5 new products that crossed our desks this week, including a retro wine panel, a curvaceous kitchen faucet, and high-R-value insulation.
Elmira Stove Works is expanding its line of retro appliances with the Model 1946 Wine Cellar Panel, allowing homeowners to optimally maintain their wine collection while adding vintage style to the kitchen. The panel is designed to fit the Jenn-Air Model JUX24FRACX wine cellar, which offers a 46-bottle capacity on six pull-out racks, LED lighting, dual-temperature zones, and a UV-resistant thermal glass door. The panel comes in nine standard “by-gone-era” colors, including mint green, flamingo pink, and buttercup yellow, or in custom colors.
The contemporary-style Antioch pull-out kitchen faucet from Danze features a 7-inch-high spout with a 9 ¾-inch spout length. For easier handling, the spout offers an ergonomic, organically curved design and conveniently placed, two-function spray/stream trigger. The faucet includes a ceramic disc valve, operates at 2.2 gpm, and comes in chrome, stainless steel, or tumbled bronze.
New from Ronbow, the Jenna vanity features a modern design, with clean lines and open shelving, along with a hidden, soft-close drawer for additional storage. The vanity boasts dovetail construction and comes with a ceramic, glass, TechStone, or Wideappeal top. Blush taupe, slate gray, and glossy white finishes are available.
CertainTeed has added an R-20 insulation to its Sustainable Insulation line. The batts will allow contractors to meet 2012 IECC requirements, in which wood-frame walls in climate zones 3 through 6 must have at least an R-20 thermal performance, without needing to add exterior insulated foam sheathing. The Greenguard-certified insulation is made from recycled and renewable content, including a plant-based binder, and contains no formaldehydes, dyes, or acrylics.
Weather Shield’s new line of steel and fiberglass entry doors offer a range of options to appeal to virtually any taste and budget. The high-definition fiberglass panels offer the look of wood without the maintenance, and they absorb sound and insulate six times better than most wood doors, the company says. The three new fiberglass styles comprise the Deluxe, which features a deep woodgrain in oak, fir, cherry, and mahogany; Textured, which offers a distinctive, rich grain in oak, rustic, and Craftsman; and Smooth, for an upscale, painted look. The 22-gauge steel collection comes in a Stainable Steel style with a deep grain embossment for the look of wood or Smooth Steel with a steel-wrapped edge for a superior security rating.
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