2005 QR Top 100 Products

Every year, QR editors compile the hottest product issue of the year - QR 's Remodelers' Choice: Top 100 Products. This list is generated by products QR readers request on a montly basis. Topping this year's list is a garage floor covering, residential solar panels, radiant heating and a few innovative ventilation products. Read on to see what else is hot for this year.

1 Gladiator Roll Floor Covering

Gladiator Roll Floor Covering complements the GearWall Panels and GearTrac Channels. The Gladiator brand has developed a unique flooring solution, Gladiator Roll Flooring that simply rolls out for easy installation. The wide 8-ft. rolls come in three lengths to fit almost any garage. The floor covering installs in most two-car garages in less than two hours. eInquiry Number 69

2 BP EnergyLux

BP Solar's new all black BP EnergyLux solar modules match performance with aesthetics, offering the energy savings that solar provides in a way that complements a home's roof. BP EnergyLux modules are now available as part of a BP Solar Home Solution. BP Solar also offers its traditional line of deep blue residential solar modules through BP Solar distributors and dealers nationwide. eInquiry Number 70

3 PowerMax

Shell Solar's PowerMax solar panels/products are 8 to 10 percent more powerful than the current solar panels available in the market today and are designed to provide a new set of solutions for grid-connected and off-grid applications. The solar panels will combine outstanding performance with the proven reliability of providing a dependable source of green electricity. eInquiry Number 71

4 KC187G Photovoltaic Module

Kyocera Solar introduces a new photovoltaic (PV) module featuring an energy conversion efficiency using d.Blue technology, a new Kyocera-developed cell-processing method. The newly developed d.Blue manufacturing process incorporated in the KC187G creates a microscopic texture on the cell's multicrystalline silicon surface, reducing reflectance and maximizing the amount of sunlight the cell can absorb. eInquiry Number 72

5 Quik Track System

The Quik Trak system from Uponor Wirsbo is a method of installing radiant floor heating. The system of wood panels attached to aluminum heat transfer sheets can be installed over an existing concrete slab or a plywood subfloor, offering an alternative to joist heating and poured floor underlayment installations. Finished floors can be installed right over the Quik Trak panels. eInquiry Number 73

6 Raupanel System

REHAU introduces its new RAUPANEL system for radiant heating. Ideal for retrofit and new construction applications, the RAUPANEL system is lightweight, efficient and easy to install. Consisting of REHAU's 3/8-in. RAUPEX cross-linked polyethylene pipe, aluminum panels and wood return bends, the system's low 5/8-in. profile has minimal impact on overall floor height. The system's lighter weight also eliminates the need for added structural support, which aids in reducing installation time. eInquiry Number 74

7 Drywall Catalog & Video

Trim-Tex introduces its new 44-page, full-color catalog and video, which provides remodelers and drywall professionals with the most comprehensive line of products, installation techniques and information. A virtual encyclopedia of drywall finishing products, tips, diagrams and a collection of photos of finished interiors, incorporate the latest decorator designs and applications. eInquiry Number 75

8 Solar Star

Solatube International has redesigned and expanded it's Solar Star line of solar-powered attic ventilation products. Includes three roof mount options, an all-new Gable Fan design and an add-on panel for increased operational time. The improvments provide an even more versatile design, maximized performance and installation options. eInquiry Number 76

9 Solar Pool Heater

Heliocol's Solar Pool Heater features a patented individual tube design which eliminates cracks, leaks and wind load. Each tube has its own opening united seamlessly to the overmolded header pipe. Heliocol offers several panel sizes to accommodate any roof size and Terra Cotta panels to blend with earth-toned roofs. eInquiry Number 77

10 Armoire Kitchen Model

Yestertec has designed a complete kitchen that can be hidden with its armoire Kitchen Model UK68B. The unit is compact to fit in tight spaces, yet has plenty of room to contain a two-burner cooktop, a microwave/convection oven with an exhaust hood, a sink, countertop, undercounter refrigerator/freezer, a single drawer dishwasher and lots of storage space. The armoire measures 245/8 in. deep, 681/2 in. wide and 88 in. high. eInquiry Number 78

11 Warm Tiles

Warm Tiles by EasyHeat has been designed to warm flooring materials such as marble, ceramic and porcelain tile, slate, granite and poured or dimensional stone. Warm Tiles enhances the comfort level of these inherently cool materials. Operating on ordinary current, the Warm Tile System costs less than 1 cent per sq. ft. per day when installed using one of the specially designed Warm Tiles thermostats. eInquiry Number 79

