PR July 2002

August 16, 2010


In addition to an air draw of 850 cubic feet per minute, the self-cleaning Typhoon range hood features double centrifugal blowers that liquefy cooking residue into two cups, eliminating the need for baffles or filters.

The Sheerline aluminum-reinforced PVC handrail system comes in a kit or as components that can be bought separately to meet exact design specifications, from straight applications to curved.

The 14-amp motor of the D25900K demolition hammer is equipped with Anti-Vibration Control to reduce user fatigue.

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

The Toscana programmer provides one-touch access to up to 64 whole-house lighting scenes that can be programmed to meet various mood- and task-lighting requirements.

The Module integrated kitchen sink with or without backsplash is made of 304 series stainless steel with 18-gauge thickness and 18/10 chrome/nickel content.

Newport Brick and Stratford Slate are two new fiber-cement profiles.

The Wedge Nail Gripper is designed to keep nails firmly in place and eliminate slippage that can cause accidental hammering of fingers.

Grant 6000 series hardware accommodates single, biparting or bypassing sliding doors of up to 75 pounds.

Runtal towel radiators provide radiant heat for the bathroom while warming towels and bathrobes.

The ceiling-mounted DHVL bathroom heater provides 1,400 watts of fan-forced heat, 70 cubic feet per minute of ventilation and a ceiling light.

The A3408 single-lever kitchen faucet is a single-hole, deck-mounted unit constructed of solid brass and controlled by a ceramic disk lever cartridge.

Made of 60% hardwood sawdust and 40% polypropylene plastic, CorrectDeck can be cut, drilled and fastened like wood using standard tools and nongalvanized decking screws.

FRX fire-retardant wood is made for balconies, stairways, covered walkways and other exte-rior applications.

On-time completion with a short punchlist is not enough; we have to anticipate and deliver on customer needs at every stage of the experience.

The HTL Ultimate 2D door hinge for wood and vinyl profiles allows for adjustment of the door horizontally (+/-2 millimeters) and vertically (+/-2.5mm) with the turn of a screw.

The RadioLink wireless radio-frequency system provides automated control of lighting, audio/video, draperies, blinds, security, heating, cooling and more in retrofit applications.

The Town Square suite of bathroom fixtures, faucets and accessories is designed to be a complete solution for any size bathroom.

Saddle, a deep-tan color now available on Trex’s decking and railing, weathers only slightly, the company says.

Clay Street pavers are made for exterior residential applications such as driveways, patios and sidewalks.

The Tile & Stone Care System consists of more than 20 sealants, cleaners, colorants and specialty products that are chemically engineered to work together to help clean, restore and protect ceramic tile and stone surfaces.

Made from a combination of quartz stone and acrylic resins, Astracast kitchen sinks are harder and more durable than cast-iron, the com-pany says.

In radiant floor heating installations, the HRF two-way thermostatic valve permits zone control of individual rooms using a nonelectric thermostat, with no wiring required.

Made of Appalachian lumber, Compass pre-finished solid flooring comes in two widths and 20 SKUs.

Coral Stone is a manufactured stone designed to look like natural coral.

The dimensions of the company’s French casement windows correspond with their primed and clad two-wide casement counterparts.

Custom Shield tilt double-hung and casement replacement windows slide into existing window frames.

The Strait-Line laser line generator casts a virtual laser line across any surface, and if the line encounters obstacles such as molding or framing, it continues past the obstruction.

The Hydroflame heater combines an electric fire effect with convector fan technology.

Thanks to a 24-hour timer, the Polara refrigerated range lets homeowners prepare meals up to a day ahead of planned meal times.

The Independence Collection of vinyl siding is designed to look like freshly painted wood without rotting, peeling or flaking.

The three models — with jaw widths of 2, 6 and 8 inches — can accommodate stock sizes from 1/4 inch to 9 inches.

A-100 exterior latex paint can be applied to surfaces with a temperature as low as 35 degrees, the company says.

Pocket door locks are designed to install on all standard pocket doors without invalidating the door’s war-ranty.

Terra Antica porcelain tile for floors and walls is designed to simulate terra cotta with color variation from tile to tile.

The Purist Suite is a coordinated home spa collection for the bath.

AirFree nailers are battery-powered, so cords, hoses, compressors and gas cartridges are eliminated.

A 12-amp, 9,300-rpm motor powers the 1706AE 6-inch slide-switch grinder.

Vinyl replacement garden doors feature multipoint locking hardware and a continuous fixed geared hinge to maximize joint strength and prevent panel sag

Rocklath plaster-base gypsum lath now comes in a larger, 2x8-foot panel size that installs with fewer fasteners than the product’s previous generation.

Grand Sierra vinyl siding is now offered in seven new cedar-look colors: Glacier blue, Cape Cod gray, Aspen gray, Woodland green, Timber stone, American walnut and natural cedar.

PressRite ironing centers include storage space, ventilated metal construction, shielded lighting, automatic power controls, swivel board capabilities and height adjustability.

