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Electrical Box Sealing Made Easy
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Electrical Box Sealing Made Easy

A new product provides a simple way to seal pesky electrical boxes on exterior walls. Read more

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Vinyl is the Most Widely Used Exterior On New Homes
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Vinyl is the Most Widely Used Exterior On New Homes

According to data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction, vinyl was the... Read more

Builder Supply Firms Get Bigger
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Builder Supply Firms Get Bigger

As housing market improves, so too does business for sellers of building materials... Read more

 Can Timber Skyscrapers Really Help Save The Planet?
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Can Timber Skyscrapers Really Help Save The Planet?

Politicians, architects, and scientists increasingly herald timber as an... Read more

In March Producer Prices, Energy Rise
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In March Producer Prices, Energy Rise

Softwood lumber increases 2.8% in the monthly index. Read more

A Lumber Exec Learns to Lead by Listening
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A Lumber Exec Learns to Lead by Listening

Kevin Hancock, chief executive of a lumber company in Maine, found his life... Read more

Framing Lumber Prices Down 15% Year-Over-year
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Framing Lumber Prices Down 15% Year-Over-year

Drop likely due to an increase in supply and less demand from China. Read more

New System Solves Masonry's Moisture Problems
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New System Solves Masonry's Moisture Problems

A new drainage and metal lath system provides a cost-effective drainage solution... Read more

Act Now to Avoid More Poison Pipe Incidents
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Act Now to Avoid More Poison Pipe Incidents

Millions of lead pipes still carry water to U.S. cities. Blogger Chris Sellers... Read more

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