Steel Frame Building In The Winter

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 18, 2021 9:30:00 AM

The deep chill of winter can grind many outdoor projects to a frozen halt, and construction is no exception. However, it doesn't have to be this way. Prefab and mid-sized steel frame structure assembly is one superb solution to deep cold. Especially if you have the right tools for this type of job, the entire project can progress safely and exceptionally fast. BECK's ET&F® brand of cold-resistant tools and fastening equipment for steel building assembly, are designed to deliver both speed and strength. They can be applied to steel frame construction work, in innovative ways that allow rapid-fire fastening without having to waste time on pre-drilled holes, or difficult screwing techniques. Here are a few other reasons why steel assembly works so well in winter.


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Topics: Steel Studs, building, fasteners, pneumatic tools, ET&F, steel framing




6 Useful Tips for Keeping Warm This Winter on Site

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 27, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Construction work is never completely free of the potential for accidents and unsafe situations. While you and your crew are working outdoors during the winter months, it can become especially prone to happening. However, these effective cold-weather safety tips can reduce the chance of accidents and costly time delays. These tips cover the most essential steps you can take to keep your team safe and your project on budget.


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Topics: building, Staples, pneumatic tools, Staplers, bradders




Must Have Tools Builders Want This Holiday Season

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 20, 2021 9:30:00 AM

If you have a builder in your life, you know that receiving a new set of power tools from a solid brand would be the ultimate gift this holiday season. There are some essential power tools that no construction kit is complete without. Luckily, BECK has your needs covered with a wide selection of rugged tools for any construction niche one might have. Let's dive into the details.


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Topics: pneumatic staplers, Construction Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners, building, Tools, Staples, pneumatic tools, lignoloc, Wooden Nails, Staplers




Common Slate Roof Challenges

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 13, 2021 9:30:00 AM

The roof is the pinnacle of a building. When it comes to the roof of your house, you want stability and longevity, but aesthetics are also important. Modern home builders and home remodelers have many choices of common roof materials, including asphalt, aluminum, copper, steel, concrete, clay, tile and wood. Slate has been a popular roof material choice for many decades but comes with its own set of challenges that must be considered. Whether you are installing a new slate roof or repairing an old slate roof, here are a few of the challenges associated with slate roofs.



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Topics: Roofing, Roofs, pneumatic tools, Slate Roofing




The Trouble with Flooring Jobs

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 14, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Installing flooring in a home or commercial property can be a complicated process that requires the utmost attention from your builders. Many modern floor materials are designed with longevity in mind, but they can still fail due to human error. To help you with your next project, let’s review some of the most common problems that lead to floor failure.


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Topics: floors, pneumatic tools




Selecting the Right Power Tool for Your Project

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 8, 2021 9:24:36 AM

The market for power tools is so large that it can be overwhelming when trying to choose the “right” power tool for your next project. Understanding the advantages and differences between pneumatic tools versus electrical tools can bring you a step closer to determining what will work best for your business and future builds.


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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools




Must-Have Power Tools for Your Construction Business

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 27, 2021 9:30:00 AM

If you’re the owner or manager of a construction business, then you already know how important it is to have the best power tools for your team. In fact, having the right power tools is one of the keys to the success of any construction business because it enables you to finish jobs efficiently and effectively – and without jeopardizing the safety of your employees.


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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools




Construction Tips: Maximizing Efficiency on the Job Site

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 6, 2021 9:15:00 AM

The year 2020 was devastating to the world economy and all types of businesses have struggled to stay afloat. Many organizations have had to change how they conduct business, while others have had to scale down to cut costs. No matter how a business adjusts to the shifting world economy, maximizing efficiency is important for all businesses to cut waste and boost their bottom line. Construction is no different.


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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools




7 Safety Tips for Working with Pneumatic Tools

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 16, 2021 9:37:00 AM

Unlike equipment that uses gas or electricity, pneumatic tools are powered by compressed air. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t dangerous. Many types of pneumatic hand tools — such as nailing and stapling guns, buffers, grinders, drills, riveters, and jack hammers — can cause serious injury if used carelessly or irresponsibly.

Here are seven important safety tips you should always follow when using pneumatic tools:


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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools




Tips for Hiring and Retaining Gen Z for Your Construction Business

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 26, 2020 9:15:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected labor markets across different industrial sectors, and the building and construction industry is no exception. The increasing demand for housing and business structures mean that the need for skilled labor keeps increasing.


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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools





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