Protecting Wood from Fire

Lumber and plywood treated with proven fire retardants have a track record of protecting structures from flame spread.

Hardwood Decking Gets DNA Fingerprinted

The free-wheeling days of trading hundreds of different exotic hardwoods, with seemingly little regard for how the wood was harvested, are ancient history.

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.

Millwork Specialist Remakes History

Blue Ox's finished frame and chamber were shipped to Arizona, where the undercarriage, wheels and other parts would be added

Dealer Profile: Lugbill Supply Center of Ohio

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

Olsen on Sales: Relationship Selling

What is your sales approach or style?

Why Comply?

A Special Series from North American Wholesale Lumber Association

Making Wood’s Case for Sustainability

Kathryn Fernholz is passionate about forests.

LBM Dealers Remake Exteriors into Siding Displays

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.

World Stays on Green Path

Green building material sales are predicted to grow to $234.77 billion by 2019, according to a study by Transparency Market Research.