Victoria Markovitz

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  • A variety of manufacturers and dealers say two major trends are dominating bathroom cabinetry: a casual modern aesthetic and, on the other end, furniture-like designs. The modern look features sparse details and doors in simple styles, such as Shaker. Not only does this style tend to cost less than more adorned products, but it makes cabinets easier to clean and keeps a bath looking fresh.

  • DeWalt has voluntarily recalled two models of framing nailers due to risk of serious injury. Possible incorrect assembly of the bump action trigger during production could cause the nailers to eject a fastener unexpectedly or the trigger lock-off not to function, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported.

  • Under Wraps: Niche housewraps and advanced installation methods increase in popularity.

  • Walking the floor of the International Builders' Show, it was easy to see one window material was on the rise: fiberglass. From color and sizing expansions to new models and shapes, a variety of window manufacturers worked to enhance their selection of the material.

  • While the state of the market is depressing, it's always uplifting to see outstanding new products. We got such a boost reviewing this year's Editors' Choice picks: the 26 products that impressed us the most--and are most likely to increase your sales--out of the thousands of items we saw this past year.

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