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Existing-home sales increase 1.3% in August

Existing-home sales inched up in August, marking two consecutive months of growth, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Timberline Enterprises acquires Braintree Lumber Company

Timberline Enterprises, based in Gloucester, Massachusetts, has reached an agreement to purchase the assets of Braintree Lumber Company.

University of Maine tests LP Legacy

Scientists at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center tested LP Legacy panels alongside commodity OSB and plywood in a four-phase, 14-month study designed to simulate the potential extremes of a real jobsite and wear in a finished home.
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Housing starts

Housing starts post healthy gains in August

Led by a surge in multifamily production, total housing starts rose 12.3% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.36 million units from an upwardly revised reading in July.

Advanced rainscreen moisture protection for exterior wall systems

From Florida to Washington state, inclement weather continually poses a variety of problems for architects, builders and homeowners alike.

How to get sales reps to collect

Dear Thea, Our sales reps get paid commission on the sales they make so you think that it would motivate them to help make sure we get paid. It doesn’t. How can I get them engaged and help get our money collected?

BlueLinx establishes national moulding and millwork team

BlueLinx has announced the creation of a national moulding and millwork team, with Mark Echols named as its general manager.

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