July New Product Showcase

New products for the remodeling industry

June 30, 2008

Pearl Baths

Sporting an ergonomically designed backrest to recline in comfort and a cushioned alcove to support the head, Pearl Baths' new Release bathtub series is designed for just that—a release. Optional air or water jets can be ordered, and for those clients who like aromatherapy, there's the Aromascents Therapy dispenser.

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Symmons

Inspired by the Japanese verb meaning to become, to be, or to grow, comes Symmons new Naru waterfall faucet and accompanying suite of accessories. The suite includes a wide-spread lavatory faucet with waterfall flow; a Roman tub faucet with hand spray; and tub and shower trim pieces.

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Uzin

The latest self-leveling cement flooring compound from Uzin is the NC 160. Made for thicknesses up to ¾-inch, the high-strength formula makes it a smart choice for smoothing and leveling prior to bonding wood flooring. The NC 160 is chromate-free and emits very few VOCs during its rapid setting time. The NC 160 is chromate-free and emits very few VOCs during its rapid setting time. The NC 160 is chromate-free and emits very few VOCs during its rapid setting time.

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Zephyr

Billed as the ultimate in clean, minimalist design, Zephyr's new Horizon range hood features a low profile, wall-mounted construction and a compact, powerful motor that can circulate air at 1,000 cubic feet per minute. A nice feature is the black, white or red glass that can be etched for customization.

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Rheem

Drawing air for the combustion process from outside, Rheem's new 7.4 gallon-per-minute direct vent tankless gas water heater features a "film wrap overheat limiter," which instantly detects unsafe temperatures and shuts down the unit. The EZ-link cable can connect two tankless units to operate as one. which instantly detects unsafe temperatures and shuts down the unit. The EZ-link cable can connect two tankless units to operate as one. which instantly detects unsafe temperatures and shuts down the unit. The EZ-link cable can connect two

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Scotsman

One of the most convenient ice machines available for the home is Scotsman's Brilliance Residential Ice machine. It can produce up to 50 pounds of ice per day yet uses less than half the energy and 1/3 the water of the company's previous model. An electronic control panel lets users know how much ice has been made and if maintenance is needed.

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Creative Edge

If your clients are after a dramatic floor medallion, point them in the Aalto Collection's direction. The medallions are created using Creative Edge's waterjet cutting technology. Designed by artist Harri Aalto, each piece incorporates vibrant colors and exotic stones. The medallions are made for flooring and wall placement in residences and other settings and may be purchased as-is or customized. The medallions are made for flooring and wall placement in residences and other settin

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Intermatic

You can offer better energy management to your homeowners with InTouch's CA8900 Wireless Thermostat. Made by Intermatic, the unit has a two-stage heat pump and two-stage cooling capabilities. Users can choose from Fahrenheit or Celsius temperature readings and can calibrate the output to their desire.

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JBL

Life's a party, and your homeowners need music. They will get the same sound quality enjoyed by JBL's home listeners out of these Northridge N24AWII all-weather loudspeakers. The speakers come in a compact, wall-mounted and weatherproof design. These systems are perfect for porches, patios or pool decks. The speakers come in a compact, wall-mounted and weatherproof design. These systems are perfect for porches, patios or pool decks.

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Pass & Seymour

Users can control up to 15 scenes for a room or area and can manipulate up to 11 whole-house scenes with Pass & Seymour's Lightsense radio-frequency and matching hard-wired devices. A neat feature is the occupancy emulator option, which records normal light usage throughout the home and replicates it when the owners are away.

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Dornbracht

Two new models to Dornbracht's faucet line are the Tara Ultra single-lever faucet and Tara Ultra single-hole faucet. It's a breeze to fit large pots and pans with the Ultra models, for extremely tall, slim spouts. The single-lever faucet has a pivoting spout and an integrated rinsing spray with aerator and jet functions.

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On Center

On Center Software's Quick Bid 4.8 has a slew of improvements. Using the new Material eQuote feature, users can send and receive multiple requests for proposals to vendors and then automatically populate bids after choosing the best quote. The Bid Send feature securely shares your password-protected electronic bid information with multiple estimators. The Bid Send feature securely shares your passwordThe Bid Send feature securely shares your password

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SmartDraw

If you're tired of running PowerPoint but still want a simple system to create sophisticated-looking graphics, look no further than SmartDraw's 2008 edition. The software is designed with simplicity in mind, as it has plenty of templates to toy with and plenty of automated help features. It also has 17 categories of charts, including maps and other graphics. It also has 17 categories of charts, including maps and other graphics.

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BuilderMT

The latest innovation from BuilderMT is the Business Process Management software. The software provides a platform for studying operating costs allowing businesses to continually refine and remove costs from each process — which should be on every builder's mind these days. which should be on every builder's mind these days.

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SoftPlan

A new set of selection capabilities and easy pasting from Microsoft Word and Excel are just a few of the new bells and whistles on SoftPlan Systems' Version 14. On the design side, 3-D capabilities now include the addition of the artistic rendering modes and textured real-time renderings that contain multiple light sources and shadows for a better image.

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Correct Building Products

CorrectPorch is a high performance, low maintenance, tongue-and-groove outdoor floor board for new or existing porches. Made by Correct Building Products, the boards are fabricated from an environmentally sustainable 60/40 recycled hardwood and polypropylene mix that resists sagging and will qualify for LEED points from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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East Teak Fine Hardwoods

The latest teak and ipe decking tiles from East Teak Fine Hardwoods feature natural weather- and insect-resistance. Teak's natural oils repel water and fungus, making these tiles ideal for outdoor settings. The teak tiles are available in both straight and diagonal patterns and measure roughly 20 inches by 20 inches. Ipe offerings have an olive-brown color, are naturally fire resistant and are made in a straight pattern with non-slip grooves.

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FiberTech

Using a new technology that blends post-consumer cardboard and plastic, FiberTech's TimberWolf wood-plastic composite fencing components include 6-foot dog-eared pickets, posts and backer rails. According to the company, these components provide unlimited design flexibility and enable fences to be built in a variety of styles.

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Royal Outdoor Products

Crafted from durable, 100 percent virgin vinyl, the Deck Lok system requires no staining, painting or sealing. Made from virgin vinyl stock, the Royal Outdoor Products system is built with a proprietary connection system and requires virtually no maintenance (homeowners can spray it down with a hose to remove most of the mess). The wood-grain look provides a non-slip surface for added piece of mind.

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