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Jonathan Sweet

Jonathan Sweet is a Minneapolis-based writer and editor who has covered the construction industry for both consumer and trade publications for more than 15 years.
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In Depth: Caulks, sealants and adhesives

Many options and solutions for LBM dealers. Caulks, sealants and adhesives serve a variety of important purposes for the contractor and homeowner. They help create...
Engineered Slate

In Depth: Roofing systems

Improved performance, aesthetics drive roofing innovation. Roofing demand usually comes from two places—housing starts and storms. And with that in mind, roofing system manufacturers are...
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In Depth Extra: Deck railings & accessories

As outdoor living booms, deck railings and other accessories are getting their due. Ask any design expert, review nearly any trend study, tour any show...
deck fasteners

In Depth Extra: Deck fasteners

As consumers embrace outdoor living spaces, deck fasteners present a big opportunity for dealers. After a strong 2017, the remodeling market is forecast to continue...
moulding millwork trim

In Depth: Moulding, millwork & trim

Ease of use, new applications give dealers and homeowners more options From quicker installation to more robust product choices, trim and moulding manufacturers are responding...

SELLING ENGINEERED LUMBER: Storing and Selling Subfloor Panels

Strategies for storing, selling wood structural panels for installation under hardwood. Wood structural panels—OSB and plywood—are commonly used for subfloors and are proven to perform...

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