and today offers a complete portfolio of entry and
patio door system solutions, including decorative glass doorlites,
sidelites and transoms, and door components. The company is
headquartered in Maumee, Ohio and also offers low-maintenance Fypon®
polyurethane and PVC products. For more information and product warranty
details, visit,
or call 800-537-8827.

Therma-Tru is part of the Doors & Security segment of Fortune Brands
Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS), which creates products and services
that fulfill the dreams of homeowners and help people feel more secure.
FBHS's operating segments are Plumbing, Cabinets and Doors & Security.
Its trusted brands include Moen, Perrin & Rowe, Riobel, Rohl, Shaws and
Victoria + Albert under the Global Plumbing Group (GPG); more than a
dozen core brands under MasterBrand Cabinets; Therma-Tru entry door
systems; Fiberon composite decking and railing products; and Master Lock
and SentrySafe security products under The Master Lock Company. Fortune
Brands holds market leadership positions in all of its segments. Fortune
Brands is part of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, please visit

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