12 Solarwall Heater

The SOLARWALL heater is available as a modular kit that mounts easily onto a south wall. The solar heated air can be ducted from the panel directly into a room, heat recovery ventilator (HRV), or into a warm air furnace. On a bright sunny, winter day, the panel can produce a temperature rise of 50 degrees F over the ambient air temperature. eInquiry Number 80

13 WhisperFit-Lite Low-Profile Ventilation Fans

Panasonic has introduced its WhisperFit-Lite Low Profile Ventilation Fans that combine efficiency and convenience with a super-slim design. Fans are equipped with a pair of 13-watt Panasonic Compact Fluorescent Lamps and feature a night-light option. A low-profile design is ideal for installations in tight remodeling situations. The housing is only 51/2 in. deep and requires less ceiling room. eInquiry Number 81

14 Allure Range Hood

The Broan and NuTone Allure range hood offers sleek, innovative styling that complements any kitchen and cooking system. The Allure is available in white, biscuit, almond, black and stainess steel. eInquiry Number 82

15 WarmWire

SunTouch introduces WarmWire, an electric floor warming system that is "wire applied." The heating elements are installed with either 2-, 21/2 - or 3 in. spacing and snapped into the WireStrap. eInquiry Number 83

16 Fiber Cement Stucco Panels

Nichiha introduces Fiber Cement Stucco Panels, featuring the unique look of stucco without the maintenance. This product will be available in several prefinsihed colors and panels are 18 in. by 10 ft. with a 5/8-in. thickness. eInquiry Number 84

17 MatComfort 82F

Nuheat introduces the MatComfort 82F, the only programmable thermostat specifically designed to meet the requirements of warming engineered wood and laminate surfaces. The MatComfort 82F ensures that floor temperatures are kept at or below the laminate/engineered wood manufacturers' guideline of 82 degrees F. eInquiry Number 85

18 Safety Siren

Allowing tile installers to test electric floor heating effectively, the Safety Siren from WarmlyYours helps attain a fault-free installation on every job. By checking the continuity of the floor heating system at all times during installation, the Safety Siren brings peace of mind to tile contractors. It beeps as soon as a short in the system is created. eInquiry Number 86

19 T-KIS Environmentally Friendly Water Heater

Takagi announces the addition of the T-K1S environmentally friendly water heater, to its product line. The T-K1S is designed to allow homeowners to enjoy an endless amount of hot water and a reduction in energy bills. eInquiry Number 87

20 Trapeze Hood

The Trapeze island hood of the Cheng Design by Zephyr line from Zephyr Ventilation creates a powerful design statement for the kitchen. The hood is available in 48- and 54-inch widths, as well as a 60-inch version. It features touch-button controls, dual level halogen lighting and satin-finish stainless steel. eInquiry Number 88

21 E'NERG'Y 3 Foam Insulation

Pacor offers E'NRG'Y 3 foam insulation for OEM applications requiring high thermal performance and strength. The insulation is designed to be lightweight and rigid for easy handling and installation. E'NRG'Y 3 comes in standard sizes of 4 by 8 ft. and 4 by 4 ft. Additional lengths are available on request. eInquiry Number 89

22 Glass Balusters

The industry's first glass baluster from Deckorators are made of high-quality 5/16-in. tempered glass and will be available in Clear View, as well as Dusk View and Autumn View tints. The 4-in. wide balusters have safety edges and are specially designed with a universal stair angle that allows the products to be installed easily on deck stair rails without the need for customizing. eInquiry Number 90

23 Gold Seal 400 Insulation

Icynene launched its Gold Seal 400 insulation, a self-contained, portable, soft foam insulation and air-sealing dispensing system. The company has succeeded in adapting the original Icynene formula to extend this same advantage for Gold Seal 400 users - a healthier, quieter, more energy efficient environment. eInquiry Number 91

24 Landmann USA

Landmann USA introduces its North Lights Fireplace, a 48-in. oversize aluminum and copper fire pit. The unit uses a ring module constructed of heavy-duty solid aluminum and a copper or aluminum fire bowl sized to fit inside or outside the ring module. eInquiry Number 92

25 MHD Ventilation Hoods

Dacor introduces MHD ventilation hoods to its contemporary Millennia style line. The new hoods are designed to accompany Dacor's sophisticated Millennia line, characterized by sleek touch controls and minimalist design. Available in 30-, 36- and 48-in. models, these stainless steel hoods feature internal variable-speed blowers and a dishwasher safe filter. eInquiry Number 93

