Mar 20, 2017
At residential construction shows throughout the U.S., contractors expect to see samples of the latest building products: roofing, insulation, tools and more. However, this year, visitors to JLC Live New England at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, will encounter an unexpected adventure when The Ultrex Virtual Reality Experience from Integrity is revealed on March 24th in the hallway right outside the show's main entrance at Booth #19. "Contractors will never think of Integrity w ...
Mar 07, 2017
CARSON CITY, Nev
The Blind Mark Drywall Locator Tools will help you get perfect drywall cutouts with no measuring. The versatile Blind Mark works on drywall, plywood, particle board, laminated flooring, Masonite, exterior siding, cement board, tile backsplashes, slate and more. Perfect for first-time DIYs or the experienced handyperson, the Blind Mark electrical outlet locator uses powerful rare-earth magnets to help you accurately locate and cut electrical outlet access holes in drywall, paneling and other mate ...
Mar 07, 2017
CARSON CITY, Nev
Versatile, Rugged and Easy-to-Use Digital Measuring Wheel Now Available Calculated Industries (CI) has announced the introduction of a newly-redesigned model of its DigiRoller measuring device, the DigiRoller Plus III. CI is best known for its line of specialized calculators like the Construction Master Pro. Jen Goedde, newly promoted Sales & MarCom Manager for CI, says, “We are always looking to develop tools that help people simplify difficult tasks. The Digi does that in several different way ...
Mar 07, 2017
CARSON CITY, Nev
The AirShim is a Contractor-Grade inflatable air wedge that anyone can use to install and level everything from windows, doors and cabinets to appliances, furniture and countertops. It replaces damaging pry bars and wooden shims and allows a single installer to position and hold items in place, saving time and reducing costs by providing a much-needed extra “hand”. The AirShim is soft so it won’t scratch surfaces, yet powerful enough to raise and hold up to 500 pounds. It has been SGS Certified ...
Sep 23, 2016
Boasting the nation’s second busiest waterway and a prime oystering habitat, the Delaware Bay area also claims some of the nation’s most severe weather. From heavy snow during the winter to harsh thunderstorms in summer, the region endures its share of moisture and precipitation. With that in mind, many builders and remodelers in the region have adjusted their moisture management plans to include advanced systems from Benjamin Obdyke, a leading provider of performance roof and wall products for ...
Sep 23, 2016
The Seattle construction market has seen unprecedented growth in recent years, significantly increasing jobs and new housing starts. But with less space in the area to build new projects, designers, contractors and builders must be strategic about which projects they take on. Full-scale construction of NetZero homes is an appealing option for many local builders, not only for the chance to work on a sustainable design, but for the ability to set themselves apart in the building community. Abode ...
Aug 17, 2016
Benjamin Obdyke Incorporated, a leading provider of high performance roof and wall products to the residential and commercial construction markets, today announced it has strengthened its line of moisture management solutions with the release of commercial-grade FlatWrap® UV housewrap. Formerly known as FlatWrap HP®, the new and improved FlatWrap® UV is specially designed for use with architectural designs that incorporate open joint claddings. When used in conjunction with a rainscreen, it prov ...
Aug 03, 2016
Harvey Building Products, a manufacturer and distributor of quality building supplies in the Northeast, will have its vinyl windows featured at the This Old House 2016 Idea House. Harvey’s Tribute High-Performance windows were used throughout the project home, The Farmhouse at Emerson Green, which was built to achieve maximum energy efficiency at an affordable price. This Old House teamed up with NOW Communities; Union Studio Architecture & Community Design; and Denise Enright Interior Design to ...
Jan 01, 2016
Benjamin Obdyke Incorporated, a leading provider of high performance roof and wall products to the residential and commercial construction markets, provided its Slicker HP® Rainscreen-Housewrap combination product for a Boston-area home renovation featured on the award-winning home improvement show, This Old House. The innovative Slicker HP product can be seen during Episode 11 of the current season, which airs on Thursday, January 14 (check your local listings). Located in Belmont, Massachusett ...
Mar 17, 2015
Waltham-based Harvey Building Products and the company’s dedicated customers have once again shown their support for Homes for Our Troops (hfotusa.org), a non-profit organization based in Taunton, MA that builds specially adapted homes for severely injured Veterans. Harvey president, Jim Barreira, alongside This Old House host Kevin O’Connor, presented a check in the amount of $31,000 to Homes for Our Troops Executive Director, Bill Ivey, at Harvey’s annual trade show last week. Employees and cu ...
