Steel Sales

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015

Our Gallup store, on 606 East Historic Highway 66,  can meet all your steel and fastener needs! Every store (Durango, Gallup, and Cortez) offers pre-cut steel and aluminum for smaller jobs. •Plate/Sheet Metal and Expanded Metal •Pipe, Structural Shapes, and Rebar •Gratings We Cut to Size and have a 65-ton ironworker on site. We offer hole punching and plasma cutting....

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Carbon Dioxide for Pools/Spas?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015

CO2 is the best alternative to using muriatic (hydrochloric) acid to balance pH levels in chlorinated water. It’s safe, reliable and helps to improve your pool’s comfort and safety. The CO2 is regulated by an automatic control system which means less hassle for the operator. •What Benefits Do I Get from Using CO2? CO2 raises the alkalinity of the water, thus forming a natural buffer that helps to prevent your pool’s pH from suddenly dropping. By maintaining constant optimum pH levels, your pool will be have improved clarity, a reduction in chemicals use, safer conditions for swimmers, and the pool surfaces will incur less damage. Using CO2 also helps to eliminate the use of dangerous acids in your pool as well as the costs associated with their use. The Effects of CO2 in Pool Water (think “Club Soda”) 1. Understanding CO2 Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is a common compound that is found everywhere, including the air we breathe. Even though our atmosphere is only 0.03-0.06% CO2, pools will still absorb this gas from the air. Even a small amount reacts with water to...

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Road Construction

Posted by on Jun 6, 2015

    Thanks to everyone who is getting past the roadwork to shop in our Cortez store. Bear with the crews, and for their safety, give them room to...

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Customer Stories

Customer Story: Fitz S.

Posted by on May 1, 2013

After designing world-class hospitals, racing motorcycles, and collecting Saabs, architect Fitz Sargent has turned his energy toward revitalizing downtown Gallup, New Mexico. It started with his home and workshop. Formerly a sewing machine repair shop, the place was abandoned and used by a squatter. The building became his home and workshop, and the incubator for creative ideas with welding. From gates to the home, to the largest bicycle, to teaching youths the art of welding, his Miller welder is always...

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Recent Posts

U.S. Independence Day

U.S. Independence Day

Jun 26, 2016

All of our locations are closed on Monday, July 4, 2016, in observance of U.S. Independence Day. “… all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” —– Excerpted from the U.S. Declaration of...

Beginning and Student Welders!

Beginning and Student Welders!

Jun 16, 2016

   Starting on welding? Here’s the gear! Welding Student/Beginner’s Kit contents: Striker, Multi-function MIG Pliers, Chipping Hammer, Carbon Steel Wire Brush, Tape Measure, Soapstone Marker, and a Large Tool Bag. Item Code is...

June Specials

  Click on ‘Online Coupons’ above, check your newspaper for the insert, or pick up a copy at our stores in Gallup, Cortez, or Durango. These deals only last until June 30, so stop by...

Weldmark® MIG25-140

Weldmark® MIG25-140

May 4, 2016

          The affordable entry into MIG welding! The Weldmark® MIG25-140 takes wires from .023 to .035″,  voltage output is precisely adjustable from 25-140 amps. The perfect machine for light metal fabrication, home and farm projects/repairs, and auto body work. The package includes everything...