Kodiak Launches “Built for Generations” Collection

Kodiak, a Canadian bootmaker, has launched its new Built for Generations lifestyle boots collection. The collection comes in both men’s and women’s styles and is being launched for Fall/Winter 2020. The Built for Generations Collection also celebrates Kodiak’s 110th anniversary as Canada’s Boot and is highlighted by two distinct styles for both genders: the women’s Cloverdale Plaid and Canora Plaid waterproof styles and men’s McKernan Chukk and Clayburn boot. “We celebrate Kodiak’s 110-year anniversary as Canada’s Boot with the introduction of our new Built for Generations collection. Built for Generations…

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A Fearless Approach to Construction

Contractor Dale Scheffler of D.J. Scheffler & Nye makes sure to take on the challenging construction projects others don’t By Kent Crowley The house teeters on the edge. So much earth has already slipped away that you can see the underside of the swimming pool as it dangles precariously on the edge of the newly formed cliff. Contractor Dale Scheffler stands yards away trying to figure out how he is going to save this house. Fortunately, this isn’t his first rodeo. Scheffler has made a living helping people and structures…

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Home Telecommuting: Stop Intrusive Noise!

Whether telecommuting or pursuing education online, increasing numbers of Americans are working from home – even before “stay home” orders were issued to slow the spread of COVID-19. So, it is more important than ever to keep out disruptive, external noise like screeching traffic, blaring vehicle horns, roaring leaf blowers, and barking dogs. This can foster a more productive work environment during the day and a more peaceful one at night when it is time to relax and sleep. As the nation increasingly works from home, we discuss how residential…

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Arizona contractors adjust to coronavirus pandemic

Despite the pandemic, contractors are keeping their doors open for business By Max Lancaster The COVID-19 pandemic has halted the national economy. Every industry has been hurt by the novel coronavirus and residential contractors are no exception as states implement social distancing measures to stop the spread. However, some contractors in Arizona are keeping the doors open with a pragmatic approach to finding clients and a small but consistent demand for their services. Home developer Wayne Funk, owner of Bellago Homes in Mesa, Ariz., said his company saw minimal losses…

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