Xantrex GT Series Grid Tie Solar Inverters Recalled

By Robert Robillard

Schneider Electric Recalls Xantrex GT Series Grid Tie Solar Inverters Due to Injury Hazard Name of Product: Xantrex Grid Tie Solar Inverters Units: About 25,000 Manufacturer: Xantrex Technology Inc. – a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, of Livermore, Calif. Hazard: A component of the inverter can degrade, causing out gassing within the wiring compartment of the…

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Therma-Tru® Showcases Advances in Entry Door Technologies

By Robert Robillard

Therma-Tru® Showcases Advances in Entry Door Technologies at 2011 International Builders’ Show On my recent visit to the International Builders Show in Orlando I had the opportunity to get a peek at  Therma-Tru’s venting sidelight door units.  A very innovative and useful option to have. The newest products from Therma-Tru are intended to meet builder demands…

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DELTA® Woodworking Machinery Has A New Home

By Robert Robillard

DELTA® Woodworking Machinery Has A New Home – In Anderson, South Carolina (Anderson, SC, January 18, 2011) – Chang Type Industrial Co. Ltd., a Taiwan-based manufacturing company, has agreed to purchase the Delta brand of woodworking equipment and machinery from Stanley Black & Decker. The deal is expected to close on February 4, 2011. The…

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Paslode Interviews Me For New Roofing Nailer

By Robert Robillard

Several months ago I attended a remodeling show in Baltimore.  At that time Paslode interviewed several builders and re-modelers after trying their cordless roofing nailer. My friend todd Fratzel from Home Construction Improvement and I made the cut. Check it out….

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ROCKLER TO DISTRIBUTE LAGUNA TOOLS

By Robert Robillard

Rockler is First U.S. Retailer to Distribute Laguna’s Premium Line of Woodworking Power Tools and Accessories On-line and at Nationwide Retail Stores. MEDINA, MN (January 11, 2011) – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, a national retailer of woodworking tools and supplies, announced an agreement with Laguna Tools, a California-based manufacturer of stationary power tools for woodworking,…

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2011 International Builders Show Orlando Florida

By Robert Robillard

This week I’ll be attending the 2011 IBS show in Orlando, Florida. If you remember I attended the Baltimore show this past summer and it was great.   I get alot of material for this site at these shows and learn the latest and greatest tips, techniques and tools. This years show is larger than than…

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Stanley Black And Decker To Sell Delta

By Robert Robillard

Delta Power tool manufacturer to establish operations in Anderson County Delta Power Equipment Corp. plans to invest $3.6 million and hire 40 people to establish headquarters and manufacturing operations in Anderson County, the county and S.C. Department of Commerce announced today. “The new facility will allow Delta Power Equipment to continue its tradition of providing…

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Skil 7302 Octo Multi-Finishing Sander

By Robert Robillard

New SKIL Octo Multi-Finishing Sander Is Best Under Pressure New sander features Pressure Control Technology for optimal finish   With the do-it-yourselfer in mind, SKIL Power Tools launches the 7302 Octo Multi-Finishing Sander. Its compact size, easy-to-use features and eight assorted attachments make it the perfect choice when a project calls for smooth, finished surfaces…

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