PR August 2002

August 16, 2010


Bridle ring saddles are designed to combine the convenience of a bridle ring with a cable-bearing surface for all communications cabling applications.

Sidelights and transoms to accompany 400 Series Frenchwood patio doors can expand the design possibilities for balcony, deck, courtyard and porch entries.

The Botanica line of vinyl windows includes bay windows in 5- and 6-foot lengths for enhanced room lighting and broader outdoor views.

Four bungalows on the South Side of Chicago offer contractors and consumers a look at environmentally friendly ideas for remodeling smaller, older urban homes in lower- and working-class neighborhoods.

Architectural casement windows feature multipoint locking systems and stainless steel, tamperproof hinging.

Recently posted outside the office of my colleague Todd Shraiberg, director of electronic media and editor in chief of, is a software company ad featuring “six dangerous myths about e-business platforms.

Sarnadeck is a skid resistant, waterproof, thermoplastic membrane designed to eliminate rotten boards and the need to paint decks, balconies, patios, stairways and walkways.

One more reason why workers don’t want to enter the construction industry.

Designed for use with large-format tile, ProBiltSeries two-bar tile cutters come in four sizes: 17, 20, 25 and 28 inch

The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 did a number of good things for small companies.

XactScope software is designed for estimating in the field without pencil and paper or a laptop.

CD-ROM technology allows even “business cards” to wow customers with flashy presentations and images previously available only on sophisticated Web sites or in expensive four-color brochures.

The IB75 gas fireplace is designed to offer the appearance of a masonry unit.

The Sedona Collection of leaded glass for the company’s Smooth-Star doorlites and sidelites has two design options.

Make time for continuing your education with some of the newest books on remodeling management, design and construction.

WoodClad windows are made of vertical-grain Douglas fir on the inside and fiberglass on the outside.

At the May roll-out course of the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist program, Mary Jo Peterson, CKD, CBD, helped participants understand some of the physical and mental changes that are typical of aging.

The raised-panel steel Pioneer garage door is designed to look like wood but won’t warp, crack or rot, the company says.

Jim Orr knows his time is valuable.

The company now offers copper cladding on many of its windows and doors.

They are decisions every successful remodeler faces at some point.

The 1 1/2-pound Ridgid model 15-SI cuts stainless steel tubing from 3/16 inch to 1 1/8 inches in diameter, the company says.

Pat Burke and Jason Asmar are serious about numbers at The Burke Co., their Dallas remodeling firm

For curved applications, the MonoRail lighting system can be hand-bent as well as cut as needed in the field.

Windows are much more efficient than they were during the 1970s twin energy crises that catalyzed the long running string of window improvements.

Available in 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-inch diameters, the Z-Vent III gas-vent system is designed for condensing furnaces and boilers as well as high-efficiency furnaces, pool heaters, and unit and water heaters.

Custom builders and remodelers have a lot in common, so much so that remodelers often try their hands at building new homes, and custom builders often try remodeling.

The 3x5 Color Tilt video intercom system lets homeowners find out who and why someone is at up to three outside entries from up to five interior locations.

Green building is great, but it's not always cheap.

Classic II vinyl windows feature fusion welding and metal reinforcement, night vent latches, stepped sloped sills, double-wall lift rails, anti-lift blocks, a brass roller system, and tilt-in or crank-out cleaning options.

The EZRip drywall-ripping tool is designed to combine measuring, marking and ripping into one operation.

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