PR December 2011

December 01, 2011

Remodeler of the Year | 2012 Market Forecast | Universal Design


Contractor goes into high gear as remodeling plans swell

Insulfoam has developed a composite insulation panel for new or retrofit roof systems requiring resistance to misuse, abuse and severe weather.

Porter-Cable announces the launch of its next generation 18 Volt Lithium Ion Drill/Driver

Kudos from NetSecure Technologies provides a turnkey “point of sale in a box” solution

Duravit and Philippe Starck have collaborated to infuse of-the-moment updates to a Duravit classic: the 1994 Starck 1 collection.

The round glass track of the Panorama Post enables the installer to adjust the angle of the glass 30 degrees in both directions

Contractors can now more easily tackle curved designs for projects such as patios, driveways and decks

Alside has introduced the Sheffield II Sliding and Double-Hung replacement windows.

Ventique Vents are made of metal and built with a tough, baked-on finish.

Heat & Glo introduces the Escape i35FB, an advanced gas fireplace insert.

Caulk-EZ is a new aerosol caulk tooling aid that enables users to achieve a perfect bead of caulk in a fraction of the time and without the mess.

Azek Building Products has added two new colors to its Azek Deck Arbor Collection

Previously available only in a clad aluminum exterior finish, the Wood Ultimate Glider now offers homeowners the beauty, warmth and performance of natural wood inside and out.

The Riverstone Collection is the latest series from DuChateau Floors

Tile Redi one-piece shower pans and related accessories offer end-users the autonomy to have the design of their choice on the floor of their showers.

The Urestone Collection represents the latest technology in faux stone and brick panels manufactured by Replications Unlimited.

Radianz Quartz has introduced two new colors: Diamond Black and Diamond White.

ThinkGlass has unleashed the potential for creative inspiration in the kitchen with their Artistic Glass Countertops.

MP Global Products recently introduced two high performing time- and labor-saving self-adhesive membranes for floor and wall tiling.

Centiva now features Aged Cherry and Atlantic Cherry in the Contour Plank Series.

Grout Maximizer is a premium latex-based additive to increase resistance to water and oil-based stains.

Hakatai can turn any photograph, drawing or graphic design into a permanent, hand-cut, hand-aligned, fine art mosaic mural.

Orbit Industries introduces an Adjustable Variable Ring for electrical junction boxes

With technology infiltrating every part of life, homeowners want a tech-savvy home, too

Whirlpool brand is introducing a freestanding range to its growing ADA-compliant appliance offering.

The new Fulgor Milano Largo 400 Series gas cooktops come in four different sizes, ranging from a four-burner 24-inch model to a 42-inch model.

Aquatic has re-engineered its fiberglass-reinforced product showers and tub-showers to make them 40 percent thicker than before

Demographic factors and economic ones are shaping increasing demand for universal design

There’s a new step in the marketing process with today’s homeowner

NAHB Remodelers honor top members at annual gala

For those that have smart phones, or are wondering why you should get one, I have listed several other apps that I find useful.

Loving something, whether it is professional or personal, gives you the energy and fortitude to navigate the environment we are in.

Most remodelers collect client opinions in some way, whether formally or informally. But how do you collect and then apply it so as to make a meaningful impact on your business?

Remodelers hopeful for 2012, but not banking on big recovery

Adaptability and a willingness to find a market make Anthony Home Improvements Remodeler of the Year

Häfele America Co. offers extruded contemporary cabinet pulls and grip space channels.

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