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Make sure your deck components and accessories are quality-compatible

In the previous months' columns, we’ve talked about getting all of our inventory organized, and the planning of the new decking season that most...

March new home sales boosted by lower interest rates

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 692,000 units in March after a slightly revised...

Snavely Forest Products expanding Texas distribution to Houston

PITTSBURGH — Wholesale distributor Snavely Forest Products is opening a new division in Houston. The location will distribute products such as LP SmartSide Siding...

Existing-home sales drop 4.9% in March

WASHINGTON — Existing-home sales retreated in March, following February’s surge of sales, according to the National Association of Realtors. Each of the four major...

Sponsored: TimberTech puts a beautiful end to boring decks

Who says decks need to be built from boring, straight, narrow planks of wood with the same monotonous color and pattern? TimberTech is the decking...

A salute to the uppercase Order Taker

Don't underestimate the order taker. It took me a while to accept this valuable idea because, early in my career, I kept feeling guilty after...

Simpson Strong-Tie renews Habitat for Humanity sponsorship

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie has renewed its partnership with Habitat for Humanity International for the 13th consecutive year. To date, the company has...

Marvin Companies names new VP of marketing

WARROAD, Minn. — Jackie Schneider has joined Marvin as vice president of marketing and will work directly with president Darrin Peterson to support the...

Housing starts decline in March

WASHINGTON — Total housing starts fell 0.3% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million units from a downwardly revised reading...

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products donates to St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products has donated $10,000 in materials to the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Charlotte, N.C. The St. June Dream Home Giveaway program...

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