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Housewares: Handy and Decorative Uses

April 25, 2017

Many household items have multiple purposes. Below are just a few creative, alternative uses for common items in the housewares category. Drawer Pulls. Drawer pulls easily turn into clothing hooks once installed in walls or wooden pieces and they...

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Building Supplies: Common Items Become Art

April 25, 2017

Even the most basic building supplies can become art in the hands of creative DIYers. Check out these projects that turn screws, clamps, and concrete into interior decor items. Screws. Artist Andrew Myers  has elevated screws to fine art with...

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Plumbing & Electrical: The Industrial Look

April 25, 2017

For several years, interior designers have been inspired by the industrial look, incorporating exposed plumbing, beams, and electrical conduit as part of an open concept. From this trend, many plumbing and electrical products have been...

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Repurposing: 9 Hardware Products with Alternative Uses

April 25, 2017

Thanks to Pinterest and other online crafting blogs and websites, many common hardware items are now being used in new and unique ways, giving products multiple purposes. For retailers who are interested in marketing alternative uses for products to...

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Building Supplies: Anti-Microbial Surfaces and UV Technology

April 19, 2017

Homes, and the materials that comprise them, are often not thought of as actively helping to keep us healthy, however several newer building materials do just that. Staying clean isn’t just stain-resistance or self-cleaning features either!...

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Pet Products: Organic and Gluten Free Foods

April 19, 2017

Organic, grain-free and non-GMO diets aren’t just for humans. Consumers are increasingly purchasing food and treat products in these categories for their pets, such as the following. Rachael Ray Nutrish Zero Grain Dog and Cat Foods. Part of...

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Housewares: Food Preservation and Indoor Gardening

April 19, 2017

Food plays a tremendous role in healthy lifestyles, and many consumers are turning to both gardening and food preservation to gain more control over the foods they eat. Here are three popular products in the food preservation line. Presto...

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Healthy Living the Hardware Way

April 19, 2017

One of the more popular ongoing trends is healthy living. Whether it is seeking out plant-based cleaning products containing no VOCs, outfitting homes with the latest appliances and technologies for food preparation or seeking specialty diets to...

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Storage and Organization: Tidiness and Convenience

April 11, 2017

Many products in the storage and organization category make life easier for consumers, keeping their homes tidy and their everyday items easily accessible. Check out these convenient organization items. Rev-A-Shelf Pull Down Shelving...

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Plumbing and Electrical: Self-Cleaning and On-Demand

April 11, 2017

Convenience categories include more than just Wi-Fi-enabled products. Many items in the plumbing and electrical category rely on sensors and other innovations like these listed here. ActiClean® Self-Cleaning Toilet Manufactured by American...

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