Keeping up with all the new residential building products hitting the market as well as all the changes happening around the industry is a challenge for anyone, let alone builders and remodelers balancing budgets, project schedules, sales meetings, design consults, and so on. With that in mind, please find below a roundup of some of the newest products and happenings we featured over the last month.
In October, the residential building products industry saw plenty of new products hit the market as well as numerous important insider updates. Included among those news items were Brava Roof Tile qualifying for the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety's FORTIFIED Roof program, Jeffrey Alexander introducing its multiple new venity collections, and the International Code Council releasing its 2021 International Water Conservation Code provisions.
Grass America introduces its Elite Plus Undermount Slide System, which allows the cabinet design to take center stage by completely concealing the track and hardware under the drawer box. Read more
Antonio Lupi introduces Rigatino, a freestanding sink with a cylindrical base that, like the trunk of a tree, rises from the ground to conclude with an elegant and natural crowning. Read more
Brava Roof Tile, a manufacturer of high-performance synthetic roofing in the United States, has announced its roofing solutions have qualified for the new FORTIFIED Roofing Program by FORTIFIED Roof. Read more
In an era of increasing weather-related challenges, Briggs & Stratton is aiming to revolutionize home standby generators with its latest offering, the PowerProtect home standby generator line. This innovation, featuring NGMax technology for enhanced power and flexibility, is set to redefine the expectations of homeowners seeking power solutions in times of need. Read more
The Jeffrey Alexander Vanity line from Hardware Resources has launched three new vanity collections in styles that will complement a range of aesthetics from minimalist to mid-century modern to industrial chic. Read more
DEWALT, a Stanley Black & Decker, brand and leader in total jobsite solutions, has announced the release of the DEWALT Metal Workshop Storage System, a fully integrated storage solution to organize power tools, hand tools, outdoor equipment, stick tools, power tool accessories and more. Read more
Falmec, an Italian appliance manufacturer, has introduced the Elle Range Hood to its North American product lineup. This new range hood offers a blend of modern style and eco-conscious design. Read more
The International Code Council recently released the 2021 International Water Conservation Code Provisions (IWCCP). The 2021 IWCCP contains all the water conservation and hot water energy-saving requirements from the I-Codes for both residential and commercial occupancies including provisions from the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Read more
US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States, has acquired Manning Building Supplies, a top provider of building products and manufactured components to professional builders throughout Eastern and Central Florida. Read more
LP Building Solutions (LP), a leading manufacturer of high-performance building products, today announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art LP SmartSide ExpertFinish prefinishing facility in Bath, New York. The 90,000-square-foot facility will bring more than 60 new jobs to the area over the next several years. Read more