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May 30, 2015

Kitchen and Bath Innovations from the International Builders’ Show

Five innovative new products uncovered at this year's International Home Builders' Show

May 09, 2015

New Electrical Outlet Cover Plate has Built-in Phone Charger

An innovative electical receptacle cover with an integrated USB port for charging phones and other devices.

May 06, 2015

Metal Roofing, Sound-Deadening Wallboard and Fire Retarding Insulation

A look at three new buiding materials -- metal roofing, spray insulation and sound-deadening wall board that offer interesting options to homeowners

November 22, 2014

3D Printer Makes Cutomizable Wall Shelf

This wall shelf is made using a 3D printer for the brackets and standard wood dowels for the shelf surface.

September 06, 2014

Stunning Kitchen Cabinet Storage Solutions from the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Modern cabinet accessories and hardware bring a new dimension to kitchen storage

August 23, 2014

Glide-Out Rack Keeps Pots and Pans Close at Hand and Out of Sight

This glide-out rack offers compact cookware storage and eliminates the need for stacking

August 07, 2014

Concrete Stains Can Make Plain Floors Look Like Colored Stone or Marble

Transform oncrete floors from ordinary to stunning with stains

June 14, 2014

Epoxy Coating Gives Garage Floor that New Car Showroom Look

How to apply a do-it-yourself epoxy coating to garage floors

May 05, 2014

Make Your Own Replacement Knob Using a 3D Printer

Make hard-to-find replacement parts using 3D printing technology and free design software.

April 16, 2014

High Tech Walls and State-of-the-Art Solar Panels

Smart wall materials and sleek solar electric panels from the International Builders' Show

April 12, 2014

Ingenious LED Guide Light Built into Outlet.  Snaps on.  No Wires.

This innovative guidelight requires no wiring and installs in seconds leaving the receptacle free for other uses.

July 17, 2013

Is it a Doorbell, Telephone, Home Monitoring System?  Actually, It’s all Three.

The wireless doorbell and cordless telephone system from VTech does triple duty.http://www.vtechphones.com/doorbell

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