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Lauren Shanesy

Lauren Shanesy

Lauren is the Products Editor for Hanley Wood's residential construction group. She holds two bachelor's degrees in English Writing and Communications from Clemson University. 

Lauren Shanesy's Posts

This Gutter Can Harvest Rainwater for Drinking This Gutter Can Harvest Rainwater for Drinking

The new gutter guards from Gutterglove, Inc. have received the first ever UL certification for rainwater harvesting where the water can be consumed by humans. Read more

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How to Bust Technology Myths and Get Owners Excited About Smart Homes How to Bust Technology Myths and Get Owners Excited About Smart Homes

Presenters at the 2017 International Builders’ Show debunked some of the myths surrounding residential technology that make consumers wary of the smart home. Read more

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Black Stainless Steel Appliances are the Next Big Trend for Kitchens Black Stainless Steel Appliances are the Next Big Trend for Kitchens

Manufacturers are introducing black stainless steel finishes to their lines of refrigerators and oven ranges, saying dark colors will be the next big thing for creating on-trend kitchens. Read more

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White House, Big Ticket White House, Big Ticket

The presidential residence checks in with its highest value ever. Read more

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The Best of KBIS 2017 Award-Winning Products The Best of KBIS 2017 Award-Winning Products

GEOLUXE, a newcomer to the show, took home awards in two categories for its "Pyrolithic Stone" surface, which resembles natural marble. Read more

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