PR November 2002
Made with a paper tape laminated to a rust-resistant metal form, Sheetrock Premasked L-Trim has a masking strip that protects the adjacent surface during application and tears away when the job is complete, leaving no cleanup.
One of seven new Natural Inspirations vinyl flooring designs, Hastings is a 12-inch pattern with a low-gloss finish.
On its line of wood windows and patio doors, the company now offers pre-finished interiors in Sherwin-Williams' most popular trim colors to match new or existing window trim, cabinets and other wood surfaces.
The Quick Jaw Work Center is a height-adjustable (30 1/4 to 40 3/4 inches) workbench that can be used as a solid-surface table or a clamping table by adjusting the tabletop jaws.
The Kingston porch railing system is designed to offer wood styling in maintenance-free vinyl
The reusable Clean&Safe drop cloth has a skid-resistant backing, conforms to surfaces (including stairs) and is absorbent.
The A1708LM widespread lava-tory faucet is made of solid brass and includes quarter-turn ce-ramic disc valves.
The chrome-plated Spiral Clothes Rack has a 360-degree turning radius and can accommodate 40 items hung from top to bottom.
The Custom Color Caulk System color-matches caulk to fixtures, countertops and walls.
The Sheerframe solarium window has a PVC frame with features such as compression seals to seal against weather and sound transmission.
Miller HP (High-Performance) fall-protection products now include a Teflon HT finish de-signed to prevent dirt and grime from becoming imbedded in harness and lanyard webbing.
The 4.5-inch exposure of Cape Cod Perfection siding panels is intended to replicate the look of white cedar perfection shingles.
The Close-N-Go covered paint tray allows a painter to cover leftover paint and a brush or roller for use the next day or days later without having to clean everything.
The JGD8345ADB 45-inch gas downdraft cooktop includes a grill to bring the flavor of outdoor cooking to the kitchen.
No space in the home serves as many functions or stirs as much passion as the kitchen.
Solid-wood drawer blanks are available in a 5/8-inch thickness and heights of 4, 6, 8 and 10 inches.
The cordless, 18-volt DW934K-2 is a 6 3/4-inch circular saw that in one pass can cut metal conduit and pipe with an inner diameter of 2 inches, the company says.
Presidential Series garage doors are designed to complement wood entry doors and millwork accents, like the carriage house doors of days gone by.
DataCAD LT version 10 is a 2-D/3-D software program designed to provide a suite of tools for creating construction drawings and presentations.
Cornerboards have a miter-locked seam that the company says will never open.
Pro.V.T. is an all-acrylic, solid-color exterior stain tested to be effective to 35 degrees, the company says
The Atwood collection of bath accessories offers three finishes not traditionally seen in the bath - brushed brass, pewter and oil-rubbed bronze - in hexagonal shapes.
The expanded ProDecor line for the kitchen and bath includes nearly 2,000 fittings ranging from drawer and door handles and knobs to pocket handles and hat and clothes pegs.
Indigo (blue), Verdi (green) and Brick (red) are burnished colors now available in the company's framed (traditional) and frameless (European) product lines, joining Ebony (black).
Wolmanized Natural Select wood is an alternative to traditional treated wood.
The KML by Andersen line of architectural windows and doors includes casement windows, double-hung windows, specialty windows and French patio doors
The company's new cordless drill/drivers include two Brute-Tough models with a 1/2-inch chuck for continuous heavy use in high-torque applications.
Staron by Samsung solid-surface countertops bring elegance to any kitchen or bathroom.
Bulls Eye Water-Base Interior Primer-Sealer & Stain Killer is formulated to dry to the touch in 30 minutes and be sanded or topcoated in one hour.
The company has introduced 90 new styles of Stainmaster carpet with Tactesse fiber.
With its laminated glazing and reinforcing storm clips, the StormPlus Wood Ultimate double-hung window is certified to meet New York state building codes
Hydapipe stainless steel, wall-mounted shower units eliminate the need for piping chases, allowing the use of narrow partition walls and cutting costs.
Designed for subfloor and decking applications, the P13KDE auto-feed screw gun can drive fasteners from 1 inch to 3 inches long.
Tilt windows in the Weather Shield line have a redesigned jamb liner and tilt latch mechanism to make opening and removing the sash easier
Originally available only in the Professional Series, the Star burner is now standard on all of the company's built-in gas cooktops
LeakBarrier self-adhering door and window tape is designed for sealing around corner boards, wall tie-ins, stucco and other detail areas, as well as windows and doors, to prevent water, air and moisture penetration.
Available in 12- and 14-inch models, Side Winder II diamond blades have a ribbed core to reduce friction and heat while providing faster cutting and application versatility.
