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residential construction

Residential construction employment increases in July

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, residential construction employment increased by 24,000 in July. 
Trex Colorado distribution

Trex highlights environmental and social stewardship

The environmental footprint for Trex decking has improved across all impact categories since the 2016, the company says.
NLBMDA capitol Trump congress

NLBMDA details Trump’s executive orders

The actions range from an extension of reduced unemployment benefits to a payroll tax deduction.

Envision Ridge Premium collection

Featuring a new fluted profile with the same EverGrain Core as its other composite decking collections, and a high-density cap, Envision has introduced a...
MoistureShield Vision WUI approved

MoistureShield Vision capped composite decking approved for WUI zones in California

WUI zones are places where potentially flammable vegetation meets or overlaps with developed areas identifying them as severe fire hazard areas.
Kodiak building partners

Kodiak Building Partners launches drywall and insulation distributor

The greenfield operation will be housed in 10,000 square feet of warehouse space, with a 1,000 square-foot showroom.

TimberTech: Better Tech for Better Decks

At TimberTech, our boards have Better Tech for Better Decks. That means our decking looks more like real wood than any other composite, resists...
Nation's Best

Do it Best partners with Nation’s Best

The investment in Nation’s Best Holdings aligns Do it Best with a retailer committed to building a nationwide network of independent stores, the company said.
housing affordability

Housing affordability hits 18-month low

Despite low interest rates, a supply shortage coupled with rising home prices contributed to a decline in housing affordability in the second quarter.
84 Lumber Mansfield, Ohio truss plant

84 Lumber opens truss plant in Mansfield, Ohio

The Mansfield truss plant is 84 Lumber’s third component plant in the Central division.

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