PR December 2001

August 16, 2010

Features

Made specifically for retrofit applications, HomeTouch is a lighting control system that communicates on a home’s existing wiring.

The 25-year mark is when homes tend to pass from the “it would be nice to remodel” stage to the “must remodel” phase

Metalaminates is a collection of foil-faced laminates in nine finishes: Pearl (a matte-finish silver), Champagne (copper with taupe and silver undertones), Marine (metallic glass block green), Satin Brushed Natural, Satin Brushed Iron, Satin Brushed Go...

People love lists - it’s why magazines do so many of them. Top 10, Best of, Most Beautiful, etc. I always read a list by looking for the people and companies I already know, hoping to discover something new about them or to snort in disbelief at how th...

Vallarta is a new oval option in the Allegre Collection of aluminum alloy bowls.

When the National Association of Realtors announced that existing single-family home sales had dropped 11.7% in September, a shudder ran throughout the remodeling industry.

Shadow Bevel-Cut Glass, one of eight window grid options from Simonton, offers deep grooves etched into the interior of glass windows in square patterns.

Just because design/build remodeling has become a lot more common doesn’t mean it’s an easy business model to follow.

The Euro-Eze attachment mounts on most 10- to 21-inch drill presses to bore in one stroke the three holes necessary to mount European-style hinges.

No one likes to fix mistakes after a job is finished, but most remodelers take it for granted that a punchlist is part of a project. Don't.

The Big Dawg ratchet is so named because of a redesigned dog with nine teeth that contact the gear, increasing torque transfer by 38% compared with the company’s traditional model and improving arc swing by 120% to 6.8 degrees.

In 2000, 1.04 million gas hearth appliances (such as fireplaces and stoves) were shipped by manufacturers, along with 647,000 wood- or pellet-fuel-burning appliances, according to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association.

The Chloe multitasking washlet seat is available in an elongated style and the pictured size to fit round-front toilets.

Countertops can add the pizzazz that makes a kitchen the showroom of a home.

CP 777 Speed Plugs are 60% faster than castle cutting and 43% faster than conventional mineral wool installations for top-of-wall firestopping, the company says.

The company has entered the lockset market with a residential line of five styled locksets, single- and double-cylinder deadbolts, plus combo packs offering both lockset and deadbolt products.

Sintobois is a line of mastics for wood repair and finishing.

The Optimat-2 one-piece face frame hinge offers height adjustment, side adjustment and power control for individual adjustment of the spring force.

Homeowners can control and monitor access to their property by housekeepers and other service people with E-Bolt, an electronically controlled deadbolt that can be programmed to accept only specific keys at specified times. E-Bolt records the date, tim...

Working with real estate agent Marlene Graham on the master bath in her 1979 house, Tallahassee, Fla., builder and remodeler Mark Worley wowed her and her husband, Bill, by bringing in the project at the exact time and cost he had estimated.

Expectations for remodeling sales in the next six months are low, according to the 1,500 remodelers surveyed for the NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index.

A good safety program can save money and lives.

Architect-turned-remodeler Mason Hearn earns the 2001 Pinnacle Award with a commitment to his company, industry and community

The New Traditionals hardware line is designed to work with the company’s existing hardware or to stand alone as pulls and knobs.

Underscore your words with pictures that emphasize your point

Fashion Doorware includes a range of products designed to meet all of the door hardware needs of remodelers and their customers.

Good lighting design makes workstations in the home more usable and relaxation areas more comfortable.

The company’s drawer hardware includes European-style captive roller and self-closing drawer slides made of epoxy-coated steel and plastic and full-extension drawer slides made of epoxy-coated steel.

With benefits such as employer contributions to 401(k) plans and creative ideas such as job-swap days, both E.H. Duncan (Poland, Ohio) and All American Window & Door Co. (Germantown, Wis.) were acknowledged by National Remodeling Quality Award judges l...

Each piece in the Decorative Drop Pulls line of hardware for cabinets and furniture is forged in brass and hand-finished.

People love lists - it’s why magazines do so many of them. Top 10, Best of, Most Beautiful, etc. I always read a list by looking for the people and companies I already know, hoping to discover something new about them or to snort in disbelief at how th...

The locks in Pocket Door Lock hardware fit standard 21/8-inch holes, eliminating the need for specially prepped doors.

Expectations for remodeling sales in the next six months are low, according to the 1,500 remodelers surveyed for the NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index.

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