Solid Core Architectural Essen-tials is a line of trim and molding designed for use with Solid Core vinyl siding.

The Sierra flush-fin vinyl replacement window fits directly into an existing aluminum frame.


All products in the Weldwood line of floor covering adhesives (with the exception of the solvent-based all-weather outdoor carpet adhesive) have been reformulated.

Classic Country Plank ceiling panels attach directly to drywall or plaster ceilings using cement, wood furring strips, or metal tracks and clips contained in the company’s installation kits.

Previously available only in 8x8-inch blocks, the IceScapes line of glass block now includes seven additional square, triangular, hexagonal and curved shapes and sizes.

Model 424FS is a free-standing wine-storage unit wrapped in a stainless steel exterior.

Model 63016 cable shears are designed for continuous, one-hand cutting of copper, steel, ACSR and most hardened wire without compressing or fraying ends.

Problem-Solver wood stripper for water-based paints and stains is designed to soften virtually any type of water-based finish quickly.

Made of western hemlock, Shaker Series doors are offered in single and bifold configurations.

Woodstalk engineered fiberboard panels combine wheat-straw fiber with a polyurethane binder.

Toledo is a glueless cork flooring that can be installed over most other flooring materials, the company says.

The ceiling-mounted Snowflake shower head measures 9 inches in diameter and features 86 water jets.

At 7 1/2 inches long, 14.4-volt, cordless impact wrenches are designed for maneuverability in tight spaces.


The EntryPoint retractable screen door has been enhanced with a drop lock, beefed-up weatherstripping and a tension-control mechanism designed for easy access.

The PL line of canned adhesives includes 10 new job-specific products.

The Framing Projector Track Head, which adapts to four W.A.C. Lighting track systems, creates a rectangular area of light to frame or highlight flat, four-sided objects such as paintings, photographs or other wall art.

The Ambiance lighting system has been expanded with the addition of Ambiance RX, a flexible rail system that bends and curves around architectural features with the use of various mounting configurations.

As three micro-jets circulate water in the Jentle Jet laundry sink, users can swirl special fabrics, check for stains and repeat as necessary.

The DH-1 holds a door in place during planing, sanding or hardware installation.

WaterProofing Wood Protector combines the penetrating benefits and protection of oil-based finishes with the faster drying time and cleanup of water-based products.


LPI 225 and 300 series I-joists, introduced in the company’s Western market last year, are now available in the Eastern United States.

Colors in the company’s line of countertop laminates include Radium EV, a medium green designed to add tranquility to the kitchen.

Series 697 and 698 shower heads are additions to the Shower Spa line.

Patio covers made of impact-resistant polyvinyl chloride can be customized in any size or shape, free-standing or attached to a home, with free spans as long as 16 feet.

Easy Clip concealed hinges are available in a variety of applications for framed and frameless construction.

Ultra*Duct Gold rigid duct board for HVAC systems features an airstream facing designed to reduce the amount of nuisance dust during fabrication.

Designed to provide the look and durability of stone at less ex-pense, Richlite is a kitchen or bath countertop surface made primarily of paper.

The Gateway B-vent fireplace can be placed anywhere in a home because the vent can be terminated horizontally or vertically.

Pro-Trim tape is designed to eliminate the need for hammer and nails when affixing siding trim.

KTM Stain & Grain finishing kits are designed to give the look of real wood to steel, fiberglass and molded doors and trim.

Icynene insulation foam is water-based and contains no formaldehyde, CFCs or HCFCs.

Freehander combines shower-head and body-spray functionality into one unit.

This fully integrated trash compactor features hidden controls and a customizable door panel that can be fitted with panels to match cabinetry or with colored or stainless steel panels to match other KitchenAid appliances.

Pencil Boy attaches a carpenter’s pencil to any flat-sided tape measure to make it easier to make marks and draw lines while measuring.

The Architect Series sliding patio door is designed to combine the look of divided light with the benefit of energy efficiency.

An electronic low-voltage dimmer has been introduced for the Maestro product line.

The Multibox bathroom cabinet starts with a basic two-door mirror cabinet that’s 231/4 inches wide and has an aluminum finish along with integrated lighting strips at the sides.

The 25IM undercounter icemaker requires no drain.

The ToolTote features soft sides to eliminate dents and gouges caused by standard toolboxes.

The Diamond-light 7000 is an all-fiberglass, framed, double-hung window featuring a 7/8-inch outside-to-outside insulated glass unit with double-low-E coated glass, an insulating spacer and argon fill.

A new filtration system is now standard on Series 1100 instant hot-water dispensers.

Dens-Shield tile backer has an acrylic tile-side coat ing designed to keep moisture from penetrating the board or migrating into the wall cavity.

The Highland Stone three-piece concrete retaining wall system features a face texture designed to replicate natural stone.

Cedar Discovery siding features a random groove design in seven traditional colors for the look of hand-installed cedar shingles.

Fiberglass patio doors are offered in slider and French swing configurations.

The HPX15 heat pump has a direct-drive fan and an insulated compressor compartment to reduce noise.

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