How to Fix Cracks in Concrete

Posted on August 4, 2022

How to Fix Cracks in Concrete

Published Originally in September 2017 by Falling Up Media, Updated August, 2022 The band-aid fix for repairing cracks in concrete is the simple mixing of a polymer-modified cement product in a bucket with water, then wiping the mud over the cracks with a trowel. Doing so is neither a structurally sound solution nor a long-term Read more…

The Cutting Edge™ of Cold-Saw Innovation

Posted on July 28, 2022

The Cutting Edge™ of Cold-Saw Innovation

Looking at the future of the Cutting Edge Saw™ by BN Products-USA™ Ed Truxal, Business Development Analyst Cold-cutting metal saws are certainly nothing new in the power tools market or the construction industry. For decades, slower-RPM saws of varied shapes and sizes have been used to cut pipe, conduit, threaded rod, and rebar with precision, Read more…

A Contractor’s Key to Profit: Art of the Estimate

Posted on March 9, 2022

A Contractor’s Key to Profit:  Art of the Estimate

vCalc.com is a FREE website featuring hundreds of calculators, and thousands of equations created by engineers, university professors, students from around the world, and practical people like you. Topics range from complex scientific equations to useful, everyday, calculated solutions. For the contractor, vCalc’s tools provide highly accurate mathematical solutions to help you estimate the volume Read more…

Current Trends in Concrete Construction (2022)

Posted on February 23, 2022

Current Trends in Concrete Construction (2022)

As we consider the short and longer-term future of any industry, it’s only human nature to gravitate our thinking toward mind-blowing advancements in technology that have the potential to transform how we work (and play!).  The construction industry and its subsets, including concrete construction, are really no different. Early in 2022, many of us have Read more…

New Inverter Generators by BN Products-USA™

Posted on August 6, 2021

New Inverter Generators by BN Products-USA™

By Ed Truxal, Business Development – BN Products-USA™ | Email Advancements in Generator Technology – at work on the job site (…and on your weekend adventure!) Chances are, if you made the choice to read this article, it’s likely that you’ve also seen numerous buying guides, and perhaps a sales-pitch or two around the topic Read more…

It’s About Supply & Demand

Posted on July 19, 2021

It’s About Supply & Demand

…A Reality Check in the 2021 Global Supply Chain by Ed Truxal, Business Development Analyst (BN Products-USA™) | Email There is little “news” in announcing the fact that supply chains affecting the U.S. economy are highly disrupted in mid-2021, particularly in Wholesale/Retail Trade, Manufacturing, and an industry very important to BN Products USA™ – Construction.  Read more…

A “Conventional” Success

Posted on June 11, 2021

A “Conventional” Success

(…And a Look Ahead to 2022!) by Ed Truxal, Business Development Analyst (BN Products-USA™) | Email As the United States slowly migrate back to an active business culture during the COVID-19 pandemic, the success of the 2021 World of Concrete Show – our industry’s top international trade show – became a major milestone both for Read more…

World of Concrete Returns!

Posted on June 3, 2021

World of Concrete Returns!

Concrete Contractors and Masonry professionals know that only one international convention brings together contractors, suppliers, industry educators, and innovators together each year on a grand scale. The annual World of Concrete Show convenes each winter at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in most years drawing in excess of 50,000 visitors, making it easily the world’s Read more…

Choosing a Drywall Sander for Your Job

Posted on January 12, 2021

Choosing a Drywall Sander for Your Job

For many of us – who are not contractors, but homeowners – when we think of installed Drywall, we think of paint jobs, family debate over colors for each room, and are grateful for the fact that drywall generally lasts many years, can be repaired, and is cost-effective. However, before any paint can be selected, Read more…

Concrete Form Safety Tools

Posted on October 10, 2020

Concrete Form Safety Tools

Installation and removal of concrete forms can be a back-breaking and sometimes dangerous job. Whether you are driving stakes or pulling duplex nails and stakes on the job site, BN Products USA has introduced a tool set that makes the tasks far easier and safer for the contractor. Our tools provide the means to hold Read more…