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LBM Journal

Etymotic Offers Hearing Protection for Building and Construction Professionals

June 25, 2018

Etymotic’s safety line of earplugs and earphones are designed to reduce the risk of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus. Earplugs: Etymotic’s HD•Safety, ready-fit earplugs are said to reduce sound levels ... Read More

New home sales rise to highest level this year  

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.7% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689,000 units after a downwardly revised April report, according to newly … Read More

Arrowhead Building Supply breaks ground on new showroom

June 22, 2018

On the morning of June 22, 2018, with bulldozers already at work removing asphalt and trees from the property, Arrowhead Building Supply owners and management gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony. A … Read More

Ridgefield Supply to install more than 500 solar panels

June 20, 2018

    Ridgefield, Ct. — Ridgefield Supply Company will be turning over a new leaf on July 2 as more than 500 solar panels will be installed behind the main store … Read More

Milwaukee Introduces Slim Profile Ratchets & Wrench-Compatible Sockets

Milwaukee Tool has introduced a new line of Ratchet & Socket Sets, engineered for access in tight spaces and strength. Each of the new sets feature a slim profile 90-tooth … Read More

Duradek announces Legacy Cedarwood designer vinyl decking

Duradek announces Legacy Cedarwood designer vinyl decking. This is a new addition to the Duradek Legacy line of wood grain inspired vinyl decking. It is designed to provide homeowners with … Read More

DeWalt updates construction saw blades

DeWalt announces a new look and improved performance for their line of construction saw blades. For the first time is in 15 years, DeWalt is updating the look of their … Read More

DuPont introduces FlexWrap EZ adhesive tape

DuPont Safety & Construction today introduced DuPont™ FlexWrap™ EZ to its full line of 100 percent butyl-backed DuPont Flashing Systems that help to create an air- and water-tight protective envelope … Read More

May housing starts reach post-recession high

June 19, 2018

WASHINGTON — Total housing starts rose 5% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million units, according to data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. … Read More

The Joint Center for Housing Studies releases 2018 State of the Nation’s Housing report

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Since the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies first released its seminal State of the Nation’s Housing report in 1988, more than 40 million housing units have been built in … Read More