Which Fence Stapler is Right for the Job?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 14, 2018 9:53:00 AM

Although some contractors say the best way to install fence staples is with a hammer, pneumatic fencing staplers provide a consistent drive and can help you work faster. Gone are the days of smashing fingers with a hammer while constructing a fence. If you’re looking for a new fence stapler to help you speed through projects with greater safety and produce a high quality result, here are some factors to consider.

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Topics: Fencing

Ever heard of a wooden nail?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 7, 2018 8:49:00 AM

It may sound crazy, but wooden nails are a new solution in the fastener industry! LignoLoc® from the Beck Fastener Group® is the first fireable wooden nail. This new, environmentally friendly solution is perfect for woodworking, but what’s the real advantage? Steel nails are affordable and have been a proven success for years, but despite their popularity, they’re actually not ideal for most woodworking projects.

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Topics: Construction Fasteners

5 Keys to a Mother Nature-Proof Deck

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 30, 2018 9:22:00 AM

Decks are known as a fun space to spend time outside and entertain guests. However, they also have a reputation for being difficult to maintain. Without proper TLC, decks can begin to look worse due to wear after a few years. To keep your deck looking as good as new, here are five tips that will protect it from the uncertainties Mother Nature delivers.

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Topics: Construction Fasteners, Deck Fasteners

Press Release - FASCO America Announces Advancement in Collated Fence Staple System Diamond Coat Extreme

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 27, 2018 1:43:03 PM

For people who work with fence stapling in rural conditions the choice of a fence stapling system is a very important one.  FASCO America and BECK Fastener Group have made the choice much easier with their innovative new Diamond Coat Extreme Collated Fence Stapling System.

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Topics: Fence Stapler

6 Trends in Kitchen Flooring That Really Cook!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 23, 2018 11:55:52 AM

Countless TV shows - even entire TV Stations - are dedicated to finding the perfect house, flipping a run down house, or renovating tired and outdated layouts and interior decor. Without fail, the kitchen receives the highest adoration or scrutiny for its design and functionality. Here are 6 trending materials and looks available in kitchen flooring, each bringing its own unique design element to the central hub of family living:

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Topics: Subloc Pro, subfloors

10 Tips for Building the Ideal Work Shed

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 16, 2018 8:11:00 AM

A work shed is the jack of all trades when it comes to outbuildings. It is a storage area for your off season equipment, your spare gas cans, and your seasonal decorations. It’s a work space for your construction projects and home repairs. It’s a place where saw dust is acceptable and loud noises are expected. It’s an excuse to get away from the house. No matter what your work shed is to you, here are ten tips that will make it great.

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Topics: Metal Siding

The Anatomy of a Perfect Floor

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 9, 2018 9:11:00 AM


Like the body of a great athlete, most floors are built with endurance in mind. Perfection in flooring comes from choosing the proper materials to succeed in their environment and constructing them to stand up under the load and stress. What embodies a perfect floor? Here we describe the physique of the ideal floor.

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Topics: subfloors

How Tall Is Too Tall? A Guide to Choosing Fence Height

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 2, 2018 7:50:00 AM

Deciding how tall to build your fence is an important consideration and calculation when planning a fence project.  How tall it is will determine how much material to buy and will also be a crucial factor impacting sight lines and the overall look of the project. Knowing its purpose and function is the first part of making the decision. Is this a white picket fence for the front yard that will complement the home’s size? Or is it more of a backyard functional fence designed to contain a pet or to create privacy?

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Topics: Fencing

Power Up! The Best Roof for Solar Panel Installation

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 19, 2018 9:15:00 AM

In a world where renewable energy is becoming commonplace, more people are thinking about implementing solar panels in both business and home spaces. Most frequently, solar panels are installed on the roof, but this can be a tricky process because roofs are not typically set up for solar panel usage. To get the best use out of solar panels, here are five questions to consider when installing solar panels:

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Topics: Roofing

Udder Failures: 5 Common Mistakes in Cattle Fencing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 12, 2018 4:21:00 PM

Whether you're new to the cattle ranch, or a seasoned veteran there is always a way to improve your fencing. Here are five best practices to use when installing cattle fences:

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Topics: Build Livestock Fences, Fence Staples, Fence Stapler, Staples


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