26 Custom All-wood Cabinets

Ovation Cabinetry offers custom all-wood cabinets that offer insets, beaded insets and quartered sawn oak with features and accessories that include glass doors, wine racks, spiral turnings and integrated dishwasher panel. Pictured is Montage Series in Ovation's newest Buttermilk paint. Buttermilk has a dragged glaze applied to a complementary color which produces a combination of fresh yellow with a rich patina. eInquiry Number 94

27 Basement Egress Window System

Monarch Manufacturing's Basement egress window system includes a Nextgen window, Gibraltar rock wall, and Thermal-Hinge cover. The Nextgen windows feature a composite frame that is designed to be rot-resistant, stronger than vinyl, and energy-efficient. Outside the window is a Gibraltar rock wall. eInquiry Number 95

28 Botanical Cupboard

Habersham's new botanical cupboard features hand-painted garden imagery with floral and leaf accent borders decorating the top and bottom. Also includes two large and two small cabinets as well as shelving with plate grooves on top and an additional area underneath. eInquiry Number 96

29 Clay Plaster in 18 New Colors

American Clay Plaster introduces 18 new colors. Added to the original 12 earth-inspired colors, the new colors include sky blue, French blue, soft green apple, deep rust and dusty rose. They have also added to their offerings this year clay primers, clay sealers, clay add-mix and Hida trowels. eInquiry Number 97

30 Malibu Lighting

Intermatic's Malibu brand lighting has expanded its line of low voltage and sun-powered solar lights to include, among other things, birdbath, figurine and hanging flower basket lights. This line of lights, that includes 17 new products, is weatherproof, waterproof and shockproof. eInquiry Number 98

31 Modular Wood-burning Ovens

Earthstone's modular and preassembled wood-burning ovens are cast from high-quality refractory material with an 80 percent alumina content. The hearth floor tiles are industrial baking stones which are designed to create a long-wearing floor surface. Wood-burning ovens achieve a combination of roasting, baking, barbeque and smoking techniques that work with a wide range of food. eInquiry Number 100

32 Ladder-Walk-Through System

American Innovations has addressed the dangers of walking around the top of a ladder with their Ladder Walk-Through Railing System. The aluminum system attaches over the tops of each side beam on most extension ladders, allowing a person to walk through their ladder onto or off a rooftop. eInquiry Number 101

33 Hospitality Center

Perlick's new Home Hospitality Center products include 24-, 48- and 72-in. undercounter refrigerated cabinets. The 48- and 72-in. cabinets are designed to fill nearly any need. For example, the 72-in. cabinet could be configured as a freezer/refrigerator/wine cooler or simply as an entire refrigerator unit. The units are available in an all stainless exterior or they can be built into cabinetry. eInquiry Number 102

34 Patriot Green

Revere Copper Products brand, PatriotGreen, is a new coated copper that provides architects with an option that appears partially patinated upon installation. The solid copper is mostly, but not completely, covered with a patina coating, creating the authentic look of mottled copper. eInquiry Number 103

35 Collection T

Studiobecker's Collection T is custom-built and can be arranged as unfitted or a build-in layout. The three most popular finsihes include factory-applied white, cherry and mahogany. The line features mouldings, columns and wood finishes designed to project an antique look. Dividers for cutlery and cooking utensils as well as metal frameworks for bottles and jars can be inserted into storage drawers. eInquiry Number 104

36 Gourmet 3000 Waterfall Cabana Island

The Gourmet 3000 Waterfall Cabana Barbecue Island from Cal Spas comes complete with a two-burner grill flanked by two pillar waterfalls, all under a wooden canopy. The island can be upgraded with everything from extra burners to a refrigerator or beverage tap. eInquiry Number 105

37 KwikDek

Midwest Padding's KwikDek is a square modular decking system comprised of pre-treated high-quality hardwood slats, backed with a plastic grid. Each individual tile measures 12 by 12 in. before assembly. The grid elevates the wood to provide effective drainage and airflow which in turn impedes mold and mildew growth, while the interlocking tabs make KwikDek fast and simple to install. It enhances or upgrades weathered decks, concrete patios, balconies, hot tub pads, sunrooms, spa surrounds, gardens, landscapes and much more. eInquiry Number 106

38 Mediterino Suite

Canac's new Mediterino Suite is inspired by a traditional Old World Italian kitchen. The new styling focuses on the natural appeal of its exotic, knotty wood and all the variations it brings. That natural look creates a distinctive feel for today's rustic, upscale kitchens. It uses clean lines and displays a classic European sophistication, such as old-fashioned drawer pulls. A light stain gives this wood an aged appeal. eInquiry Number 107

