"all Our stores have White Cap delivery vehicles small and large, plus UPS and other common carriers. We try to deliver within 24 hours to any site or next day delivery." - White Cap
Construction Supply Q&A
How solid is the construction business?
There are so many phases of construction, that when it's slow in one sector it's booming in another. City of, County of, Government bases, Residential framing Bridges, Concrete Decorative finishes, Safety for all trades, Swimming pools, Mining Waste water treatment plants, High rises, Solar and wind energy, Erosion control, Industrial, commercial, Tilt up, warehouses, Dept. of transportation.
What kind of contractor buys from White Cap?
White Cap provides tools and construction supplies to any and every contractor who builds anything! Our contractors are specifically looking for a quality of product and service not available in your typical home improvement store. White Cap provides extremely high-quality industry standard tools and construction supplies along with highly informed staff that offer motivated service for every trade at an expert level.
Why should I shop at White Cap for Construction Supplies?The supplies and knowledge in a very wide range of construction products is second to none in the entire country. We are a relationship based group of experts in all phases of construction from grading and underground to finish on any product for all the trades.
Is White Cap just a retail store?
No, we have a sales staff that goes to job sites to help with the specifications, vendor relations, estimating, delivery and demonstrations of the top of the line products in the industry.
Does White Cap rent equipment?
Yes, some types, except heavy equipment, tractors, earthmovers, etc. We do specialize in tilt ups, braces and poured in place forming supplies for monthly rental rates.
Tools in some locations, as well.
Does White Cap deliver to job sites?
Yes, all stores have White Cap delivery vehicles small and large, plus UPS and other common carriers. We try to deliver within 24 hours to any site or next day delivery.
Does White Cap run specials or in-store events?
Yes, we host a number Customer Appreciation days and other special events throughout the year at our various stores. These events bring together many of the biggest names in power tools, safety equipment, and construction supplies. We provide a day of free food, prize giveaways, product demos, and most importantly - major discounts.
What is Tilt-Up or Precast Concrete?
The Tilt-up method of concrete construction forms foundational structures horizontally on the job site such as walls, columns, and supports on a concrete slab which is in most cases the building floor. When the concrete has cured, a crane is used to "tilt up" and brace the structure into a vertical position while the remaining components such as roofs, intermediate floors and walls are secured.
Precast concrete is a product created by casting concrete in reusable molds which are cured off-site, delivered on-site and lifted by crane into place.
White Cap has all you need for tilt-up or precast jobs. Many of our service centers offer materials and accessories for rent. Our Account Managers will provide you with a comprehensive job take-off including your estimated engineering charges along with the required number of lifting inserts, braces, and chemicals to complete any job. Additionally, our Account Managers have been trained and professionally certified by either Meadow Burke or Dayton Richmond, many times both. So you can rest assured that we have the experience and skill to help you finish the job as quickly, efficiently, and economically as possible.
What about waterproofing materials?
White Cap has all the products, materials, and accessories that a contractor needs for waterproofing projects, no matter the size. We carry all the biggest brands in waterproofing construction supplies and our staff has the expertise and know-how to help you find the perfect solution for your job.
Such products include: Foundation Coatings & Sealers either Sheet, Spay or Hot Applied, Protection Boards, Bentonite, Crystalline Waterproofing & Sealers, Drainage Solutions, Air & Vapor Barriers and Roofing Underlayments among others.
Does White Cap Provide Technical Advice and Support?
Yes, and this truly sets White Cap apart. We hire professionals and former contractors themselves who fully know the different product lines and can explain those differences to customers. Our Counter and Inside Sales Associates have many years of industry experience and we regularly bring in suppliers to train our employees and customers about new products, technical concepts and more. At White Cap you can rest assured that our staff knows the answers to any questions you might have and they can give you sound advice that you can trust.
As a layman, can you give me a few examples of concrete accessories that White Cap provides?
We are one of the largest concrete and concrete accessory providers in the United States. Many of our employees have years of experience working in the field so we do everything we can to provide customers with all the right materials, supplies, tools, and expertise for any job.
Examples would be Wire Mesh, Masonry Tools, Edgers, Mortal Tools, Floats & Trowels, Forming Accessories, Waterstops, Concrete Curing, Anchor Bolts etc.
What if one of my old tools needs repair?
At many of our White Cap local branches, we offer specialized service centers with trained personnel that can repair almost any brand and type of power tool. Our service is fast and reliable, so be sure to check us out before tossing your old tool and buying new.
Does White Cap sell top brand power tools? What would be some examples?
We fully stock thousands of power tools and accessories with everything from blades to wrenches from all the major brands such as: Bosch, DeWalt, Makita, Milwaukee, Hitachi, Hawera, Husqvarna, Skil, Irwin, Ridgid, Ingersoll-Rand, APT, Diablo, Lenox, Kett, Brigade, Dremel, Sait, ICS, Whiteman, Allen, Multiquip
What are some examples of the power tools White Cap sells?
Here is just a sample: Power Saws, Chain Saws, Masonry Saws, Drills, Screw Guns & Heat Guns, Impact Wrenches, Grinders and Sanders, Generators & Vacuums,
Nailers, Air Compressors, Pressure Washers, Concrete Tools... to name a few!
What if a product is too heavy to ship?
White Cap delivers nationwide and abroad. Your products will arrive at your jobsite no matter how big or how heavy.
What about the drywall trade? Does White Cap sell drywall tools?
White Cap provides a full suite of drywall tools including drywall screwguns, sanders, sand pads, blades, bits, screws, nails, and anchors. Every tool you need to get the job complete.
Can you tell us about White Cap and rebar sales?
We sell and fabricate rebar, prepackage and loaded on truck. It's interesting, we are second in rebar sales only to actual rebar installers. We sell a LOT of rebar.
What does White Cap provide for jobsite safety?
White Cap provides everything a contractor needs including clothing, vests, boots, hats, glasses, hazmat suites, respirators and complete air containment and supply, chemical control, signage, harness and lanyards. The list goes on. Safety is job #1 for every construction company and White Cap provides the best in employee safety.
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