Andersen Exterior Trim System

By Robert Robillard

Andersen Exterior Trim – Fibrex At the International Builder’s Show in Orlando a few weeks ago, Andersen Windows introduced a new trim system that installs in as little as five minutes and comes in a wide range of styles from contemporary to traditional. The snap-on feature lets someone trim out an average house in about…

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No Link Between Problem Drywall And 11 Deaths

By Robert Robillard

CDC Review Finds No Link Between Problem Drywall and 11 Reported Deaths A review provided to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health finds that there is no evidence linking exposure to problem drywall and 11 reported deaths. The CDC review…

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SCHLAGE SECUREKEY

By Robert Robillard

SCHLAGE’S NEW SECUREKEY™ HIGH-SECURITY DOOR LOCKS CAN BE REKEYED IN SECONDS WITHOUT BEING REMOVED FROM DOOR Shlage’s new lock design enables homeowners to re-key locks and deadbolts in two easy steps with no extra tools. Imagine if you could change the locks in your home without actually replacing them or calling in a locksmith to re-key them. …

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JELD-WEN Fiberglass Door Line

By Robert Robillard

Jeld-Wen Douglas Fir Option for its Custom Fiberglass Door Line JELD-WEN, a leading manufacturer of windows and doors,recently added an exquisite door style to their repertoire.    JELD-WEN’s Aurora® Fiberglass door with its wood grain actually looks like a wood door but has all of a maintenance free door.  Unlike a wood door the aurora will not rot,…

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Linoleum Flooring

By Robert Robillard

Resilient flooring: Linoleum Most people I know turn their nose when the word linoleum is mentioned.  That’s partly due to the reputation of the old vinyl floors that were used decades ago. Over the last ten years linoleum has made a huge comeback and this is largely due to its “green status” and bright, lively…

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SKIL 2350-01 Cordless Screwdriver and Flashlight

By Robert Robillard

  NEW SKIL Screwdriver and Flashlight Combo Lights the Way   Unique 2-in-1 tool that everyone needs in their home or workplace. Designed with every level DIYer or handyman in mind, SKIL Power Tools launches its 2350-01 Cordless Screwdriver and Flashlight. Taking two of the most common used tools and putting them together in one…

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2011 International Builders’ Show to Showcase the Industry’s Largest Product Display

By Robert Robillard

2011 International Builders’ Show Next Thursday through Saturday I will be attending the IBS in Orlando.  I plan on bringing back tons of great products and ideas to share with you – pray for a heat wave!!! Here are just some of the many exciting innovations that builders will see at the event of the…

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Honda Snowblower Recall

By Robert Robillard

Honda Recalls Snowblowers Due to Fire Hazard Name of Product: Honda Snowblowers Units: About 18,500 Importer: American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif. Hazard: The fuel tank joint and o-ring located on the underside of the fuel tank can seep or drip fuel over time, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: Honda has received 90…

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