Jiffy Seal Ice & Water Guard HT comes in two versions that use either a high-performance recycled butyl-hybrid adhesive or a stronger 100% butyl adhesive. Featuring three UV-resistant layers, the underlayment consists of an anti-slip walk surface, a reinforced midlayer for puncture resistance and tensile strength, and a waterproof tie-in layer on the bottom that adds bond strength to the adhesive. Jiffy Seal Ice & Water Guard HT underlayments can withstand up to 12 months of UV exposure. 877.271.9661. www.protectowrap.com.
Fiberweb Surround SR synthetic roofing underlayment offers secondary weather protection at a more affordable price than standard asphalt underlayment, the maker says. The tear-resistant material is designed to not wrinkle or absorb water, and at 27 pounds per 10-square roll, the material saves on labor, compared to 30-pound felt. Available in 45-inch-wide rolls. 615.847.7137. www.typar.com.
VariBlend polymer roofing tiles include slight variations of grays, greens, and browns to provide a subtle blend of colors. Available in the Bellaforte, Valore Shake, and Valore Slate product lines, the tiles have a 50-year warranty and are 100% recyclable. 800.328.4624. www.davinciroofscapes.com.
New asphalt shingle color combinations open up options for exterior accent colors. New Duration Shingles Designer Collection Colors include colorways merlot, aged copper, Sedona canyon, Pacific wave, sand dune, storm cloud, and summer harvest. Palettes of five of the seven colors will be available regionally. Duration shingles feature SureNail technology, and a wide nailing strip with Tru-Bond sealant. 800.733.1551. www.owenscorning.com.
Two new lithium-ion cordless drill-drivers are available: the T 12+3 and T 15+3. The tools feature brushless motors that are electronically controlled, with fewer wearing parts and less friction, to make more efficient use of energy. Weighing just over 3 pounds each, the drill-drivers offer 1,500 rpm, with the T 12+3 operating at 10.8 volts and the T 15+3 at 14.4 volts. Each drill is available as a set containing the TRC 3 charger, two 2.6 Ah lithium-ion batteries, four FastFix and Centrotec keyless chucks, a Centrotec starter set, and the Systainer organizer system. 888.337.8600. www.festoolusa.com.
High-end A-Series windows and patio doors are constructed of fiberglass and a composite called Fibrex, and feature solid wood on interior door panels, window sashes, and window frames. The series includes custom sizing, more standard colors, a variety of accessories, and complementary exterior trim. 800.426.4261. www.andersenwindows.com.
Designed for metal connectors requiring 1½-inch nails, the Positive Placement nailer weighs less than 6.4 pounds and has a compact design for easy maneuverability in tight spaces. It features a probing tip to easily locate metal connector holes, aluminum housing for durability, a tool-less adjustable air deflector, and a nail lock-out mechanism that engages when four nails are left in the magazine. 800.222.6990. www.paslode.com.
Azek Trim is now available in a thicker profile for traditional and rustic frontier textures. The profile measures 1¼ inches thick for trim and cornerboard, which both have sealed edges on all four sides. They also come in the white matte color of Azek Mouldings. The product is designed to match thicker siding and provide customers with a deeper shadow line, the maker says. 877.275.2935. www.azek.com.
The company's new Stone Siding imitates the look of stone through vinyl panels. The panels hang like traditional vinyl siding and cost roughly 50% less than stone veneer, the maker says. The product comes in 5-foot lengths, is available in several colors, and includes a patent-pending locking system to secure installations. 800.771.4486. www.foundrysiding.com.