January 22, 2014

Klein Tools has named its 2013 Electrician of the Year: Billy Teaford, a Southeast region finalist from Fincastle, Va., was the winning ballot out of more than 140 entries.

Teaford will receive $5,000 in prizes -- half in Klein tools and half in cash -- as well as an ultimate Klein garage package that includes a 41-piece tool kit, mini-refrigerator, golf bag, bar stools, can insulators, beverage opener tools and peg board.

November 8, 2013

In what was the first such increase since last May, national unemployment figures crept back up by a hair to 7.3% in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

In terms of job gains, leisure and hospitality, retail, professional and technical services, manufacturing and healthcare experienced the most significant progress.

July 25, 2013

Jenn-Air is highlighting the advantages of having an additional under-counter refigerator with a new collection of said appliances.

The refrigerators aim to promote an upscale, flush design for any range of applications, up to and including wine cellars, beverage centers, under-counter refrigerators, double refrigerator drawers and refrigerator/freezer drawers.

All refrigerators come in 24-inch width sizing with a soft-close feature. Customers can choose from styles ranging from stainless steel to custom finish.

May 22, 2013

Research from Port Washington, N.Y.-based NPD Group shows that in the 12 months ended March 2013, sales of home beverage appliances were more than $2.6 billion.

Home beverage appliances include home soda machines, single-serve coffeemakers, drip coffeemakers, espresso makers, countertop blenders, juice extractors, citrus juicers and tea makers.

June 17, 2010

This editorial is 16 ounces of cold, refreshing, liquid gold.

I’m talking about beer. The beautiful blending of barley, hops and water, and of course yeast. More specifically, I’m talking about homebrewing, the craft beer industry, ancient Sumerians and a hardware store owner.

Allow me to explain.

April 13, 2008

This year’s International Home & Housewares Show featured a slew of new products aimed at...