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Benjamin Moore / Interior Paint
Benjamin Moore’s Regal Select interior paint is available in thousands of colors and five premium finishes: Flat, Matte, Eggshell, Pearl, and Semi-Gloss and promises out––standing durability and washability in any finish. Mildew and fade resistant, it’s considered a zero-VOC environ-mentally friendly paint that is part of Benjamin Moore’s Green Promise portfolio of products.
TheSize / Surfacing
Neolith, sintered compact surfacing from TheSize is a 100 percent natural material that uses a proprietary sintering technology to mimic the way natural stone is created over millions
of years. The material can be used for countertops, flooring, walls, and more both indoors and outside. New thick-nesses, formats, and finishes are regularly being released, with thicknesses from
3 mm to 20 mm—the thickest available in the industry, the company says. Neolith offers some 56 designs across its seven collections, which are available in multiple finishes and thicknesses providing a broad range of rich, durable, and low-maintenance design possibilities.
Federal Brace / Hidden Bracket
Designed to mount on the side of the stud and be flush with the top plate of a half wall (before installing drywall), Federal Brace’s Franklin hidden bracket can carry the load and stay virtually hidden. No routing for installation is required. Available in 10-by-10-, 12-by-12-, and 14-by-14-inch sizes, each bracket has a carry capacity of 375 pounds and will support overhangs from 14 to 18 inches. Brackets are unfinished steel.
Datile / Tile and Stone
Daltile offers hundreds of tile and stone products for flooring, walls, counters, and other applications. Tiles in ceramic, porcelain, glass, and metal come in a broad array of profiles, colors, patterns, and textures in sizes ranging from delicate mosaic wall tile to 12-by-24- and 24-by-48-inch large-format floor tile. (Infinite Mirage Eternal Dream hexagon mosaic, shown.)
Universal Products by Archways & Ceilings Made Easy / Dome Kit
The Dome Kit from Universal Products by Archways & Ceilings Made Easy comes with a 5-foot dome and 18 inches of total rise to provide a relatively quick, easy, and straightforward way to spruce up a ceiling, from entryways to dining rooms. The kit includes the dome tie, ring pieces, rafters, and an easy-to-use drywall template. Custom dome ceiling kits can also be ordered. To date, the company has done custom orders as small as 4 feet and as large as 35 feet in diameter.
Town & Country Luxury Fireplaces / Fireplaces
Town & Country Luxury Fireplaces, a division of Pacific Energy Fireplace Products, provides “clean-face,” louver-free gas fireplaces that burn with the look of a wood fire. The line encom-passes more than 300 configurations featuring different fireplace models, panels, and fires with logs, river rock, or sparkling glass. Town & Country zero-clearance, direct-ignition linear fireplaces incorporate cool glass, heavy-duty full-seam welded construction, and technology that provides comfortable warmth without overheating a room.(Helifire 360 fireplace, shown.)
Trim-Tex / Drywall Accessories
Trim-Tex offers many lines of vinyl corner bead and accessories for drywall, including its Archway L Bead, in a range of sizes and configurations. Vinyl’s bendability is a key benefit when building archways, vaulted ceilings, and curved walls, and Trim-Tex manufactures vinyl beads specialized to bend easily, conforming to a variety of contours. Archway L bead is a good choice when upgrading a room requires working around ductwork, piping, curved walls, and soffits, or when finishing arched window returns. It is both affordable and easy to install.
Armstrong Flooring / Engineered Stone Tile
Alterna engineered stone tile from Armstrong Flooring offers the aesthetic of stone and tile with the warmth and comfort underfoot of vinyl. Suitable for use in high-moisture areas, Alterna is made in the U.S. using more than 90 percent domestic content. Choose from a wide variety of styles including marble, travertine, slate, and urban-inspired designs featuring weathered metal, concrete, and linen, as well as a range of reclaimed-wood looks in a variety of sizes.
CertainTeed / Gypsum Board
Several innovative drywall products from CertainTeed Gypsum are designed to enhance the air quality and livability of homes. AirRenew M2Tech (shown) absorbs and renders harmless VOCs from the air; SilentFX provides extra sound control; and impact-resistant Habito supports wall hangings weighing up to 30 pounds per fastener with no need for hollow-wall anchors.
Top Knobs / Cabinet Hardware
With its Serene Collection of decorative hard-ware, Top Knobs includes more 12-inch pulls that are the same narrow width as the other handles in the collection—in the past, the company’s longest pieces have only been available as wider, heavier appliance pulls. Available in 35 shapes in five series, with six available finishes, the hardware offers transitional styling with solid construction, a proprietary sealed finish, and lifetime warranty.