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How the Backer Rod Performs Its Essential Role In Joining Building Materials
Joints or seams between concrete surfaces must have an expansion joint material to absorb movement and avoid damage to the structure. There are various options for this, available in different materials, sizes and styles. Selecting the most appropriate...
The Various Uses of Pool Noodles
Pool noodles are typically used as toys for children that help them swim and float in pools. Yet, while pool noodles are used as toys, they can also be used in a variety of ways. From child-proofing tools and furniture to being used as actual furniture...
Smart Use of Soft Backer Rods with Alcot Plastics
Every year, construction quality and ability continues to improve and move forward. Modern architecture continues to leap forward when it comes to modern design and innovation, and the need for clever solutions has moved with it. With new plastics and...
Secure Your Windows with Alcot’s Foam Screening Spline
A foam screening spline is a cord that holds the screen of windows and doors securely in place. It is flexible and comes in a variety of sizes to fit any project. Alcot Plastics offers foam screening spline able to meet any construction or renovation...
Some Lesser-Known Benefits of Using a Backer Rod
  Typically, a backer rod is used for concrete precast building. Inserted between concrete panels to fill in the gap, it acts as a ‘backer’ till the caulking is applied. Thus, it helps save caulking material, provides additional insulation...