Category : May 2016

DIGITAL CASE STUDIES: Attract Customers With a Blog

May 27, 2016

CURRENT SITUATION: You’ve hired someone to build your store a website, because that’s what you know you needed to do to keep up with the competition. But, outside of the … Read More

Remodeler Q&A: Craig Scott

May 25, 2016

Craig Scott – President CROSS | San Antonio, TX. Craig Scott is president of CROSS remodeling in San Antonio, Texas. CROSS is an award-winning full service residential remodeler and custom builder. … Read More

NLBMDA Holds Successful Legislative Conference

May 24, 2016

On April 18 and 19, members of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) met in Washington, D.C. for its annual Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference. Attendees enjoyed … Read More

An Advisor Guide for Middle-Market Transactions

May 23, 2016

For those of you who have decided to sell your business or raise capital to grow, hiring someone to help execute on this strategic decision can be an excellent investment … Read More

Deck Estimates: Part 3 – It all comes down to price.

May 19, 2016

Here’s the most important thing you should know about pricing a deck: The best way to know how much a deck is going to cost you is to add up … Read More

Raising the Bar on Personal and Company Performance

May 18, 2016

How many games must a major league pitcher win in order to be considered a cut above? What is the magic batting average a major league hitter must achieve to … Read More

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: David Helmers, Vice President of Distribution, Weyerhaeuser

May 17, 2016

David is responsible for 17 distribution centers and multiple reloads located throughout the U.S. to support LBM dealers and one-steppers. Prior to this role, he led Distribution’s team focused on … Read More


May 16, 2016

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. DensElement™ from Georgia-Pacific Georgia Pacific has introduced DensElement, a barrier system with AquaKOR™ Technology, … Read More

A Fresh Look at SIPs

May 13, 2016

Facing a shortage of skilled labor with no end in sight, and increasingly stringent building codes that require higher R-values than ever before, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are getting a … Read More

IN DEPTH: Doors And Windows

May 10, 2016

Doors and windows present a unique challenge for builders and remodelers, as the products need to fit the style of both interior and exterior spaces while performing functional duties. Although … Read More