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Demand for Tarps and other Disaster Recovery Materials Reported at Unprecedented Levels

St. Joseph, MI., USA, 2021-Sep-09 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — In the aftermath of recent severe storms impacting Southern and Northeastern coastal cities with high winds, tornadoes, flooding, tidal surges and serious levels of storm damages to homes and businesses, industrial fabric producer Tarps Now® notes unprecedented demand for disaster recovery supplies of all types coming from these areas.

Products found in especially high demand includes materials to used mitigate damages from high winds and flooding. Heavy duty tarps used for temporary repair of roofing, broken windows and doors, followed by high demand for debris lifting tarps used to move and lift debris, and water draining diverter tarps, used to capture reroute flood waters. Tarps Now® also notes that these same disaster recovery materials are used in combination with protective mesh tarp coverings that come in a wide range of different screen factors, weights, fabric grades and colors that are specifically engineered to deliver varying levels of UV protection and wind resistance that help protect pets and livestock.

To meet the unique and ever increasing need for disaster recovery materials, Tarps Now® has increased its abilities to efficiently meet the surge in demand of protective industrial fabrics and plastic coverings critical to recovery, as well as providing for custom fabrications of tarps and coverings to help meet the specific needs of customers focused on protecting buildings and machinery of all types.

Tarps Now® Disaster Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/roofing-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/privacy-fence-screen-mesh-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roofing-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/fire-resistant-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-tarps-made.html

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New Hurricane Season Prompts Dramatic Increase in Demand for Disaster Recovery Materials

St. Joseph, MI, USA, 2021-Jun-03 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — With the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially beginning on June 1st, U.S. based industrial tarps and covering producer Tarps Now® has announced record purchase of a wide range of disaster recovery products often found in high demand in the aftermath a major hurricanes and tropical storms.

The notable increase in consumer demand for disaster recovery products often mentioned by consumers was a memorable 2020 hurricane season, which brought 30 different named tropical storm systems, among the most storms ever recorded. Spurring awareness were two tropical storms already emerging well before the 2021 storm season, with many anticipating a similar type of year. Also frequently mentioned was the effects of Global Warming impacting businesses and consumers living and working on the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf of Mexico, as well as multiple protectorate island nations such as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

With many citing their memories of the events of flooding, tidal surges and serious levels of storm damages upon homes, businesses and public service concerns, many are focused on stockpiling Hurricane Mesh Tarps and industrial grade roofing tarps to protect valuable possessions, as well as critical inventories and supplies needed to ensure a more rapid recovery. Others cite the need for Debris Lifting Tarps and water draining diverter tarps to better facilitate clean ups and reduction of flood damages, as well as rugged clear vinyl and screen mesh materials used to cover windows, capture fresh rain waters, and provide shade for the care and protection of pets and livestock in the aftermath of a major hurricane or storm. A list of such materials follows.

Tarps Now® Disaster Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/roofing-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/privacy-fence-screen-mesh-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roofing-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/fire-resistant-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-tarps-made.html

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Tarps Now® Announces Expansion of Industrial Fabric Offerings Supporting Key Customers

St. Joseph, Michigan, 2021-Apr-17 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce increased commitment to expanding the number of lines of industrial fabrics engineered to meet the needs of contractors, heavy industry, oil & gas pipelines, gas and electric utility companies, product manufacturers, fabrication specialists and warehousing operations.

The Company also notes specialty services delivered to Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors throughout the North American construction marketplace. These EPC contractors are actively engaged in completing turn-key projects requiring accurate cost quotes, rapid order processing and product deliveries used to develop and construct a wide range of clean energy projects, multi-family community projects and healthcare facility projects now in progress.

In addition to the foregoing, the Company notes ongoing growth in retail customer demand focused largely on home repairs and renovations, largely owing to the high quality of product merchandising offered by the Company. Customers are offered a wide range of stock sized product offerings to meet a wide range of applications and needs. In addition, the Company offers its customers options for custom made tarp coverings that are made to customer specifications. Details on these offerings are as follows:

Tarps Now® Stock Sized Industrial Fabrics

https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/concrete-curing-blankets.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/containment-sandblasting-mesh-barrier-fr.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/geotextile-mesh-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/painters-drop-cloths.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-fence-screen.html

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Tarps Now® Industrial Divider Curtains in High Demand with Onset of Cold Weather

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2021-Feb-10 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce significant increases in customer demand within its Industrial Divider Curtain division. These increases have been driven by increased demand for energy saving, improved safety and employee comfort. Managers are increasingly focused on creating an efficient, manageable workspace where physical barriers created increased efficiencies in energy consumption, temperature control, sound dampening, improved employee morale and enhanced workplace safety.

