Some of the hottest new products for 2009 belong in the kitchen as major appliance manufacturers like Maytag, Electrolux, GE and LG look to take "green" to a whole new level with innovative designs and energy-efficient technology. You'll find everything from tall and narrow fridges with built-in water filters to smart energy appliances that can be controlled by remote control. Most new product lines are being designed as built-ins so you can maximize your kitchens work space and complement your home's decor. You'll also find the toughest, most dazzling pair of washers and dryers on the market that do everything but fold your clothes for you.
The latest, most innovative home products, technologies and design trends can be found at the International Builders' Show (IBS) in January. IBS is the largest annual home building show in the world featuring over a million-and-a-half square feet of the latest and most advanced building products and services. You can see all of the latest innovations for yourself with hands-on demonstrations and working models in over 300 building industry categories.
Often the most enjoyable part of building a new home is selecting the finishing materials and items you will look at and use every day: kitchen cabinets and countertops, appliances, fixtures, flooring and paint. These are the touches that allow your own taste and sense of style to shine through. Read More