New: Products of the Week, 1.28.12

Laminate flooring, contemporary faucets, levels, and two other products that caught our eye this week.

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Buzz: Product News Roundup — Radiating Beauty Edition

Sophisticated radiators, finding the perfect circ saw, solar goes standard, mis-labeled light bulbs, and other building product news from the past week. 

• Forget hissing and spitting. Here are 6 wall-mount radiators that Read the rest of this entry »


New: Products of the Week, 1.20.12

Malibu-inspired Spanish tiles, modular refrigeration, a lightweight fall-arrest harness, and two other products to wrap up the week.

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Buzz: Product News Roundup, High-Tech Homes Edition

A look at product news and trends from the past week, including hot finds from CES, more cool LEDs, bathroom trends, and tips for reusing barn doors for interior design.

Homes got a bit smarter at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. Here’s a roundup of Read the rest of this entry »


New: Products of the Week, 1.15.12

A trapezoidal tub, infrared thermometers, high-visibility workwear, and two other products that crossed our desk last week. Read the rest of this entry »


Innovation: Thermador Launches Industry’s First Full-Surface Induction Cooktop

Thermador has taken the kitchen’s latest must-have—induction—and made it even more innovative by opening up the entire surface to cooking.

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News: 3,000 Gallons of Paint Refresh Homeless Shelters Around the Country

Efrain Medina of Medina Painting hard at work repainting the Interfaith Family Shelter in Everett, Wash.

A coat of paint is a simple-yet-effective upgrade that can freshen up just about any home. Benjamin Moore put that power to good use this fall with an initiative targeting 51 homeless shelters around the country.

For its “Color Care Across America” program, the paint manufacturer partnered with Read the rest of this entry »


Buzz: Product News Roundup – Friendly Skies Edition

Bird-safe buildings, AIA’s design trends, building product nutrition labels, an infrared camera primer, and other product news from the past week. Read the rest of this entry »


Tips: 12 Easy Upgrades to Liven Up the Home

Even if your remodeling customers don’t have a ton of money to spend, there are plenty of areas around the house where a bit of freshening up can go a long way. Whether you’re looking to extend an existing job or add some quick one-off business, here are a few strategies to help your clients feel more at home. Read the rest of this entry »


New: Products of the Week, 1.8.12

A cordless jigsaw, beer tap-compatible fridge, luxurious tub, and two other products that caught our attention this week.

Part of Metabo’s PowerMaster Series of 18-volt lithium-ion tools, the STA 18 LTX cordless jigsaw is suitable for cutting openings in Read the rest of this entry »


In Practice: Rustic-Yet-Modern Steel Fireplace Surround

When was the last time a fireplace surround stopped you in your tracks? In a sea of ho-hum hearths, this one-of-a-kind beauty stands out for its Read the rest of this entry »


Buzz: Product News Roundup – 2012 Trends Edition

Product and design predictions for 2012, unique range hoods, and other product news from the past week.

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