Jan 01, 2015
Slicker® HP Housewrap, the latest in Benjamin Obdyke’s extensive portfolio of roof and wall products for the commercial and residential market, offers builders and homeowners the benefits of a premium water resistive barrier (WRB) and rainscreen in a single product solution. Ideal for both light commercial and residential applications, Slicker® HP Housewrap provides the highest level of moisture protection for an exterior wall. Slicker® HP Housewrap is perfect for use with wood, fiber-cement an ...
Apr 13, 2016
JLC LIVE New England 2016, held March 16-19 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI, added excitement to the first week of the NCAA Basketball Playoffs, which were held next door at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. From the exhibitors to conference sessions, and student group program to event attendance, the 2016 event echoed the residential construction industry’s growth. Attendance numbers topped 7,300 and brought together attendees from 44 states and 4 different countries. In add ...
Jun 08, 2015
Just seven weeks after the JLC LIVE New England 2015 event, and with ten months still to go, 2015 exhibitors have locked in 80% of the available booth space for the upcoming 2016 event, which will be held March 19-20 in Providence, RI. The success of the JLC LIVE 2015 event spurred immediate activity within the residential building product manufacturing industry, as these companies jumped at the opportunity to participate, again, in this annual event which brings close to 8,000 attendees. The ...
Apr 06, 2015
JLC LIVE New England 2015, held March 18-21 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, celebrated its twentieth anniversary by expanding their exhibition and educational offerings at this year’s blockbuster event. The event also continued to expand its Student Program, offering hands-on educational presentations to young building and remodeling professionals from local schools. Attendance numbers topped 7,200 with many first time attendees traveling from out of state to attend demo ...
Nov 20, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
JLC LIVE New England 2014, held March 21-22 at the Rhode
Island Convention Center, boasted the biggest show floor in the event’s 19 year
history. Catering to the residential builder and remodeler, the Rhode Island
Convention Center saw an unprecedented number of exhibitors, sold out show
floor space, as well as the event’s most active exhibit hall with over 120 live
action clinic and demonstration sessions. Over four dozen conference sessions
were held in conjunction with the event spanning four ...
Apr 29, 2013
JLC LIVE New England 2013 wrapped up another successful event at the Rhode Island Convention Center, March 22-23. Professional builders, remodelers and residential construction specialists filled the convention center to experience the new products and equipment showcased by 214 exhibiting companies. Industry leaders presented more than 50 education sessions at the conference March 20-23.“It’s exciting to see the crowds that flock to JLC LIVE New England. And, for them, we want to ensure that w ...
Apr 16, 2012
Professional builders, remodelers and numerous other residential construction professionals congregated March 23 - 24 inside the Rhode Island Convention Center in downtown Providence, Rhode Island to attend JLC LIVE. With space at a premium, the 2012 New England event provided passionate attendees with even more exhibits and interactive feature areas. JLC LIVE, New England’s most anticipated annual professional construction event, delivered 208 exhibiting companies, 55,604 total square feet of ...
Feb 06, 2012
JLC LIVE New England, in partnership with Maryland-based Core-Apps, today released a new mobile app available for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. The new product gives attendees and exhibitors access to a fully integrated trade show solution that streamlines real-time information including alerts, interactive floor map and networking tools. “JLC LIVE Show App is a great tool that will really make your trip to the show even more productive,” said Rick McConnell, president of Hanley Wood Exh ...
May 05, 2011
Residential construction professionals converged on the Rhode Island Convention Center March 23 - 26 eager to learn and do business. The re-vamped 2011 New England event provided attendees with more exhibits, new show features and an expanded conference program. Over 55 business topics on sales, estimating, social networking and marketing comprised the 2011 conference program.Rising energy prices generated increased demand for topics on maximizing energy-efficiency to improve a home’s performanc ...
Apr 06, 2011
Residential construction professionals converged on the Rhode Island Convention Center March 23 - 26 eager to learn and do business. The re-vamped 2011 New England event provided attendees with more exhibits and new show features. The excitement and buzz of this most-anticipated annual regional event translated into 206 exhibiting companies (a 15% increase over the 2010 event) and a total verified attendance of 6,942 (a 9% increase over the 2010 event).Exhibiting companies filled the exhibit h ...
Apr 20, 2010
It was a repeat performance. Once again residential construction professionals filled the Rhode Island Convention Center March 24-27 with enthusiasm and purpose. Given the market conditions of the past 12 months and the inclement weather during the event, an impressive 6,312 qualified attendees traveled from across New England to do serious business at the 15th Annual New England JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show. The enthusiasm, exuberance and professionalism of the residential builders ...
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