Industry News Briefs

US to impose 20% tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber: Ross MORE

New Home Sales in March Continue Upward Trend MORE

Increases in Remodeling Market Indicators Reflect Broad-Based Confidence MORE

Home prices hit fourth consecutive all-time high MORE


Create Material Take-Offs Everyone Can Agree On

Mitek Eliminate the guesswork with a Bill of Materials that can be visually tracked in 3D. SAPPHIRE® Supply offers EWP layout and design for all the leading brands, and time-saving integration with back-office and POS systems. Plus, compatibility with SAPPHIRE® Viewer — a free download — lets you set a new standard of collaboration leadership with your customers. Share access to 3D framing models for easier confirmation and more confident execution.

Contact us at Supply@mii.com to arrange a demonstration, or visit SAPPHIREsupply.com for a closer look.

Affordable Hi-Temp Underlayment

mfmUltra HT Wind & Water Seal™ is a High Temperature Rated self-adhering underlayment composed of a cross-laminated, non-slip polymer film laminated to a high temperature rubberized asphalt adhesive. It is engineered for use with all roofing materials, including metal roofing systems where extreme heat is generated. It adheres aggressively to most common construction substrates. This 45 mil underlayment comes in a 36” wide, 2 square roll. Tested to ASTM D 1970; Florida Building Code FL# 16562, ICC-ES ESR-1737 and Miami-Dade County approved. 10-year limited warranty.

For FREE samples or more information, call 800-882-7663 or visit www.mfmbp.com.

The single best value in preventive maintenance and repair…

Perma-BootThe Perma-Boot is a gasket-less two- piece pipe boot repair system designed to permanently repair the most common type of roof leak - the leak around the vent pipes that penetrate your roof.

  • Perma-Boot slides over your existing roof vent boot, preventing leaks ​
  • Installation takes just a few minutes - no tools required ​
  • Designed for all standard roof pitches - 3/12 to 12/12
  • Guaranteed to be leak free for the life of your shingles

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Make Plans Now for the East Coast Builders Conference

ECBCThe who’s who of the east coast residential construction industry will gather again this May for the East Coast Builders Conference (ECBC). Held May 4- 5, 2017 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, ECBC is uniquely designed to connect East Coast residential homebuilders with manufacturers and service providers through education, exhibition and networking. ECBC will feature a 5-track nationally accredited conference, 400 exhibits, the Smart Home Technology Pavilion, Meet the Builder Program for 30 of the top east coast builders, and fun networking events like the Atlanta Braves game on May 4.

Register today for ECBC! www.ecbcshow.com.

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Tap Into The Growing Stone Veneer Market with ClipStone®

Clipstone ClipStone from Environmental StoneWorks replicates the look of natural stone, but doesn't require mortar or skilled laborers to install. Instead, all that's required of an installer is the ability to drive a screw into a wall! This innovative design not only makes installation an option for homeowners and other general building pros--it has also made it attractive for LBM dealers interested in tapping into the growing market for stone veneer.

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