15Sep

Ramset's I-F - Fast, Superior Thermal Barrier Fastening

Installing thermal barriers on any surface can be a pain. You've got adhesive that takes ages to set up when you have better things to do. Metal fasteners get the job done more quickly, but create a source for thermal transfer, lowering energy efficiency. What can you do to get the job done quickly and correctly without a lot of fuss and bother? The innovative folks at Ramset have a great solution:

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10Aug

Ramset Fastener Systems: How the DynaDrill Helps Get it Done

Over the years, Ramset has developed a wide range of tough fastener systems and tools to get the job done right the first time.  One of the more impressive tools developed by Ramset over the years is the DynaDrill. A serious hammer drill that gives great performance with exceptional vibration control, this tough tool gets the job done quickly and effectively. Here are some more details on the Ramset DynaDrill: 

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7Jul

Tough Performance: A Solid Look at DeWalt Pneumatic Nailers

When your tools need to work as hard as you do, many contractors turn to DeWalt for serious performance and long-lasting durability. The company has made its name for tough job site performance and reliability. One of the hardest-used tools on framing operations are pneumatic nailers. But which one is best for your particular situation and crew needs? What features will best fit your needs at a new job site? Here's a quick look at some of the newer pneumatic nailers developed by some of the ingenious people at DeWalt and the great features that are on board at the very start:

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13May

Hilti: A Contractor's Review of High Quality Tools

If there's a company known for putting their money where their mouth is, it's Hilti. Though it's been known for years as a manufacturer of high quality contractor grade tools, this awesome company from the tiny country of Liechtenstein is always innovating and improving on what is already exceptional design. Here's a quick look at what Hilti has to offer:

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15Apr

DeWalt Tool Connect - Connect, Control, Alert

The folks at DeWalt are known for being amazingly innovative, and their Connect technology is just more excellence from this company. Pairing your batteries with a Bluetooth-enabled mobile device, it provides you with a wide range of options for battery management, security and control that you can't find anywhere else. In this post, we'll discuss the details of this technology and what it can do for your work site.

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1Mar

A Look Into Hilti's Firestop Products and Solutions

Fire is always a concern, causing drastic damage every year. In 2014 alone, the National Fire Protection Association estimated that there were 1,298,000 fires reported in the United States, responsible for 3,275 deaths, 15,775 injuries and approximately $11.6 billion in damage. Nearly half a million of those fires were structural, accounting for the large majority of deaths, injuries and damage. But how do you stop a fire in its tracks, either in a new construction or a retrofit? Hilti has been working on the answer with their Firestop products. Let's take a look at the available products and solutions.

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9Oct

Hammer Time: A Look at Different Hammer Types and Their Uses

When you're working on pounding something in, a hammer is a hammer, right? Not necessarily. There are a wide variety of specialty hammers for a range of purposes, some of which work for general use and some of which do not. Here's a quick rundown on the different types of hammers available today:

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15Sep

Contractor Smackdown: Impact Drivers

Let's get ready to rumble! And in this corner, we're going to take a good hard look at some tough impact drivers to see which ones get the job done whether you're on a work site, doing odd jobs around the home or wherever else your tools take you. All these drivers have a 1/4" drive, plenty of power to get through whatever life throws at you with relative ease, weigh under 8.5 pounds and retail at under under $475 for serious cordless power, giving you a great mix of torque, weight and price. 

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31Jul

Featherlite Industrial Ladders: A Survey of Products and Features

When you're in the market for a truly exceptional ladder that will provide years of durable service but still remain lightweight and easy to maneuver, there's no manufacturer in the industry like Featherlite Industrial Ladders. Started in Canada in 1949, the manufacturer has recently reinvented itself in a position as the manufacturers of leanest and most flexible ladders worldwide, all while developing a Best-in-Class customer support team. Because of these changes in global sourcing and similar areas, we thought we'd take you through a look at the different products and features available from Featherlite.

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29Jul

Contractor Smackdown: Circular Saw Comparison

Let's get ready to rumble! And in the ring, we're looking at some tough contractor tools to see which ones are the best on the jobsite, around the house or wherever else your tools take you. All these saws have plenty of power to get through whatever life throws at you with relative ease, weigh under 11 pounds and retail at under $200 for corded, under $375 for cordless, giving you a great mix of power, weight and price.

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