Recent Blog Posts

Tips for Weatherization

Poor weatherproofing cannot only cause discomfort in your home, but also leads to high heat and energy costs that can easily be prevented. Weatherization is a very simple concept. During the summer it means keeping the heat out, and during the winter it means keeping the heat in.

Fastener Code Confusion

It's not uncommon to see claims of "Code Approved" printed on some fastener cartons and literature, as well as variations such as "Code Accepted," ICBO Approved," ICBO Certified," and "ICBO Approval Qualifications. " The problem is the words are misleading and may not meet local building codes.