Tag : Craig A Shutt

IN DEPTH: Insulation

January 6, 2015

Code changes and growing awareness of insulation benefits are expanding the types and the ways that builders are using products in their projects. By: Craig A. Shutt – The 2012 … Read More

EOY: Building a Healthy Future

January 4, 2015

Hayward Lumber Co. goes beyond green building, focusing on indoor air quality after its owner’s family discovered their own home was making them sick.

IN DEPTH: Technology

November 21, 2014

Dealers look to gain efficiency, accessibility and mobility as the market recovers and sales, service needs increase.


October 7, 2014

New materials, focuses on speed and durability, and other factors are driving fastener performance forward.

IN DEPTH: Engineered Lumber Products

September 10, 2014

Dramatic changes in the market are boosting the ELP category.

IN DEPTH: Siding

July 1, 2014

As homeowners balance aesthetics and performance, some are looking to new—and old materials and mixing and matching styles to personalize their project.

IN DEPTH: Roofing Systems

June 1, 2014

Roofing products more often are being joined using a system approach to selling that provides better quality and protection while boosting dealers’ sales.

IN DEPTH: Windows and Doors

May 4, 2014

Energy efficiency is important, but choices in windows, entry doors and patio doors often are made on aesthetic and security options—and manufacturers are expanding those features.


April 30, 2014

Fastener preferences are changing as contractors look for more safety and low-visibility options to meet expectations.


April 1, 2014

As the market revives, preferences are changing.