ProFlex whirlpool baths are offered in more than 25 models and various shapes and colors.
A miniature pendant for task lighting, Pongo features a cylinder striped in aluminum and glass, sliced in two by its matching cross plate, with dual cable mounting.
Léger is a collection of bathroom wall accessories, shelves, lighting fixtures and washbasins with matching countertop containers.
The PowerFast outward clinch staple gun was developed to fasten insulation wrap around ductwork and pipes in heating and cooling applications.
With Banana Peel composite cables, individual cables are affixed to a center spline, eliminating the need for an outer jacket.
Enhancements to the Cerama flooring line include a thicker wearlayer (12 mils rather than 10).
TimberTech 5/4 deck planks are now available in redwood in addition to cedar, natural and gray.
The lighted magnetic torpedo level is made for use in attics, basements and tight spaces with little or no light.
CompacMarble, a marble-based engineered stone product, can be used for vanity tops, tub and shower surrounds, fireplace surrounds, floor and wall cladding, and more.
The model 3BAR undercounter beverage refrigerator has two temperature zones.
The Type 3R lay-in wireway is intended to make indoor and outdoor wiring installation faster and more efficient and to protect wiring from moisture
A cable bath waste designed especially for whirlpool baths comes pre-assembled for easy installation.
The RT-7690-2 is a self-leveling, remote-controlled, simultaneous level and plumb rotational laser.
T2 undercabinet and cove strip lighting has a rigid, extruded aluminum strip housing that measures less than 2 inches in height and depth and contains a miniaturized, in-line electronic ballast.
Venice is a self-rimming kitchen sink with 9-inch-deep double basins and the Secure-Lok mounting system.
Special hardware allows the Magnum Tilt-Turn wood window to operate as an in-swing casement window, a hopper or both.
Chem-Calk 2000 is made for use as a seal between common building materials such as vinyl siding, most metals and various woods.
Custom-designed stainless steel stairways are available in various sizes and can accommodate rotation of more than 180 degrees.
Epoxy Haze Remover is designed for use in the final cleanup of an epoxy-grouted ceramic installation.
Pre-formed metal applications are added during framing to create arched doorways and room transitions.
XPower 1200 Plus and 1750 Plus inverters are designed to connect to a vehicle's 12-volt DC power supply and provide 1,200 and 1,750 watts of AC power, respectively.
Comfortmaker SoftSound Plus 80V two-stage gas furnaces have a variable-speed DC blower motor designed to reduce electrical consumption up to 80%.
At 71 inches wide, the French-made Grand Veneur cooker offers two full-size gas or electric ovens.
The ECL Step Flashing Kit for curb-mounted skylights is designed for quick, waterproof installation with standard site-built curbs.
Super Fast-Drying Polyurethane for Floors is an oil-based finish for use on interior hardwood floors.
At 60 inches wide, 32 inches deep and 20 1/2 inches high, the model J6032RAJX jetted tub is designed to fit within the space of most standard bathtubs.
With a lightweight, cordless applicator and project-size cartridges, the HiPURformer bonding system is designed to ease the use of quick-set polyurethane hot-melt adhesives in remodeling and repair applications.
Alex Plus acrylic latex caulk plus silicone is available in two new colors - clear and antique white.
The Construction Master Pro desktop calculator prints and labels construction-math dimensions and solutions.
The Milano range hood combines metal casing blowers that operate at 715 cubic feet per minute with dual-level halogen lamps.
ViewSaver Technology is a new construction process for all Simpson true-divided lite doors.
The Espresso Blends paint line includes 12 colors such as Roast, Café, Green Tea, Sumatra and Cocoa.
Kitchen wall panels made of 18-gauge stainless steel are available in a quilted pattern or a standard satin finish.
Polyseamseal all-purpose adhesive caulk is guaranteed not to crack or peel when cured.
The LiftMaster model 2575 is a chain-drive garage door opener with a 3/4-horsepower motor.
MForce Series cordless drills feature the Shift Lock drive system, which provides one-touch shifting from drill to driver mode.
Easy Reach Plus refrigerators now have the EasyFill filtered-water dispenser (shown) on selected models.
The French rail sliding glass door features seamless, one-piece panel construction for ease of installation and operation.
The Intensity 6000TRXI fireplace features top- or rear-venting Direct Vent Technology, which eliminates the need for a conventional chimney and increases installation options.
Designed for large and small bathrooms, L'xpression suite combines wood, glass, metals and porcelain.
Made of abrasion- and puncture-resistant nylon, the FannyPak is designed to be a spill-proof tool belt.
