Four-in-One - The Fatmax Xtreme Fubar is a multifunction tool that is ideal for the new-construction or remodeling jobsite. It has an oversized striking face for removing drywall, a beveled slot for removing and pulling nails, two-tiered jaws for grabbing dimensional lumber, and a chisel blade for splitting building materials or cutting metal strapping. Cost: $39.97. Stanley Works. 800-782-6539. www.stanleyworks.com
Hold On - Proving that simple inventions can solve big problems, the Magnogrip wristband is embedded with magnets to provide a low-tech solution for nail or screw storage. The synthetic canvas product comes in handy when you're in an awkward position and need a nail or if you're afraid of losing screws in the middle of a project. It is strong enough to securely hold a hammer, the company says. Cost: $20. MDG Tools. 888-751-5975. www.mdgtools.com.
Digital Flow - With The DTV Digital Shower Valve, users can have a customized shower system that is controlled with the touch of a button. Its preset hydrotherapy experiences include up to six settings. With a flow rate of up to 21 gallons of water per minute, it can feed eight showerheads, hand showers, or body sprays. Cost: $940 and up. Kohler. 800-456-4537. www.kohler.com.
Vent Off - Because foundation walls come in different sizes, the manufacturer has introduced Vortex, a variable-flow, telescoping basement and crawl space vent. The adjustable product comes in two sizes, one that expands from 4.75 inches to 7 inches, and another that adjusts from 7.5 inches to 10 inches. It is made from high-density polyethylene, so it will not rust. Cost: $37.15 to $50. Mar-flex Waterproofing and Basement Products. 800-498-1411. www.mar-flex.com.
Rack 'Em Up - The Manufacturer's Model 250 sliding ladder rack mounts on the inside roof of a van or truck to allow loading of an 8-foot, A-frame or extension ladder. The modular system includes front and rear cradle assemblies that hold ladders in place with a tension-locking device. As a result, there is no need for buckles, latches, or ties. Cost: $185. Knaack Manufacturing. 800-456-7865. www.knaack.com.
Hues You Can Use - The Manufacturer's Red Label Collection of high-pressure laminate flooring now comes in increasingly popular Japanese wood designs to match interior de'cor. Red-orange–hued dragon cherry and brownish cherry blossom (shown) are available in 5-inch planks and have a lifetime residential warranty for wear, fade, stain, and topical moisture. Cost: $5 to $7 per square foot without installation. Wilsonart Flooring. 800-710-8846. www.wilsonartflooring.com.