DoorGuard Being Used In New Downtown Portland Project

We just reached a deal to provide our DoorGuard temporary door protection and RamBoard floor protection to Andersen Construction’s new Heartline residential project in downtown Portland, Oregon. This project is a mixed-use residential tower with 218 high end apartment units. Continue reading

Learn about Our Newest ZipWall Product, Zipwall FoamRail Span

We’re happy to be distributing ZipWall’s newest product, FoamRail Span. This new product is an updated take on their existing foam rails, and acts as a quick acting clamp to attach plastic sheeting to ceilings, creating dust barriers in the Continue reading

Demolition vs Deconstruction— Portland’s New Policy

Over the course of 2017, the city of Portland has initiated a law mandating that any home built prior to 1916 must be deconstructed rather than demolished. Deconstruction is the method by which homes are slowly taken apart, so that numerous Continue reading

Building With Mass Timber – A New Technology

A few years back we wrote a small piece about the potential rise of Cross Laminated Timer/Mass Timber construction. At that time, the very first commercial CLT building s were in the planning and early building stages. Now, numerous commercial Continue reading

Homebuilder Confidence Remains High

On the heels of numerous positive predictions for residential homebuilding’s 2017 outlook, a new midyear metric was released that shows homebuilding confidence remains high. Prior to January, forecasts for building materials and homebuilding were very optimistic and positive. Growth rates Continue reading

Read Our Latest Press Release – Door & Jamb Protection

Our latest press release details our involvement in an elementary school project in Las Vegas. Martin Harris Construction’s project, the Rex Bell Elementary school, features our DoorGuard and Ram Jamb door jamb protection. Visit the press releases tab on our Continue reading

Breathable Floor Protection Popular Here In Bend

We’re providing Surface Liner Vapor breathable floor protection to Walsh Construction’s new apartment project here in Bend, Oregon. The apartment complex, called The Range, lies in an upscale neighborhood, and as such Walsh Construction is very keen to protect the Continue reading

Springtime Means Sales Trips For Builders Site Protection

Spring is about here and that means we’re back on the road for outside sales work. Having just returned from a sales trip to Phoenix, Pat, our owner, is off to her usual stops in Portland and Seattle to meet Continue reading

The Living Building Challenge – The Forefront Of Green Building Is Here In Bend

A new home in Bend, Oregon – where we’re located – has officially been the first single family home in the country to meet the rigorous Living Building Challenge (LBC) standards. Going far beyond LEED Platinum, the LBC standards are Continue reading