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In Depth: Windows & Doors

Strong remodeling market points to growth Even with growth in new construction projected to slow this year, the remodeling and renovation market looks to remain...

In Depth Extra: Deck accessories

Railings, other accessories can help deck projects stand out. The average decking and other outdoor living projects are getting larger and more extensive, so it’s no...

In Depth Extra: Deck fasteners

They're often overlooked, but the right deck fasteners are key to a successful deck project. No matter the material a builder uses, the wrong...

In Depth: Decks

Growing projects mean opportunities for dealers. With outdoor living projects growing in popularity and size, decking represents an attractive category for dealers. At the same...

In Depth: Lumber and structural panels

For these unsung heroes of construction, staying flexible is the key for distributor success. Lumber. It’s easy to not give it much mind, but it’s...

In Depth: Moulding, millwork & trim

Demand for low maintenance, easy installation drives trends. With a wealth of alternatives beyond traditional wood options, dealers have plenty of choices these days when...

In Depth: Insulation and housewrap

With building codes and industry trends emphasizing energy efficiency and higher building performance requirements, and with a continued robust building market, one thing you...

In Depth: Tech tools

Whether it’s an ERP system or estimating software, a new point-of-sale solution or GPS tracking technology, there are plenty of options out there for...
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In Depth: Fasteners

Manufacturers are focused on improving efficiency and reducing jobsite costs. A fastener is not just a fastener, even though that’s an all-too-common opinion held by...
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In Depth: Engineered wood products

In today's world of skilled labor shortages, engineered wood products provide design flexibility while delivering strength, ease of installation, and product consistency. It remains an...

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