■ California Closets® offers personalized
storage solutions for every room in the
■ LeafGuard® provides a custom fit for
your home, allowing rainwater to fall
into the gutter while leaves and debris
fall to the ground.
■ CertaPro Painting® offers professional
interior and exterior painting services.
■ Whole-home water treatment and
appliances are being tested in select
locations around the country.
To set up an appointment, call the toll
free numbers listed on the brochures:
1-877-483-6226 for Lennox HVAC,
LeafGuard, garage doors, countertops
and cabinets, California Closets, cus-
tom painting and water treatment,
and 1-866-455-1788 for flooring, win-
dow fashions and appliances (if
offered in your area). Also use these
numbers for product questions and
an expert will call you back.
*Note: Special Order Kiosk programs are not avail-
able in all locations. Please check your local
Costco for specific area selection.
cent natural quartz and 7 percent polymer, is
three to seven times stronger than natural
stone; because it is nonporous, it does not
promote mold or mildew if properly cleaned.
Nonporous, solid acrylic Corian works
magic integrating sinks and backsplashes
with nary a seam in sight. (Receive a $250
Costco Cash card on countertop purchases
over $2,500 at the Special Order Kiosk from
March 15 to April 15, 2012.)
MasterBrand® cabinets (available in select
Costco locations) are o;ered in a dizzying
array of options, from beautiful cherry, maple,
hickory or oak cabinets, to unique stains and
hardware and storage options.
Heating and air conditioning
From furnaces, heat pumps and air conditioners to humidifiers, air purifiers and
even solar-energy systems, the list of leading-edge, Lennox® products offered to Costco
members numbers more than 60. Many models are Energy Star quali;ed, which means
they can signi;cantly reduce monthly utility
costs and may be eligible for local utility
rebates. In addition, through this exclusive
program Costco members can receive a
Costco Cash card up to $1,000 based on the
cost of a qualifying Lennox system purchased.
Consider Lennox’s industry-exclusive
Sun-Source™ Solar-Ready air conditioner and
heat pump lines. It’s the easiest way to use solar
power and lower your electric bills. SunSource
allows you to add anywhere from one to 15
solar modules, as your budget allows.
Lennox Healthy Climate® indoor air quality products include the top-rated PureAir® air
puri;cation system, which removes more than
95 percent of pollutant particles ranging in
size down to 0.3 micron (one micron equals
one twenty-five-thousandth of an inch in
diameter). PureAir connects to your existing
heating and cooling system, providing clean
air throughout your entire home.
In addition to the full array of premium-grade carpets and pads now o;ered,
the Special Order Kiosk carpet
category is expanding to
include a complete selection of ;ooring products.
;ese products include
solid hardwoods, laminates and engineered
;ooring (three to ;ve
layers of hardwood
bonded with heat and
pressure that is not
affected by changes in
As for window fashions,
additional focus is being placed
on natural materials as well as safe
and innovative li;ing systems. Please note
that, since 2001, the window covering industry has greatly improved the safety of blinds
and shades. If your window blinds, corded
shades or draperies were manufactured pre-
2001, the Window Covering Safety Council
( www.windowcoverings.org) suggests replacing them with today’s safer cordless products.
Look for newly updated flooring and
window fashion Special Order Kiosks at your
local warehouse, and stay tuned. There’s
always more to come. C
retain heat and reduce noise. Classica has the
look of a traditional swing door, but
because the door rolls up rather
than out, no additional space
is needed outside the
garage to open. (Receive a
$100 Costco Cash card
for every $1,000 spent
on Amarr orders up to
$5,000 from March 15
to April 15, 2012.)
Also available are
Li;Master™ garage door
openers. If your existing
garage door opener was
manufactured prior to 1993
it may not meet government
safety standards. Replace it.
Garage doors and openers
;e largest opening in your home is the
garage door. It must be attractive, functional
Family-owned since 1951, Amarr® makes
custom garage doors in 14 residential styles.
All are built with heavy-duty components
and o;ered in a myriad of sizes, colors and
optional features for energy e;ciency, noise
reduction and safety (see price comparison
chart at right).
I’m particularly drawn to Amarr’s Classica
Collection® of 3-layer carriage house overhead
sectional-style steel doors and the option of
environmentally safe thermal insulation to
Custom countertops and cabinets
Switching out old countertops for luxurious natural granite, DuPont™ Zodiaq®
quartz or solid-surface Corian® can bring
new vitality into older kitchens, bathrooms
or laundry rooms.
Granite is one of the hardest natural
products found on earth, making it stain and
heat resistant, so it will provide timeless
beauty for years to come.
Zodiaq, a manufactured blend of 93 per-
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“Connection.” At Online Edition,
2-TO- 2.5-TON AIR CONDITIONER WITH MATCHING FURNACE
Lennox products quoted through Costco’s Special Order Kiosk program are from the Dave
Lennox Signature™ Collection, representing the very best in home heating and cooling.
RETAILER A RETAILER B COSTCO
$12,800 $12,060 $10,585
8' X 7' GARAGE DOOR • STEEL • 3-LAYER • INSULATED 2"
Amarr’s Classica ® 3000 Garage Door through the Special Order Kiosk program, is triple-layered—steel + insulation + steel—for the toughest, most energy-ef;cient steel door.
RETAILER PRODUCT PRICE
Costco Classica 3000 carriage house $1,290
Dealer Classica 3000 carriage house $1,480
Retailer A 3-layer carriage house $1,501
Retailer B 3-layer carriage house $1,747
Pricing comparison made in Northern California in December 2011. All prices include installation.