Tuffy Security Products Center Console Insert Named to Equipment Today’s 2018 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products List

Equipment Today, the nationally recognized equipment magazine which serves commercial construction contractors, has selected Tuffy Security Products’ Model 334 Center Console Insert for Ford(r) F-150 XLT models as one of the favored new construction products of 2018. Editorial teams from Equipment Today and ForConstructionPros.com collected inquiries and site engagement from new products featured in Equipment Today over a 12 month period between May 2017 and April 2018. The top 50 winning products represent the leading edge of innovation, quality, efficiency and productivity in the construction equipment field today.  Tuffy Security’s…

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The Benefits of Using Steel in Residential Construction

Using steel in residential construction has more and better benefits with fewer negative consequences than anything else on the market By STEVEN WRIGHT It takes about 22 mature pine trees, weighing more than a ton each, to frame a 2,600 square foot house.  It can take 15 to 20 years to grow a mature pine tree that averages 80 feet tall and two feet in diameter. It takes about 12 tons of steel to build the same size house. More than half of the steel used is recycled from old…

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Hiring Unlicensed Contractors – Risky Business

Unlicensed contractors make it difficult on licensed contractors by pushing fair wages lower while real licensed contractors compete against guys who do not play by the rules or have the same overhead cost By Gregory Norman As the founder of a family-owned building, electrical, and plumbing contracting company and as someone who grew up amongst master tradesman that were fully licensed and skilled, I have my fair share of experience with unlicensed contractors—mostly from rebuilding their mistakes. Let’s start with some examples involving the opening of new locally-owned delis and…

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