Building Gurus Joins NLBMDA

23 hours ago

WASHINGTON — The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) announced today that Building Gurus is the newest member of the association’s Manufacturers and Services Council (MSC). The council … Read More

New Home Sales in March Continue Upward Trend

24 hours ago

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose for the third straight month, increasing 5.8% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 621,000 units, according to newly released data … Read More

Remodeler Q&A: Michael McCutcheon

1 day ago

Q: What do you wish LBM suppliers understood about your business? A: When a client and/or their designer do not like a product, we need the supplier’s help to solve … Read More

Report: Trump Slaps Duty on Canadian Lumber, Intensifying Trade Fight

1 day ago

Bloomberg reports that President Trump has intensified a trade dispute with Canada by slapping tariffs of up to 24% on imported softwood lumber. The move drew swift criticism from the Canadian … Read More

Brand Talk: Specifying Fire Retardant Treated Wood

2 days ago

Lonza Wood Protection is a global leader of innovative technologies that improve the performance of wood, by making it resistant to termites, fungi, mold, moisture, flame spread and smoke development. … Read More

Simpson Strong-Tie Named U.S. LBM Vendor of the Year

5 days ago

Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie, the industry leader in engineered structural and building materials, received the 2016 Vendor of the Year Award from U.S. LBM, one of the largest specialty … Read More

Increases in Remodeling Market Indicators Reflect Broad-Based Confidence

6 days ago

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) rose to 58 in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of five points from the fourth quarter … Read More

LBM Advantage, IBSA Merger Approved

7 days ago

New Windsor, N.Y.—With overwhelming support of their shareholders, lumber and building material buying cooperatives LBM Advantage and Independent Builders Supply Association (IBSA) completed their vote today in favor of a … Read More

Deckorators Introduces New Dealer Program

7 days ago

Grand Rapids, Mich., — Deckorators has introduced the Beyond Ordinary Dealer Program. The new preferred-status program allows dealers to earn incentives on Deckorators products. The new program is said to be … Read More

Brand Talk: 8 Steps To Forklift Safety

7 days ago

Forklifts are as much a part of lumber yards, distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers as trees are to forests. They cruise around the yard, retail or work site carrying loads of … Read More