39 RBI Shield Reflective Insulation

Fi-Foil's RBI Shield reflective bubble insulation is designed to deliver optimal thermal performance for the life cycle of the building envelope. Fi-Foil RBI Shield reflective bubble insulation is intended as a multipurpose reflective insulation and radiant barrier for roofs, floors, slabs and walls in both residential and commercial applications. RBI Shield has been fully tested by independent national laboratories to ASTM standards and meets all local, regional and national code standards. It is available in double bubble and single bubble. eInquiry Number 108

40 High-definition Fire Vision

Lennox Hearth Products developed High-Definition Fire Vision (HDFV) for its Reflections Electric Fireplace, part of the Dave Lennox Signature Collection. HDFV from Lennox lets consumers create a hearth of their own anywhere they want - with access to a standard 110vAC outlet. eInquiry Number 109

41 Brick Veneers

Stone Mountain Brick Company introduces its first two brick veneer textures, smooth and antique. The smooth design is a textureless brick veneer with an even, silky face while the antique design has a slightly ragged feel and a historic, aged look. Both lightweight brick veneers are composed of concrete. eInquiry Number 110

42 WindsorONE Moldings Collection

Windsor Mill introduces the WindsorONE Moldings Collection, a unique whole-room concept. Pictured is the Classical Colonial Style, complete with a crown, header cap and chair rail. Other styles in the Collection include the Classical Craftsman Style, the Greek Revival Style and the Colonial Revival Style. eInquiry Number 111

43 Sitelock

DeWalt announced the debut of Sitelock, an innovative portable, wireless alarm system that is designed specifically for the construction industry and uses patented wireless technology to monitor numerous pieces of equipment or areas simultaneously. Sitelock features a portable base unit and five unique wireless sensors. If an intruder tries to enter a secured area, disturb a piece of protected equipment, or remove a sensor, the alarm activates and a signal is sent via wireless technology to a monitoring service. eInquiry Number 112

44 NovaCork Flooring

Nova Distinctive Floors introduces NovaCork Flooring. Cork flooring provides natural noise insulation, and it is produced from a renewable resource. The suberin in cork is a natural insect repellant, and cork's thermal efficiency maintains a consistent climate on the floor. NovaCork is available in 10 patterns and two finish options. eInquiry Number 113

45 Deck Flash Barrier

The Deck Flash Barrier from Cofair Products is a flexible polyethylene waterproof flashing and barrier material, with a rubberized asphalt mastic adhesive. It can be used to protect metal flashing and hangars at deck plates, sill plates and anywhere ACQ lumber is used. eInquiry Number 114

46 Grill Islands

Fire Stone's grill islands provide all the conveniences and amenities of an indoor kitchen, enabling preliminary food preparation to be done outdoors and then grilled without the need to go in and out of the house. Islands can be custom-built around the grill area to include refrigerators, sinks, dishwashers, ice makers and even built-in stereos to create the complete outdoor kitchen and living space. Fire Stone's Islands are built with galvanized steel framing and sheathed with Hardibacker - cement board. All Fire Stone Outdoor GreatRoom products are weatherproof and designed to withstand years of outdoor exposure. eInquiry Number 115

47 Wall-mounted Electric Fireplace

The Dimplex wall-mounted electric fireplace requires no gas fitting, no masonry and no plumbing. It is powered by a regular electrical power supply outlet. The flame technology provides the ambiance of real fire without the installation constraints of a conventional fireplace or the safety concerns of an unvented fireplace. It is pictured in copper. eInquiry Number 116

48 Outdoor Gas Oven

The new outdoor gas oven from Viking provides natural airflow baking in an outdoor-certified product. The new 26-in. width gas oven can be built into an enclosure of the owner's choosing, or it may be purchased in a Viking 53-in. width grill cart beneath a Viking gas grill. eInquiry Number 117

49 Décor Gallerie

VisionArt's new Décor Gallerie, a retractable fine art print, conceals wall-mounted plasma television screens. When the wall-mounted plasma screen is on, the motorized canvas silently rolls up inside the frame. Décor Gallerie's offerings include six frame styles and 32 images produced through giclee printing, an ink spray method that allows the print to look like the original. A remote control is included but the canvas can also be controlled by universal remote. eInquiry Number 118

