Check out this amazing walk-through of the new MLS Stadium under construction in Austin, TX! Continue reading
IMPORTANT: Our office/warehouse in Dallas will be closed on the following dates during the holiday season this year: 🦃 Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 26, 2020 Friday, November 27, 2020 🎄 Christmas: Thursday, December 24, 2020 Friday, December 25, 2020 🥂 New Year: Thursday, December 31, 2020 Friday, January 1, 2021 Also note that many freight/shipping carriers will be extra busy during the holiday season, particularly during the 2 weeks before the Christmas holiday. Winter weather may also impact shipping during the holiday season as well. Please allow extra time for shipments to arrive during this period. Feel free to reach out to us … Continue reading
Are rising plywood costs sending you over budget lately? Did you know you can use SkudoBoard basically anywhere you would traditionally protect with plywood or masonite? If you’re in the construction industry, you’ve no doubt noticed that the price of plywood has skyrocketed in recent months. Lumber costs have increased nearly 60% in the last 6 months alone. Make the Switch to SkudoBoard to Protect Workers and Surfaces: Our award-winning SkudoBoard is a heavy-duty yet lightweight reusable composite board with high compression strength that spreads impact loads, protecting the surface underneath from damage by forklifts, carts, heavy equipment, machinery, foot traffic, debris, and staged building materials. Available … Continue reading
Bidding is now open! Skudo is excited to be participating in the 2020 NWFA Education & Research Foundation Auction. As part of the Hardwood Floors NOW event, the auction raises money for the NWFA Education & Research Foundation (NERF) which offers educational opportunities such as hands-on training, NWFA University, NWFA Live Edge, and scholarships. Since 2014, NWFA has awarded scholarships totaling more than $65,000 to train wood flooring professionals. Skudo donated 20 sheets of our SkudoBoard Fabric Back for the auction. Bidding is open now through Thursday, November 19th.
Over the past few months, we have welcomed three new members to our team at our Dallas Headquarters. Our new Customer Service Specialist, Claudia Blanco, officially hit the ground running in August as the friendly voice of Skudo on the phone all while making the magic happen behind the scenes. She brings a wide variety of experience serving customers in other industries. Our new Accounting Assistant, Diana Turner, also joined over the summer as a talented addition to our Accounting Department, as well as our new Research & Data Assistant, Jaden Montes De Oca, who is doing a great job supporting the Sales and … Continue reading
Modern designs and finishes are constantly evolving. Desirable low maintenance surface finishes like Polished Concrete, Terrazzo, Porcelain Tile, Resilient and Epoxy are in demand.
Each surface finish delivers unique protection challenges which need to be identified and met at the specification stage. Too often we see comprehensive specifications that explain in minute detail the type of finish, the installation procedure to be followed and at the very end is a one sentence note. Continue reading
Skudo’s liquid products, such as Concrete Base Coat, Glass Advanced, and Skudo CURE, are water-based. If these coatings are exposed to freezing temperatures either in transit or in storage, irreversible damage can occur rendering the product unusable. Continue reading
TEAM MEMBER RECOGNITION: Two of our Dallas team members recently celebrated two years with Skudo USA! If you have Skudo protecting your jobsite, you can thank our our top warehouse associate Byron Craddock! Byron works hard every day, in all types of weather (which in Texas is nothing to take lightly…) to get Skudo products shipped worldwide. Also our National Sales Manager, Kieron Wiley, has now officially been with us for two years. Kieron’s management and business development experience in the flooring and tile industry has been a great addition to our sales and marketing teams since 2018. Congrats to … Continue reading
Texas is now dealing with a surge in cases in recent weeks, which we are closely monitoring. We are taking precautionary measures to ensure that our administrative and warehouse staff remain safe and healthy and will continue to adjust our efforts accordingly. We are also doing our best to continue shipping our products out to our customers’ projects as quickly as possible. Continue reading
We’re celebrating a big milestone this July: It has officially been *10 YEARS* since Brendon Smith (and family) arrived from Australia and opened the first Skudo USA office in the states. Here’s to an amazing decade of innovation, product development, tremendous growth, a cross-country move, and of course, our powerful team working hard all over the USA. Happy Anniversary Skudo USA!! 🎉