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2011-02-02 09:00:00

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBS Booth W1137 -- The Paslode® TetraGrip(TM) Subfloor Fastening System is a technological breakthrough in subfloor fastening for the residential builder. With its dedicated pneumatic coil nailer, the TetraGrip(TM) fastener drives like a nail and holds like a screw. But its revolutionary barb-threaded design eliminates subfloor nail squeaks* while delivering the holding power of a floor screw.** This translates into...

2011-01-05 06:55:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumer demand increases, steel building kits are becoming increasingly versatile and are even being used often in residential homes. These are in high demand because of their strength, affordability, durability and versatility. Up until recently, they were generally used for garages, warehouses, sheds and additional storage facilities. Today, they are even being used for residential homes. In the past, steel buildings were mainly used for...

2010-12-05 00:13:33

Active Hurricane Season Highlights the Need to Add Hurricane-Resistant Features to Homes and Businesses, Says IBHS With one of the most active Atlantic Hurricane seasons on record now over, the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is encouraging home and business owners to use the cooler months ahead to add hurricane-resistant features to their homes and commercial buildings. Tampa, FL (Vocus) December 3, 2010 With one of the most active Atlantic Hurricane seasons on record now...

2010-11-03 00:00:39

Predecessor Company Trus Joist Formed in 1960 Federal Way, WA (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 1960 marked a key turning point in building technology with Trus Joist Corporation's invention of engineered wood products, a category of materials that has transformed wood construction. In that year, the predecessor company to today's iLevel by Weyerhaeuser began offering its patented open-web truss "“ a light, yet strong roof and floor component made of wood and steel. In the coming years, Trus...

2010-10-08 06:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel buildings are becoming more common in residential buildings as their versatility expands with greater consumer demand. They are sought after for their affordability, strength, durability and versatility in the building process. Once used primarily for warehouses, garages, sheds and additional storage facilities, today even residential homes are being built with steel buildings. SteelBuildings.org offers further insight into the latest trend. Once...

2010-09-02 07:30:00

ALLEN, Texas, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameri-CAD, Inc. - An ITW Company has officially released the 2011 version of their VisionREZ Residential Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Following are key new features and enhancements to this latest release of VisionREZ: Compatibility: VisionREZ Plug In is compatible with Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD MEP 2011 and 2010 platforms. VisionREZ Stand Alone (Designer and Builder) is powered by the 2011 AutoCAD Architecture...

2010-07-28 07:00:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), a leading building products company, announced today it has created a new lightweight category of gypsum wallboard with the introduction of its SHEETROCK® Brand UltraLight Panels. The lightweight gypsum panels are up to 30 percent lighter than the competition, making installation easier and faster. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-06-24 13:37:36

Analysis of a series of public health campaigns in the Swiss media has shown that, although the campaign was entirely focused on positive messages, the resulting stories often featured 'negative' threats and warnings. The study, published in the open access journal BMC Research Notes, also found that the campaign was much more successful in the German media, compared to French or Italian. Bettina Borisch worked with a team of researchers from the University of Geneva to carry out the study...

2010-03-03 13:30:00

MENTOR, Ohio, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shortly after Telling(TM) Industries announced the launch of their new website, BUILDSTRONG.com. The company released today that they have begun a full conversion to the TRUE-STUD(TM) product line. TRUE-STUD is a patent pending drywall framing system that utilizes improved design elements and stronger raw materials. Telling intends on completing a full conversion to the TRUE-STUD(TM) product line at two of their three facilities by March 29, 2010....

2010-02-17 07:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com Inc., the world's largest online retailer of quality wall art, today commemorated the custom framing of its three millionth wall art item. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091208/ART-COMLOGO) "We take great pride in this accomplishment because it reflects our commitment to providing top-of-the-line finished wall decor, dedicated customer service and superior value to our customers," said Gary Takemoto, senior vice president of...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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