Every year, Qualified Remodeler magazine creates a list of the top 100 most requested products from their magazine. This year, there was a strong tendency towards bath products and products that make the home energy efficient. Here are my top ten product picks from their highly varied list.
#1 – Quick Drain – Designed for shower tile to have higher degree of creativity (your drain doesn’t have to interrupt your tile layout!) and cleaner aesthetics – always a plus in interior design! Available in 7 lengths, all with a width of 1 1/2″.
#2 – Wine Master Cellars, Vintage View – What a concept! Label forward wine racking systems! Also available in 6 finishes, and can be displayed through wall mounting, free-standing design, floor to ceiling frames or smaller table/counter top configurations.
#3 – Viking DrawerMicro – 1.0 cubic foot capacity can accomodate a 9×13 dish. 1,000 watts of power, it fits in standard 24″ cabinet depth, frees up your counter top, and doens’t require a trim kit. It can also be installed under built in gas or electric ovens.
#4 – Spark Modern Fires – Their newest direct vent “slim” fireplace is designed to hang on teh wall. With a viewing area of 46″ x 12″, it is only 8″ deep! Saves space and time and cost of installation.
#5 – LED Countertop Lighting – From LED Inc, these strip lights are available in 6 color options, they are 100% dimmable, can be cut to any size, and can bend. Perfect for undercabinet lighting, and practically any edge including walls (soffits) and tables.
#6 – Lucent Solid Surface -From LG surfaces, Lucent is an acrylic transluscent solid surface. Available in 4 transparent colors. The material allows us to combine teh soft shades with light sources for creative counter tops, table tops, and other surfaces.
#7 – MTI Concealed Drain – MTI now offers a line of shower pans with concealed drains. Made of solid surface material, it features a removable drain cover for clean design.
#8 – Outwater Metal Tiles – Stainless steel metal tile mosaics from Outwater are available in numerous styles and colors. Great for many modern and contemporary applications like fireplace surrounds, bathrooms, kitchens, and floors.
#9 – Muro Line – Cosentino Tile has launched a new line of mosaic tiles made from recycled material. These tiles are tumbled for a more natural stone look, and are available in 20 colors and varying sizes!
#10 – Outwater Laser Carved Moldings – These moldings are carved from Baltic wood, and are suitable for staining or painting. Decorative accents for custom cabinetry or furniture, or anywhere you can imagine using molding.