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Ricky Scott is NAHB's April 2015 Remodeler of the Month

Ricky Scott is NAHB's April 2015 Remodeler of the Month

Ricky Scott, CAPS, owner of The Kingston Group in Nashville, Tenn., is the April NAHB Remodeler of the Month

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Per Se Decorative Faucet Handles

Per Se Decorative Faucet Handles

From Kallista

Kallista's Per Se collection of lav faucets now includes decorative lever options for luxurious contrast. Paying homage to the design of the 1950s and 1960s, Per Se features a squared, geometric form, softened by gentle rounding of corners...

Undercounter Refrigerator Drawers

Undercounter Refrigerator Drawers

From True Professional Series, div. True Manufacturing Co.

True Professional Series’ Undercounter Refrigerator Drawers feature True-glide self-closing technology that enables the drawers to quietly close themselves with a touch. At 24" wide, the Undercounter Refrigerator Drawers add 5.6 cubic feet of...

Remodelers Advantage Peer Profile: John Rusk & Mary Kocy

Remodelers Advantage Peer Profile: John Rusk & Mary Kocy

John Rusk and Mary Kocy Rusk Renovations Inc. New York City, N.Y. ruskrenovations.com Title: John, President; Mary, Partner Year founded: 1987 Number of team members: 49 Industry involvement:  Remodeler’s Advantage...

Study indicates what’s most important to U.S. house owners when considering home improvements

April 23, 2015

A new online survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of CertainTeed, among over 2,000 U.S. adults, shines new light on which priorities are top of mind—and where homeowners may need guidance—when taking on home improvement projects...

Key Buyer Index posts record score in Building Products dealer response

April 22, 2015

WOLF has reported the findings of the WOLF Key Buyer Index (KBI) for March 2015. The March 2015 score of 75.63 points the way toward a healthy start to the second quarter, as consumer confidence continues to build, housing begins to recover and...

Recruitment Tool for Insulation Contractors

April 22, 2015

CertainTeed introduces website to connect contractors looking to hire with qualified insulation installers

CTDA Names Laticrete Supplier of the Year

April 22, 2015

The award was announced during the opening day of Coverings ’15 in Orlando, Fla.

Housing production edges up 2 percent in March

April 22, 2015

Nationwide housing starts rose 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 units in March from an upwardly revised February reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department.   Single-family housing production...

Linen Laminate Countertop

Linen Laminate Countertop

From Formica Corp.

The Formica Laminate Jonathan Adler Collection from Formica Corp. features nine bold color and pattern combinations. Each laminate style in the collection represents an update of a classic material, including Lacquered Linen (shown), inspired by...

Grays Harbor Solid Surface

Grays Harbor Solid Surface

From Richlite Co.

Taking its cue from Grays Harbor, which links the Pacific Ocean to the Quinault Rain Forest, Grays Harbor Solid Surface from Richlite is a dark grey that ages into a deep, gunmetal hue. Made from 100% recycled material, this paper composite surface...

Hanex Solid Surface

Hanex Solid Surface

From Hanwha L&C Surfaces

Hanwha L&C | Surfaces has expanded its Hanex solid surfaces product line with the addition of eight colors. The shades - Ambrosial (shown), Rampart, Majesty, Kindred, Concord, Argil, Arete and Anejo - reflect a range of neutral colors and patterns...

NARI Spring Business Meeting Includes Announcement of CotY Winners

April 21, 2015

Evening of Excellence reception recognized 36 national CotY winners and Achievement Award winners.

Celesta CELA Shower Enclosure

Celesta CELA Shower Enclosure

From Basco Shower Enclosures

Basco Manufacturing has introduced several products that combine the demand for custom, heavy glass quality with adjustable, standard-sizing as featured with the new Celesta CELA-935 and Rolaire ROLA-935 . The Celesta CELA-935 adjustable...

Digital Lead Gen Keeps Builders Nimble for Today’s Times

Homebuilding in the first quarter of 2015 was a study in balanced optimism: While new home sales saw a big jump, new home prices showed a steady decline. Unlike in years past, economists are not blaming the changes on the economy and job growth...

Color yourself Sensational - Porcelain Enamel Sink

Color yourself Sensational - Porcelain Enamel Sink

April 20, 2015
From Houzer Inc.

Porcela enables designers to consider porcelain enamel where they couldn’t before

First Quarter Remodeling Activity Leads to Predictions of Deceleration, Then Steadying

First Quarter Remodeling Activity Leads to Predictions of Deceleration, Then Steadying

April 17, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The healthy gains in residential remodeling activity estimated for 2014 and the first part of 2015 are expected to decelerate, but then gain a little more traction by the end of the year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling...

Outdoors, Less Is Not More

Mies van der Rohe coined the phrase “less is more.” A towering figure in 20th century architecture, the words represent his stripped-down approach to design. And they have become his epitaph. He made spaces better by getting rid of unnessary elements...

Cubix Vessel Sink

Cubix Vessel Sink

From JSG Oceana

The collection of specialty glass lavatory sinks from JSG Oceana includes the Cubix Vessel, which features a 3-dimensional design. Available in Crystal, Crystal Reflections, Champagne Gold, Black Nickel and Fawn colorations, the dimensional pattern and...

FutureHaus Illustrates Future Kitchen Trends

FutureHaus Illustrates Future Kitchen Trends

The really stand out kitchen for me at KBIS was the Virginia Tech FutureHAUS.

Tub Filler

Tub Filler

From Artos

This Artos waterfall tub filler from Westover is 12" wide and flaunts a contemporary style. It features a flow pattern from full capacity of 16 gpm down to 4 gpm, which allows for custom control for any sized tub.

Express Yourself by Feeney Line

"Express Yourself by Feeney" Line

From Feeney Inc.

Feeney is launching five colors in the “Express Yourself by Feeney” line of DesignRail aluminum railing colors, meeting the demand for bold, bright colors in home and building products. The component-based aluminum railing system can be customized...

Softwood performs like tropical hardwood

Softwood performs like tropical hardwood

From Kebony

Kebony produces environmentally-friendly wooden products using technology that incorporates an organic, bio-based solution to transform softwood lumber into a luxury building material. The wood requires no additional maintenance beyond normal cleaning...

Banker Wire's L-62 weave

Banker Wire's L-62 weave

From Banker Wire

The lock crimp weave style of Banker Wire ’s L-62 weave is versatile and can suit a variety of commercial and residential spaces due to the customization of the wire diameter, spacing and alloy.  Highly defined intersections create a contemporary...

Contemporary Kitchen Features Family-Friendly Design Elements

Contemporary Kitchen Features Family-Friendly Design Elements

Nothing heavy. This two-word request guided much of the design for this contemporary kitchen that showcases casual elegance, “floating elements” and clean lines with an emphasis on family-friendly design.