Category : Articles

Brand Talk: Siding matters

13 hours ago

John Buckley is President of the Ply Gem Siding Group, a business unit of Ply Gem Building Products (NYSE: PGEM). Prior to this role, he served as senior vice president … Read More

Editor’s Note: Fresh perspectives

2 days ago

“You need to get out of the rat race. You need to get some big picture thinking going on.” That was Rufus Duncan, when asked why he attends the annual … Read More

Product Picks: 2017 Deck Expo and Remodeling Show Edition

2 days ago

Here are 25 of our editors’ top choices from the 2017 Deck Expo and Remodeling Show, held on October 26-27 in Nashville. MoistureShield® Vision™ Deck Line MoistureShield Vision decking is … Read More

Real Issues. Real Answers. Managing business peaks and valleys

1 week ago

The old saw, “You got to dance with them what brung you,” is a nice sentiment, but how valid is it in our business? More to the point, if your … Read More

Epicor announces LBM Customer Excellence Awards winners

1 week ago

Lumber and building materials dealers were recognized for technology innovation and fast implementation and deployment of an Epicor Software solution at Epicor’s Lumber & Building Materials User Conference 2017. The Customer … Read More

In Depth: Tech tools

1 week ago

With increasing adoption – and anytime access – software, apps, and other tech tools are boosting efficiencies for dealers across the country

Tough Call: The temptation of Paul

1 week ago

Your top sales rep has an aggressive job offer from a competitor. Do you attempt to match it and keep him on board, or let him go? You’ll never forget … Read More

How Zeeland Lumber uses data to accelerate growth

1 week ago

Zeeland Lumber: Measuring up

Award-winning projects from the 2017 NADRA Deck Awards

2 weeks ago

Each year, one of the most anticipated events among deck builders, dealers and manufacturers is the North American Deck and Railing Association’s (NADRA) recognition of outstanding deck, porch and outdoor … Read More

Brand Talk: Tips to keep your business safe from slip, trip and fall exposures

3 weeks ago

Despite what cartoons would have us believe, we all know it’s not just banana peels that lead to slips, trips and falls. In fact, slips, trips and falls are a … Read More