Door Maker Toasts New Plant

Steves & Sons Inc., San Antonio, Tx., celebrated its 150th year in business with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and grand opening of its 180,000-sq. ft., state-of-the-art door manufacturing plant in Sandston, Va.

NEW Deck Specialist Magazine!

Builders and contractors specializing in decks and other outdoor living projects now have a new resource to turn to for ideas and strategies for their business.

Allweather Wood Celebrates Ultra-Safe Decade

Allweather Wood, Loveland, Co., recently celebrated 10 years with no lost time injuries.

DEALER PROFILE: Capps Home Building Center of Virginia

To keep employees up to speed, Capps schedules Lunch & Learn sessions, sponsored by vendors. “For our staff, it’s like continuing education,” says Bruce.

Boise Cascade Adding St. Louis DC

Boise Cascade Co., Boise, Id., is opening a new building materials distribution center to serve the St. Louis metro and surrounding areas. 

Dewalt’s Mower/Vehicle Charger

Dewalt’s Mower/Vehicle Charger is compatible with all 40V MAX outdoor power equipment batteries


… that there is no secret. There is no magic bullet. There is only the grind. There is only the work.  

Weyerhaeuser Pulls Out of Joint Venture 

The sale, expected to close by the end of the year, includes 80,000 acres of timberlands in Mississippi and 20,000 acres in Georgia.

Westlake Ace Buying Chicago Chain

Westlake Ace Hardware has agreed to acquire seven-unit Chicagoland dealer Buikema’s Ace Hardware. 

Intex Millwork Outgrows Headquarters

Cellular PVC millwork manufacturer Intex Millwork Solutions is relocating from Millville

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In the magazine

Why Builders Are Looking to Privacy Windows

Homebuilders are increasingly using decorative glass privacy windows as upgrade options for their clients 

The Fear of Calling Customers

The fear of rejection has cost you a lot of money. There’s a lot of business you haven’t asked for, or followed up on, because of fear. There are a lot of referrals you haven’t asked for because of fear.

Hardwood Industry Takes Up Rules Changes

National Hardwood Lumber Association members will vote this fall on proposed hardwood rules changes that could significantly affect the industry.

Wondrous Colors Trending in Design

Hot color combinations in paint and design include the nostalgic hues of the Memories palette.

Building Business, One Relationship at a Time

A Special Series from North American Wholesale Lumber Association

Sherwood Opens DC in Northern California

Sherwood Lumber Corp., Melville, N.Y., has selected Stockton, Ca., for its new Northern California distribution center.

U.S. Imposing Countervaling Duties on Canadian Imports

The U.S. Department of Commerce is placing countervailing duties on imports from Canada.

Minnesota Yard Calls It Quits

Holmquist Lumber Co., Grove City, Mn., shut down March 31 with the retirement of Charlie Holmqvist.

Native Son Saves Texas Hardware Store

Weakley-Watson Hardware, Brownwood, Tx., was preparing to shut its doors after 140 years.

Dealer Profile: Lugbill Supply Center of Ohio

Archbold, a tiny town tucked into the northwest corner of Ohio.

Olsen on Sales: Relationship Selling

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NAWLA: Thinking Ahead Pressure Treating Makes Wood Even Better

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New Oregon Building Supply Stresses Discount

Do It Best Makes Big Push Into LBM at Fall Market

Spotlight: Treated Wood

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Top Drivers For Deck Remodels and Upgrades

Bamboo Decking Shoots to Thrive in Great Outdoors

Our Parents Didn’t Raise Sales People

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