CT Cottages and Gardens Innovation In Design Awards Gala
Maria DeFiore Presents on Behalf of Ring's End
Maria DeFiore, on behalf of Ring's End and Marvin Windows and Doors presented Prutting and Company Custom Builders of New Canaan with the Builder Recognition Award at Tuesday's CT Cottages and Gardens Innovation In Design Awards Gala. Other finalists in the Builder Recognition Award category included Cornerstone Contracting, Duce Construction Corporation, E.M. Rose Builders, Inc. and The Henley Company.
Ring’s End and Marvin co-sponsored this annual event which recognizes design innovators in categories such as Landscape, Bath, Kitchen, Interior Design, Architecture, Builder Recognition and Innovative Product Design. Design submissions were judged by an exclusive panel of judges comprised of key influencers in the design industry of their respective fields. Winning projects will be featured in the July/August 2014 issue of CTC&G.
RING’S END OPENS NEW PAINT STORE ON FEDERAL ROAD IN DANBURY
Filling Void to Bring Benjamin Moore Paints to Eager Market
February 25, 2014 (Darien, CT) – Ring’s End, Inc. today announced that it has opened a new full-service paint store at 59 Federal Road in Danbury, CT. The store, featuring the full line of high quality Benjamin Moore paints and a comprehensive array of home fashions, also offers customers unparalleled service by a seasoned sales team. The 2,400 square-foot store is located next to the Frank Pepe Pizzeria in the heart of Danbury’s shopping district. It is another example of the company’s ongoing commitment to serving the community by offering the highest quality brands and materials as well as unmatched service in convenient locations.
“Our new Danbury location fills a big void in the area for both homeowners and contractors alike,” said Elliot Greenberg, Vice President, Sales and Operations for Ring’s End. “As the largest distributor of Benjamin Moore paint products in New England, we have a large breadth of inventory in all of our 15 locations from Fairfield, New Haven, New London and Litchfield Counties to Lewisboro, New York. This convenient location brings Ben Moore’s quality products to Danbury customers who have had to travel to one of our other locations until now. It offers the top quality paints, stains and sundries they’ve come to expect, and has an experienced sales team to provide the specialty services that make Ring’s End the smart choice when it comes to buying painting and decorative supplies – all right here in Danbury.”
The new Home Fashions offering includes the full array of Hunter Douglas window treatments; wall coverings by brands such as Thibaut, Phillip Jeffries, Osborne & Little and Farrow & Ball; and will include fabrics from brands including Robert Allen, Duralee, and Shumacher. In addition, interior decorator and Benjamin Moore-certified color consultant Jenifer Tonnesen will provide customers complimentary guidance and advice on decorating and color decisions.
The store’s manager, Brandon Watkins, has been working for Ring’s End for 13 years, most recently as the paint manager at Ring’s End in Wilton. The sales team at Ring’s End has an average of more than 10 years of in-store experience.
“One of the real differentiators for me is that Ring’s End is a family-owned and run business – and that’s a culture that translates to the store level,” said Watkins. “My staff and I treat customers like they are our own family; we are a friendly and hardworking crew, and we truly appreciate every customer who walks in to see us. We will do what it takes to get the job done for them. We want this store to be a place where people can bring their families in, feel welcome, and enjoy a great shopping experience."
Specialty services offered at Ring’s End include:
Professional color consultants on staff
Salespeople with an average 10 years’ experience
Unparalleled color matching skills
PDRA Certified Coating Specialists
Every Ring's End retail location has a full-service paint center where customers can select the perfect color and finish for their interior and exterior painting projects. Thousands of color options are available along with professional paint advice and design coordination. As a family-owned company with 15 locations in Connecticut and Southern New York, Ring's End provides lumber, millwork, building materials, hardware, kitchen and bath cabinetry, paint and painting supplies, architectural hardware, and tools for area contractors, architects, and homeowners. The company continues to build on a tradition of service that began in Darien, CT, where the company was founded in 1902. Learn more at www.ringsend.com and on Facebook.
April 11, 2013 Mystic, Connecticut
Ring's End, in collaboration with the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance, sponsored a full day "Houses That Work" building science conference at the Mystic Hilton in Mystic Connecticut. The conference, presented by author and industry consultant Gordon Cooke was attended by over 100 architects, builders, code officials and related trades people. As advocates for todays need of better building practices, Ring's End has been a leader at bringing together residential construction industry professionals committed to helping build and sell better homes.
Hunter Douglas Named Window Covering Brand of the Year in 2013 Harris Poll Equitrend
Window Fashions Leader Earns High Marks for Quality
PEARL RIVER, N.Y., March 27, 2013 – Quality, familiarity and purchase consideration.These are the key factors that go into ranking companies on consumer brand equity in the Harris Poll EquiTrend® study. Not surprisingly, Hunter Douglas was named 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend Window Covering Brand of the Year in the highly regarded study. Hunter Douglas scored exceptionally well in the Quality ratings among other measurements.
For more than 50 years, Simpson Strong-Tie® has focused on creating structural products that help people build safer and stronger homes and buildings. Considered a leader in structural systems research, testing and innovation, Simpson Strong-Tie® is one of the largest suppliers of structural building products in the world. Ring's End can provide Simpson Strong-Tie® structural connectors, fasteners, wood and steel Strong-Wall® prefabricated shearwalls, anchor tiedown systems for multi-story buildings, Quik Drive® auto-feed screw driving systems, and anchor systems for concrete and masonry. Simpson Strong-Tie® products are known for their consistent quality and availability as well as for helping structures resist high winds, hurricanes and seismic forces. The company is committed to helping customers succeed by providing exceptional products, full-service engineering and field support, product testing and training.
Over the last few months we have seen the business grow in many ways. Sales continue to climb and the company has been adding employees to account for new locations and the increased sales. Most recently we opened the Westport Paint Center and are extremely optimistic based on what we have seen so far. Within the next 2 months we expect to be open in West Haven and have the Fairfield store relocated to Ring’s End Plaza.
Adding Convenient Location to Recently Opened Stores in Norwalk, Stamford and Fairfield
May 16, 2012 (Darien, CT) – Ring’s End, Inc. today announced that it has opened a new full-service paint store at 877 Post Road East in Westport, CT. The store, featuring the full line of high quality Benjamin Moore paints, also offers customers unparalleled service by a seasoned sales team.
NEW YORK (May 1, 2012) — Consumers have looked to Good Housekeeping for trusted advice for more than 125 years, as the magazine has crusaded for food, water and toy safety, evaluated claims and warned readers about manufacturer deceptions. In 2009, the magazine introduced the Green Good Housekeeping Seal (GGHS), an environmental overlay to the brand's primary Seal, to help consumers choose products that are exercising environmental responsibility on a wide range of criteria.
May 18th, 2012 – Selectman David Campbell, president and CEO of Ring's End Lumber, is being honored by the Carver Center of Norwalk with its annual "Community Builder award at a June 15 fundraiser.
According to the EPA web site 3M's LeadCheck test kit is now recognized for use on drywall and plaster. This will definitely be helpful for those renovators doing RRP work who prefer using the LeadCheck swabs. Before EPA recognized the use of the LeadCheck test kits for drywall and plaster, renovators could only use the D-Lead Test Kits, the only other recognized test kit available to RRP renovators. As a result of this change by EPA, now renovators have their choice of two test kits that are recognized by EPA for use on wood, ferrous metal or drywall and plaster surfaces under the RRP Rule.
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