Take a look below at some of the new products and services featured at BRS.


New Color: Patina Gray and New Hollow Box Beam


Our new Forever Barnwood color, Patina Gray, was created to replicate the weathered silver patina on an unpainted barn. Our new box beams are light, durable and feature a revolutionary corner lock miter while still retaining all of the features (circle saw marks - cow rub) of our solid beams. Available in any length.

Shou Sugi Ban


Manomin Resawn Timbers has modernized the 18th century Japanese shou sugi ban process to create high performance, one-of-a-kind products. The techniques can vary greatly in aesthetics from a fully charred black to a light, subtle gray. Shou sugi ban products are used for accent walls, paneling, ceilings and more.

With continual experiments on charring techniques and finishes, Manomin Resawn Timbers is committed to working with builders, architects and designers to create projects that highlight the wood’s natural beauty and sustainability. 



certainteed siding | booth #4005

STONEfacade™ is the affordable alternative to traditional masonry work, a luxurious exterior upgrade that will work within any of your customers' budgets. It's a panelized system that takes less time and material to install vs. custom masonry installation. A great fit for today's exterior mix-and match trend.


DekPro EFFEX Lighting

absolute distribution, inc. | booth #2028

High performance LED lighting for DekPro Prestige aluminum railing as well as other railing systems. Post caps with band lights and down lights. Side post lights and stair riser lights available spring 2018.


Revolutionary Porch Windows

porchwerx, llc | Booth #2120

We will be displaying a newly patented porch window that features retractable top and bottom screens and expansive dual sash glass panels framed with high-quality, powder-coated aluminum frames. Available in both standard and custom sizes for openings up to 8' tall and 6' wide. Our product will transform your porch into a new kind of living space where the brilliance of nature takes center stage. A whole new way to porch!


LifeRoom – Sunroom

minnesota rusco, inc. | Booth #5080

LifeRoom can transform any dull, ordinary backyard into an amazing outdoor haven that directly reflects your personal style. Now your friends and family will look on in awe, as you pick up LifeRoom's remote control and raise or lower the fully automated screens to create the ultimate environment for entertaining, watching movies or just plain relaxing. Enjoy your own backyard like never before. If that isn't enough, you'll be happy to know that a LifeRoom adds extra living space and can increase the value of your home. Adding a LifeRoom to your home instantly affords you the incomparable freedom to once again enjoy the romance and beauty of the great outdoors, right in your own backyard. LifeRoom can instantly adjust to your mood and Mother Nature's. With the screens up, LifeRoom is a wide open sanctuary. Want a little privacy? Just lower the side screens. If the bugs come out... relax and just lower all the screens and enjoy the beauty of your own backyard without having to worry about anything... ever again. LifeRoom will be your new favorite romantic restaurant, and you'll never need a reservation.


Longboard Siding

alside supply center | Booth #2074

Longboard is a woodgrained aluminum extruded siding and soffit system used in residential and commercial construction. With over 25 different woodgrains and custom color options available, Longboard leads the cladding industry with a true wood look without the maintenance.


ICON Composite Siding

certainteed siding | booth #4005

With the beauty of authentic cedar planks and the durability that goes beyond natural wood and fiber cement boards, ICON adds performance that withstands the elements, harsh conditions and the test of time. ICON is a revolutionary new product that offers unmatched speed and ease of installation, helping you create structures that stand throught the years.



Simplice® Semi-Professional Kitchen Sink Faucet

Kohler Co. | booth #2022

Work like a pro in the kitchen. Inspired by professional kitchens, the Simplice faucet brings elegant design and exceptional ergonomics to home chefs. The pull-down sprayhead lets you switch between three functions with pushbutton ease: an aerated stream for filling pots and pitchers, Sweep® spray for cleaning and a boost function for increased flow. The high-arching coil spring removes for easy cleaning.


Phantom Retractable XL Wall Screens

Phantom screens | Booth #2017

Phantom Wall Screens are manual, vertical, side-sliding screens for large openings which provide faster access to your motorized screen porch.

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2018 Trend Report

masonite | Booth #2038

In 2018, Masonite evaluated what is trending for styles, and how the door is an important part of designing a home. Did you know in an average home that the doors have an 800 square foot area? Masonite is helping to identify how doors are an integral part of designing a home to match the style of the homeowner. Masonite also introduced three new Decorative Glass Designs for exterior doors in 2018. Cruz, Focus and Double Water. Stop by booth #2038 to discuss the trends and to see these new exterior glass offerings for 2018.


Crestron HR-310

sensation design group, LLC | Booth #5096

The Creston HR-310 is an elegant, ergonomic and rugged handheld remote with backlit buttons and infiNET EX® RF wireless technology. Nine of its buttons can be custom labeled and assigned to any function. Movement-sensing wakes the remote the instant it’s picked up so it’s always ready to use.

Schluter®-KERDI-DRAIN-STYLE Grates

schluter systems | Booth #5067

The Schluter®-KERDI-DRAIN-STYLE grates (for point drain) and KERDI-LINE-STYLE grates (for linear drain) are a series of new shower drain grates from Schluter-Systems features brand new designs that fit into a virtually invisible frame, resulting in a stylish and truly seamless look for shower floors. Three new grate designs are available for both the standard 4” square point drains, and for Schluter’s linear drains in lengths from 20” to 48”.


LED Lighted Acrylic Panels

aspectled | Booth #2095

Our new lighted acrylic panels are a revolutionary new product that allows for a new type of backlighting. These cut-to-size sheets of acrylic are edge lit and precisely machined with light guides to distribute light evenly throughout the sheet. Available in virtually any size, they're an unbeatable option for everything from onyx backlighting to signage to bar shelving. Backlighting onyx and other types of semi-translucent stone is becoming a major trend in in luxury homes due to the beautiful and striking effect it creates.


LED Lighting

harkraft, inc. | booth #2112

We now offer dimmable LED lighting which can be integrated into most of our custom storage fixtures.


Whole House Fan

solar midwest, inc./solatube | Booth #2083

The Solatube Whole House Fans pull fresh cooler air from the outside through open windows and doors, pushing hot or stale air from your home into your attic and out your roof.
The Whole House Fan (WHF) is an energy efficient way to cool your house during summer months when the temperature is cooler outside, as well as freshen the air in cooler months when your house is closed up and stuffy.


Outdoor Living Firebowls

brock white company | Booth #1012

See newest offering for outdoor living firebowls.


Siding & Subflooring

lp building products | Booth #3039

LP’s New Perfection Shingle and Legacy Subflooring


Crestron TSR-310

sensation design group, LLC | Booth #5096

The Creston TSR-310 is a handheld touch screen remote with 3” color touch screen, backlit buttons, voice control capability, and Wi-Fi® wireless communications. Movement-sensing wakes the remote the instant it’s picked up so it’s always ready to use.


Crestron DM-NVX-350

sensation design group, LLC | Booth #5096

The Creston DM-NVX-350 provides a high-performance, real-time AV encoder or decoder that transports 4K60 4:4:4 video over standard Gigabit Ethernet. It supports HDR10 and HDCP 2.2., and enables fully-scalable, enterprise-wide 4K content distribution.

Pinkwood Fire Rated I-Joists

bluelinx | Booth #1010

This fire rate joist, also known as SAFEjoist, is coated with Intumescent fire rate coating which makes the joist much less susceptible to fire. When applied to the joist, this coating also provides protection against weathering during the construction process and is treated with a board spectrum fungicide. 

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