To meet growing demand, Tarps Now® has pleased to announce an enhanced array of purchasing options that businesses can deploy to partition facilities to control temperatures, reduce flows of particulate matter of all types, including viral transmission and improve workplace safety with Insulated Industrial Divider Partitions.

Noting that permanent walls provide fixed placement solution, these are considerably less flexible, and require much more time, materials and capital to deploy. In contrast to this more costly and time-consuming process, Tarps Now® outdoor curtains are easy to install, as well as far more affordable. They offer an ideal level of privacy and physical separation, with the added advantage of dynamic flexibility. Tarps Now® Industrial Divider Curtains are typically installed using steel roller tracks, allowing for partitions to be removed and replaced quickly and easily.

Additionally, Tarps Now® offers industrial grade curtain tracks are available in a variety of configurations to meet specific business objectives, goals and needs. Divider Curtain placement solutions include straight single-partition tracks, two-, three-, and four-sided setups, which have the capability to efficiently segregate multiple workstations within one large open area. Tarps Now® industrial curtains can be taken down and re-hung as needed, making this solution one of the most versatile workplace applications available.

Heavy-Duty and Durable

Noting the flexible nature of the materials used to engineer industrial curtains, they are designed for long lasting durability, and are tough enough to withstand the rigors of the most common environmental hazards associated with warehousing, receiving, and factory-style workplace uses.

Examples include:

Aircraft hangers and facilities
Automotive manufacturing, repair, or painting
Climate-controlled storage facilities
Factories and manufacturing plants
Hazardous material control
Sandblasting and spray painting work
Warehouses and stock facilities
Woodworking and other craftsman activities

Tarps Now® Industrial Curtains make it possible to contain airborne contaminants which occur regularly in these types of environments, creating defined areas which improve working conditions throughout a facility.

Other Notable Benefits

While many applications are traditionally found in industrial environments, these types of curtains are a viable solution for a wide range of needs. Schools, restaurants, and retail establishments are also examples of non-industrial entities which can derive several key benefits of industrial curtains:

Confining dust, mist, smoke or sparks
Limiting temperature loss or gain
Containing humidity
Reducing transfer of light, noise, and odors

When factoring in the relative ease of use and installation, it’s plain to see that industrial curtains are a powerful solution for managing any large space. You can get help with designing and installing Industrial Divider Curtains by contacting Tarps Now at 888-800-1383.

Tarps Now® Industrial Curtain Solutions:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-divider-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/warehouse-divider-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/divider-curtain-curtain-walls.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/temperature-control-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/welding-blankets-curtains-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/noise-control-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/divider-curtain-tracks-hardware.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/body-shop-curtains.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/fire-resistant-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html

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Tarps Now® Announces Expansion of Mesh Screen Tarps Offerings

St. Joseph, Michigan, 2021-Jan-12 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce the roll out of new lines of Mesh Tarps frequently used as protective coverings around homes, animal habitats and other outdoor structures. Tarps Now® routinely custom manufactures protective mesh tarp coverings in a variety of mesh screen exposure ratings, weights, fabric grades and colors, that are all engineered to provide outstanding levels of protection from intense sunlight, as well as other forces of nature.

Mesh Screen Tarps are in large demand specific to applications as windscreens that offer varying levels of wind resistance, depending on the selected material and design. Applications for these new lines of Mesh Screen Tarps extend to uses in and around homes, such as patios, decks, thresholds, gazebos, pools, picnic areas, barns, animal kennels and other outdoor recreational areas.

In addition, many businesses are adopting the use of Mesh Shade Tarps to protect employees who work in areas where prolonged exposure to the elements exists such as in agricultural processing areas, animal feedlot areas, warehousing dock areas, shipping and receiving areas, and many other applications where reduction of ultraviolet radiation associated with direct exposure to intense levels of direct sunlight.

