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More of the Next Big Thing
Doors and Windows
New From Taylor Direct
Sealants and Adhesives
The Norton, Ohio-based company says one can of Handi-Stick delivers the same yield as 30 standard tubes of caulk and with fast open-time profile ensures users spend less time waiting for sufficient bond strength to develop. The result is an airtight seal that meets the American Air Barrier Association's (AABA) standards for air barrier construction materials and the dispensing system reduces clean-up after application.
Tools and Equipment
No More Ups and Downs
The Master Kit contains a ladder mount, tool bucket with carrying handle and universal tool holder. The tool bucket can be mounted on either side of a ladder and the ladder mount secures it at working level. It features a safety latch, safety strap and leveling-adjustment block, and the tool holder is designed to hold various tools that do not fit in the tool bucket.
The Somerville, Mass.-based company has introduced its next generation handheld with the Walleye Imaging System, a patent-pending platform that generates high-quality digital images that can be readily displayed, stored, analyzed and transmitted.
This system works like a battery-powered digital "camera" that uses invisible wavelengths to see into and through objects.
To Fasten or Not To Fasten
This comprehensive 390-page manual is a complete update to previous technical manuals and provides the latest in anchor technology, testing standards, construction codes and approval listings for all of the Brewster, N.Y.-based company's products. In addition to general product information, Powers says it also contains up-to-date product approvals and listings, MSDS sheets, submittal packages, software tools, contact information and copies of the Powers newsletter.
Take a Walk On the Wild Side
Zebrawood, along with other products in the collection, offer the look of real exotic woods, without depleting the rainforests and with the easy maintenance of vinyl. All Parterre wood planks come in a 4-inch by 36-inch size, as well as custom widths and unique sizes highlight the depth and character of the wood, while satisfying modern wide-board trends.
The company says QuietBrace provides a noise-reduction coefficient that's nearly twice as high as common wood structural sheathings such as oriented-strand board (OSB). It's available in 4-foot widths and 8-, 9- and 10-foot lengths and longer lengths increase installation efficiency by reducing piecing and fitting on 9- and 10-foot walls. One half- and 25/32-inch thicknesses are available and QuietBrace can be installed with pneumatic fastening tools using nails or staples.