Some Like it Hot: Impacts of Summer of Subfloor

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 22, 2020 9:18:00 AM

A subfloor is a critical part of your flooring system, but there can be benefits and drawbacks associated with the time of year you install it. Many builders and home remodelers, of course, are extra busy during the summer. The warm summer season is typically a good time to complete construction, renovation, or remodeling projects. When it comes to floors, however, and subflooring in particular, there are some things that property owners and contractors must keep in mind.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, Construction Fasteners, subfloors

Is SCRAIL® the Greatest Fastener of All Time? (With Video!)

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 15, 2020 9:29:00 AM

Sometimes the biggest game changers to come along are no bigger than a screw, and in the case of SCRAIL®, they're actually revolutionizing the functionality of other fasteners. For construction crews, contractors, manufacturers, and more, SCRAIL® fasteners not only speed up work, they boast 80% more holding power than screws. So, whether you're constructing a pallet, building a subfloor, or installing new siding, you can get the work done more quickly, knowing that each fastening is doubly secure. As an added convenience, SCRAIL® fasteners are compatible with existing nailers. Why on earth would you bother with traditional screws?

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Topics: Construction Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners

Building Your Building Business: 5 Keys to Marketing Your Construction Company

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 8, 2020 9:33:00 AM

In many localities, word-of-mouth promotion has helped hundreds of quality construction companies get off the ground. But to enjoy greater growth, it's essential to embrace some key marketing solutions to outpace the competition, promote your brand, and secure more leads and customers. If you want to grow your construction business in today's digitally inclined marketplace, use the following strategies for marketing success.

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Topics: Construction Fasteners, Tools

Your Crew is the Coolest: Tips to Keep Your Team Safe in the Heat

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 1, 2020 9:36:00 AM

Summer is here, and the weather is heating up. While this is an excellent time for construction work, it can be brutal for the construction workers considering they are out in the heat all day, working as hard as they possibly can. Excessive heat and sun exposure can pose significant dangers including, heat exhaustion, severe sunburns, heat cramps, heat stroke or even death.

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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®

Protect the Garden: Fence Types by Threat Types

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 25, 2020 9:18:00 AM

A lot of people decide to build a fence around their yard or garden area to keep out small or large animals that are eating their crops. However, a garden fence will only work if you know what is attacking your garden first. Therefore, if you have a client call for fence installation, you need to find out what they are hoping to keep out of their garden or yard.

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Topics: Fence, Fence Staples, Fencing, Fence Stapler

Deck & Cover: Shade Options for Your Deck Builds

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 18, 2020 9:33:00 AM

As a deck construction company, you need to have a wide range of options to offer customers on every project. Options allow consumers to feel like they have creative control of a project, and this one step is all it takes to make them choose your company over another. One area where you can grow your services is outdoor deck upgrades. While outdoor decks themselves already have a lot of options when it comes to the type of decking material, finish, shape, and size; rooftops and shade additions offer more areas to truly customize deck projects.

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Topics: Deck Fasteners, Deck, invisideck

Safety First: Innovations in Stapler Firing Mechanisms

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 11, 2020 9:22:00 AM

Construction can be dangerous work. It is up to the site managers to ensure that safety precautions are put in place on site and it’s up to tool and equipment manufacturers to continually evolve their products to make them as safe as possible for the users. BECK has always focused on making the safest tools we can and some recent innovations in our medium wire staplers do just that.

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Topics: Tools, Staples, pneumatic tools

Making the Most of the Crew You've Got During Crisis

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 7, 2020 9:18:00 AM

After a hiatus, most construction crews are getting back to the job, but things look a little different on the worksite. Some states only allow skeleton crews to work with strict rules that all employees must stay six feet apart at all times, while others are enforcing one tradesman per worksite. At the very least, construction crews are recommended to decrease numbers and many crews have been forced to make cutbacks because of budgetary reasons.

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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools

Happy Independence Day: Tips on Building a Fireworks Rack

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 27, 2020 9:09:00 AM

Launching fireworks is a time-honored tradition on the fourth of July. However, if you’re launching your own show, the racks you use for your fireworks will significantly impact the whole experience. It is important to ensure that the days fun ends with a bang and not a trip to the hospital so be sure to build your firework stands solidly.

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Topics: Scrail Fasteners

Home on the Range: A Guide to Ranch Fencing Styles & Construction

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM

Fencing your ranch is essential for many reasons. First, it is an excellent way to secure your property and keep it private. Good fencing protects your livestock, your crops, and beautifies the landscape. There are a variety of ranch fencing styles, and below are four of the most common.

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Topics: Build Livestock Fences, Fence Stapler


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