PR July 2012

August 01, 2012

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Companies that are successfully leveraging social marketing to improve their businesses

The Brizo brand has introduced a full bath suite in conjunction with design Jason Wu.

Kohler has introduced an oil-rubbed bronze finish, hand-brushed with hints of copper beneath for added depth and texture.

These heavy brass sustainable faucets utilize single-handle operation for volume and temperature control.

This transitional line of shower fixtures, faucets and other bathroom accessories from Moen is EPA WaterSense-certified.

Thanks to its compact design, this smooth-action, washerless cartridge pressure balance valve leaves only a small hole in the shower wall.

These carriage style garage doors feature 2 inch-thick polyurethane foam sandwiched between two layers of heavy gauge steel.

ODL has redesigned its Severe Weather Doorglass — engineered for hail and hurricane exposure — to improve both function and form.

The six-panel, Hollister and Craftsman fiberglass entry doors from Masonite are now available in a fir grain texture, shown to be one of the most popular textures with consumers.

Ideal for multi-door installations, the Model 100RD set can accommodate up to 12 panels; sections are up to 24 in. wide and weigh up to 50 lbs. each.

Available in Therma-Tru’s Classic-Craft American Style and Canvas collections, these decorative sidelites complement Craftsman style entryways.

Composed of locally sourced, recycled content and finished with VOC-free natural glazes, the Glazed Thin Brick from Fireclay Tile can help interior and exterior projects qualify for several LEED credits.

Existing tile or stone surfaces can easily be covered with newer, modern styles with this synthetic resin-based, bond-promoting primer.

These engineered wood flooring panels from Quanex combine a composite base with a solid wood wear layer to use half the typical number of trees.

Samsung has added four new colors to its line of Radianz Quartz surfaces: Gold Canyon Gray, Midnight Sapphire, Imperial Gray and Gentle Gray.

This liquid-applied single component air barrier and continuous insulation adhesive is usable on vertical above grade concrete, concrete masonry units and glass mat gypsum sheathing wall surfaces.

These pneumatic finish nailers join the FinishPro 18Mg brad nailer and SLS 18Mg stapler in Senco’s line of magnesium-body tools.

Offered in three- and four-board open and closed designs with multiple lengths in 17 colors.

These energy-efficient replacement windows and doors from Simonton maximize sunlight while minimizing intrusion from wind and rain.

Six new natural wood stains are available for CertainTeed’s WeatherBoards fiber cement siding.

Decks create a focus for outdoor living projects

Is your website driving customers away?

Remodelers are using YouTube to promote their success

Sites like Pinterest and Houzz make it easy to show off your work and inspire ideas

Tips for creating a winning Facebook page

What it takes to create well-written (and well-read) posts

7 tweets that work ... and why

Online reviews can potentially present a challenge, they can also be an opportunity to generate good will if leveraged properly.

This month featuring: Kelly Anderson, General Manager, Ironwood Custom Builders, Salt Lake City, Utah and Lindsay Krupa, Marketing & Social Media Consultant Parrish Construction, Boulder, Colo.

The Protocols also include guidance on home and job safety, as well as worker protection and client education.

The ruling is preliminary and would not take effect until later this year.

A slew of good news came across the wire for housing and remodeling as we rolled into summer.

The economy has presented many challenges, but it also has presented opportunities for people who are up for it.

The remodeling industry numbers are very strong: remodeling in the U.S. generates about $300 billion annually, which is more than commercial construction, public works projects and retail clothing sales combined.

Professional Remodeler and members of the PRIME Group have partnered to bring you business advice on the latest issues facing remodelers.

Companies that are successfully leveraging social marketing

to improve their businesses

As the Internet evolves into the most powerful purchasing

tool ever created, so does its impact in facilitating the growth of online conversation to influence buying decisions

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