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  • HydroGap Drainable Housewrap

    Drainable housewraps offer some of the benefits of a rainscreen installation without its cost or complexity.

     
  • Bora-Foam Bugless Insulation Panels

    Most rigid insulation is susceptible to termite damage but Bora-Foam isn't.

     
  • HitchClip Fall Arrest System

    The key to the HitchClip Fall Arrest System is a 4.4-ounce anchoring clip that attaches to the roof framing with just four 16d (or equivalent) fasteners.

     
  • Efficient Tankless Hot Water

    Rinnai has unveiled a new line of highly efficient tankless products.

     
  • RhinoRoof Felt Substitute

    Most synthetic roofing underlayments are designed to replace 30-pound felt, but RhinoRoof is intended for applications where the 15-pound variety would be called for.

     
  • Distinctive Hardware

    Fusion Hardware Group’s decorative locksets, door handles, and deadbolts come in a range of designs and finishes to fit almost any architectural style.

     
  • Next Hybrid Gas Water Heater

    A. O. Smith claims its new water heater offers the advantages of on-demand and traditional heating appliances without the disadvantages.

     
  • Foolproof Shutoff

    Prefab washer and dryer boxes take the hassle out of roughing in those appliances. The Pull Stop Box aims to do the same for toilets.

     
  • Fireproof Foam Insulation

    GacoFireStop is the first open-cell foam approved for use in attics and crawlspaces with no additional ignition barrier.

     
  • Keyed Entry Lock With Built-in Alarm

    Schlage’s Keyed Entry Lock With Built-in Alarm offers a lower-cost alternative to hard-wired security systems.

     
  • Solar Roofing

    Apollo is a low-profile photovoltaic array that can be installed along with the shingles by a certified roofing contractor.

     
  • Prestige Excellence Combination Boiler

    The Prestige Excellence Combination Boiler provides 110,000 Btu per hour for space heating and a 14-gallon indirect water heater that delivers up to 180 gallons per hour of domestic hot water.

     

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Toolbits

  • Soft Storage Tool Bags

    Lenox says its new Soft Storage Tool Bags can stand up to any kind of job-site abuse.

     
  • Striker Drywall Talon

    The Striker Drywall Talon is designed to lighten the load for drywall hangers.

     
  • Drywall Picker-Upper

    There's no shortage of devices out there that can be used to lever a sheet of drywall into position using foot pressure, but the most effective one I've found is Marshalltown's Panel Lifter.

     
  • EasyClean Automatic Taper

    Ames' latest Bazooka taping tool is the EasyClean Automatic Taper, which is lighter and more ergonomic than previous versions.

     

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