PRESS RELEASE: BECK America Wins 3 2019 Pro Tool Innovation Awards!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 30, 2019 3:07:22 PM

BECK America Wins 3 2019 Pro Tool Innovation Awards!

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The judging wrapped up three weeks ago for the 7th annual Pro Tool Innovation Awards and BECK America received 3 awards for the Cordless Gas Joist Hanger Nailer, Low Profile Nailer, and SubLoc® PRO SCRAIL®. A diverse panel of judges made up of contractors, construction business owners, tradesmen, and media professionals from across the United States came together to vote on entries submitted by top global manufacturers. Visit this link to see what the judges had to say about the Cordless Gas Joist Hanger Nailer and the Low Profile Nailer Visit this link to see what the judges had to say about the SubLoc® PRO SCRAIL (scroll down to the “Fasteners” section)

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Topics: Scrail Fasteners, Tools, pneumatic tools

All About Underlayment

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 21, 2019 8:52:00 AM

A homeowner only truly cares about the final layer of flooring, whether it be laminate, wood, or travertine. But a good builder knows what’s under that layer is where the important work is done. We often talk about subfloors, which are the foundation of lasting floors, but there’s a layer in the middle that we’ll focus on today. The underlayment, which is the layer that goes between the actual flooring and the subfloor, is a key component of a sound flooring structure.

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Topics: Subloc Pro, subfloors

Press Release - BECK: New brand design for renowned Austrian fastening company.

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 20, 2019 12:55:01 PM

September 16th, 2019: The inventors of the first collated nail made of wood strengthen their brand identity with a new logo and a modern brand appearance

BECK has changed. From the first collated staple, to the invention of SCRAIL®, the nail and screw combination fastener, or LIGNOLOC®, the first collated nail made of wood – the company from Austria is now more courageous, forward-thinking, visionary, technological and innovative than ever. From now on, this will also be visible to the public through a new umbrella brand and brand design.

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Topics: Company News

Choosing the Right Shipping Solution

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 14, 2019 10:12:28 AM

It happens all the time, you have items that need to go from one place to another. The items are large and need protection, so you already know cardboard boxes are out of the question. You’d like to use a wooden container of some sort, but which one? Do you want a pallet, a box or a crate? How do you decide the best option?

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Topics: Crate Fasteners

Latest and Greatest Fastener Trends

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 7, 2019 9:19:00 AM

In this technological age, it feels like upgrades and innovation are the norm, so staying up to date on the industry trends is important to give you the competitive edge. Construction innovations can increase quality, safety and speed of building projects, and the evolution of fasteners is a great example of this. They are a crucial component of any build. Let’s take a look at where the world of fasteners is headed.

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Topics: Construction Fasteners, lignoloc

2 Simple Tips for a Pest-Proof Garden Fence

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 31, 2019 10:08:46 AM

Summer is a great time to enjoy your beautiful garden, unfortunately unwanted pests may also find your garden attractive. Building a fence will allow you to protect your investment and keep your garden safe. Here are two critical tips to keep pests out and your plants protected.

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Topics: Fence, Fence Staples, Fencing, Fence Stapler

Considerations for Constructing a Pole Barn

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 24, 2019 8:45:37 AM

When envisioning a pole barn, also known as post-frame building, images of large structures that stand for centuries, with a solid post and beam structure typically come to mind. But it can also be a backyard garage, a storage shed, or a barn for animals. The fact that it is so versatile and is a great investment, makes this an addition many clients want. At first glance, it might appear to homeowners that it’s a simple project but building a pole barn can be a daunting task that requires much planning. So, before construction begins, here are a few things to consider.

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Topics: Construction Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners

Safe Roofing Materials for Hot Climates

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 18, 2019 8:13:01 AM

The roof of your home takes a lot of abuse, especially in hot climates where the sun beats down day after day with punishing heat. A poorly made roof will break down and degrade over the years. It can also allow the heat to transfer into the house more easily - causing cooling bills to be higher than necessary.

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Topics: Slate Roofing

Get the Rustic Look with Metal Siding

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 10, 2019 8:43:00 AM

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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Metal Siding

5 Uses for a Pneumatic Hog Ringer

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 6, 2019 11:50:33 AM

Do you have some fencing work that needs done? Or want to fix the interior upholstery in your vehicle? Or maybe you want to set up some netting for a large enclosure? All these jobs can be made simpler and easier with a pneumatic hog ringer.

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Topics: Gabion Ringer


10% Discount on Your First SCRAIL® Fastener Order

SCRAIL®, The Faster Fastener®, are incredibly versatile collated fasteners that can be driven with a pneumatic nailer at a rate twice as fast as collated screws and eight times faster than bulk screws. You can rely upon SCRAIL® fasteners to hold strong, without callbacks to fix a squeak or a nail pop.

Give SCRAIL® a try, and enjoy 10% off your first order.

  • Use Scrail® almost anywhere ordinary screws are used
  • Save time and labor costs 
  • Twice as fast as collated screws, eight times faster than bulk screws
  • Easily adjusted, quickly removed
  • Dramatically increased holding power vs. nails
  • Making projects easier since 1998.

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