Power Nailer Safety Tips

Posted on February 12, 2015

Power Nailer Safety Tips

Today, there are many power nailers to choose from. Each nail gun you come across will perform the same task, but each one is also a little bit different. It can be difficult to choose a new palm nailer, even if you know what you need. Do you want an air finish nailer, a nailer Read more…

5 Tips for Installing Drywall

Posted on February 9, 2015

5 Tips for Installing Drywall

Taping drywall is not always easy – working with drywall in general isn’t always easy! However, the task needs to be done in so many different construction projects, so it’s best to have the best tools and tactics down pat in order to ensure the job is completed successfully. When working with drywall, you need Read more…

BN is Heading to World of Concrete 2015!

Posted on January 28, 2015

BN is Heading to World of Concrete 2015!

In just a few days, we will be at World of Concrete 2015. We are not only gearing up to see what’s new in the construction industry, but we’re ready to share what’s new, as well! BN Products will be at Booth N2513 with our latest offerings, products and specials. This year, World of Concrete will Read more…

How to Choose the Right Power Nailer

Posted on January 12, 2015

How to Choose the Right Power Nailer

There are as many types of nail guns out there as there are ways to utilize them. It’s important to know which ones work for what type of materials and to use each device correctly. The wrong nail gun (or an unreliable nail gun) can damage the material with which you’re working, and the wrong Read more…

Rebar Cutter Efficiency Tips and Tricks

Posted on December 29, 2014

Rebar Cutter Efficiency Tips and Tricks

When you invest in a new rebar cutter, you’re not purchasing a new tool, you’re making an investment into job progress and rebar cutter efficiency. When taken care of, a proper rebar cutter will cause any rebar with which you have to work easier and quicker to cut. There are certain steps that need to Read more…

The Evolution of Technology and Construction

Posted on December 22, 2014

The Evolution of Technology and Construction

Over the years, the evolution of technology and construction has changed the way we build. Early on, the industry consisted of jobs that took months, if not years, to complete, simply because communication, transportation and several other parts of each job took longer. Today, efficiency has increased because of simplifying technology. “Labor” cannot be defined the Read more…

Definitive Power Mixing Guide & Concrete Mixing Concerns

Posted on December 10, 2014

Definitive Power Mixing Guide & Concrete Mixing Concerns

Concrete construction professionals understand that within any concrete job, it is imperative to follow necessary guidelines as they apply to mixing concrete. When concrete is created without consideration of concrete properties, possible chemical occurrences and proper mixing procedures, the result could be concrete that isn’t strong enough, that breaks easily, that doesn’t last or that Read more…

Proper Rebar Bending Techniques & Maintenance

Posted on November 28, 2014

Proper Rebar Bending Techniques & Maintenance

Proper rebar bending techniques are the key to making sure your rebar structural brace is done accurately. When rebar is bent or cut improperly, the safety of the construction professional is at stake, as is the reliability of your structure’s reinforcement. As a construction professional, you do not want to compromise either of these elements Read more…

Guide to Efficiently Using an Air Compressor

Posted on November 24, 2014

Guide to Efficiently Using an Air Compressor

A reliable air compressor can make a world of difference in a construction and concrete project. Air compressors have many uses, and investing in a solid one is a good idea. However, before you invest in an air compressor, you and your team should be aware of how to use them, how NOT to use Read more…

How to Avoid Concrete Spalling

Posted on November 13, 2014

How to Avoid Concrete Spalling

What is Concrete Spalling? Concrete spalling, or flaking or scaling, is concrete that has broken or flaked apart, generally as a result of faulty installation or the environment. It can appear on the surface as just a cosmetic problem, or it can show up as a result of deeper issues, such as damage to rebar Read more…