Details on the Product Expansion are as follows:

Tarps Now® Shade Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps-polypro-mesh-95.html 95% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/86-knitted-shade-mesh-tarps.html  86% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-70.html 70% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-60.html 60% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-50.html 50% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/polypro-mesh-shade-tarps-50.html 40% Exposure
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html

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Tarps Now® Announces Expansion of Industrial Grade Tarps & Coverings Division

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-Dec-21 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® announced a substantial increase in the overall quantity of lines of Industrial Grade Heavy Duty Tarps and Covers engineered to meet the needs of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors throughout the North America.

EPC contractor are actively engaged in completing turn-key projects requiring accurate cost quotes, rapid order processing and order deliveries to meet just in time project milestone schedules. To meet these demands, Tarps Now® has developed an online rapid order system that allows EPC contractor the means to set their desired specifications using an online virtual builder application that allows for custom selection of materials, colors, dimensions, fabric grades and other refinements when requiring exacting specifications.

For general purpose industrial use Tarps Now® offers a complete selection of industrial quality heavy duty tarps and coverings that are applied to a wide range of projects. EPC contractors engaged in the engineering, development and construction electric and gas utility power projects, oil and gas drilling and pipelines, industrial warehousing centers, municipal community projects, and other infrastructure related construction projects are significant end users of custom manufactured tarps and coverings, as well as a wide range of stock sized products, as follows below.

Tarps Now® Construction Industry Tarp Covering Products Include:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/concrete-curing-blankets.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/containment-sandblasting-mesh-barrier-fr.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-lifting-tarp-snow-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/geotextile-mesh-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/painters-drop-cloths.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-fence-screen.html

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Tarps Now® Increases Commitment to Industrial Grade Heavy Duty Tarps

St. Joseph, Michigan, 2020-Oct-27 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — Tarps Now® is pleased to announce expansion to its industrial grade lineup of Heavy Duty Tarps and Covers expanding the number of lines of heavy tarps and coverings engineered to meet the needs of Contractors, Trucking, Aerospace, Agriculture, Manufacturing and Warehousing industries.

Noting increased demand in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors throughout the North American construction marketplace, Tarps Now® is preparing for sharp increases in demand anticipated in connection with forthcoming stimulus legislation, as well as infrastructure spending.

Special focus is being applied to meeting the needs of EPC contractors who are actively engaged in completing turn-key projects, Tarps Now® has engineered its business model to rapidly process custom order flows. EPC contractors require accurate cost quotes, rapid order processing and deliveries of heavy duty tarp and covering products used to develop and construct a wide range of facilities serving heavy industry, renewable energy projects, highway construction projects, electric utility transmission projects, oil and gas pipelines, and many other types of industrial and residential community construction projects.

Tarps Now® Construction Industry Tarp Covering Products Include:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/concrete-curing-blankets.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/containment-sandblasting-mesh-barrier-fr.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-lifting-tarp-snow-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/geotextile-mesh-screens.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/airbag-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/painters-drop-cloths.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/waterproof-canvas-tarps-breathable-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-vinyl-mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/hypalon-tarps-csm-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/neoprene-coated-nylon-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/industrial-covers.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-fence-screen.html

 

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2020 Hurricane Season Squeezing Supplies of Tarps and Industrial Grade Coverings

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-Sep-21 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — With an average hurricane season typically producing twelve storms over the six month Atlantic storm season, over twenty named storm systems have been recorded by the National Hurricane Center over the last three months. In addition, five active Atlantic tropical storm systems tied the record for simultaneous tropical storms in the Atlantic basin by mid-September, while tropical storm Beta advances through the Gulf toward the Texas and Louisiana coastlines.

These unprecedented weather conditions have lead to significant demand in tarps and coverings utilized to create temporary shelters, repair roofing, cover windows, divert flood waters, lift storm debris, protect exposed equipment, inventories and vehicles has U.S. based Tarps Now® operating at full capacity to meet demand by government agencies, non-profit organizations, businesses and consumers.

