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Types of bolts: A buying guide

Finding the right type of bolts for your home improvement project can be challenging, especially when you have no prior experience in construction. Here’s a brief guide to different types of bolts that can help you decide. Structural bolts – designed to attach a structural component to a poured foundation or concrete slab. Carriage bolts…
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5 must-have fasteners for your DIY construction project

Whether you’re repairing, renovating, or building, you’ll need fasteners at some point in your DIY career to join materials. Since there are numerous fastener options in the market today, knowing the right fit for your DIY construction project can be challenging. To ease the process, here are 5 must-have fasteners for your project. Screws Nails…
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Dependable fastening systems in the new normal

When the pandemic hit, it altered the business landscape in ways that we didn’t see coming. Fast forward a few months, and in true American fashion, our industries are bouncing back. Commercial buildings continue to be built. Families across our state continue to request projects that demand dependable fastening systems. Customers across greater Colorado are…
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What you need for your DIY home improvement project

If you’re thinking of renovating your kitchen or building a home addition, you’ve probably outlined your budget and set your timeline. However, there’s more to DIY home improvements than planning and watching a few tutorials. Unfortunately, many homeowners underestimate the tools that go into construction projects, resulting in a lot of costly mistakes. Here are…
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The beauty of miniature screws

Screws are one of the most vital tools and fastening systems ever created. They are used in so many useful items around the world. Screws hold homes together, they keep appliances in place, they keep cars safe, and they are likely used in nearly every technological item in your home. Delicate and precise electronic devices…
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How to find the right replacement fastener

Sometimes finding the right replacement fastener for a home or business maintenance, remodel, or new construction project can prove difficult. Many homeowners lack knowledge and experience because they rarely perform do it yourself tasks. Some professionals scratch their heads because a fastener might have an odd shape or usage. Corrosion might have destroyed a specific…
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Simple ways to prevent the slackening of fasteners

Slackening is one of the top reasons why fasteners become loose. It is commonly caused by relaxation, especially when composites or polymers become more compact; creep or the tendency of materials to deform or move under stress or changes in temperature; and the settlement of irregular surfaces. Irrespective of the cause, here are 4 quick…
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3 factors to consider when choosing fasteners for your construction project

A successful construction project requires a well thought out plan to be successful. Unfortunately, many people overlook the importance of fasteners when planning their construction projects. Without the right fasteners, your building is more prone to performance issues and malfunctions. Here are three factors you need to consider when choosing fasteners for your construction project.…
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Safety precautions when using cutting tools

Cutting tools such as hole saws, carbide burs, and jobber bits are a great addition to your home equipment for DIY projects. However, these cutting tools can be hazardous when used improperly. Here are some safety precautions to adhere to when using cutting tools at home. Wear personal protective equipment when using cutting tools, e.g.…
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How to match your nuts, bolts, and washers

Home DIY improvement projects can be challenging, especially if you’re new to construction. However, with the right knowledge, techniques, and fasteners, you can complete your project successfully. When selecting fasteners, it’s vital to consider their strength compatibility. For instance, when using a metric class 10.9 bolt, you should use a corresponding class 10 nut since…
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Types of wall anchors

Using the right wall anchor holds structures safely together. The type of wall anchor you choose depends on load capabilities, base material, and environmental conditions. However, understanding the different types of wall anchors can help you find the right fasteners for your project. Some commonly used anchors include: Wedge anchors – they fasten fixtures to…
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How to prevent rusty tools

Many homeowners own several tools and fasteners at home for DIY home improvement projects. But, since you have to store them in your garage or shed, heat and humidity can take their toll, causing rust. Here are some ways you can prevent rusty tools and ensure their longevity. Apply a protective coating such as wax…
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