20/20 Magnet Mount task lights provide adjustable, glare-free lighting across panel-system work surfaces and computer workstations.
The SKCX splice kit is for repairing buried coaxial and phone cables that have been inadvertently cut.
Urethane ceiling medallions come in two interlocking pieces designed to fit around the base of most ceiling fans and lighting fixtures.
The NanaWall resembles a row of floor-to-ceiling windows, but each of its panels rides on a hidden overhead track, so the wall or any portion of it can be folded away, opening a home's interior to the outdoors.
Available in a single or double configuration, the Monogram 27-inch built-in convection wall oven has 3.9 cubic feet of interior space.
The Lion's Foot clawfoot bathtub features solid-brass feet and a cast-iron tub with an exterior glaze of vitreous enamel.
The Flipper is a 16-inch trowel notched on both sides, so left-handers and right-handers can use it.
The combination smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm eliminates the need for separate electrical boxes and features a permanently installed CO sensor and a dual ionization smoke sensor.
The Classic work boot is designed for women.
The company has expanded its line of decorative wood and resin appliques to offer more than 600 stocked styles of paint- and stain-ready wood and polymer carvings.
Available as a single or double swing unit, the Prism garden door has a continuous fixed gear hinge that can swing in, out, right or left.
The Trevi faucet line includes coordinated kitchen and bar/prep faucets as well as lavatory (widespread or one-hole installation), tub/shower, Roman tub and bidet faucets, plus accessories.
Dura-Pex tubing and fittings are designed to reduce the time, cost and challenges of installing piping through existing walls.
Sussex lighting fixtures feature a brushed nickel finish.
Cold Blocker infrared gas tube heaters are designed for hard-to-heat areas such as garages, workshops, vestibules and en-closed patios.
The EZ Sand Pro allows a palm sander to be used on surfaces that are not flat.
The company's traditional French and English hand-carved paneling, mantels and moldings include this new collection of ornamentation, crests, shields, brackets and capitals.
The Unity window line features a composite frame and sash system with smooth, paintable surfaces.
The Rangemaster RM52000 wall-mounted chimney hood has a centrifugal blower that operates at 370 cubic feet per minute.
The company has expanded its line of wood-burning, soapstone fireplaces with 13 new models, including Fiorina (shown).
The Stratford tub filler with hand-held shower is made for a freestanding tub
The BESF Box Ventilator is designed to quietly vent any type of kitchen hood, including wall-mounted and island hoods, as well as downdraft units
Applications for the TrimMaster 18 cordless finish nailer include installation of panels and a variety of moldings and trim.
WindsorOne specialty boards include tongue-and-groove bead board (pictured) for wainscoting and beaded porch ceilings, and interior reversible shiplap for wainscoting and interior ceilings.
System 100 single-hung, single-slider and picture windows are side-load designs suitable for stucco applications.
The Madison IV widespread kitchen faucet features a solid-brass body, a ceramic disk cartridge and a flow rate of 2.2 gallons per minute.
The Fullback thermal support system is designed to eliminate problems associated with the void behind conventional vinyl siding.
With the WhisperLine fan, two bathrooms can be ventilated with one in-line fan.
Made for retrofit applications, the Halo L2004 solid-state adapter allows Halo Linea low-profile lamp holders to be placed on standard Halo Power-Trac and Lazer-by-Halo Trac systems.
The 693VSPK router kit provides two routers in one; when the fixed base slides off, the plunge base slides on.
To save water, the Tara Classic Profi kitchen faucet has an automatic hydraulic diverter that senses the use of the hand spray and prevents water from flowing through the main tap.
Fusion-welded KD Frame patio doors come in five stock widths (5, 6, 8, 9 and 12 feet) as well as custom sizes.
The Personal Valet system creates a mist of Presiva clothes-care formula to remove wrinkles and odors from virtually any fabric, the company says.
Made for coastal areas, the StormBreaker Plus line includes double-hung tilt, casement, awning, geometric and picture windows and a garden door.
AC-1 and AC-4 air cleaners were rated at MERV 10 under ASHRAE standard 52.2-1999 in independent laboratory tests, the company says.
The Tilt Wall Wedge-Bolt anchor is designed for anchoring brace shoes that support tilt-up concrete wall panels.
Contoured vinyl railing systems are designed to offer a more comfortable grip for increased safety.
The Gold Seal Collection of entry locksets is offered in the Lifetime Warranted Finish, which is de-signed to offer the look of bright brass without the risk of tarnish or corrosion.
The Natural Gloss Shower Alcove is a three-panel wall system made of Veritek, a compression-molded composite that the company says won't chip or crack