In many cases, stock and custom sized tarps, covers and industrial fabrics are being ordered for emergency stockpiling to meet sudden storm related disaster recovery needs. In these cases, Tarps Now® is meeting demand with stock sized roofing tarps, as well as Debris Lifting Tarps and Hurricane Mesh Tarps engineered to meet emergency situations. In addition, custom tarp manufacturing is offered to provide a full range of options to meet specialized disaster recovery applications. Stock and custom options are detailed as follows:

Tarps Now® Disaster Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/custom-tarps-made.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roofing-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/fire-resistant-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/debris-scaffold-debris-netting.html

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Masonry Cosmetics announces the release of over 300 case studies and the launch of GoldStandardStaining.com

South Bend, Indiana, USA, 2020-Aug-26 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — In the winter of 2013, Masonry Cosmetics began a mission. Don Foster, Vice President of Masonry Cosmetics, started a project to help customers classify masonry staining companies based on the long-term performance of their products. Knowing architectural firms and engineers would appreciate this information that would help them find staining companies to solicit bids from, he began the process of distinguishing between companies that could or could not identify long-lasting jobs, ones that “stood the test of time.”

Masonry Cosmetics began the search. They identified three other major stain companies in the same territory, the Midwest United States; Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, and Pennsylvania specifically. These companies had been put in the same specifications as Masonry Cosmetics by architects. Reaching out to each company, all of whom claimed to have long-lasting products and a lengthy history, they asked if they could provide any of the following: two jobs twenty years or older, five jobs fifteen years or older, and five jobs ten years or older. None would identify a single long-lasting job. One firm cited concerns about methodology, another claimed to fear antitrust litigation, and the third simply did not respond.

However, Foster would not give up so easily.

Developing a list of jobs from these firms garnered from their websites, from magazine articles, and from their YouTube videos, Foster reasoned the jobs a company chose to showcase on their own volition and use in advertisements and publications would constitute a fine resumé of its best work. Assembling a team together, Foster sent them out to have a second look at these sites. Masonry Cosmetics could not find a single job that lasted the test of time that was applied to brick, for even ten years. Foster found that even jobs that were four to six years old often showed signs of deterioration. While these firms might have a lengthy history, they are unable to substantiate their claims of their stains lasting many years with any evidence that either they have provided, or that Masonry Cosmetics is able to uncover.

This project would be the inspiration for what was to come in 2019.

In 2019, Don Foster began to assemble examples of Masonry Cosmetics’ work into case studies. Endless nights were spent going through photographs of projects taken all the way back in the early 1990s, assembling information, pictures of projects before, during and after completion, and getting in contact with the location’s owners. Then, he and his team traveled. They traveled across the United States with one mission: to prove that Masonry Cosmetics doesn’t belong in the same category as it’s competitors, taking thousands upon thousands of photos of buildings they completed jobs on decades before.

They found, as they predicted, the stain that had been applied had not only not faded, cracked, chipped or otherwise been compromised or hurt the wall it had been applied to- it looked identical to when it had been stained, case after case, the results were the same. Masonry Cosmetics stain can stand the test of time in ways others stains simply couldn’t even compare to. The proof was in the pictures… and now you can see the pictures for yourself.

Masonry Cosmetics is proud to announce the release of its website, GoldStandardStaining.com, where you can go and view the evidence for yourself. There, you’ll find over three-hundred completed case studies with more to come of jobs sorted by age and put into rankings: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. These jobs can go as far back as the 1980s, some staining jobs done by Masonry Cosmetics co-founder Rick Conner using the Proprietary Proven Masonry Stain, before Masonry Cosmetics itself was created. The entire history of Masonry Cosmetics has been laid out, and it’s there for all to appreciate and enjoy.

You can find the over three-hundred case studies at https://www.goldstandardstaining.com/.

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Hurricane Hannah Increases Demand for Tarps used for Disaster Recovery in Texas

St. Joseph, Michigan, USA, 2020-Jul-28 — /EPR CONSTRUCTION NEWS/ — With Hurricane Hannah now strengthening to Category 1 levels in the Gulf of Mexico, the potential for high winds, heavy rains and storm surge expected in Southern Texas, consumer and business are preparing for what’s expected to be an above average hurricane season requiring preparation with a hurricane mesh tarps, heavy duty tarps, drain diverter tarps, debris lifting tarps and traditional blue tarps to recover damaged roofs, doors and windows.

Tarps are often used to immediately cover damaged roofing areas, broken windows and doors, as well as used to move debris, provide for water capture, sunscreen and shade, debris lifting, protective coverings and many other uses that protect homes, businesses, livestock and pets following hurricanes and tropical storms. Noting the dramatic changes in weather closely linked to climate change, Tarps Now® has focused on providing protective tarps and coverings critical to hurricanes and tropical storms common to the Caribbean and the Eastern Seaboard.