50 IVIS Outdoor Kitchen Centre

Beefeater joins with St. George Appliances and IVIS to introduce the IVIS Outdoor Kitchen Centre. The Centre offers a range of modules, including barbecue modules available in four and two burner configurations. Integrated, modular construction allows easy installation. All modules are built from heavy-gauge, powder-coated steel and are designed to be installed in an unlimited number of configurations, tailored to any number of outdoor living spaces. eInquiry Number 119

51 Bond&Fill Adhesive

Advanced TrimWorks has recently introduced its new Bond&Fill structural adhesive and filler, specially formulated to bond, fill and repair PVC trimboards such as KOMA, Azek, Synboard, Veratex, and others, vinyl and aluminum. Bond&Fill is available in 1.6- and 8.1-oz. size cartridges. eInquiry Number 120

52 Allure Fireplace

Country Stoves' Allure direct-vent gas fireplace can be installed as a free-standing corner unit or flush mounted. Designed with an elegant, artistic bowl of fire, the Allure is an alternative to the traditional fireplace with log set. A fully cast interior and exterior offer a custom look with matching materials inside and out. eInquiry Number 121

53 EverGrain Decking

Epoch's EverGrain is a composite product that features a compression-molded deep wood grain designed for aesthetics and low maintenance. Available in four colors, it naturally weathers to a lighter shade to perfectly complement a home's style. It also offers matching skirting and two distinct railing systems – the traditional or contemporary rail. eInquiry Number 122

54 Dreamscape Free-standing Tub

Hoesch's Dreamscape free-standing tub, a Michael Graves design, features Hoesch's UltraAcryl, an exclusive material in which acrylic is cast between two polished glass sheet plates producing a smooth, nonporous surface that resists bacteria and dirt buildup. The 128-gal. tub is also available as a fitted "drop-in" bath tub. eInquiry Number 123

55 Millwork

Azek Millwork is milled in the same way with the same equipment as high-end wood millwork, but does not require paint for protection and can even be heat-formed into arches and rounded shapes. The three Azek Millwork profiles are individually packaged for easy care and will add beauty to any exterior trim project. eInquiry Number 124

56 Cal Flame FRP300

Cal Spas line of fireplaces includes the wood-buring Cal Flame FRP300 which can be upgraded to natural gas or liquid propane. The fireplace is framed with 20-gauge galvanized steel with 60,000 Btu and is offered in 15 stucco colors and 17 tile choices. eInquiry Number 125

57 CrossTimbers Decking & Fencing

Elk Composite Building Products has expanded its CrossTimbers composite decking and fencing line. CrossTimbers' embossed finish is available on deck boards, fascia and fence pickets, and is designed to give the appearance of wood without warping or rotting. The line is also available in a more subtle, brushed finish. eInquiry Number 126

58 Landen Mitered Door

Aristokraft has introduced the Landen mitered door, designed to re-create the look of fine, handcrafted furniture. The traditional construction is enhanced by a range of finishes, including autumn, rouge, fawn and natural, plus two glazes, cocoa and frost. eInquiry Number 127

59 Architectural Medicine Cabinets

Mann's Manufacturing announces a collection of architectural medicine cabinets designed to bring warmth and practicality to the bath. All units are hand-cut and many feature hand-carved moulding such as lead-cut designs, flowers, fluted columns, beadwork or dentil molding. eInquiry Number 128

60 Energy-Star Skylights

Solatube International announced that it now offers an Energy Star-rated product. The popular 10- and 14-in. Solatube skylights, used for both residential and commercial applications, now come standard with this enhanced energy efficiency rating. The new Energy Star rating confirms that the Solatube product is designed for optimum energy efficiency. eInquiry Number 129

61 RapidRail

Correct Building Products offers RapidRail, a polypropylene wood composite deck rail system that matches CorrectDeck in color. Rapid Rail is splinter-free, moisture/insect resistant, nontoxic and can be used with any decking system. RapidRail components feature a molded handrail, newel posts and tops, balusters, premortised top and bottom rails, hardware, newel post mount and skirt. Unlike railings that need to be attached to under decking support beams, RapidRail mounts to the surface of the deck, allowing for secure yet flexible installation. eInquiry Number 130

62 New Rail Accessories

Deckorators is offering new rail accessories that allow contractors the chance to customize the company's traditional aluminum balusters. Designer-inspired "Baskets" and "Collars" are made of rust-free, powder-coated aluminum and are available in gold, bronze and black. They are designed to be placed on the vertical rails prior to installation and to match the other Deckorators' accessories, including post caps, finials and centerpieces. eInquiry Number 131

