So when people see me wearing my Carhartt Cordura front work pants at the trade shows and home shows, something happens.
Drawn to the obvious utility and a certain coolness, grown men are compelled to ask the world’s most awkward question of another grown man they don’t know with hundreds of people around; where’d you get those pants?
Part Carhartt cotton duck material that many of us know, part Cordura ‘chap,’ the result is a whole that’s greater than the sum of its parts. And it’s clear from one look that they kick butt. CONTINUE READING
Being in the home improvement arena, we have a chance to work with many terrific contractors across the country and now, we want to showcase a few of the men and women building and transforming dream homes.
Paul Peterson has been in the home improvement industry for 25 years. While his company, Paul Peterson LLC, mainly focuses on roofing in Western Washington and Canada, they do offer other services ranging from flooring, decking, painting and more.
I recently chatted with Paul to find out why he got into home improvement and how CraftJack is growing his business. CONTINUE READING
When you buy a compressor, chances are, you’re gonna have it for awhile.
With no external moving parts or whirring blades or fine adjustments to speak of, the work a compressor does is inside its body so there are few moving parts to fool with or break.
I’m not saying you can’t break one—I’ve mangled several— but what I am saying is that they just don’t take the same kind of relentless abuse other tools take. Sort of. CONTINUE READING
Contractors can only do so much with their hands. More often than not, we work with tools to get the job done as efficiently and quickly as possible. As such, it’s important to stay up to date on newest home remodeling tools hitting the market.
As such, every few months, CraftJack will be scouring the contracting world to find the newest products hitting the home improvement arena. If there are specific tools or manufacturers you want us to follow, please let us know in the comments section below. CONTINUE READING
As long-time contractors, many of our loyal CraftJack pros know what’s going on in the home remodeling industry. However, with the 24/7 news cycle, it’s hard to keep up with relevant issues.
As such, every few months, CraftJack will be scouring the online world to find the most relevant, impactful and time-sensitive news in the home remodeling and construction arenas. If there are specific trends or news sources you want us to follow, please let us know in the comments section below. CONTINUE READING