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




Social Distancing: Pandemic Leading to Housing Demand in Less Populated Areas

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 14, 2020 9:22:00 AM

Prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic there was a slight increase in the amount of new residential construction activity in low density markets. Many urban dwellers seemed to be interested in building new homes in rural areas and smaller-city suburbs to enjoy the lower cost of living and solitude. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, has fueled the fire. According to the latest Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) published by the National Association of Home Builders, homeowners are flocking to low density areas to increase the distance between themselves and their neighbors.


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Topics: pneumatic staplers, Staples, Staplers




Save Time and Money with Snow Fencing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 7, 2020 9:32:00 AM

Depending on where you are located, the snowy season is almost here. During the winter months most construction companies experience a reduction in available work. To combat the slow season, construction companies can look for new ways to help customers during the cooler months with products designed to alleviate issues associated with snow and cold weather. One great product to offer your customers is a snow fence. A snow fence serves as a barrier and prevents snow from drifting into undesirable areas. Snow fences can provide benefits to both businesses and homeowners.


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Topics: pneumatic staplers, Staples, Staplers




Don’t Get Cold Shoulders: Attic Insulation is a Must for Winter

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 27, 2020 10:24:23 AM

Keep Out Winter’s Cold

Attic insulation helps to keep a home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Most homeowners don’t want to pay to have their HVAC system work overtime to heat and cool the great outdoors, making attic insulation necessary. Some types of insulation are better than others depending on the geographic area and climate, but insulation in general will result in a noticeable difference in any home's interior climate. Insulation works by trapping pockets of air to slow down the movement of heat escaping the house in the winter or entering in the summer. An “R-value” is assigned to all insulation to rate how well it slows the heat transfer. The higher the number, the better.


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Topics: pneumatic staplers, Staples, Staplers




5 Keys to Better Attic Insulation Application

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

Insulating a home properly is the number one way to reduce energy loss. The attic is the key to trapping warm air in a home during the winter months. Warm air rises, so without effective insulation, it will quite simply rise right out of a home. Fiberglass insulation is one of the most versatile and effective materials used to insulate attics, but insulation needs to be correctly installed to realize its full potential. A pneumatic stapler and a handy crew can mean the difference between a passable insulation job and one that will hold for years. Here are a few basic tips that can help maximize the effectiveness of insulation while minimizing the time it takes to install.


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Topics: pneumatic staplers, Staples




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




Choosing a Staple Gun for Your Project

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 14, 2020 10:35:48 AM

Choosing the right staple gun for your project can be daunting, more so, if you’re unfamiliar with the breadth of styles available. Knowing the ins and outs of stapling options can ensure you’re working as effectively and efficiently as possible. The following tips will help you decide on the type of staple gun that suits your project.


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Topics: pneumatic staplers, Staples




Ring in the New Year with a Pneumatic Hog Ringer

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 29, 2018 9:28:00 AM

If you don’t have “own a Pneumatic Hog Ringer” on your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions, then you are missing out. Hog ringers, also known as C-ringers, are an extremely useful tool when it comes to certain applications. If you aren’t really sure when you would need one, here is a list of resolutions you might have in the coming year for which a hog ringer would be the perfect tool!


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Topics: Staples




What the Heck is a Hog Ringer?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 1, 2018 10:55:05 AM

There are plenty of options when it comes to construction fasteners. Most can be simply divided into three categories: a nail, screw, or staple. The hog ring is something a little different.


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Topics: Staples





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