Founder, Nicole Chalmers, and her husband, pro golfer Greg Chalmers, have been affected by autism in a big way. Nineteen years ago, this newly married couple found themselves learning all about life in America after moving from their Australian home, and a few years later they were a fish out of water once again as they began their search on how to raise a child with Autism in their growing family. After realizing how expensive the treatments were for their son, they knew many families would not be able to afford them. MAXimum Chances helps children with autism spectrum disorders … Continue reading
When Hutton, a large design-build firm based in Wichita, Kansas, outgrew its headquarters, owner Ben Hutton naturally turned to his own resources. He called on Hutton’s in-house architecture and design team to draw up plans for a new facility. In addition, he knew he needed some commercial protection systems in place to protect the polished concrete floors.
“Our team designed the 26,000-square-foot building to be an educational showpiece for clients,” says Jennifer Szambecki, Hutton’s director of marketing. It also serves as a recruitment and retention tool for Hutton’s 300 employees across four offices. 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