Category Archives: Skudoboard
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
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
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
In the blink of an eye, our entire world changed. Like thousands of other businesses, Skudo has had to quickly shift our focus to meet the demands of the new reality that the COVID-19 virus has unexpectedly put upon all of us.
We have been supplying several contractors who are working with FEMA to quickly erect temporary medical/crisis centers in universities, schools, gymnasiums, convention centers, stadiums, and other high-capacity facilities with SkudoBoard. Continue reading
Our award-winning SkudoBoard Interlock features the same heavy duty strength and extreme impact resistance of our SkudoBoard HT Fabric Back. The unique interlocking tabs keep the board from slipping and moving out of place while also eliminating the hassle of taping the boards together. The textured surface of SkudoBoard Interlock spreads impact loads under forklifts and machinery, while the fabric-back underside simultaneously protects your surface from damage, chips, and scratches. Continue reading
Skudo provided over 100,000 sft of SkudoBoard rigid protection and HT Commercial system to protect the polished concrete from machinery and foot traffic, rain, mud and snow for the Universities at Shady Grove (Maryland) Biomedical Sciences building. This new 228,000 sf academic facility will provide a collaborative learning environment through shared instructional facilities with three sister schools, the University of Maryland College Park, Baltimore and Baltimore County — with Gilbane Building Company, Concreate Inc.
Australia’s hit renovation TV show “The Block” uses Skudo to protect a wide variety of surface types during their popular open house events. “Heading to a Block open inspection is a thrilling excursion, but have you ever wondered how the gorgeous homes stand up to thousands of dirty feet and curious hands? 9Homes gets the behind-the-scenes intel from The Block production manager, Fiona Lowe, on how they prepare the apartments in the Gatwick for open inspection…..” (READ MORE…)
New from Skudo! SkudoBoard HT is a heavy duty, synthetic, light weight, rigid board that provides superior protection under forklift and general construction traffic. Approved for exterior and interior projects, it can be used anywhere you would normally utilize Masonite or Plywood. It is water resistant so it won’t warp or curl over time – reducing trip and fall hazards. SkudoBoard HT is also reusable, therefore reducing overall cost and waste. SkudoBoard HT is currently available in 4′ x 8′ black sheets; 1/4″ thick. For more information, or to find out if SkudoBoard HT is right for your next project: … Continue reading