Industry News Briefs

Fourth year in row: Hancock Lumber named Best Place to Work in Maine MORE

ECi Software names new Senior VP of Global Customer Experience MORE

Georgia-Pacific to build lumber production facility in Talladega MORE

High consumer confidence drives BlueTarp Financial’s Q2 Building Supply Index MORE

Protect your product, and your bottom line, with KleerPak.

KleerKleer trimboards with TruEDGE® are engineered to resist dirt and easily wipe clean. But the path from the manufacturing plant to installation can be hard on building materials. With KleerPak, Kleer trimboards are wrapped in small quantities to help prevent dirt and wear along the way. So, dealers can sell smaller quantities without leaving the remaining stock exposed in the lumberyard or warehouse and builders can use the boards they need on a job. After all, of the home finishes a customer can choose, dirty is never one of them.

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Is Your PVC Trim Inventory Getting Bulldozed by Damage?

DancikSpecial handling. Unique storage. Cleaning. Damages. Returns. Delivery refusals. PVC trim dealers report inventory losses of 2% to 5% – a costly problem that’s dramatically reduced by Palight Trimboard with EverClean™ Protective Film. Take the profits you’re losing and put them back in your pocket. And imagine the benefits to your customers!

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Dual-Purpose Product Made for Indoor and Outdoor Use and Works on Virtually any Surface

hurribondHurriBond is a new 2 in 1 grip & sealant that offers formula offers UV stability and tenacious stress free adhesion to PVC, concrete, glass, aluminum, painted surfaces, wood, plywood, marble, metal, plus many other common substrates. It is also the recommended adhesive for installing Smart Vent Flood Vents.

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Code Compliant. Reduces Labor. Pro Quality.

MiTekIntroducing the New Standard in Structural Wood Screws

  • Cut point feature offers fast start and reduces torque during installation
  • Yellow Zinc and Exterior finishes
  • Lengths from 1 1/2" to 10" long
  • Technical bulletins available for Deck Ledger and Multi Ply EWP connections
  • All screws in the Pro Series are listed under ICC-ES ESR-2761 and is code complaint to the 2015 IBC/IRC.

Hex Head Screw - For Deck Ledgers and Other Wood-to-Wood Connections
The MiTek® Pro Series Hex Head is ideal for numerous framing applications including wood-to-wood and metal-to-wood connections.

Bugle Head Screw - For General Purpose Wood-to-Wood Connections
The MiTek® Pro Series Bugle Head is the ideal structural wood screw to drive the head flush or countersink it below the wood surface. The WSBH is easy to install and is a high strength alternative to traditional lags, bolts and pole barn nails.

Washer Head Exterior Screw - For Deck Ledgers and Other Wood-to-Wood Connections
The MiTek® Pro Series Washer Head is an ideal alternative to traditional lag screws and through-bolts. It is easy to install and reduces labor on the jobsite. The large, flat washer head maximizes bearing area and allows for less interference after installation.

Washer Head Interior Screw - For Multi-Ply EWP and Multi-Ply Truss Girders
The MiTek® Pro Series Washer Head is the ideal screw for interior Multi-Ply EWP and Dimensional wood connections. The specific lengths of the WSWH allow for one-sided connections on multi-ply beams and truss girders.

Learn more at http://www.uspconnectors.com/us/products/fasteners/pro-series

Screw Products, Inc. Receives ICC ESR-3654 For Selected Structural Screws!

Screw ProdScrew Products, Inc. has received ICC Code Approval (ESR-3654) for its Bronze Star CCTX Star Drive Structural Lag Screws and Timber Hex TH & THG 5/16" Hex Head Structural / Landscape Screws. The Bronze Star CCTX are packaged in Bulk, 100ct, & 50ct with Free Star Drive Bit. The Timber Hex TH Black and THG Gray are packaged in Bulk & 50ct with Free Hex Bit. These screws are also available individually with UPC sticker. See our website for more information.

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Fast and Simple Shingle Starter Product

mfmMFM ShingleStarter™ is a self-adhering, self-sealing waterproofing membrane that eliminates the need to cut shingle tabs, saving the contractor valuable time, material and labor costs. The membrane aggressively bonds to the roofing substrate and features a sealing strip to prevent shingle uplift at the roof edge. Can be used with traditional 3-tab or architectural shingles.

FREE samples available at www.mfmbp.com.

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TamlynWrap drains 2X faster than other drainable wraps

TamlynTamlynWrap® Drainable Wrap is the industry leading moisture management product from Tamlyn. This innovative product effectively eliminates excess moisture and mitigates the damaging effects of mold and rot.

Its unique design removes at least 100 times more bulk water from a wall versus standard wraps. This is achieved through the gap created by 1.5 mm spacers bonded to a high performance wrap. This patented gap design provides a true drainage and drying space between the sheathing and cladding material.

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ZIP System™ stretch tape seals tough areas in a flash

HuberNo matter how tough the flashing job, it’s no match for ZIP System™ stretch tape. A single-piece installation easily stretches to cover sills, curves and corners for superior moisture protection. This high-performance acrylic tape even installs over mismatched surfaces, and it’s easy to reposition and reapply, helping you get a tight seal every time.

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