To meet the unique needs of consumers and business in the wake of heavy storm damages, Tarps Now® also custom fabricates tarps prefabricated for mitigating damage to homes and other outdoor structures. The company also encourages the use of protective mesh tarp coverings that come in a wide range of different screen factors, weights, fabric grades and colors that are specifically engineered to deliver varying levels of UV protection and wind resistance, depending on the selected material and design, to better support evaporation.

Tarps Now® Recommended Hurricane and Storm Recovery Products:

https://www.tarpsnow.com/hurricane-mesh-barrier-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/heavy-duty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/drain-tarps-leak-diverters.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/canvas-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/roof-debris-lifting-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/construction-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/mesh-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/salvage-covers-and-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/poly-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/shade-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/vinyl-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/specialty-tarps.html
https://www.tarpsnow.com/tarp-products.html

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Fix8 Total Construction Supply

When it comes to looking for a one stop shop for meeting all of your construction supply needs, then Fix 8 look to have things covered. They have recognised that whilst many people want to shop around for value for money, that the same busy people do not also want to waste time, which would be better spent working, rather than driving around four or five different shops in order to save the very last penny. Given the cost of fuel on top of this then finding one supplier such as Fix 8 that can fulfil all of your construction needs can be a great time and money saver.

Firstly they carry a huge range of fasteners and fixings online from simple screws through to frame fixings and even heavyweight concrete anchors, all of which can be ordered for next day delivery if ordered before 4pm. They also have a dedicated section on their website detailing technical dimensions and specifications of all of the fasteners and fixings that they sell, taking the guesswork out of choosing the right product for the job. This is backed up by company staff that have an outstanding knowledge of fasteners and fixings, and they can provide realistic, practical advice on which products you need to use, and they are all just a phone call away.

Secondly they carry a wide range of professional grade power tools and accessories, also with guaranteed next day delivery. This is because Fix 8 know that when your old drill packs up, or your existing cordless drill battery dies, that you need to be back up and running as soon as possible. It is also the reason why every range of power tools sold by them has been chosen not just to offer you the best price, but also a power tool that is going to last you a long time. Whilst other suppliers maybe happy to sell you a brand new angle grinder every year, Fix 8 would far rather they sell you the right one just the once, rather than the wrong one several times over.

Fix 8 are dedicated to providing you with the best customer service possible, and to their mind good customer service is supplying you with a power tool that lasts for years, not months; along with supplying a vast range of industry products at trade prices.

They also carry an extensive range of general construction products such as fillers, sealants, adhesive and paints as an example. In addition to this they also have an extensive range of hand tools such as general building tools, through to more specialist plumbing tools.

One look at their website and you will see that if you are in the construction industry then there are very few jobs that you will undertake whereby Fix 8 cannot supply everything you need from start to finish, from the power drill you need to make a hole, to the frame fixing you then put in the hole, through to the paint you end up using to paint the frame with. Lastly when it comes to keeping you safe whilst doing every stage of the task in hand then Fix 8 also have an extensive range of safety and personal protection products from protective eye wear, to safety gloves and boots to offer you total protection.

Fix8 Ltd offer a large variety of fixings and fasteners at trade prices, including Machine Screws, Bosch Jigsaw Blades, Self Tapping Screws, Frame Fixings and much more!

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Vertical Sash Windows Now Available From Malbern Windows

Leading UK double glazing specialists Malbern Windows can now provide its customers with a range of state-of-the-art vertical sliding windows. The windows, which have been carefully designed and produced by Synseal, use modern technology to deliver high-quality security and insulation while also being an eye-catching addition to any home.

The new vertical sliding windows can be installed in homes throughout the North West and combine modern technologies with traditional styling. With a new-take on the Victorian sash windows, these vertical sliding windows are ideal for both period properties and new builds.

The windows boast excellent high energy efficiency and have even been recommended by the Energy Saving Trust, which fits in nicely with Malbern Windows’ energy efficiency policies. There are nine colourways for customers to choose from, all of which are available from Malbern Windows. Choose from woodgrain white, cream woodgrain, Irish oak, golden oak, cherrywood, golden oak on white and cherrywood on white.

