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Category : April 2014

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.

IN DEPTH: DECK FASTENERS

April 30, 2014

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

PRODUCT PICKS: Decking

April 1, 2014

The outdoor living market is expanding, and it shows no signs of stopping.

IN DEPTH: DECKING

As the market revives, preferences are changing.  

BOB HEIDENREICH:Top 10 Decking Trends

A look at the latest decking trends.

BILL LEE: Sales Teams Need Leadership to Excel

A good sales manager can mean the difference between modest performance and high productivity.

JOHN D. WAGNER: What’s Greener: Wood or Plastic Decking?

With all factors considered, both have a very strong green message.

DEALER PROFILE: Seizing an Opportunity

Recently opened South Carolina-based DeckStore foresees a prosperous future.

THE LUMBER MARKET: Housing Outlook and Structural Panel Forecast

Tips on where to look for good information— both inside and outside your company.

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: The Power of Fact-Based Decisions

Tips on where to look for good information— both inside and outside your company.