5 Fun Outdoor Rebar Projects to Try This Summer

Posted on August 2, 2017

5 Fun Outdoor Rebar Projects to Try This Summer

Steel rebar is used for giving extra strength to concrete and other building materials, but it’s far more versatile than you might imagine. It’s easy enough to bend, shape, and cut it with just a few power tools. If you’re looking to get creative and decorate your yard without spending a ton at the local Read more…

Which Hand Sander is Right for You and Your Project

Posted on July 24, 2017

Which Hand Sander is Right for You and Your Project

If you a DIY kind of person, sanding cannot be avoided. Many projects are going to come up that will require smooth, clean, finished surfaces. You need to choose the right hand sander for the job. You do not want to spend hours sweating over a sandpaper and seeing less-than-stellar results. The power sander you Read more…

Decorative Concrete Ideas to Make Your Home Stand Out

Posted on July 5, 2017

Decorative Concrete Ideas to Make Your Home Stand Out

Sometimes, home design and construction go hand in hand. If you’re stocked with concrete, consider taking advantage of the supply. Choose your home’s most accessible areas and pick a focal point. Then, check out the following concrete designs. Even if you’re not planning a long-term landscape project, you can still deck out your home for Read more…

Cordless vs. Corded Power Tools

Posted on July 3, 2017

Cordless vs. Corded Power Tools

When it comes to power tools, understanding the differences between corded and cordless selections can determine your efficiency. To stay sharp, stay effective, and stay on your A-game, check out the primary differences below. Before plugging in, or before going mobile, you should understand the benefits of each. Cordless Power Tools Cordless power tools are Read more…

How to Use an Angle Grinder to Cut Rebar

Posted on June 29, 2017

How to Use an Angle Grinder to Cut Rebar

There are some materials that are simply more difficult to manage than others. Rebar is one of those stubborn materials. Though special cutting tools may make cutting your rebar easier, they can also be pricey, have very few uses, and are often very difficult when it comes to mobility. You can however use your angle Read more…

DIY Concrete Patio: How To Pour Your Own Concrete Slab

Posted on June 7, 2017

DIY Concrete Patio: How To Pour Your Own Concrete Slab

Pour a concrete slab in a weekend by following our instructions for DIY Concrete Patio. A concrete patio is quick to set up, durable, and easy to clean and keep looking beautiful for years. Setting up and pouring a concrete patio can seem complicated. You may be scared to mess it up and have a Read more…

The Three Best Tools to Break Up Concrete

Posted on June 5, 2017

The Three Best Tools to Break Up Concrete

You want that concrete gone! Here is how you decide the best tool to break up concrete. You’ve stepped on that broken, dated, and unappealing concrete patio or steps for the last time and you’re ready for something new. You could call a contractor to get rid of it for you. But even for small jobs, Read more…

Types of Construction Joints in Concrete

Posted on March 21, 2017

Types of Construction Joints in Concrete

Concrete is a hard and resilient material. It can withstand all kinds of weather conditions, is easy to maintain, and will last for a long time. This resilience makes it a great building material, which is why it’s used in most modern construction projects. Unfortunately, its strength can also be its weakness. Concrete can’t stretch Read more…

How to Choose a Pneumatic Nail Gun

Posted on March 10, 2017

How to Choose a Pneumatic Nail Gun

When you work on a construction or crafts project, you want to put in minimum effort and get the best results. Modern tools and techniques can help you finish your project faster and more efficiently. Manufacturers come up with new technology and tools regularly and as a contractor, you need to identify which tools are Read more…

Using the BNT-40 Automatic Rebar Tying Machine

Posted on February 28, 2017

Using the BNT-40 Automatic Rebar Tying Machine

Trying the rebar together can be a time-consuming and laborious job. Most contractors are forced to hand tie them individually after they’ve mounted the rebar structure. This can add several days to the project based on the size of the rebar installation. This task also causes a considerable amount of strain to the worker and Read more…