As with all products sold by Malbern Windows, the new windows have high security features that will help in protecting your home from burglars and intruders, thanks to robust locking mechanisms on every window. Not only this, but the windows are also incredibly easy to maintain, meaning customers won’t have to worry about repainting or varnishing.

The vertical sash windows use uPVC materials over timber frames, which allow them to withstand weathering. The windows also have multi-tilt features that help with cleaning and maintaining throughout the year.

“We at Malbern Windows are thrilled to be able to provide our customers with these excellently produced windows,” said Wayne Clarke, Managing Director Retail of Malbern Windows. “We work to incredibly high standards, only offering products that feature energy efficiency, security and aesthetic qualities, so you can trust that these new vertical sliding windows are up to scratch.”

To find out more about the windows and other products available through Malbern Windows, visit www.malbernwindows.co.uk now.

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Todd Doors Unveil New Product Collection For 2012

Todd Doors, who specialise in supplying high quality timber doors around the UK, have unveiled a brand new collection for 2012. The range, which compromises of a variety of door products including French doors, doors with sidelights and sliding doors, is set to make the pulses of every home owner and interior designer racing. Not only is the collection new but it also contains massive price reductions, ensuring that every home owner can get the door that it right for them.

Choosing a door might sound easy but it is actually incredible difficult. Ideally, the room should complement the door. Offering doors at such a high quality, this is no problem at Todd Doors. The only problem will be choosing the preferred one!

Todd Door’s brand new collection for 2012 is populated by a grand selection of oak doors. A popular wood for both interior and exterior doors, oak is proven to stand the test of time and is beautiful in colour. Choose the Biarritz Oak door (was £466.80, now £350.10), complete in satin lacquer or maybe opt for the Catalunya Oak door (was £310.80, now £233.10) as a stunning finale to a lounge that celebrates trend setting styles. For a touch of grandeur, try the Catalunya Walnut door (was £346.80, now £260.10) which is darker in colour, adding real depth to a room.

Glazed doors are a great way of allowing more light into a room and can connect a home’s rooms together. Todd Doors offer a range of glazed doors, from the single full-length pane which offers a maximum amount of light and shadow to permeate through, to multi pane doors. These doors are great for kitchens and bathrooms alike. Try the Spanish-inspired Zaragoza Walnut & Wenge door (was £550.80, now £413.10) for some Iberian charm or, for a lighter feel, the Faro Oak door (was £394.80, now £296.10).

All Todd Doors interior and exterior doors are produced from the very best timber, real wood veneer and man-made materials. For this reason, each door may vary in appearance and is completely unique. Every door is made by expert craftsmen and promises to be robust and incredibly sturdy. Many of the products from the new 2012 range can also arrive in glazed and fire door versions, offering customers a real peace of mind with every purchase.

To view the new 2012 product range in its entirety, please visit:

http://www.todd-doors.co.uk/spotlight/new-for-2012-29.aspx

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Insulate yourself against increasing energy costs with Force 8

Force 8 is following Scandanavia’s lead by launching high-tech VEKA triple glazing: and during March is offering it at the same price as double glazing.

There is now a solution to skyrocketing energy bills, as Stockport based window and composite stable doors manufacturer Force 8 is launching a range of triple glazed windows that will keep your heat levels up and your bills down. And as a special offer for March, it is offering these high-tech windows at the same price as its regular double-glazing.

Managing director Dennis Sumner explained: “Triple glazing has been around for decades in Scandinavia and Canada, but the rising costs of energy in the UK means now is the time for the extra pane. “With the cost of energy set to increase year on year, we believe that the market is more than ready for triple glazing.”

VEKA windows incorporate the latest glass technology, using plantitherm glass and argon-filled units to maximise insulation. The VEKA 70mm FS frame system can achieve U-values down to 0.6W/ m2-k – which in simple terms means a vast saving in heat loss per square metre of glass.

“Triple glazing is the most energy-efficient window available today, and offers 40 per cent more efficiency than standard ‘A’-rated double glazing. When you fit Force 8’s new range of triple glazing you are installing the very latest product that the glazing industry has to offer,” said Dennis.

Force 8’s triple-glazed windows are available in hundreds of different styles and in white or wood grain colours. “There are no compromises in terms of aesthetics or sight lines, weather performance or security, and the cost savings for our triple glazing can be up to 50 per cent less,” added Dennis.

