News and Notes

Tuesday, Apr 23 2013
Portsmouth, N.H.-based Quiet Home Paints has launched a new line of organic paint that the company said is completely free of volatile organic compounds, pesticides and herbicides. “Children... Read more »
Friday, Apr 5 2013
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its PowerLock tape line, New Britain, Conn.-based Stanley Tools is releasing a limited edition series of five tapes measures featuring designs dedicated to... Read more »
Thursday, Apr 4 2013
Plumbing giant Kohler has launched a yearlong mobile training program that will allow contractors, plumbers and builders to learn firsthand how the company’s flushing technologies stand up against a... Read more »
Tuesday, Mar 26 2013
If the annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show is not on your radar, it should be. The show, which this March celebrated its 12th year in New York, is becoming an important event for... Read more »
Wednesday, Mar 20 2013
Medford, Wis.-based Weather Shield Windows & Doors has never made aluminum-clad wood products for the builder market — until now. The company’s new Signature Series aluminum-clad wood... Read more »
Tuesday, Mar 12 2013
The entry deadline for the Electrolux 2013 Design Lab prototype appliance competition is March 15, so in anticipation of the wonderful products that will be submitted, we’re taking a look back... Read more »
Wednesday, Mar 6 2013
Houston-based RectorSeal Corp. says its new tamper-resistant locking valve cap, GasGuard, helps prevent refrigerant theft and leaks from residential and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration... Read more »
Wednesday, Mar 6 2013
Acoustic Ceiling Products Unlike traditional surface-mounted or in-wall units with visible grills, the Onsia Invisible speaker is installed into the wall with screws and joint compound and has no... Read more »
Monday, Mar 4 2013
Lawrence, Kan.-based garage door manufacturer Amarr has introduced a new and improved web-based door designer tool that allows consumers to upload a photo of their own home to pick a new garage door... Read more »
Thursday, Feb 28 2013
Consumers can monitor their home surveillance system from a computer, but how many products allow them to do so from the road? Y-cam Solutions Ltd, the British manufacturer of remote... Read more »