Product Spotlight: DCC-1618HL Cordless Rebar Cutter

Posted on March 13, 2018

Product Spotlight: DCC-1618HL Cordless Rebar Cutter

Rebar is a dangerous business if you do not have the right tools for the job. With the right rebar cutter, any professional can make a quick and easy job of cutting rebar without sacrificing safety. The DCC-1618HL Cordless Rebar Cutter is perfect for any job. This tool makes cutting rebar on site and on Read more…

9 Tips for Your Next Flooring Project

Posted on March 7, 2018

9 Tips for Your Next Flooring Project

When it comes to your next flooring project, there are several helpful tips you can use to ensure the result is something you are proud of. Whether you plan on doing the work yourself or hiring a professional, keep these following flooring projects tips in mind. Here are several things you have to take into Read more…

All About The BNT-40 Rebar Tying Tool

Posted on February 22, 2018

All About The BNT-40 Rebar Tying Tool

When working on a new concrete project, deciding how you’re going to tie rebar is an important decision to make before you begin work. Even more important is choosing which rebar tying tool is right for your job. If you’re looking for a light-weight, portable, easy to use tool then the BNT-40 will be perfect Read more…

Clever Ways to Cut and Bend Rebar

Posted on February 14, 2018

Clever Ways to Cut and Bend Rebar

The Art of Cutting and Bending Rebar People have discovered and employed many methods when it comes to cutting and bending rebar. Reinforced steel bars are made to be durable, as they are used to provide a solid structure and support system for concrete buildings. That being said, you can’t expect to simply grab an Read more…

3 Home Construction Mistakes To Avoid

Posted on January 29, 2018

3 Home Construction Mistakes To Avoid

Homebuilders are generally experienced construction contractors or individuals who know what they are doing. Building a home is a huge task to undertake, and the process takes a deep amount of experience and knowledge because the stakes are incredibly high. Experienced contractors tend to begin this project with a list of concerns to address that Read more…

10 Ideas to Keep in Mind for Your New Construction Project

Posted on January 18, 2018

10 Ideas to Keep in Mind for Your New Construction Project

Taking on a new construction project can be fun, but it also takes careful preparation. Although taking on this type of project may seem easy, it is not as clear-cut as you may think. Having the right mindset and having things in order can be beneficial to laying the right foundation. Here are a few Read more…

What is Waterproofing and How is it Different than Damp Proofing?

Posted on January 10, 2018

What is Waterproofing and How is it Different than Damp Proofing?

When you’re having moisture or water problems, you may hear the terms waterproofing and damp proofing tossed around. But to the average person, what’s the difference? They both limit the transfer of water through materials, right? As it turns out, there are major differences – especially if you’re worried about basement moisture problems. Let’s take Read more…

What are the Different Types of Rebar? And Does it Matter?

Posted on December 29, 2017

What are the Different Types of Rebar? And Does it Matter?

The compressive strength of concrete is tremendous. Incredible force is required to crush concrete. However, concrete has relatively weak tensile strength. Far less force is required to crack concrete by bending or twisting it than is required to crush concrete. To increase the tensile strength of concrete, reinforcing bar — rebar — is used to Read more…

Pouring Concrete in Winter

Posted on December 8, 2017

Pouring Concrete in Winter

The maturation of concrete is dependent on three factors: mix ratio, time, and temperature. With respect to the maturation process, temperature is always in reference to concrete temperature, not air temperature. Of the three concrete maturation variables, temperature is the most difficult to control. Inconveniently, temperature is also one of the most important components in Read more…

Choosing Different Rebar Sizes for Your Project

Posted on December 4, 2017

Choosing Different Rebar Sizes for Your Project

Importance of Reinforcing Bar (Rebar) Reinforcing bar is used to add tensile strength to concrete. The compressive strength of concrete is ten times the tensile strength. That means it takes ten times the weight, or force, to crush concrete than it does to pull it apart. In reality, concrete is not pulled apart by natural forces. Read more…