Fasteners

Products used to hold together the parts of building components; i.e.: screws, nails, clips and clamps.

Big Crowds Attend the 2015 IRE In The Big Easy

Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE]. Taking place from February 24-26, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the annual tradeshow and...

Houzz Joins the 2015 International Roofing Expo

Houzz, a leading online platform for home remodeling and design, will debut as an exhibitor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Houzz will be exhibiting in booth #2513 on the show floor in the Business & Technology...

February 2015 Rural Builder

Top 10 Products for rural builders

In every issue of both Rural Builder and Frame Building News we have a section called “Product Profile”. There, we showcase products for rural builders. Information and photos are sent to us by suppliers and manufacturers for free exposure in this special section of the magazines. When our readers take the...

Triangle Fastener launches product video for VRT Technology

TFC is pleased to announce the launch of their new product video for VRT® Technology, their patented screw thread designed to increase back-out resistance of screws used in thin metal connections. Screws with VRT® Technology produce over 3-1/2 times more back-out resistance than some ordinary screw threads, reducing the chance for...

Sno Gem Inc. introduces PV Cube standing seam attachment system

– Innovative WaveLock™ technology offers strength unparalleled in the industry – McHENRY, Ill. (July 8, 2014) – Sno Gem® Inc. recently introduced the PV Cube™ standing seam attachment system, a clamp-to-seam solar panel racking and mounting system that provides unparalleled strength, thanks to patent-pending WaveLock™ technology with three points of attachment....

Lumber Co. Now Stocks Several Colors of Snobar Product

Jason Nagaki with SNOBAR and The D.C. Curry Lumber Company are pleased to announce that The D.C. Curry Lumber Company is now stocking several different colors of the “Original” SNOBAR product at their location in Wooster, Ohio. Curry is excited in this new endeavor offering pre-finished SNOBAR to his customer base...

Money Talk: Newer new rules for repair costs

IRS issues final regulations for builder expenses –  – By Mark Battersby – Since the inception of the Internal Revenue Code, the IRS and rural building businesses have been at odds over whether expenditures are deductible repairs or a capital expenditure. Now, after seven years of drafts and proposed rules, the...

The history and evolution of building fasteners

– By Tom Hulsey, Sealtite – Fasteners and fastening systems have evolved steadily over time.  History has led us from the use of nails as the fastener of choice to today’s self-drilling screws as the most versatile means of securing one piece of material to another in the steel building and...