PR April 2014

April 01, 2014

The Wise & Houzz

Ultimate Kitchen Confidential

25 New Products from D&CW 2014


Jackson & LeRoy, Highland Group invigorate curb appeal and functionality of outdated Salt Lake City home.

The better workplace environment you have, the better candidates you will attract; and in turn, it will make it even easier to create a “Best Place to Work.”

Great leaders have great planning skills. They know how to plan and how to execute a plan successfully.

Remodeling professionals can help homeowners navigate this rapidly evolving home technology trend by understanding the homeowner’s “green” preferences and keeping the product explanations simple.

This month, the Remodeler’s Exchange focuses on aging-in-place design and construction methods. Professional Remodeler’s Tom Swartz spoke with Michael Menn and Tom Ashley about how their firms manage aging-in-place projects.

Top remodelers use home-remodeling-and-design web platform Houzz to generate leads.

Combining traditional marketing with websites and social media prove to be a winning combination to increase leads.

C2C ratings let the consumer or designer know how mindful the creation of material is in regards to environmental impact.

From roofing products to deck coatings, Professional Remodeler profiles 25 new products released at Design & Construction Week 2014.

Updated appliances, faucets, and sinks optimize ease-of-use and performance.

The classic Edwardian design features ball and claw feet, available in a number of finishes.

“How do you attract professional talent to your company?”

All of the company’s wood species, styles, and finishes are available for this line.

The low reachable handle minimizes user effort and keeps the lift in the open position.

Three new stainless steel sinks, which are wear-resistant with SoundShield noise reduction.

A few easy steps to simplify the bidding process and upsell customers with air sealing services.

3 tips to help your clients realize the potential of their current space.

Dekton comes in 56- by 126-inch slabs and three thicknesses: 1.2-, 2- and 3-cm.

The cylindrical chassis locks with pick-, bump- and drill-resistant keyed products.

TruExterior is 1.5 inches thick to accommodate thicker siding and is available in 4-, 6-, 8-, 10- and 12-inch widths.

The removable speaker has a lithium battery with a lighted on/off button indicating when the speaker needs charging.

Each window has one to three clear films that insulate the window to the level of a wall, lowering energy use and bills.

Channel Fill does not settle, shrink, or expand after curing to maintain an airtight seal, which can be detected by thermal imaging cameras.

It includes a scrolling LED screen, wireless monitor, and Symphony II power system to electronically control loads during an outage.

Fypon’s Woodgrain Structural Column can bear up to 12,000 pounds and is reinforced.

Set flush to the wall, the fireplace features a black glass interior that reflects active flames.

Upper and lower sashes can be opened for cleaning and a window control opening device can be used to prevent falls.

The 14-ounce can features a pro grade ergonomic grip and can cover up to eight square feet.

Deep grooves and keyways mimic the look and feel of authentic wood shake.

Made in America, this window uses a standard Low E II glass and energy efficient glazes are available.

The 4-Port USB Charger is cCSAus listed, includes a five-year limited product warranty.

Loox LED lighting can be incorporated into kitchen design under cabinets, over sinks, inside drawers and more.

PowerPact targets essential circuits and automatically powers refrigerators, well pumps, and other appliances in an outage.

Two coats of Deckover can cover up to 50-square-feet to conceal splinters and cracks up to a quarter inch deep.

The E50C works with a half-inch gas line and runs on either natural gas or propane.

The WhisperValue series has 50-, 80- or 100-cubic-feet per minute airflow circulation.

ResidentialComplete includes air, water, and vapor barriers, minimizes thermal bridging and can save homeowners about 25 percent on heating and cooling.

The system features a wireless touch-screen thermostat to reduce installation time and cost.

Endurance eliminates the need for wood or steel framing.

This roofing product is light-weight and designed to resist impact and damage.

The shearwall features Strong Frame, a lateral system designed to prevent earthquake damage, and Steel Strong-Wall for heavy industrial loads.

Pulse doors are characterized by clean lines and sharp right angles for a modern look that builds on vintage aesthetics.

The smaller scale makes it ideal for powder room settings or modest-sized master bathrooms.

Handles are made from Stone Forest and slightly irregular-shaped rocks handpicked from the Great Lakes in Michigan.

Combines a contemporary mixer tap with an instant hot water dispenser to provide unfiltered cold and hot water, or filtered, near-boiling water on the spot.

Features two water flow settings, spray and aerated stream, and comes with a coordinating soap dispenser.

Ceramic disc valves and all-metal body with a long-lasting finish aim to maintain high quality at an affordable price point.

Optional SmartTouch Technology activates water flow with a touch to the faucet body, spout, or handle.

The solid brass faucet has a flow rate of 1.5 gpm and is available in chrome and brushed nickel.

The basin set and single control have a 1.5-gpm laminar flow aerator and feature quarter-turn, diamond-hard washerless ceramic disc valves for leak-free installation.

The unique closed coil and magnetic holder offer a sleek, tangle-free faucet that glides into place.

The Talbott and Lahara bath collections can now be turned on and off by touching anywhere on the spout or handle with the addition of Touch2O functionality.

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