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




Add Happy to Your Holidays with a Gabion Ring Fastener Tool

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 7, 2020 10:55:50 AM

Construction teams want Santa to know that time-saving tools are always much appreciated! This year, the hot item on wish lists is a pneumatic gabion ring fastener tool. Designed to make short work of gabion wall and fence construction, an air powered hog ring plier offers construction workers the ability to build gabion fencing and cages efficiently and effectively.


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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools, Gabion Ringer




Take Care: Reduce Your Employees' Risk of Power Tool Related Work Injuries

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 31, 2020 9:38:00 AM

Mankind has been using tools since the stone-age, although we have come a long way from using a flint arrow to hunt and cut straw for housing. However, as technology continues to evolve for power tools, so do the types of injuries that construction crews face on the job. As a business owner, one of your goals is to have a productive team and you can help  ensure this happens by providing crew members with tools that are designed to mitigate musculoskeletal – tendons, muscles, joints and nerves – injuries. Power hand tools designed with ergonomic features can help offset unfavorable wrist and hand positions, vibration, stress, fatigue and more to reduce injuries on the job.


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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools




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





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