With the way this season has been going, any day now the rain and snow days will be behind us and we’ll be into summer in no time. Is your yard ready for the BBQs, entertaining, and lounging to come? If not, fear not!
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Our in-store experts can help to figure out what decking material will work best for both your lifestyle and your budget.
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We think our customers are awesome and need a little extra recognition. As a small token of our appreciation for your continued support, our stores will be hosting a Customer Appreciation Night in 2018. Rocklin’s event took place on March 08 and we had a blast! Feel free to share some of your favorite memories in the comments section. We’ll see you at the next event!
Feel free to share some of your favorite memories in the comments section. We’ll see you at the next event in Redding on March 22.
Our friends over at DAP put together this video to show you how you can paint a room like a pro at any skill level. Check it out and stop in one of our stores today where one our experts can help you find the right product for your project! We’ll see you soon!
We think our customers are awesome and need a little extra recognition. As a small token of our appreciation for your continued support, our stores will be hosting a Customer Appreciation Night in 2018. Vacaville’s event took place on February 22, and we had a blast!
Feel free to share some of your favorite memories in the comments section. We’ll see you at the next event at Meek’s Rocklin on March 08.
Channellock has launched a new marketing video showcasing their products in action. The Rube Goldberg design, in our opinion, is epic and definitely worth 90 seconds of your time.
We’re proud to carry Channellock’s tools throughout our stores. Take a look at the video and let us know how you use your Channellocks!
Between the pre-plan stage and the final product, there are a lot of steps. Technology is helping to bridge the gap between design and construction to make the end result more efficient, cheaper, and better all around.
According to experts, using some semblance of digital tools on the job boosts productively 50-60% on average. Technology is allowing the contractor to have input earlier on in the process which cuts down on the time during the build.
Another tool that cuts down on waste is laser scanners. These can not only garner exact measurements, but also help to create 3D models of the projects for review. Combining these models with drone footage, the engineers, builders, and owners can all see a clear picture for the project as a whole.
We’re excited to see new innovations helping to make the job safer and better for all parties. What tech-based projects are you excited to see? Let us know in the comments below.
BUYING IMPERIAL BLADES IS MORE THAN SUPPORTING A COMPANY. YOU SUPPORT AMERICAN MANUFACTURING, WHICH IN TURN YOU SUPPORT AMERICAN JOBS.
Imperial Blades products are made from high quality materials for professional grade performance and the longest service life. The universal ONE FIT design attaches easily to a number of popular multi-tools. With a wide variety of blade and cutting options, you get more for less.
From the back of a wood flooring shop, Chris Palmer and David Zielke diligently piloted Imperial Blades through growth promoting cost savings and blade longevity. At a time when competitors were selling oscillating accessories for four to five times the cost at which they are now, they were able to build a creditable market that saw honesty and true purpose for the oscillating tools being built at that moment.
See a glimpse into how Imperial Blades, the only American Manufacturer of Oscillating Blades, creates our high-performance, professional blades!
Here at Meek’s, we are always looking for the best ways to serve you. That said, we’re always looking to add experienced people to our team. Do you know someone who would be perfect for the job? Maybe a retired contractor looking to share their knowledge and have some extra spending money?
If you think you might know someone, let one of our sales people know today. Should they join the team, you’ll be rewarded for the referral!
Last year, houses were selling fast. Combining the mass of millennials buying homes with the supply shortage made for an interesting season.
According to the National Association of Realtors, on average, homes spent an average of three weeks on the market. This is lower than ever before.
Their studies also found that first-time home buyers were fighting some strong currents. In most cases, sellers would receive multiple offers, investors would pay cash, and/or prices kept climbing. This kept a good portion of potential buyers out of homes.
As the younger would-be buyers pay off their student loan debt more and more each year, the influx of buyers will continue to increase at staggering rates. In the current climate, buyers will be looking for houses, leaving plenty of opportunity for new builds to meet the new demand.
This is where the contractors come in. The demand for houses is higher than it’s been for years, and experts don’t foresee a halt in sight.