The cost of home renovation is on the rise. This is on account of many factors, one of the most important of which is that the materials needed to do the renovation are expensive. If you are in the process of building your own home or simply want to do a major renovation in such […]

The cost of home renovation is on the rise. This is on account of many factors, one of the most important of which is that the materials needed to do the renovation are expensive. If you are in the process of building your own home or simply want to do a major renovation in such a manner that you will not have to spend a lot of money on the same in future, it would require a paradigm shift in the way you approach the problem. The most important of these is making sure that you use high quality fasteners for either renovation or the construction of the home.

The logic behind this
Fasteners such as the Alloy 20 hex head cap screw are the items that keep two parts of a house together. A good example of this is when you need to add finishing to the house, in which case you would use the screws to keep the two in place. If it turns out that the fasteners are of low quality, it simply means that as time goes by, the joints that are held by the fasteners are likely to end up being degraded. This in turn means that you will end up having to spend a lot of time and money doing further renovations on the joints.
By making sure that you use high quality fasteners that are particularly suited to the job at hand, you will reduce this need, and you will subsequently end up having more peace of mind.

 
How do you know which fasteners to buy?
Say you are renovating your home, and want to use fasteners that will not let you down over the next few decades. How do you identify them? There are a number of ways of getting this information, including by simply consulting a reliable vendor. If there is a vendor who has a very good reputation for offering high quality fasteners, you can ask them for some advice regarding this.
The beauty about doing this is that since fasteners would be their business, they would be placed in a very good position to help you out. For instance, if you tell them what you need and it turns out that Alloy 20 hex lag bolts are what you need, it’s very unlikely that they will tell you to buy anything else.
They seem expensive, are they worth it?
Some people often think that high quality fasteners are very expensive, and this is why they use the low quality ones instead. However, how much you spend on them depends on where you buy from, so always look around to find out which stores are the cheapest.
Even if you are somehow unable to do this, you should remember that buying the low quality fasteners is likely to cost you a lot in the long run, which makes them more expensive than the quality ones. For instance, you may need to contend with issues such as having to fix them too often, which wastes time and money.

About the Author

Larry Melone
By Larry Melone
President

Started my career in the fastener world in 1969 at, Parker Kalon Corp. a NJ based screw manufacturer located in Clifton, NJ working in inventory control, scheduling secondary production and concluding there in purchasing. In 1971 I accepted a sales position at Star Stainless Screw Co., Totowa, NJ working in inside sales and later as an outside salesman, having a successful career at Star I had the desire with a friend to start our own fastener distribution company in 1980 named: Divspec, Kenilworth, NJ. This was a successful adventure but ended in 1985 with me starting Melfast in August 1985 and have stayed competitive and successful to date. Melfast serves the OEM market with approximately 400 accounts nationally.

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