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Schilling’s Home Centers President Honored With Business Hall of Fame Award

Frank Schilling, president of Schilling's Home Improvement Center, has been named to the Times Media Co.'s 2016 Times Business & Industry Hall of Fame....

Housing Affordability Posts Second Straight Quarterly Gain

WASHINGTON — Spurred by a modest reduction in mortgage interest rates and favorable home prices, nationwide housing affordability in the first quarter of 2016...
Roofing

World Roofing Demand Growing Nearly 3 Percent Annually

Global demand for roofing materials is forecast to rise 2.9% per annum through 2020 to 13.8 billion square meters, valued at $124 billion. An...

ABC Supply is 10-Time Recipient of Gallup Great Workplace Award

BELOIT, Wis. — For the 10th time, building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has been honored with the Gallup Great Workplace Award. The...

IN DEPTH: Doors And Windows

Doors and windows present a unique challenge for builders and remodelers, as the products need to fit the style of both interior and exterior...

Report: $3.7B Commercial Insulation Market to Grow 5 Percent Through 2018

Malvern, Penn.—Market growth for commercial insulation has largely been driven by continued growth in new construction, increased R-value requirements as well as nominal growth...
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Deckorators Launches New Website

Grand Rapids, Mich. — Deckorators® announced the launch of a new website for dealers and contractors. At Deckorators.com, pros now have more access to a...
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Wolf Home Products Rebrands

YORK, Penn. — Wolf Home Products unveiled its new logo recently — part of a wide-ranging rebranding effort that will amplify Wolf in the...
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Versatex Adds to Sales, Marketing Teams

PITTSBURGH — Adding depth to the team now serving residential builders, building-materials dealers and distributors, and architects across the U.S.A., Versatex Building Products, LLC,...

Real Issue Survey: The Cost of Price Wars

A national company recently entered our market, which sparked a price war. Our commissioned salesmen are disgruntled due to reduced income caused by lower...

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