PR February 2003

August 16, 2010


Made for use on right-angle grinders, Quickie Cut Type 27 cut-off wheels are available in three materials.

The ZR-8630AV receiver is designed to serve as the central component of a whole-house audio/video entertainment system.

Devonshire bathroom faucets have pre-assembled handles and valves and 22-inch flexible connections to reduce installation time and effort.

Ocean Park vinyl siding is offered in two profiles: 1/2-inch-deep bevel and 3/4-inch-deep Dutch lap.

The company says its Ultra Low-E acrylic block allows its Crystal View window system to have a U-factor of 0.35 and a solar heat gain coefficient of 0.39.

The PowerVent 2 is an induced-draft gas water heater that can be vented out a side wall even if installed away from the wall in the middle of a basement.

Part of the XtremePro line of pneumatic tools, the FinishPro 41XP drives both bright and galvanized 15-gauge finish nails in wood materials.

The XGF-Series of ground fault circuit interrupter receptacles meets all new UL 943 safety standards that were scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, the company says.

New free-standing vanities feature turned feet, hand-carved details and open storage.

A 6-inch finished cornerboard made of cellular PVC is designed to provide more striking architectural detail.

The company has launched three new brands as well as Grade 1 deadbolts, a Kwik-Install feature and a round pocket door look.

The Aprilaire 400 whole-house humidifier's water delivery system incorporates a small float chamber, electronic water-level sensors and a wicking water panel.

The Rockeater drywall saw cuts on the push stroke with a 6-inch blade made of carbon steel that's tempered for longevity and chrome-plated to retard rusting

Those of you who don't make a habit of getting to the International Builders' Show should know that this is where the manufacturers unleash the big guns.

Legend vinyl fencing comes in various sizes and styles, including picket, arch, scallop, privacy, split rail and ranch rail.

The Tesoro tile collection includes Marble Age, a series of porcelain tiles from Italy that's available in seven colors and offers accents such as decos, listellos and trims.

CraneBoard Double 7 vinyl siding is impervious to moisture, reduces noise by 45% and resists insects while offering 300 times more impact resistance than ordinary vinyl siding, the company says.

CrestWood wood windows come in various sizes and configurations, including casement, awning, double-hung and fixed styles.

The company now offers 220-volt radiant heating mats that let homeowners use one circuit to cover twice as much floor space as with the existing line of 110-volt mats.

The eLuminate Series of tools features LED lighting that directs light toward the work piece.

Moderna Ceramico laminate planked tile flooring combines glueless technology with the look of ceramic tile.

Lionite tileboard is designed for high-traffic, high-moisture areas such as kitchens, baths, playrooms and laundry rooms.

Stainless steel spikes are designed to serve as barbed wire for pest birds, creating a dense, sharply pointed barrier that prevents them from landing, roosting and nesting.

Under-glass pleated shades and Slimshade blinds can be operated with two new cordless solutions that are part of the Designer Series product line.

Pro-Series Quad sealant is designed for use in exterior applications on various porous and nonporous building materials.

The company has upgraded its miter saw stand with the Pro Series Workcenter.

The Aqua Saver toilet's front jet action and an expanded well with steep lower walls deliver faster siphon starts that prevent plugging, the company says.

Made of 100% acrylic solid surface, Staron sinks and bowls are nonporous and impact-resistant.

At 1 1/2 inches thick, Timberlast composite decking is especially suited for applications in which space limitations do not allow the installation of 2-inch-thick vinyl deck boards, the company says.

Halogen 120 is a line-voltage, undercabinet, linear lighting system.

SkimStone is a decorative finish for concrete flooring that's meant to provide more design options and durability than concrete paint or stain and be more economical than stone, granite or tile.

The Downey SST tonneau has an inverted cover snap system that attaches anywhere along a truck's channel frame to allow easy access to the bed.

Designed to make subfloor installation faster, easier and more accurate, the company's new Fastening Grid is now standard on all 23/32-inch AdvanTech VIP+ flooring.

The WarmaTowel towel warmer comes in a variety of floor, pivoting and wall-mounted models.

The company's tongue-and-groove, 5/4 and 2x6 wood composite deck planks now come in a redwood color as well as natural, gray and cedar.

The HE440A whole-house steam humidifier is designed for use in homes where valuable wood floors, cabinetry, musical in-struments, antique wood furniture and artwork necessitate precise humidity control.

Sheetrock Tuff-Hide is a primer-surfacer spray designed to provide smooth, finished gypsum panel walls and ceilings.

Concrete Shield insulation is an alternative to foam board insulation in homes with radiant heating systems installed in concrete slabs or driveways.

Thanks to its smooth, finished rim, the vitreous china Emma basin can be used as a drop-in or as an undercounter washbasin.

Structurwood Gold floor panels are manufactured flat and in-stalled flat to stay flat for a more solid, stable floor system

The Decra Shingle Plus is designed for those who prefer the look of heavy-cut wood shingles with an increased edge thickness that provides greater dimensionality.

New fixtures for monorail and track lighting have stems, aiming wands and bulb shields in a choice of three finishes - chrome, platinum and satin brass.

The Anchor-Tite epoxy system line includes the pictured landscape/plumbing version as well as versions for household and pool/spa use.

o2c_Interactive! is a 3-D viewing and presentation program that lets designers and their clients explore design scenarios in a format optimized for Internet-based communication.

Wide-plank walnut flooring in a deep-chocolate variation of cherry lends itself to rustic or formal areas, the company says.

Perrin & Rowe kitchen faucets are offered in one-, two- and three-hole designs with optional side sprays and coordinating bar faucets.

The 16-foot, 6-inch length of Sovereign 16 vinyl siding can reduce the number of seams by 33%.

