Building Your Building Business: 5 Keys to Marketing Your Construction Company

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 8, 2020 9:33:00 AM

In many localities, word-of-mouth promotion has helped hundreds of quality construction companies get off the ground. But to enjoy greater growth, it's essential to embrace some key marketing solutions to outpace the competition, promote your brand, and secure more leads and customers. If you want to grow your construction business in today's digitally inclined marketplace, use the following strategies for marketing success.

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Topics: Construction Fasteners, 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

Under Pressure: The Secret to Great Fastening with Pneumatics

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Apr 8, 2020 1:09:25 PM

Pneumatic tools are power tools that utilize compressed air to drive fasteners with force and momentum instead of electric powered motors. This central feature provides a wide range of benefits for fastening. Ultimately, using pneumatic tools on a site not only provides a great deal of efficiency but also ensures higher quality fastening which is more durable and longer lasting. All of this translates into significant savings on labor costs in a market that is facing a heavy labor shortage. Here's what you need to know about superior fastening with pneumatic tools.

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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools

Types of Wood: Simple Guide to Choosing the Best for Your Furniture

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 24, 2020 10:34:29 AM

Wood provides two important components to furniture: structure and appearance. Another way we can say that is durability and presentation. Both components are important in determining how much your furniture can be sold for, what applications it can be used in, and how long it will last. Even though wood comes in a variety of colors and grains, wood is divided into two basic categories, hardwood and softwood.

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Topics: Tools

Top 5 Construction Trends in 2020

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 28, 2019 8:30:00 AM

As a top innovator of fasteners and pneumatic tools, the BECK Group is at the heart of the construction industry. As a result, we have witnessed many of the trends that continue to propel the industry forward. It’s important to stay aware of items on the horizon so you can prepare and plan for what’s ahead.

Let’s take a look at five construction trends in 2020 that will change the industry.

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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools, ET&F

Stop the Squeak! Subfloor Installation for Quiet Floors.

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 21, 2019 9:18:00 AM

The floor in a house is actually several layers of materials, each layer having a specific function in the system as a whole. The underlayment, which is the layer that goes between the actual flooring and the subfloor, is a key component.

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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools

Seeing is Believing! Watch the F91A Jumbo Nailer in Action!

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 14, 2019 8:45:00 AM

Have you been looking for a nailer that stands up to the job and makes work easier? Listen to what people are saying about the FASCO F91A Jumbo Nailer. They share how it makes a difference on the work site and makes work more efficient.

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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools

Naughty or Nice, Add these Tools to Your Wish List

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 3, 2019 3:08:31 PM

The holidays are approaching, so it’s time to start thinking about gift ideas. Whether it’s a tool upgrade or something you’ve never had before (but always wanted), starting the new year with some new equipment will make work more fun and hopefully help you get the job done more efficiently.

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Topics: Tools, pneumatic tools

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 SCRAIL® SubLoc® PRO. 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 SCRAIL® SubLoc® PRO (scroll down to the “Fasteners” section)

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Topics: Scrail Fasteners, Tools, pneumatic tools


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