Products

remodelers can improve and streamline basement door installations

In addition to properly sealing the basement door to the foundation, inspect and clean gutters above the door semi-annually to ensure your basement and belongings remain safe, clean, and dry.

3 tips from the experts for improving and streamlining basement door installations

The industry staple introduced three new products at this year’s International Builders’ Show

chameleon power introduces tool to take measurements with photos

Eliminating 3D models and hand measurements for roofing and siding replacement

Tile that transforms pottery waste into useful material

The trick is to use narrow strips of membrane and a triangular stick

ford trucks can be a good option for remodelers

Features like automatic emergency braking and wireless connectivity are becoming standard.

5 trends in commercial truck and van sales that help contractors make the most of company vehicles

Use these guidelines to avoid common mistakes 

"Not only was it more reliable and easier on our bodies, it also halved the time it takes to complete those types of jobs." 

A laminate product meant to rival ceramics in looks, and undermine them in ease of installation

One screw to solve the problem of anchoring into metal studs  

A European favorite makes a push into the American marketplace

Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and Doors Rebrand Under One Name

nail injuries can be far too common for remodelers

Studies show that “bump nailers” cause twice as many serious injuries compared with sequential-trigger nail guns. Three carpenters we interviewed (Shawn Mahler, Caleb Miller, and Nathan Roberts) described the injuries shown in these photos during video interviews available at the website for the Center for Construction Research and Training.

Three carpenters come clean about their injuries from using “bump nailers”—nail guns with contact triggers

salvaging materials can be a good way for remodelers to save money and stay green

Home Front Build carpenters are seen here framing a new house using old-growth Douglas fir they recovered from a 1905 home that would have otherwise been leveled and carted to the dump. 

Remodeler Steve Pallrand imparts invaluable insights on salvaging materials and saving his clients thousands, while saving the planet  

Three kitchen trends in one 

Products that remodelers will like, including this range from whirlpool

Check out these ranges and refrigerators featuring cutting-edge smart technology

"In the last two years, we’ve used Ditra-Heat in about 20% of bathroom remodels, and I anticipate that will grow as people realize heated floors are actually an affordable option." 

A trim that creates less wasted time and materials

Integrity Wood-Ultrex triple-glazed argon-filled Double Hung and Awning windows provide energy efficiency while also maintaining the design integrity of the home.

Integrity Wood-Ultrex triple-glazed argon-filled Double Hung and Awning windows provide energy efficiency while also maintaining the design integrity of the home.

Follow this advice to create the best solutions for your customer

We’ve achieved a tipping point around the adoption of these products

Overlay Init