How Roofers Can Keep Up During the Busy Summer Season

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 6, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In most areas, summer is the busy season for roofing. That’s when the weather is right to get the job done—even if it means you’ll be taking various measures to keep workers safe in the heat.

As summer ramps up, it can be easy to get behind. Fortunately, there are ways to keep up when summer is at its busiest. The SCRAIL® ROOFLOC®system is one of them. It’s a fastener system designed to fire nail screws in sheet metal roofs and facades, which can make the job go much faster. But we’ll discuss that more below, along with some other tips to help you keep up.


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Topics: fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofs, FasCoat, scrail, sheet metal, fasteners and the sun, roofing system




What to Consider When Building a Garage

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on May 14, 2022 9:15:00 AM

A garage isn't a part of the house where people always live, but it absolutely needs to be built with the same standards of care as the rest of a home. A poorly built garage can be a source of utility leaks, heating or cooling problems and an entry point for pests of all kinds. You definitely don't want these complications!

Instead, the garage you build should be sound enough so that it could even serve as an extra living space if needed. This is very doable with the right combination of sound construction techniques, tested materials and long-lasting accessories like BECK's SCRAIL® ROOFLOC® System. Let's cover some key tips now.


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Topics: building, fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, scrail, outdoor construction, collated fasteners, garage, sheet metal




Metal Siding Myths

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 25, 2021 9:15:00 AM

With metal siding, there's a wealth of myths and misconceptions about how usable it is for home and household structure installation. Fortunately, most of them are well off the mark or based on badly outdated information. If done with the help of tool combos such as the SCRAIL® RoofLoc® Metal Roofing System, a firm, well-sealed metal siding or roof project can be thoroughly durable and easy to install. Let's debunk the falsehoods and explain what helps make metal siding projects into successful structures.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Metal Roofs, Metal Siding




Constructing Client-Friendly Garden Sheds

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 17, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Whether a customer needs a basic shed to store tools or hopes to use their garden shed as an office, the possibilities for a garden shed are endless. Here are a few considerations to take into account when you are planning a new garden shed for a client.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofing, Roofs, Metal Roofs




Roofing Demand Expected to Increase in 2021

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Apr 10, 2021 9:15:00 AM

There is no question that the construction industry was one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and related social and economic restrictions in 2020. If we have learned anything over the course of 2020, it was the importance of planning and adapting to new challenges in the construction industry. Today, we’re taking a look at the state of the roofing industry in 2021 so you can plan for the year ahead.


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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Roofing




Metal Roofing Easy as 1-2-3!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 23, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Not too long ago, metal roofing was synonymous with corrugated panels. But times have changed, and metal can now be made to look like stone, wood, or clay. The main benefit of using metal over other materials is longevity — manufacturers frequently offer 50-year warranties, or even lifetime warranties. They estimate that metal roofs will last 2-4 times longer than their less durable counterparts.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofs, Metal Roofs




Advice on Outbuildings: How to Help Your Clients Choose a Barn that Fits

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 28, 2020 9:38:00 AM

When designing a new barn for your client, it's crucial to carefully consider the proper amount of square footage needed to accommodate storage as well as any other uses the barn – or outbuilding – will fulfill. Determining the right barn size, however, can be quite an undertaking considering how storage and functional needs seem to grow quickly. The key is to plan with the future in mind, so the barn owner’s needs don’t outgrow the barn.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Roofs, Metal Roofs




Build Your Business: Promote Federal Tax Credit on Metal Roofs

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 10, 2020 10:12:50 AM

Most customers who call for a roofing estimate are not going to naturally want a metal roof. In fact, many people do not even realize that metal roofing is an option, but you can easily change that by educating them on the environmental and cost-saving benefits of choosing metal roofing. Oftentimes when clients learn how much they can save over time with a metal roof they are motivated to take a closer look. Between the potential for a tax credit, as well as the longevity and low maintenance of metal roofs, it can be simple to convince a motivated customer to go for the metal roofing option.


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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofs, Metal Roofs




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®




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





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