Hot Products from the 2017 International Builders’ Show

Everlast Advanced Composite Siding
Everlast® Advanced Composite Siding
Everlast Advanced Composite Siding, manufactured by Chelsea Building Products, is produced from a proprietary composition of inorganic minerals, polymeric resins, and acrylic colorants and is engineered to provide strength and durability easing the installation process. Designed with a CedarTouch® texture, the siding is made to look like fresh-cut cedar and comes in 14 colors. The siding is available with Everlast colormatched trim made from the same material as the siding, but is compatible with many other trim accessories on the market. Backed by a transferrable, limited lifetime warranty as well as warranted against hail damage that homeowner’s insurance may not cover.

Craftsman Collection
Craftsman Collection from JELD-WEN®
JELD-WEN’s new Craftsman Collection exterior steel doors are available in three variations, including two-panel, three-panel, and single-panel options and in a variety of widths. The doors are designed with color matching available and can be painted to fit into any home’s design. The steel doors are available with optional diamond plating on certain designs. Available in 20-minute or 90-minute fire ratings, the doors carry a limited 10-year warranty.

TAMKO Envision Collection Line
TAMKO Envision Collection Line
TAMKO Building Products has added Inspiration™ and Expression™ to its Envision Collection of capped composite decking. TAMKO uses an exclusive compression molding process for Inspiration that is designed to feature traits similar to natural wood and is available in three color options: Barnwood Plank, Tangled Twine, and Weathered Wicker. The Expression line was developed for composite lumber customers looking for a single-color product and features solid colors in four tones: Harbor Grey, Caribou Brown, Canyon Ridge, and Woodland Bark.

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Construction Screw from U2 Fasteners
Construction Screw™ from U2 Fasteners
The U2 Construction Screw, also known as CS screw, is manufactured with a coating and structural code approval in report ER-454. The screws’ Tight Star Recess system was developed to grasp a U-Bit tightly and to be installed with one hand. The tapper point consists of the cork screw start and blade cutting thread to provide easy piercing and alleviate strain on materials. The screws feature a dome head, talon grip and reamer threads. The manufacturer recommends CS screws for replacing old deck screws and in many type of materials used in residential construction.

Speed Square Holder
Speed Square Holder from DIS Group
For contractors frustrated by always looking for a square at the jobsite, DIS Group says they have the solution. The Speed Square Holder is designed to attach to the outside of a tool pouch, tool belt, or pants pocket and hold 7″ speed squares in a convenient location. The product can be used with one hand to easily remove or insert the square from the Speed Square Holder. Built-in clips enable use on the right side or left side, front or back facing. The product, which is made in the U.S., also holds a carpenter’s pencil.

Wondercap Drainage System
Wondercap Drainage System
Australian company Wondercap has developed a hygienic fitting meant to stop debris from entering and blocking waste pipes during the construction process. Manufactured with an antibacterial agent, the Wondercap drainage system is designed to provide an accurate, hygienic connection between the waste pipe and strainer while also adding protection. Includes a protective cap, adjustable base, and two-part puddle flange. Also ideal for tile shower drains.

Haas Door’s American Tradition Series
Haas Door’s American Tradition Series™
The American Tradition Series garage doors from Haas Door come in 13 solid color options plus two wood grain base options. Each 2″-thick 26-guage galvanized steel garage door features CFC-free polyurethane insulation with a calculated R value of 13.45. Overlay boards are said to add distinction and a traditional carriage house look. Available as single or double doors, with solid top section designs or several window options. Several Haas garage door series are approved for installation in Miami- Dade County. Doors carry a lifetime rust and delamination warranty as well as six-year hardware and three-year spring coverage.

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