Lumber and plywood treated with proven fire retardants have a track record of protecting structures from flame spread.
The free-wheeling days of trading hundreds of different exotic hardwoods, with seemingly little regard for how the wood was harvested, are ancient history.
Holmquist Lumber Co., Grove City, Mn., shut down March 31 with the retirement of Charlie Holmqvist.
Weakley-Watson Hardware, Brownwood, Tx., was preparing to shut its doors after 140 years.
Blue Ox's finished frame and chamber were shipped to Arizona, where the undercarriage, wheels and other parts would be added
Archbold, a tiny town tucked into the northwest corner of Ohio.
It took one day for contractors to replace deteriorated fiber cement facade at Matthews & Fields Lumber Supply, Henrietta, N.Y., with NovikShake rough sawn 8-ft. shake and NovikStone dry stack stone, donated by the vendor.