63 Simplistic Cabinetry

Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry introduces Practically Basic, offering a fresh approach to today's hectic lifestyle. The line incorporates light, bright finishes onto sturdy wood cabinets with white frost on beautifully textured beech. The line also offers a practical floor-to-ceiling pantry stocked with storage and half-a-dozen shelves. eInquiry Number 132

64 Residential Elevators

Residential elevators by Access Industries comes equipped with several features including hoistway and door interlocks, cable safety devices, slack chain, emergency light, alarm and phone. The company also offers wheelchair lifts and stair lifts. eInquiry Number 133

65 Avante Garage Door

The durable Avante from Clopay combines aluminum and glass in a sleek, modern design. The Avante door's glass design, allows people inside to see through to the outdoors, but not necessarily vice versa. There are many window options available to control the degree of light transmission and privacy including clear, frosted, tinted, mirrored or acrylic glass, wire or laminate. eInquiry Number 134

66 Drawer Dishwashers

KitchenAid Drawer Dishwashers offer twice the convenience of traditional dishwashers while occupying the same amount of undercounter space. Two drawers pull out smoothly to reveal separate dishwashers capable of washing two loads simultaneously at different cycle settings. eInquiry Number 135

67 Authentic Designs Door Collection

TruStile has launched the Authentic Designs, a collection of door lines designed to complement the architectural style of any home. The new collection features nine door series with styles and profiles including the Tuscan Series (pictured), featuring plank-and-groove-style doors in rustic woods. eInquiry Number 136

68 Performance Series Gas Grills

Lighting the grill takes on a whole new meaning with the Performance Series 30-, 40- and 52-in. gas grills by Capital. It has two brilliant halogen lights at 20 Watts each featuring adjustable 25,000-Btu Infrared "Zone-Cooking" burner; two position, reversible grates, grease reduction system; 25,000-Btu "W" shaped Lifetime Burner; and a powerful 15,000-Btu infrared rotisserie burner. eInquiry Number 137

69 Crestfire Electric Ambient Fireplace

Heat-N-Glo's new line of Crestfire Electric Ambient fireplaces includes the CF260E and CF230E models, designed to work well during cold winter months for homes in frigid climates. The fireplaces are also sized to fit into small rooms, and can be used with or without their standard heaters. Both models are designed to fit into existing masonry or prefabricated fireplaces. eInquiry Number 138

70 Black Oak

Junckers Hardwood introduces Black Oak to its product line. The very dark brown, nearly black coloring of Black Oak is obtained by "fuming" the company's 9/16-in. White Oak Harmony style flooring. This fuming process changes the robustly grained Oak species' amber tones to deep shades of brown. Many of the natural golden highlights are untouched by the fuming process and can be seen as striations throughout the floorboards. Quartersawn sections of wood, mineral streaks and small to medium sized black knots can also be found and lends dimension to the flooring. eInquiry Number 139

71 Belgard Concrete Pavers

Oldcastle Architectural Product Group's Belgard line offers concrete pavers and retaining walls in a multitude of shapes, styles and patterns. The Belgard Pavers primarily come in Keylock, Cambridge Fan and standard square and rectangle forms. Color availability varies by distribution region. eInquiry Number 140

72 Hidden Deck Fastners

Tiger Claw offers hidden deck fasteners that are easy to install. Tiger Claw's patented fastener design has a simple "topside" installation. Constructed from hardened heavy-gauge stainless steel that is compatible with new pressure treated coatings for lumber, these unique fasteners offer outstanding hold-down power for both wood and synthetic decking materials. eInquiry Number 141

73 Basement Egress Window

Whether used as a basement window or as a utility window in a garage, this Andersen unit is built for convenience and durability.The window is made of Fibrex material, a unique composite of wood fibers and vinyl exhibits. A thermoplastic polymer surrounds and blends with natural wood fibers during the manufacturing process, providing structural stability and excellent resistance to heat, cold, rot and chipping. eInquiry Number 142

74 Three Styles of Wood Flooring

Architectural Traditions offers three styles of wood flooring. Shown here is Southern yellow pine that has an Old-World style and a wire-brushed texture with frequent large knots. Also offered are knotty alder and mesquite. All flooring is available in several rubbed-oil finish colors and textures. eInquiry Number 143

75 Infinity 17 Heat Pump

Carrier's Infinity 17 heat pump is available with efficiency ratings of up to 17.0 SEER when cooling and up to 9.5 HSPF when heating. For every $100 spent to cool a home using an 8.0 SEER heat pump, a 17.0 SEER unit will cost approximately $44. The unit also features Puron, an environmentally friendly refrigerant designed to not deplete the ozone eInquiry Number 144

