Get Up to Speed on Latest Trends in Tools & Hardware

After nearly a decade of struggling to add able bodies to the workforce, employers filled 61,000 new jobs in February—the biggest monthly increase in 11 years, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

Composites Get Cool and Cooler

Wood-plastic composites are increasingly becoming a popular option for homeowners and builders who are looking for an alternative to traditional wood decking. This is largely due to manufacturing advances related to beauty and performance.

Spring Hues for Decking

AZEK Building Products’ three new deck colors have a realistic, wood-like appearance, including diverse color palettes, realistic grain textures and superior durability.

Hassle-Free Trimboards

Peel ‘n Neat by Versatex is a new packaging option designed to keep PVC trim boards clean during transport, storage and installation.

Fiberglass Shingles

The course shingle is a solution to roofing contractors’ needs for an easy-to-install starter strip prior to shingle application.

SRS Buys Denver Wholesaler

With the addition of American, SRS will include 210 locations in 41 states operating under 22 different divisions. SRS is a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners LLC.

High-Tech Fork Lifts

Designed for superior performance and productivity, trucks are engineered with fewer parts and durable components with superior lift, lower, acceleration and travel speeds.

Helpful Lasers

Leica DISTO X-series of laser measuring tools combines innovation with extreme robustness.

Redwood Timbers & Vineyards: A Match Made in California

The durability and versatility of redwood timbers is not limited to just vineyards, though. There’s a good chance that some of your customers are planning projects that would also benefit from the natural qualities that make redwood truly one of a kind.

Modern Trim  

CertainTeed’s new WP4 Nickel Gap trim profile has been added as part of the company’s Restoration Millwork cellular PVC trim collection.