Shake rattle and roll is a great song lyric but not good for buildings, particularly when geologists are reporting more earthquakes in the 21st century than ever. That this is due to more sensitive testing equipment is certainly debatable. Simpson Strong Tie, one of Hayward’s large suppliers, is at the forefront of addressing the challenge […]
Nail guns can be a very important tool in the box for DIY experts or construction professionals. At Hayward Lumber we have discovered some tips and trick for maintaining the best safety while using a nail gun. They are great time conservers and are easier to use then a hammer and nail. However, since they […]
Hayward Lumber is pleased to announce that we offer Pakari, a new and innovative outdoor wood choice for customers who are both environmentally and aesthetically conscious. Manufactured at a solar powered milling facility using wood sourced from FSC Certified tree plantations by Kelleher Corporation, Pakari is one of the most sustainable and eco-friendly options for […]
Discerning builders and homeowners often have to choose between aesthetics and performance when selecting building materials. Often capturing the rich history of California design – minimalism with timeless appeal – meant sacrificing performance and innovation. With the addition of Artisan® V-Rustic siding to its fiber cement siding product line, leading siding manufacturer James Hardie, has […]
Building a new deck can be an exciting prospect for a homeowner. However, choosing between a composite or natural wood deck can be difficult. Both options offer a low, mid, and high range of quality. As with most home improvement projects, the higher quality material will involve the least maintenance and last longer. While some […]
Power tools are one of the perks of the modern age that have made construction projects of all types easier to finish. While they often excel at making complicated tasks simpler, they are complex machines in themselves. While using them is often easy, they also need to be maintained regularly. Even with regular use, you […]
Hayward Fast Floor is a proprietary floor joist system that saves builders time and money by pre-cutting floor joists according to an assembly plan. This allows builders to reduce build time on the job site and to reduce waste. Materials are delivered as needed and “just in time,” allowing builders to operate more effectively on […]
There are many different methods of waterproofing that are used in construction. Three of our favorites are detailed in the video above. We are the most dependable supplier of products, services and solutions to the construction market since 1919. Our Videos are for the education of the entire building community.