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Selling To Remodelers: Service vs. Price

Competitive pricing is important, but tailored service is critical. By: Kevin Anundson At Renovations Group, Inc., our customers often come to us with a budget for...

New Dovetail Study Demonstrates Environmental Advantage of Building With Wood

"The ability of wood to store large quantities of carbon for long periods of time sets wood apart from, and provides a significant advantage...

U.S. Home Improvement Industry Outpaces the Broader Housing Recovery

Harvard University research center releases new report on the remodeling industry CAMBRIDGE, MA – In the aftermath of the Great Recession, the U.S. home improvement...

New Home Sales Rise 11.6 Percent in December

WASHINGTON - Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 11.6 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units, according to...

Millennials Seek Smaller Houses, But Won’t Sacrifice Details, Panelists Say

WASHINGTON - As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be...

LP® Plans Capacity Expansion of LP® SmartSide® Siding as Demand Grows

Siding Popularity With Builders Includes Installations on Their Own Homes NASHVILLE, Tenn. – LP Building Products is planning to expand manufacturing capacity of LP® SmartSide®...

ENAP, Inc. and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen Cooperative, Inc. (PAL) Announce Name for Proposed Merged...

The lumber and building material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP, Inc. announced that pursuant to shareholder approval (scheduled February 19, 2015), the cooperative will...

NLBMDA Releases 2015 National Policy Agenda

- The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) released its national legislative and regulatory policy agenda for 2015. The document brings...

A More Robust Year for Housing in 2015

LAS VEGAS - A strengthening labor market, low interest rates, improving mortgage availability and growing pent-up demand will help to significantly boost single-family housing...

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