76 eon Decking System

CPI Plastics eon Decking System is a wood replacement product that provides a maintenance-free solution to wood that won't split, warp or rot and is backed by a lifetime warranty. eon 5/4-in. boards are available in six rich colors with a redesigned t-clip in order to reduce gapping. eInquiry Number 145

77 WeatherBest Composite Decking

Louisiana-Pacific's WeatherBest composite decking and railing components, made of recycled wood fibers and high-density polyethylene plastic, are resistant to termites, rot, decay, splintering and checking. WeatherBest decking cuts, drills and installs like wood and can go around radius curves, but is never twisted or crooked like wood. eInquiry Number 146

78 Non-toxic Composite Material

Nexwood is an environmentally friendly composite material. Available in 2-by-6-ft. and 5/4 Radius Edge profiles it can be built up to 24 in. on center. This lightweight material with a brushed texture surface gives the appearance of a natural wood surface but requires no sanding, staining or painting. Available in three colors: driftwood gray, sierra brown and sequoia red. eInquiry Number 147

79 Severe Weather Tubular Skylight

The ODL Severe Weather Tubular Skylight is made of a polycarbonate dome and seamless aluminum flashing. Skylights will not leak during heavy storms and meet the wind load requirements for Florida and most of the Caribbean islands. eInquiry Number 148

80 Decorative Moldings Collection

The Century Decorative Moldings collection encompasses five distinctive product groups: crown and cornice molding, companion molding, chair rail and frieze molding, Centreflex radius molding and the Formaflex contour molding. Centreflex radius and Formaflex Contour moldings, a resin saturated polyurethane, can be ordered from any length-molding product. eInquiry Number 149

81 Gallery Series Gas Grills

The Frigidaire and Frigidaire Gallery Series (pictured) gas grills offer a contemporary stainless steel design. With cooking surfaces of 513 to 730 sq. in., continuous firing electronic ignition for quick starts and increased cooking power, a variety of foods can be cooked simultaneously, speeding up preparation time. The grills sit on stainless steel carts with four swivel casters for easy maneuvering. eInquiry Number 150

82 Basement Hopper Window

The specially-designed basement hopper window from Kolbe & Kolbe is perfect for lower level applications. The sash of the hopper window is hinged at the bottom and tilts in from the top for ventilation and easy cleaning. Designed with dual weatherstripping, the window is sealed against air, dust and noise. eInquiry Number 151

83 3-D Glass Tile

Roc Glass, a formulation of borosilicate glass created by Jeannette Specialty Glass for Oceana, which is thermal shock resistant and is designed to withstand fluctuations in temperature and humidity to be used in heated areas like pools, saunas and steam rooms. Oceana Glass Tiles are nonporous, designed to make them resistant to chemicals and other contaminants in exterior and interior applications. eInquiry Number 152

84 Steam Shower House

Steam Room USA's Steam Shower House SHA-526 is for one person, including a whirlpool bathtub. Also provides a shower, body and foot massage and aromatherapy in one self-contained unit. Steam Room USA offers several different models, including a line of combination steam shower houses and whirlpool tubs and standalone whirlpool tubs. eInquiry Number 153

85 Hydro Zone Pool

Viking Pools introduces its Hydro Zone pool, a fiberglass swimming pool that is designed for exercise and physical therapy. Each unit is 8 1/2-ft. wide and lengths range from 9-ft. to 18-ft. Exercise options include grab-bars, pull-up bars, leg-lift bars, dip pars, and handicap lifts. Every pool comes with a lifetime warranty. eInquiry Number 154

86 Silhouette 30

Heatilator's Silhouette 30 is a 26-in. electric fireplace and insert, featuring a heater with a built-in thermostat. Other options include herringbone-patterned refractory, on/off remote control, fronts and trims. The Silhouette 30 is designed to be installed like a traditional fireplace with a cabinet, or can be used as an insert in a traditional woodburning fireplace. eInquiry Number 155

87 Powerbolt 1000

The Kwikset Keyless Home Access System, the Powerbolt 1000 touchpad electronic deadbolt is the latest in ultra-modern home security, simplifying and improving the home security routine for convenient, quick and carefree entry while making lost house keys a thing of the past. The system runs on four AA batteries and is available in three finishes. eInquiry Number 156

