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R.P. Lumber has announced the pending acquisition of long-time competitor Alexander Lumber Co, a 130-year-old family-owned company operating...

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Low existing inventories and strong buyer demand helped push builder confidence higher for the third consecutive month even as supply-side...

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Ware-Butler Building Supply and parent company Pleasant River Lumber completed the purchase of Bangor, Maine-based building materials retailer...

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This article is going to look at BCSI B1 with guidance pertaining to setting the initial set of roof trusses and exploring why it is vital this...

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Labor shortages have hit unprecedented highs since each of the surveys began and continue to exacerbate housing affordability challenges

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OSHA is suspending enforcement of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large private businesses after a federal appeals court upheld a stay on it last...

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Trevor Ebinger, general manager of Manion Lumber & Truss talks about one of his company’s greatest strengths, their design department, and how he...

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The current market has reached a healthy equilibrium, offering good opportunities for everyone. However, these veterans warn there are choppy waters...

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Mans Lumber and Millwork announced that it has acquired Dillman & Upton, creating Michigan’s largest family-owned provider of home improvement...

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Housing affordability held steady at its lowest level in nearly a decade, as higher home prices offset lower mortgage rates to keep the...

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Building materials prices have increased 12.2% year-to-date after climbing 4.5% over the same period in 2020.

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If you can buy it, buy it. That’s the distilled advice given by a panel of award winning retailers who took on a variety of issues during the recent...

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