A New Generation of Hardwood Flooring

AHF Products is introducing new engineered and solid hardwood flooring collections from Bruce–American Honor, Next Frontier, Early Canterbury and Blacksmith’s Forge engineered floors, and the newly refreshed Natural Choice solid hardwood.

The Year Ahead in Residential Housewrap

Based on Builder and Consumer Practices Survey data, there are more than 4 billion sq. ft. of home exterior covered with housewrap annually.

A Simpler Way to Paint

Behr Paint’s new reimagined paint can is designed to make the painting process simpler and cleaner—no paint key or tools required to open the container.

Get in the Relationship Business

I had no experience even remotely related to the wood industry; but when friends of my mom and dad came calling about a potential receptionist job at a hardwood lumber company, I jumped at the opportunity.

The Year Ahead in Vinyl Windows

As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, window and sliding glass door shoppers have spoken—and they want vinyl. Lots of vinyl. They also want bigger, greener, stronger and darker products.

Dealer Profile: Iowa’s Ogden & Adams

“Contractor Buys Lumberyards,” the headline in this magazine’s June issue announced. Is this as newsworthy as the proverbial “Man Bites Dog”? Nah—but almost as unlikely. So, this reporter couldn’t wait to find out how, and why.

Quick and Light Track Loaders

ASV Holdings’ new compact RT-50 Posi-Track loader includes best-in-class ground pressure, ground clearance, serviceability and performance.

Posts into Pergolas

The LINX Modular Pergola System from Wild Hog Railing makes building a pergola a snap.

Bamboo-Capped Composite

Fortress Building Products has added an innovative bamboo capped composite that’s reportedly 40% lighter yet provides twice the strength of competitive decking options and unprecedented span ratings.