88 Prefabricated Shear Wall

Trus Joist now offers a prefabricated shear wall solution for raised wood floor applications in addition to slabon-grade construction. The raised floor kit is an installation-ready companion to the standard TJ-Shear Panel. The raised floor kit includes preassembled components,simple instructions, and all the hardware needed for installation. eInquiry Number 157

89 Boardwalk Composite Decking & Railing

CertainTeed Boardwalk Composite Decking and Railing now features a new Woodgrain surface finish on double-sided 5/4 by 6 planks. Made of a composite material that combines polyvinyl chloride with recycled natural fibers, the pattern is designed to feature the look of sculptured wood. eInquiry Number 158

90 Cascapedia Marble

Polycor now offers Cascapedia Marble, a burgundy limestone breccia with reddish fragments from the formation of Bonaventure. The stone, made up of pure limestone, sandstone and red polygenic conglomerate, is available in dimensional panels, slabs and tiles. It is ideal for both residential and commercial interior applications. eInquiry Number 159

91 Angel Fan

Quorum International introduces the Angel Fan, designed to transform the ceiling fan into a sleek design element. The Angel Fan is suspended from an aircraft-grade cable system. The fan's unique look is complemented by a brushed nickel center piece and a choice of clear or frosted polycarbonate vertical blades. A flush mount option is also available. eInquiry Number 160

92 Slimline Fencing

Blackline Vinyl Fence Products introduces Slimline with a sleek design to add a more refined look to commercial and residential properties. Slimline offers 3 by 3-in. posts and 2 by 21/2-in. rails, designed to offer the same strength of the original 4 by 4-in. posts and 2 to 4-in. rails. Slimline, like all Blackline products, is made of PVC homopolymer compound and designed with a high level of ultraviolet black pigment, UV light resistance, heat distortion and impact modifiers for strength and durability. eInquiry Number 161

93 Paragon Shower Enclosure

Innovative design, superior quality, and versatile styling make the new Paragon 3/8-in. Bypass Shower Enclosure from Coastal Industries an appealing focal point in any bath décor. Highlighted by 3/8-in. tempered glass panels, the shower enclosure features a choice of Coastal's solid aluminum towel bar mounted through the glass with a radiused design or a more traditional brass bar, available in brite silver, brite gold, and brushed nickel finishes. eInquiry Number 162

94 WhisperMat Underlayments

Protecto Wrap introduces a complete line of WhisperMat high performance underlayments. These peel-and-stick mat models include: the CS, for ceramic and natural tile; the HW, for engineered hardwood, parquet and laminated flooring; and the HW Plus, which includes the HW properties plus protection from subfloor moisture emissions. eInquiry Number 163

95 Accents Collection

Soko's Accents Collection offers wall plate covers that can be used by themselves or to coordinate with other Soko hardware. These decorative switch plate covers are available in multiple sizes and styles as well as configurations. All materials are manufactured in hand-cast stainless and satin steel as well as bronze with seven patinas: dove, antique, black, celadon, natural, mink and lustre. eInquiry Number 164

96 Three New Flooring Stains

Mirage unveiled three new stains, including merlot, java and sambuca, as well as two new 5 in. width flooring designs. Available in the 2 9/16-in. width, the dark purple merlot and black sambuca stains will be available on maple, while java, a dark brown stain, will be available on yellow birch. eInquiry Number 165

97 Willow Creek Paving Stones

Versa-Lok's Willow Creek Paving Stones arr available in three families of shapes - Brickstone, Cobblestone and Circlestone. The paving stones are ideally suited for harsh freeze-thaw cycles and the joints between the paving stones allow the surface to move with out damage. All stones are available in a vintage weathered textures. Pictured is the Circlestone option, it is available in five blended colors. eInquiry Number 166

98 Bath Grips

The new line of ADA-compliant decorative grab bars from Creative Specialties International is available in a variety of designs and finishes to fit any bath décor and are designed to make the style and look of Moen's faucets and bath accessories. Shown here is the bath grip in polished stainless. eInquiry Number 167

99 Eight New Door Styles

KraftMaid Cabinetry introduces eight new door styles designed to enhance the appearance of any home. The additions to KraftMaid's already extensive selection of door offerings increase the company's total number of door style options to more than 125. eInquiry Number 168

100 Nine New Staron Colors

Samsung, manufacturer of Staron solid surface countertops, continues to offer customers the latest solid surface innovations with the addition of nine new colors in 2005. The new colors include, sanded ginger, pebble cedar, pebble maize, pebble caper, pebble frost, quarry butte, quarry plateau, quarry mallard and breccia stoneware. eInquiry Number 169

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