CertainTeed added natural-toned multi-chromatic color blends to its vinyl Bufftech Galveston with CertaGrain, Imperial Select Cedar (shown), and Baron Select Cedar fence lines. Emser Tile’s new Web-based Envison product visualizer lets users upload a photo of their space or choose among pre-loaded images to view and compare the company’s tile selection in an application setting.
IKO developed a mobile app based on its RoofViewer software. The app allows users to upload a photo of their own roofs and match components of the company’s roofing system including shingles, underlayment, ice and water protection, and hip and ridge caps.
Georgia-Pacific Gypsum improved its DensDeck Prime fiberglass roof coverboard to better accept and hold roofing adhesives. According to its maker, the new board will require less adhesive and will be easier to cut.
Atlas Roofing launched its AtlasPro mobile app, which allows contractors to manage projects, create estimates on-site, and generate local leads. It also includes a shingle-product visualizer and a weather-tracker.
Yale Locks & Hardware released a keyless touchscreen deadbolt that forgoes a mechanical override lock to eliminate the cylinder and speed up installation.
Rigid introduced its Close Quarters PEX Crimp Tool for use on ½-inch and ¾-inch fittings. The company also added the 238-P Powered Soil Pipe Cutter, which offers dual-power, impact-driver, or ratchet functions to cut soil pipe up to 8 inches in diameter.
Therma-Tru is growing its door styles with Kensington, a new decorative glass doorlite and sidelite available with black nickel or brushed nickel caming. The company also added a Craftsman-inspired lite to its Maple Park decorative glass series insert with black nickel or brushed nickel caming. Black nickel caming is now available on the company’s Wellesley, Concorde, and Kensington decorative glass products.