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BUSINESS INSIGHTS: Leading with Service First in Siding

Grow your siding sales by understanding what’s important to building pros. Siding is one of those building product categories with clear lines of distribution, depending...

SHOWROOM STRATEGIES: JB Sash & Door

Insights from LBM Dealers who’ve grown their sales with a showroom refresh. BY: LBM STAFF Q: Describe your showroom for us. A: We’ve been at this location in...

BUILDER Q&A: Pat Neal

Approximate sales in 2013: 51 custom and approximately 836 production homes. Q: What sets your company apart?  A: We have the most conscientious team of any in...

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: Finding the Right Opening in Windows

New construction boosts opportunity for LBM dealers. BY: LOU ROSSIWindows is one product category that’s expected to benefit all parts of the housing industry recovery....

GIVING BACK: Racing for a Cause

McCoy’s Building Supply supports the National Volunteer Caregiving Network by hosting and sponsoring a 5K fundraising race. BY: ALYSSA SAMSON “Family and community values are what help make...

SHOWROOM STRATEGIES: Loranger Door & Window Co. Inc.

Insights from LBM Dealers who’ve grown their sales with a showroom refresh. An Interview with Robert J. Loranger, President of Loranger Door & Window Co....

POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Treated Wood or Composite Decking

Point/Counterpoint provides equal time to both sides of a controversial topic. This month, we take on the question: What's Greener: Treated Wood or Composite...

POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Composite Wood is a Green Choice

Point/Counterpoint provides equal time to both sides of a controversial topic. This month, we take on the question: Treated Wood or Composite Decking? Composite Wood...

PRODUCT PICKS: May 2014

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch for May 2014.   Stanley & CAT FatMax® Portable Tripod...

COMMENTARY: A Conversation with NADRA

Insights from Executive VP Mike Beaudry and the leadership of the North American Deck & Railing Association (NADRA).  Q: Decking has been a solid growth...

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