Category: Design and Renovation

sanding sponge
11Feb
Drywall Sanding Sponges For Detailed Sanding
By: Max Tripodi

The brilliant idea to take a section of sandpaper and attach it to a firm, yet pliable sponge is probably one of the greatest contributions to the construction and contracting industries in world history. The term “sanding sponge,” in its modern use, is a bit of a misnomer. Most of today’s sanding sponges aren’t really […]

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knockdown texture sponge
4Feb
Knockdown Texture Sponges For Ceiling Repairs
By: Max Tripodi

When applying knockout texture to drywall, whether it’s a quick ceiling fix or a bigger project, the usual go-to method is with a drywall hopper gun. Did you know that a knockdown texture sponge is an awesome alternative? Sponges are great for DIY products, and are cheaper than drywall guns – plus you can control […]

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drywall screw guns
10Aug
Four of the Best Drywall Screw Guns for Your Aging-in-Place Remodel
By: Max Tripodi

Any tool that can effectively speed up a DIY project and remove tedious steps from a job is worth having on hand. There’s a good chance that at some point your aging-in-place renovation will require new wall or ceiling drywall, especially if you’re making updates to an older home. A drywall screw gun is a […]

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drywall stilts for DIYers
10Aug
Three of the Best Drywall Stilts for DIYers
By: Max Tripodi

When it comes to DIY renovations that involve hanging, repairing, or finishing drywall or installing a ceiling, chances are you’re probably going to need to elevate yourself to reach the highest areas of the room. Most DIYers tend to go with convention: a moveable ladder or step stool. While it is budget friendly to move […]

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hood filter
5Mar
5 of the Best Restaurant Hood Filters for Your Busy Commercial Kitchen
By: Max Tripodi

I don’t have to tell you how much time and energy goes into running an efficient kitchen and a profitable restaurant business. Running on slim margins leaves no room for downtime. And even small equipment breakdowns create big problems for your ability to serve customers and stay in the black. Quality restaurant hood filters are […]

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13Apr
How to Find the Best Walk-In Cooler Latch Kit for Your Restaurant
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

If you notice your walk-in cooler warming up a few degrees after a busy shift and taking several hours to cool back down, you could easily end up with a spoilage issue on your hands. Food spoilage is a serious cut to a restaurant’s bottom line, so you’ll want to immediately troubleshoot the cause of […]

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9Apr
6 Reliable Walk-in Cooler Thermometers and Thermostats
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

Food spoilage is a serious threat to the profitability of any restaurant. I’m sure you know all too well the razor-thin margins that many restaurants operate under. The average is 5 percent, and that’s without any food spoilage. Therefore, a restaurant that’s losing more than 5 percent of its food inventory costs to spoilage is […]

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14Feb
How to Find the Right Fixtures and Fittings for Your Farm-to-Table Restaurant Bathroom
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

I’ve seen the restaurant industry change dramatically over the years, and the truth is, it’s just getting started. Today’s restaurant-goers expect more than just a meal. They expect an incredible experience. And that experience doesn’t stop at an amazing meal. Every aspect of the restaurant – from the lighting when they walk in to the […]

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12Feb
What to Look for In Office and Other Commercial Flooring Products
By: Max Tripodi

If you operate a sprawling and well-established office complex or commercial space with hundreds of employees and guests, your flooring needs are going to be much different than a small start-up firm with just a few team members. However big or small your facility, there are some standard considerations to think through when choosing the […]

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10Feb
Outfitting Your Restaurant with The Best Exterior Door Hardware
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

What people want and expect when eating out at a restaurant today is very different than what people looked for in a dining experience just a decade ago. The customer mindset used to be focused solely on the type of meal and how much it cost. Today’s guests want more than just a meal; they […]

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