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Useful information from Leading Building Suppliers

October 6, 2017 BUILDWIRE

VIDEO: “Quit wasting your time with lag bolts and pre-drilling!” says Damon Bennett

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Traditional lag bolts require pre-drilling. Quit wasting your time. GRK Fasteners work better.

September 29, 2017 BUILDWIRE

VIDEO: Damon Bennett on why he uses Tapcon fasteners

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Damon Bennett explains why he prefers Tapcon fasteners over competing brands for pro builders.

September 22, 2017 BUILDWIRE

VIDEO: Damon Bennett test drives Paslode Impulse cordless nailers

by Steve Payne

“It’s all about speed on the job site,” Damon says. And Paslode’s cordless framing and finishing nailers definitely deliver.

September 22, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Tub surround upgrades made easier

by Steve Payne

Schluter provides kit for waterproofing tub surrounds

August 18, 2017 BUILDWIRE

The Buildings Show 2017

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1

August 11, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Gerber perks up its reward program

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The Gerber Rewards program for plumbing professionals is free and easy to join

July 21, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Announcing the ITW deck contest for users of GRK fasteners

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If you send us some photos of your GRK-fastener-built deck, and we pick yours as the winner, you will win $5,000 worth of GRK fasteners

June 28, 2017 BUILDWIRE

First-of-its-kind painters’ marketplace launched

by Steve Payne

Clients can use the online portal to find pro painters and contractors who are trained to apply new, leading-edge Dulux Effect Finishes paint

June 6, 2017 BUILDWIRE

DeWalt expands Tool Connect™ into a 4-way inventory management system

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New ways to manage your DeWalt cordless tools plus other jobsite assets

May 26, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Financing: Your new secret weapon

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Three tips to help you counter common customer objections and close sales

April 7, 2017 BUILDWIRE

SoftPlan 2018 released

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The biggest addition to the technologically advance architectural design software is the real-time SoftList material estimator.

March 29, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Kiefer and Koci review Milwaukee’s new tape measures (SPONSORED VIDEO)

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These tapes “stand out” more than 13 feet, as advertised, and are engineered to withstand rough handling

February 17, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Are you getting paid for your proposals? These smart contractors are…

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Post a Comment whether you agree or disagree with this approach. And why?

January 4, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Calgary firm to provide revolutionary rubber roof at St. Andrews golf resort

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Euroshield “Heritage Slate” rubber roofing will replace the existing slate roof at the Old Course Hotel

December 23, 2016 BUILDWIRE

5 questions your customers are sure to ask your references


Hey contractors, if you’ve been around the block for a while, chances are you’ve accumulated quite a few references. These are customers who were satisfied with your work, people you can trust them to give a good review of your

December 16, 2016 BUILDWIRE

JELD-WEN’s 12-Day Home Winterization Checklist


Twas the first day of winter, and all through the house, there were maintenance issues that needed to be worked out. Thankfully JELD-WEN came up with this plan, so homeowners could take matters into their own hands. Day 1 –

November 30, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Why more and more contractors are building with JELD-WEN


With a wide range of ENERGY STAR certified products, and their recent energy awards and initiatives, JELD-WEN has positioned itself as the forward-thinking window and door manufacturer that contractors seek. JELD-WEN and ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR is a volunteer program

November 16, 2016 BUILDWIRE

Reasons to Renovate: Winter Windows Edition


Winter is coming. For some, this catch phrase may inspire excitement about a certain hit TV series. For homeowners, it means hunkering down and getting their houses prepared for cold winds, low temperatures and the necessity of an efficient heating