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Technology Tools

Zo-e-shield Energy Glass
Weather Shield Windows & Doors offers a unique glazing system that saves energy and improves performance.

Five Dís for Moisture Control
Better building practices lay a solid foundation for durable exterior trim. 

New & Noteworthy; BellaStone Exterior Stone Panels

Fix Frost Problems in Basement Walls

Fypon PVC Column Wraps
These two-piece column wraps offer easy installation and virtually maintenance-free service.

50 Hot Products: 2007 International Buildersí Show

Preventing Water Damage and Roof Leaks
A North Carolina builder asks, “What is the best way to reduce the potential for water intrusion at our roof wall intersections?”

Layout with Lasers
Knowing how to use hi-tech tools will help you sell them.

Pros and Cons of Closed and Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation

The Power of Computers
Even smaller businesses can benefit from embracing all the computer world has to offer.

Tool Trends for 2008
New safety features for saws truly revolutionize this product category.

More Top Tools: 2008
The Festool Domino is a tool that makes job site work faster, cleaner, and more efficient.  

A Perfect Fit at a Perfect Time
A door hanging system that complements any pre-hung plant.

Technology Special Issue
In Search of Integration

Cool Tools

Estimating Services Let Salespeople Focus on Selling
Using off-site estimating services has helped several companies maintain their competitive edge and free up salespeople’s time to focus on their main tasks.

Business Online
Two insiders tell what you’re missing if your company doesn’t have a website.

Evolution of the Wired Dealer
A look at the technology tools that are driving efficiency, productivity and bigger bottom lines for today’s lumber/building material dealer.

Inventory Technology
With thousands—or millions—of inventory items to track, manage and re-order, savvy dealers enlist the aid of their technology partner to do it faster and better.

Special Report: LBM Dealers Get Wired
New computer technologies are making dealers more efficient, helping to reduce costs and boost customer satisfaction.

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