Qualified Remodeler Magazine

JUL 2019

Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.

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Tools Wall scanner attaches to smartphone VAYYAR IMAGING expands its Walabot product line with a wall scanner that can see through even the most dense materials, the Walabot DIY Plus. Providing a visual map of everything inside the wall—including metal and wooden studs, pipes and wires—the all-in-one tool sees through up to 4 in. of materials like lath, plaster, drywall and concrete. The scanner easily attaches to an Android phone (with OS 6.0 and above On-The-Go) and is controlled through a free app available in the Google Play Store. Circle 26 on inquiry card Adjustable 'drip control' on caulking gun series IRIONAMERICA brings its "eXcePt" series caulking gun product line to the North American marketplace. Designed for 310-ml or 10.5-fl.-oz. cartridges and sausages and cartridges up to 600 ml, the series' features include a rubber-coated handle and trigger, anti-rust/scratch-proof barrel, built-in tip cutter and a 19:1 thrust ratio that dispenses various materials with ease. Adjustable "drip control" technology can be activated with a switch on the caulk gun's handle and can be turned on/off while laying a bead. Circle 24 on inquiry card Circular saw balances power, speed, run time MILWAUKEE TOOL announces the M18 FUEL 7 ¼-in. Rear Handle Circular Saw, which is capable of making up to 570 cuts in 2x4 per charge when equipped with the M18 REDLITHIUM High Output HD12.0 Battery. Providing a blend of power, speed and run time, the cordless circular saw features a cast magnesium construction to reduce the tool's weight, an electric brake that quickly stops the blade after a cut, an LED work light and multisized rafter hook for easy storage. Circle 28 on inquiry card Incorporation of Bluetooth for additional tool control The BOSCH GSB18V-535C Hammer Drill/Driver and Bosch GSR18V-535C Drill/Driver combine advanced user control with a compact, powerful cordless tool. Incorporating Bluetooth con- nectivity, the tools are linked to the free Bosch Toolbox App— available through the Apple App Store and Google Play Store— which can provide detailed tool usage feedback. Additionally, users can customize the tools, including changing the KickBack Control sensitivity. Both the hammer drill/driver and drill/driver utilize an EC Brushless motor, have two speed settings and feature an all-metal chuck. Circle 25 on inquiry card Tool line handles tough, hard to reach The EXTREME Subcompact Series from DEWALT includes five compact, brushless 12V MAX tools. Measuring 5.97-in. long, the 12V MAX Brushless Drill/Driver (DCD701) fits in tight places and is optimized for use in small pilot holes. To protect the fastener and material's surface, the 12V MAX Brushless Impact Driver (DCF801) features three run-modes. Handling hard to reach fasteners, the 12V MAX Brushless Screwdriver (DCF601) offers the control of a 15-setting clutch. The 12V MAX ⁄-in. Brushless Impact Wrench (DCF902) achieves up to 1,500 in.-lbs. of max fas- tening torque, while the 12V MAX Brushless Hammerdrill (DCD706) produces 25,500bpm to create a variety of holes in brick and block. Circle 29 on inquiry card Time-saving brake accessory BORAL'S TAPCO TOOLS eliminates the need for a tape mea- sure and pencil when bending trim pieces with the introduction of its M2X Gauge. Named for its ability to "measure 2x" as fast, the brake accessory features ¼- and ½-increments in orange and ⁄- and ⁄-in. increments in black while alternating white and gray blocks delineate 1-in. increments. Resulting in faster bending, trim pieces come out of the brake ready to install, with no pencil marks or snip cut marks on the finished product. Circle 27 on inquiry card PRODUCTS 64 July 2019 QualifiedRemodeler.com

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