Products for Kitchens and Bathrooms

Overview of products featured in the April 2006 Custom Builder

April 01, 2006


Kitchen: Fairy Tale Sinks



Lancelot, Moen's new undermount sink, is suitable for gourmet kitchen designs. This line of sinks is constructed from 16-gauge stainless steel and features a 10-inch bowl with SoundShield, a sound deadening undercoating. The Lancelot is available in polished satin and comes in four size configurations. Click here for more information .

Kitchen & Bath: Caviar Fit For Cabinetry



MNG Hardware has added Caviar to the menu. As part of the Textured Collection, Caviar is a new design that features close-fitting rows of miniature egg-shapes. Caviar knobs and handles are offered in brass antique, silver antique, copper antique and oil-rub bronze finish. Sizes range from 1-3/8- x 7/8 inches for knobs and 3 and 4 inches for the center-to-center handle pulls. Click here for more information .

Kitchen & Bath: Hands Free Bathrooms


Technical Concepts brings the automation of commercial bathrooms to the residential market with Radius Technology. Faucets and toilets can be configured to flush and provide water on demand, with this sensory detection. This technology is designed to work with most faucet and toilet manufacturers. Automatic toilet cleaners, soap dispensers and other products are also available.



Kitchen: D For Design

Kohler is launching its new D-bowl kitchen sink line. These D-shaped bowls are available in extra-large as well as two double-bowl arrangements. The 9 1/2-inch deep undertone sinks are constructed from 18-gauge stainless steel and include SilentShield Plus sound absorption technology. They are available in a brushed satin finish with optional bottom basin racks.


Kitchen: Two Cookers In The Kitchen


The Jenn-Air Convenience Oven packs full oven capabilities in a small oven package. Ideal for a second kitchen and entertaining areas like wet bars, great rooms and recreation rooms, the Convenience Oven is self-cleaning and features favorite setting and cook and hold programs. This compact oven measures 30 X 22 inches and is available in black, white and stainless steel with a towel bar handle. Circle 127 on card.

Bath: Instrumental Design



Sonata is the new wall tile in the natural stone line for Villeroy & Boch. These non-vitreous tiles are offered in four colors: cream, white, beige and gray. They measure 10 X 15 1/2 inches. Reflective of the arts and crafts style, there is an optional glass inlay border accent and two floral pattern tiles. Click here for more information .

Bath: Showers To Floor You


MTI Whirlpools brings wood to the shower with its Teak Shower Tray. The wood shower base is handcrafted of Burmese teak which acts as a natural retardant of fungi, mold and mildew. The slats are 1/2 inches apart to allow water and soap to pass through. Measuring at 1 2/8 X 1/2 inches, the slats are anchored to a 3/4- X 3/4- inch rubber gripped board.


Kitchen: Multiple Choice Refrigeration



Perlick's 3-in-1 refrigeration unit is created for customization. This 6-foot refrigeration cabinet contains three separate compartments which can be configured to house a freezer, refrigerator or wine cooler. The cabinet can be outfitted with customized cabinetry or stainless steel. Each unit has its own temperature controls, adjustable height and full-extension shelving and drawers. Click here for more information .

Kitchen: Supreme Hoods


DuraSupreme has a new hood program that brings customization and ventilation to its Designer, Crestwood and Alectra cabinetry lines. Mantel hoods, independent (free-standing) hoods and traditional integral hoods can be ordered in width increments of 3 inches and up to 10-feet in length. Additionally, DuraSupreme's new partnership with Vent-a-Hood provides complete ventilation systems for all its hood products. Click here for more information .


Bath: Luxurious Bathing

Fuzion is the new release from Jacuzzi's Luxury Collection. The Fuzion is a hybrid bath tub featuring a whirlpool bath along with the Pure Air bath hydrotherapy system. The tub features a light teak or dark wenge deck surround. Chromatherapy comes standard. This two-person tub is 72 X 60 inches with individual electronic control pads. Corner unit installation is also available. Click here for more information .


Bath: Guardian Of The Glass

ShowerGuard from Guardian is a protective treatment designed to preserve shower glass like new. By manufacturing the protective properties in the glass before it is


tempered, the glass is able to resist corrosion and discoloration caused by build-up of hard water, soap and harsh cleaners. Ideal for shower and bath enclosures, ShowerGuard comes with a 10-year warranty. Click here for more information .

Kitchen: Everything In the Kitchen Sink


KWC has released the Waterstation, its new multipurpose sink. This integrated work center features three sinks with customizable work areas for cutting boards, drainers, trays and bowls. Available in four heights, this work station can be installed as an island or built in as a corner unit or counter unit. The bottom has a sliding door that houses revolving storage area and waste disposal system. There is an optional 360 degree swivel faucet. Click here for more information .

Bath: Bowled Over



The Avalanche gravity-fed toilet by Gerber is designed for optimal operation. The 3-inch flush valve, dual-fed jet, fully-glazed trapway and large water surface are engineered to create a quick and quiet, flushing, rinsing and evacuation system. This toilet is available in four heights: 10, 12, 14 inches, and Ergo-Height. Avalanche is available in white, bone and biscuit. Click here for more information .


Bath: Cinematic Reflections


Now homeowners can watch television via their bathroom mirrors. Seura's Television Mirror integrates a LCD television with flush-mount and surface mount mirrors. The television can be combined with cable, satellite or a DVD player. The LCD display ranges from 13 to 45 inches depending on the mirror size. According to the manufacturer the Mirage Mirror technology provides for better colors for the mirror and the TV.



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