2012 Product Preview

Outside Slider Ultra Series TerraSpan lift-and-slide doors measure 10 feet tall, but they still meet impact testing criteria Level D, wind zone 4 testing standards, and offer a design pressure rating of 45. Doors are made with extruded aluminum exteriors and a range of interior wood species. They can be ordered with a maximum of 10 panels in widths up to 6 feet. Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork . 715-842-5666. www.kolbe-kolbe.com.

Reflex Action The company’s Arbor kitchen faucet features the Reflex pull-down system, with a resistance-free hose that easily extends and retracts. Offered in a transitional design, the unit has a multi-function wand, a high-arc spout, and a 1255 Duralast cartridge that provides a smooth feel for the life of the faucet. It also comes with a pause button for performing tasks outside the sink. Moen. 800-289-6636. www.moen.com .

Evolutionary Chain Inspired by products that are commonly found in Europe, the Evolution Series 9000 tilt-and-turn aluminum window offers the dual-action functionality of a hopper and a casement. The tilt-in feature provides a 4-inch opening at the top for indirect ventilation, and the swing-in casement operation provides full-opening ventilation and easy access. Crystal Window & Door Systems. 718-961-7300. www.crystalwindows.com .

Seal Tight The Seal Grip family now includes a primer/finish for multipurpose interior needs. A low-VOC product, the primer offers good stain-blocking properties, dries in about an hour, and sands easily. It’s also resistant to chips, peels, and blisters, and won’t crack over caulk. It cleans up with soap and water. PPG Architectural Coatings. 800-441-9695. www.ppgpittsburghpaints.com.

Sound Off Well-known adhesive brand Liquid Nails adds an acoustical sealant to its lineup of products. An elastic sealant designed to reduce sound transmission in various types of wall systems, the product is made with low-volatile organic compounds, has low odor, and can be cleaned up with water. It’s nonflammable and adheres to most surfaces . Akzo Nobel Paints. 800-634-0015. www.liquidnails.com .

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