Mounted atop a chimney, the company's chimney fans are designed to ensure proper draft and cure most smoking fire-places.

Simply Magic ceiling paint goes on blue to let you know where you've already applied paint and where you've missed, and then dries to a white matte finish within 24 hours.

American Conservatory systems are made of aluminum-reinforced vinyl walls, a heat-reflective polycarbonate roof system and the AC Master glass system.

The DryAire is for clothes and other items that must be hung or laid flat to dry.

The Americana Series of porcelain stone tile comes in six earth tones: Monticello, Gold Rush, Alamo, Grand Canyon, Rushmore and Plymouth Rock.

WoodClad French doors have vertical-grain Douglas fir interiors and aluminum exteriors.

The Rezzin line of plastic registers and diffusers is designed to be a composite construction alternative to similar metal products while offering the same performance and reliability

The TP-10 tile/paver saw can rip a 24-inch tile in one pass or cut an 18-inch tile diagonally, the company says.

Punch List is a field-and-desktop task-list manager that can link to the Internet for automatic messaging as well as integrate with popular desktop scheduling and project management systems.

The company offers 16 ball-bearing slides ranging from the KA 555, a 1-inch over extension slide for a load capacity of 150 pounds, to the KA 5720 pocket door slide.

The GE Profile Harmony clothes-care system's washer communicates electronically to the dryer to preset drying cycles.

The MW Brick Mould Vinyl window line combines a traditional WM180 brick-mould profile for the appearance of a wood window frame with the technology and performance capabilities of vinyl.

The Comfortmaker SoftSound IIS 90 gas furnace offers two-stage operation with a conventional PSC blower motor.

P13 Series autofeed screw systems can fasten screws from 1 inch to 3 inches with one magazine.

The company's cabinet and furniture hardware includes new contemporary, vintage and traditional knobs.

The Botanical Bath Collection of faucets and accessories features optional interchangeable accent pieces in various colors.

The Specialty Collection comprises single-bowl bar, lavatory and hospitality sinks made of solid brass, solid copper or stainless steel.

Full Access folding door hardware kits allow folding doors to fold back 180 degrees and lie flat against adjoining walls, giving homeowners the full access of a swinging door with the space savings of folding doors.

These pre-configured structured cabling panels are designed to manage and distribute various telephone, video and networking modules in an easily mountable housing.

The model 6509 Sawzall reciprocating saw weighs 7 pounds and features an upgraded 10-amp motor.

Contours exterior steel doors feature design details intended to create the appearance of a wood door.

The Hartco Pattern-Plus 5000 line of hardwood flooring comprises 29 colors and five species.

This 8 1/4-inch, battery-operated kitchen scale can be installed in any new or existing countertop.

The W-V double-hung window combines a clear wood interior with a uPVC vinyl exterior in white or sandstone.

Heartland Oak is a new veneer offering that's available in opal, natural, light and medium finishes.

The Journeyman line now in-cludes a crimping/cutting tool for insulated and noninsulated 10 to 20 AWG solderless terminals and connectors.


The 7500 Series of reusable half-facepiece respirators is designed for use in abatement and mold remediation applications.

Cabothane coating for exterior wood surfaces is designed for a three-coat application that can be completed in one day.

Kitchen Workstation Furniture includes the Refrigerator/Pantry.

Measuring 71 3/4x32x22 inches, the Berceau bath has a long, narrow tub basin as well as a raised neck rest and dual armrests, all designed to increase user comfort.

Enhancements to the company's entry doors include 8-foot heights, new frame and sill designs and new transom choices in both the Newport line of textured and smooth fiberglass doors and the Avanti line of steel doors.

The Sheerflow gutter filter is designed to snap over any vinyl or aluminum K-style gutter to keep the gutter free of large debris.

The D21000 series of corded, 3/8-inch drills features a 6-amp motor that produces 2,500 rpm and 110 inch-pounds of torque

The Revolution hand shower, which also can be used as a fixed shower head, now is offered in polished brass, platinum and Satine finishes, each with pebble accents.

This 18-inch-wide undercounter trash compactor is an addition to the line of commercial-style appliances in the Designer Series.

The company now offers the U.S. market bathtubs, including the pictured model 1715, an apron-front unit made of enamel cast iron with a slip-resistant surface.

Cherry interior wood doors have been added to the company's line of Shaker and traditional doors.

Contego Passive Fire Barrier Latex is designed to be an alternative to drywall as a fire barrier when a decorative finish is not required.

The SXE400 is a 3 1/8-inch random orbital disc sander. At 3.3 pounds, it maneuvers easily, the company says, and a 4 1/8-inch profile makes it compact enough for use in confined spaces.

LeakBarrier EasyStick is designed for use as a primary roof covering in low-slope applications such as porches.

New Hope glass tiles are scratch-resistant and impervious to water and staining, the company says.

With four handle-style options, the Obina bathroom faucet can be configured and designed to suit traditional or contemporary decor, the company says.


Oak Park is one of the company's eight new decorative doorglass designs.

The Enterphone Solo entry system allows a home's resident to answer a door or gate from any telephone and can include door-opening capability.

The Ridgid 12-inch dual bevel sliding compound miter saw has a 15-amp motor and a 60-tooth carbide blade.

For its 75th anniversary, the firm is introducing a different limited-edition product each month of 2003 through September.

The Pot Filler kitchen faucet is expandable and retractable to facilitate the filling of large pots.

CorrectDeck Signature Series deck board features a hidden fastener system.

Pre-formed cellular PVC vinyl window systems can be delivered in one week.

Traditional Series pendants provide ambient indirect/direct lighting in a choice of hand-painted finish options and decorative mounting assemblies.

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