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Newest innovations in moulding and millwork

Newest innovations in moulding and millwork The demand for better performing, cost-effective building products never lets up. Homeowners’ desires for more trim work and detail has prompted manufacturers like Contact Lumber Company to make some serious advances in profile-wrapping technology. “Customers continue to want long lengths of clear, defect-free millwork, but the raw resource necessary […]

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buy direct, easiest to specify and install

WarmlyYours radiant heating: buy direct, easiest to specify and install WarmlyYours TempZone[TM] and Environ II[TM] electric floor heating systems are designed for convenient fault-free installation under tile, stone, hardwood, carpet and floating wood floor coverings. Less than 1/8″ thick and available in easy to install roll and mat formats, WarmlyYours TempZone[TM] heating systems can be […]

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Stabila

Stabila The key feature on the LAPR 100 and LAX 100 laser levels is the onboard 4 1/2-inch height adjustment, which works by sliding the level body on the rails of its “roll cage”, which also doubles as a carrying handle. The LAPR 100 is a general-purpose self-leveling rotating laser. The LAX 100 self-leveling pendulum […]

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JELD-WEN® products provide high quality for builders

JELD-WEN® products provide high quality for builders JELD-WEN[R] IWP[R] Interior Door Systems Every JELD-WEN[R] IWP[R] Interior Door is meticulously crafted with stunning architectural details not found on most interior doors. These doors help you create a cohesive look for the home, acting as a common design thread that is woven from one room to the […]

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catapulted by DeWalt, cordless tools have powered the housing industry during the past 15 years

The cordless revolution: catapulted by DeWalt, cordless tools have powered the housing industry during the past 15 years Rick Schwolsky One word can describe the single greatest change within the power tool industry this past decade: DeWalt. By resurrecting the old radial arm saw brand name that had been almost dormant through the 1980s, Black […]

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Log-built luxury: log home kits offer builders easy ways to provide clients with unique upscale dwellings

Log-built luxury: log home kits offer builders easy ways to provide clients with unique upscale dwellings Sharon O’Malley When general contractor Wyatt Perkins started building log homes 30 years ago, he worked on small cabins for weekend outdoorsmen. Today, he’s building mansions where families live full time. “They were pretty rustic back then” says Perkins, […]

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The best: the Editors’ Choice Awards honor leadership and innovation in tool design

The best: the Editors’ Choice Awards honor leadership and innovation in tool design Evolution, adaptability, and the courage to change are key elements to progress, growth, and success. In this year’s bumper crop of award-winning innovations, the editors of Tools of THE trade magazine, our sister publication, selected tools and accessories that best express this […]

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HomeCrest

HomeCrest Sanibel thermofoil cabinetry features full-overlay construction. The 3/4-inch-thick product line features square doors with raised panels, glass panels in mullion doors, and open shelving. Sanibel additionally features bronze glazing, creating a look that is perfect in both classic and contemporary spaces, claims the maker. 574-535-9300. www.homecrestcab.com. Circle 303. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] COPYRIGHT 2004 Hanley-Wood, Inc. […]

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with good looks and impact-resistant features, aluminum- and vinyl-clad windows prove why they’re tops with homeowners

All clad: with good looks and impact-resistant features, aluminum- and vinyl-clad windows prove why they’re tops with homeowners Stephanie Herzfeld Increased strength, unique profiles and wood species, and an expanding selection of hardware and finishes are the reasons why aluminum- and vinyl-clad windows continue to be popular with pros and homeowners. From hurricanes in Florida […]

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Crossville

Crossville – International Builders’ Show: preview Stephanie Herzfeld Americana-series porcelain tile looks like stone and comes in two sizes with matching bullnose and cove base accents. The slip-resistant tile has a finish that allows one to easily wipe away stains and scuff marks, says the maker. It is available in six colors. 800-221-9093. www.crossville-ceramics.com. Circle […]