“This is a great advantage to house builders, home owners and developers looking to meet energy-efficiency regulations and appreciate the benefits of triple glazing without the hefty price premium.”

Force 8 also offers a comprehensive range of composite doors using the VEKA frames that can be fabricated with side panels or into arched frames.

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Force 8 launches round pivot windows in REHAU profile

Force 8, the Stockport-based REHAU trade fabricator and composite doors specialist, has launched what it believes it the UK’s first round pivot window in the REHAU PVC-U profile system.

Dennis Sumner, Managing Director of Force 8, said that he expects demand to come from both the retail and commercial sectors where the REHAU brand is so strong.

He said: “Round pivot windows add an interesting design feature in domestic properties and are also used extensively as part of commercial design schemes. We believe that they have the potential to create valuable new sales opportunities for installers, particularly in REHAU profile which is so renowned for its quality and ease of installation.”

The new round pivot window is a perfect demonstration of Force 8’s bending expertise, with eight bends in total used to achieve the perfect circle.

The window is completely reversible through 180º which makes it easy to clean when necessary and it has security catches at the top and bottom to ensure the safety and security of users.

Force 8 is offering the REHAU round pivot in diameters from 750mm to 1200mm and in white as standard. It can also supply in Mahogany, Rosewood or Golden Oak wood-grain, or in any one of REHAU’s coloured foiled finishes.

21 of the new REHAU windows have already been manufactured and supplied by Force 8 to Windoworld for installation in a local school in Portsmouth. The company’s bending expertise and efficiency means that all 21 windows were supplied in just two weeks; and the success of the project means that the company is now offering the windows as a standard product with a lead time of just one week.

The round REHAU pivot windows join Force 8’s extensive portfolio of curved, arched, gothic and hexagonal frames, all available on short lead times and to bespoke designs.

Further details are available via the website at www.force8.co.uk.

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San Diego Interior Design Studio, Inside Story Gets Published on Design Shuffle Blog

The residential interior design studio of Inside Story adds to its list of completed projects the Goldklang Residence located in Fairbanks Ranch, an upscale gated community in the heart of Rancho Santa fe.

Re-pleat with custom furnishings, fittings and case pieces this home was painstakingly remodeled over a 9 month period in order to create the homeowner’s desire for a contemporary residence with a nod to an Asian aesthetic.

Take a look at the blog posting on Design Shuffle, www.designshuffle.com/blog/inside-story-presents-a-contemporary-zen-home-2/ Originally built as a spec house, the current homeowner purchased this residence from the original owner. While the footprint of the circa 1980 home was not altered, every surface and finish throughout was meticulously chosen with its bearing on the Zen Contemporary design concept. Rich Brazilian cherry hardwoods, espresso and coffee finishes, eucalyptus veneer and exotic stones enrich the interior of this home. Every surface that was touched had to speak to the smoothly updated Eastern inspired concept.

Homeowners, builders and those interested in the world of interior design should contact Sy John Iverson at Inside Story, (858)610-0624 or visit
www.insidestoryonline.com.

Inside Story is a San Diego based residential and commercial interior design studio with 25 years experience developing and implementing interior design projects including single family residences, restaurants, resorts, corporate headquarters and executive offices.

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Force 8 commits to innovation with launch of arched composite doors

UK composite door specialist Force 8 has signalled its intention to remain at the cutting edge of the UK’s window and door industry by continuing to release new, innovative products.

The Stockport-based company has just unveiled its new line of arched composite doors, designed to provide customers and suppliers with an even greater range of options when it comes to choosing doors for homes and business premises.

For more than 20 years Force 8 has been a major player in the replacement windows and doors sector, known across the UK for its seamless one-piece arched door frames. The company is also famous for its wide range of composite doors, capable of providing homeowners with an entrance that not only looks fantastic, is incredibly durable and has amazing insulating properties, but can keep a property safe thanks to its heavy-duty build.

Every member of the team at Force 8 has now drawn on their knowledge and experience to create the latest range of arched composite doors.

“This was a natural progression for the company, after we have pioneered the arched frame within the industry, along with the composite door, it was just something we had to do,” said Dennis Sumner, managing director at Force 8.

“The new door design now enables the use of an arched frame in some areas without compromise on the design, and will give a far cleaner look to the finished project.

I believe this is another first for the industry by Force 8 and demonstrates our commitment to innovation, even in the present economic climate.”

