Medina, MN October 26, 2011 - It was announced today that Rockler Woodworking and Hardware won a prestigious Top 100 Best New Home Products of 2011 award from "This Old House" magazine. Rockler's Library Ladder System was included on a select list of "most unique, helpful, and coolest home products," according to the editors of "This Old House." The Library Ladder System, available now from Rockler, will appear in the November/December issue of "This Old House" and will also be on the "This Old House" website beginning November 4th.

"The Library Ladder System deserves this recognition because nothing on the market comes close to its quality or look," said Steve Krohmer, Rockler's Vice President of product development. "We've combined a classic design with durable materials to build a system that not only looks great, it's also affordable and easy to maneuver. We are very proud this product was chosen to be included in such a prestigious publication, and one that is very familiar to our customers."

"This isn't just a list of new products, they're products with real value," said Scott Omelianuk, Editor of "This Old House." "We've worked hard to find things that were truly unique and would make a difference to our readers and their families, either through long term savings or ease of use. We think there's huge value in that." The 2011 list marks the first annual "TOH Top 100" and includes items for people who love old houses and appreciate new and interesting ways to fix them up.

Included with Rockler's Library Ladder Kit is a complete step-by-step plan that simplifies the building of a 8-, 9-, or 10-foot ladder and system assembly. Once complete, the ladder makes it possible to reach the highest of shelves in a library, closet, garage, or other out-of-reach spaces.

The Library Ladder System is available as a kit or in individual components and all are available at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware stores nationwide, Rockler's independent resellers,, or in the Rockler catalog. For store locations or a free catalog, please visit or call 1-877-ROCKLER .

About Rockler Woodworking and Hardware:

Celebrating its 56th anniversary as a family-run business, Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is the nation’s premier supplier of specialty hardware, tools, lumber and other high quality woodworking products. Rockler has 29 retail locations in AZ, CA, CO, GA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, MO, NH, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA, and WI – plus 60 independent reseller locations nationwide, as well as extensive catalog and internet operations.

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