Laufen.Vail, a new line of floor, wall, and countertop tile, is ideal for medium- to heavy-traffic areas, the manufacturer says. The floor tile comes in 17½-by-17½-inch and 13-by-13-inch sizes, and is available in ivory, Sahara, pine, and rouge. Mosaics also are available. 800.321.0684. www.laufenusa.com.
Metabo. The new SR 20-23 1/3-sheet orbital finishing sander features a plastic microcellular polyurethane elastomer sanding plate for smooth, even finishing, the maker says. Sealed ball bearings and a die-cast aluminum bearing flange prevent dust from entering the product and extend the life of the sander. The 1.9-amp tool weighs just 4.5 pounds, is vibration-free, and orbits 10,850 times per minute. 800.638.2264. www.metabousa.com.
Alum-A-Pole. Successfully tested on exterior corners and window trim in rain, snow, ice, and 90-mph winds, Pro-Trim Construction Tape claims to eliminate the need for surface nails on siding trim. According to the manufacturer, the tape can be repositioned, and its strong bond provides a clean, professional look. 800.421.2586. www.alumapole.com.
SunStar Heating Products. Enjoy outdoor warmth in cold climates with the portable, infrared Patio Heater. With a 40,000 BTU-per-hour rating, powered by a standard 20-pound gas cylinder, the 89-inch tall heater provides a circle of warmth up to 20 feet in diameter. Suitable for home patios or outdoor work areas, the 64-pound unit has a weighted, rolling base for safety and mobility, and an ignition system that allows for instant start-up without matches. Choose from stainless steel or a black and silver textured painted finish. 704.372.3486. www.sunstarheaters.com.
U.S. Tile. Available in two profiles — the Tuscan flat pan with barrel design and the French two-valley shape (shown) — the Montoro line of Australian-imported clay roof tiles offers a water absorption rate of less than 6%, the maker says. The Grade One roof tiles conform to ASTM C1167 and come in a wide range of colors and finishes. 800.252.9548. www.ustile.com.
DriTac.9200 FasTac wet-lay wood flooring adhesive is fast-grabbing, low-odor, and VOC-compliant, the company says, and it inhibits the growth of bacteria and mold. The polymeric resins, with urethane, high-solids adhesive, can be used for installation of multi-ply engineered plank, plain-back parquet, ¾-inch solid shorts, acrylic impregnated multi-ply engineered plank, and acrylic impregnated plain-back parquet. It spreads and cleans up easily, the maker says. 800.394.9310. www.dritac.com.
Taylor Tools. The #835 Bang-It hinge pin remover provides quick extraction of hinge pins without damaging doors or molding because of its plastic construction. Insert the tool into the hinge and then tap the base to force the hinge pin upward. The product's forked end allows for easy hinge pin removal, the maker says. 303.371.7667. www.taylortools.com.
Hitachi. The company's newest 3.5- inch round-head framing nailer, the NR90AE, weighs just 7.5 pounds and is ergonomically designed. Selective actuation allows a quick switch from sequential to contact fire; a toolless depth of drive dial accommodates various materials; and a high-carbon steel toenail and two-piece aluminum magazine provide durability and flexibility, the maker says. The nailer has an extended grip and comes with safety glasses. 800.829.4752. www.hitachipowertools.com.
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