The new range of doors from Force 8 is now available online, along with the company’s established ranges of composite front doorsfire doors and windows.

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Rapid Restoration Launches New Website For Easier Navigation Of Restoration And Remediation Services Information

Rapid Restoration announces the launch of their new website, rapidrestorationmn.com, and the new features that it offers its customers. The website is easier to navigate and allows the user to choose the area of interest from the menu at the top. Some of the new areas include:

  • FAQs : Provides information on the most commonly asked questions, and gives tips about what to do in the event of a specific emergency like water flooding your basement, or after a fire.
  • Testimonials : Offers case studies on what other people have experienced
  • Certifications : Lists the certifications that Rapid Restoration has
  • Services offered for water damage restoration, mold remediation, smoke and fire damage repair, storm damage, and biohazard cleanup, which includes crime scene and meth lab decontamination.

Rapid Restoration also includes their 24-hr emergency line, so victims of disasters and emergencies can reach them at any time of the day or night for immediate service.

About Rapid Restoration
Rapid Restoration offers complete emergency services and restoration of both building and contents for water damage, fire, biohazard, and storm disasters to residents and businesses around the Twin Cities metro area. Their commitment is to provide property owners with dependable services using the latest in technology and equipment to help them get through any disaster, 24-hours a day.

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Force 8 Demonstrate Roof Construction Quality With Full-Scale Model

Ever wondered if your conservatory roof has been constructed correctly or if it’s been built to last? Specialist roofing company Force 8 has constructed a full scale roof model in its Altrincham showroom so you can examine up close the sections and intricacies involved – and check for yourself if your roof is fit to weather the weather.

Plus, if you do find you need help or advice, the team at Force 8 can provide the perfect solution to suit your individual needs and budget. As the roof is the part of the conservatory most exposed to the elements, it is most likely to deteriorate first. So having a new conservatory roof fitted or just replacing old conservatory panels can make a dramatic difference to your home, safety and comfort.

Touch of glass
Glass conservatories are most people’s preference as they provide clearer views than using alternative materials, and self-cleaning glass is ideal for those hard to reach places that need cleaning regularly. For new glass conservatory roofs Force 8 uses energy efficient glass from leading manufacturers Pilkington. And Pilkington Active Blue provides improved solar control and is more energy efficient.

Alternative options
At Force 8, however, new conservatory roofs are available in both glass and polycarbonate. And new polycarbonate roofs with multi-chambered polycarbonate can give u-value as low as 0.5 w/(m²-k) and are available in a range of colours and depths.

Whether you want to replace conservatory panels, just the components, or maybe you’d like a bespoke roof designed to fit your conservatory precisely, Force 8 can accommodate all your requirements. Plus, all its bespoke conservatory roofs are produced by leading conservatory roof manufacturers Ultraframe, so quality is assured.

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Aggreko Builds Reputation For Construction Solutions

Aggreko, the global leader in temporary power and temperature control solutions, provided a temporary heating and dehumidification package to main contractors FCC Elliott Construction to assist in the construction programme of the new 312 bed South West Acute Hospital at Enniskillen in Northern Ireland.

Aggreko initially supplied six 125 kW IDF heaters and 12 1600 KT dehumidifier packages to dry and heat the clinical and ward blocks of the new hospital – to 6C – to enable painting of the interiors. Moisture and temperature control equipment was also supplied in basement corridors to protect electrical equipment and busbars from moisture.

The temporary dehumidifiers were deployed on site in sequence to remove excess moisture from each block of the hospital. Flexible ducting took hot air from the temporary heaters to each floor, and polyducting was suspended from corridor ceilings to distribute air throughout each floor area.

Howard Sharp, Construction Director at FCC Elliott Construction, said: “Aggreko provided an effective temporary moisture and temperature control solution which is assisting us to continue to deliver this high quality healthcare facility on time and on budget. Their technical expertise and professional, high standard of service throughout the project has been invaluable on such a large, high profile scheme.”

Martin Byrne, sales manager at Aggreko, said: “It is vital that construction programmes run according to schedule, particularly on major developments, as delays can have a huge impact on project costs. Our temporary dehumidification and temperature control equipment, which is available for hire ensures the correct conditions for electrical installations and internal finishes such as paint and floor coverings, assisting contractors to deliver projects to meet their clients’ requirements.”

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