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single-family starts

Strong growth for housing starts predicted for 2020

Single-family starts should continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2020, fueled by solid job growth and low mortgage rates that will keep demand firm.
remodeling confidence

Remodeling market closed out 2019 on a high note

The RMI has been consistently above 50—indicating that more remodelers report market activity is higher compared to the prior quarter.

NLBMDA releases 2020 National Policy Agenda

The agenda outlines policy priorities for the LBM industry that seek to boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation across the U.S. economy.

LP SmartSide Smooth Trim & Siding

LP SmartSide Trim & Siding is now available in a smooth finish. As the latest addition to the LP SmartSide line of high-performance products,...

Non-Toxic Eco Wood Treatment

Eco Wood Treatment is a non-toxic wood treatment designed to prevent white rot fungi, a common cause of wood decay. The product’s non-toxic formula...

ABC Supply acquires Midwest Wholesale Materials

Founded in 1960, Midwest Wholesale Materials has a single location in Madison, Wisconsin.
LMC Wharton School of Business

LMC dealers team up at Wharton School of Business

For the sixth year, LMC has partnered with the Wharton school to offer a concentrated management program.

TandoStone expanded color palette

TandoStone has introduced two new colors: Nordic Mist, part of the Tando Creek Ledgestone collection and Glacier Bay (shown), under the Stacked Stone line....

Rustoleum Zinsser Cover-Stain Primer

Cover-Stain Primer is the newest member of Rust-Oleum’s Turbo Spray System. Designed to provide hiding power indoors and out, the product is developed to...
housing starts

Housing starts finish 2019 strong

The December reading of 1.61 million starts is a 13-year high.

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