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How long before I need to replace my clamps?

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How long before I need to replace my clamps?

With regular maintenance and care, you can expect to get many years of use from your clamps. You should never be without these handy tools. Yet, there will come a time when you will need to retire your old ones and buy new ones. How long should you anticipate before you have to breakdown and

When Should I Use a Lock Washer versus a Lock Nut?

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lock washer & lock nut

Do you know when is the best instance for using a lock nut instead of a lock washer? The debate may rage based on who you speak to, but both give your bolts a tight fit. To make the right decision, consider the final environment and type of application. Here is the basic breakdown of

When Should I Use Fine Thread Nuts or Bolts in My Projects?

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fine thread nuts and bolts

The world of fasteners is expansive. Knowing when to use a fine thread bolt versus a coarse thread bolt helps ensure you have the right fastener for the job. You may think one screw will do the same as any other, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Remember that having the best tool in your

7 Commonly Asked Questions about Fasteners in 2020

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Commonly Asked Questions about Fasteners

Choosing the best fastener for your project helps ensure it is built strong and will last for years. However, walking down the aisle of a hardware store and seeing hundreds of boxes of bolts, nuts, and screws overwhelms even the most hardened carpenter. Why so many different kinds? A bolt is a bolt is a

Ottawa Fastener Supply Announces Convenient Gloucester Location

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Gloucester Location

Ottawa, Canada (October 29th, 2018) Ottawa Fastener Supply is excited to announce that as of October 16th, 2018, a new location has been opened to better serve our clientele in the South and East areas of the city of Ottawa. Slightly smaller than our flagship store, the new location still promises the wide variety of

Ready to Find Your Next Favorite Power Tool? Check Out The New Milwaukee M18 Fuel Tools!

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Milwaukee Tools

Milwaukee Tools continues to be a leading innovator in the power tool industry, offering top-notch heavy-duty products used all across North America. Unveiling their M18 Fuel Milwaukee Power Tools collection, Ottawa Fastener Supply helps do-it-yourself experts and contractors make their workspaces easier to navigate. These tools combine power, performance, and fast run-time to provide high-quality

4 Must-Have Outdoor Summer Tools for Your Ottawa Property

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Must-Have Outdoor Summer Tools

As an Ottawa homeowner, yard care and general maintenance around your property is either something you enjoy, or a necessary evil. With these four must-have items from your Tool & Equipment Store, even the most reluctant will look forward to working outside and the more enthusiastic will love the incredible results they achieve with power

Brand Red or Brand Yellow in Cordless Power Tools: A Tough Choice

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Cordless Power Tools: A Tough Choice

Industry-Leading Lineups Boast Impressive Array of Features Although the Milwaukee – brand red – and the DeWALT – brand yellow – cordless power tool lineups are both tough, choosing between them can be even tougher. The Tool and Equipment Store, your Ottawa tool store, compares and contrasts the two brands in this blog post to

Create a Cordless Workplace with DEWALT 20V Max Line Power Tools

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DEWALT 20V

The power from DEWALT’s 20V Max line of tools enables cordless tool use where previously corded tools were necessary, according to a product specialist. “With the power that we are able to get out of 20 volt tools” a cordless workplace is enabled, says Stephen Blain, Commercialization Manager of Professional Power Tools at Stanley Black

Canadian-Made Wall and Concrete Anchors now in Stock at Ottawa Fastener Supply!

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Your Ottawa hardware store is pleased to announce the addition of Cobra brand anchors to our extensive fastener stock. Known as “the world leader” in anchors and hanging hardware, Cobra’s head office and manufacturing plant are located in Montreal. Not only are you getting the best in wall and concrete anchors, you are buying Canadian!