Innovative Tools for the Trades: Air Shim

Published February 16, 2017

The construction industry has a large number of single contractors that are faced with the challenge of doing work on their own. We all know the work of a contractor can be rigorous and many tasks can require extra hands just to get the job doneā€¦ So what happens when the help is not there?

Not only is Air Shim a device that’s saving contractors time and money it’s requiring a fraction of extra hands!

The Air Shim looks like it could pass for a blood pressure meter, but that’s where the similarities end. What can the Air Shim do you ask?

Well, you could hold a window in position (by yourself) while setting the permanent shims, or prop up a door slab during installation without scratching the hardwood floor. Also, you could use it to align base cabinets or level appliances. The AS is rated to handle up to 300 LBS! It’s versatile but also robust for the heavier jobs.

Now you can tackle some of those jobs and not need the extra manpower. Just ensure you add the Air Shim to your tool box as it will be a great device to save you time and money!