The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment

This month marks the 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, an annual observance to help keep each other safe from the workplace to anyplace. This observance is organized by the National Safety Council and recognized every June to raise awareness and improve safety knowledge. Safety is a major issue for skilled laborers. Every year, accidents happen in the construction industry...
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Colorado Division 10 Specialty Products

Whether you’re currently working on a renovation or starting a new construction project, our team of experts can help. At Rio Grande Co., we have partnered with some of the industry leaders in Division 10 specialties to ensure we are providing the Denver, Colorado area with products unique to their construction needs. What is Division 10? Division 10 refers to specialty...
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It’s Time To Upgrade Your Fireplace

Whether you’re sitting outdoors by the fire roasting marshmallows for s’mores or you’re indoors drinking a cool beverage as you watch your favorite sports team, a fireplace can be an essential part to any home. They bring unity, harmony and comfort within a space and to the people who surround it. But when is the last time you actually paid...
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Popular Residential Door & Cabinet Hardware Finishes

When you have decided to update hardware it’s important to take the hardware finish into consideration. Do you want something vintage or modern? Traditional or contemporary? Here is a list of popular hardware finishes and how they differ in style!     Matte Black This hardware finish has increased in popularity as more and more homeowners are turning to the…

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Spruce Up Your Outdoor Living Space With These Hot Trends!

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Summertime is here! The pleasant warm air is officially here, which means it's time to enjoy the beautiful outdoors in Denver, Colorado! As interior design and unique home styles have transcended into one-of-a-kind applications and features, so have outdoor living arrangements! After all, the exterior of your home is just as important, if not more, than the interior design! The...
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Stay Safe and Secure with Window Well Covers

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Maybe we’re biased, but we think you get the best of both worlds when living in Denver. Do you agree? Beautiful weather arises in the summertime and then the stunning snowy winter season falls quickly behind! We get spoiled with 300+ days of sunshine during the year, and spending time outside is what we do. But with that, there are...
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The Right Building Supplies for Your Next Denver Construction Project

So, you’re considering a new construction and/or design project soon? That’s great! Do you feel prepared with the right products, services, and accessories needed in order to perfectly execute your dream build? At Rio Grande Co, we always like to suggest a few building essentials such as concrete accessories, rebar, structural steel, and more to ensure that your project runs...
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Enhance the Aesthetic of Your Home With Brick Pavers

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According to a recent National Association of Realtors report, 99 percent of members say that curb appeal plays an important part in attracting buyers. The outside of your home is the first thing that a buyer sees, meaning even small improvements make a huge impact. Have you ever considered installing brick pavers in your yard, driveway, or other areas of your home?...
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Fireplaces 101: All the Types of Fireplaces And What You Need To Know

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It's the beginning of Fall, which means cooler temperatures and fun festivities! Make sure your fireplace is up-to-date with the latest heating technology to keep your guests warm during the holiday celebrations. Overwhelmed by the extensive array of choices? Check out our list below, highlighting each type of fireplace and the lifestyle it suits best! Electric Why choose an electric...
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