Homeowners Prefer Eco-Friendly Materials, Practices

From reducing air pollution to using renewable energy as a power source, U.S. homeowners have an overwhelming desire for more information, more choices.

Your Lumber Grading Glossary

If you’ve spent any time around lumber, and we know you have, you’ve probably picked up a bit of the lingo.

How Millennials View the Lumber Industry

The industry is facing the dilemma of how best to market to and recruit a generation that is uniquely different.

Substrate Matters: The Versatility of Western Red Cedar

Choosing finishing materials and appearance products like siding has always been about weighing the pros and cons of one material over another.

Uncertainty Runs High in Volatile OSB Market

After reaching historic highs in June, the price of OSB began to drop through the summer.

The Evolution of Gypsum Wallboard

Gypsum boards. One of our greatest building products and the perfect solution for interior and exterior use in various iterations. But what do you know about them? They are certainly not a new product, traced back to the United Kingdom in the 1880s. Why are they important now?

What Dealers Should Know About Selling Open-Joint Cladding Systems

Open-Joint cladding systems are growing in popularity—but they require a slightly different approach to the walls behind them.

How to Select & Specify Cross-Laminated Timber

Cross Laminated Timer (CLT) is a prefabricated, solid engineered mass timber panel. CLT is manufactured with kiln-dried lumber boards or structural composite lumber (SCL) laminated in alternating directions and bonded with structural adhesives to form a solid, straight, rectangular panel.

WFP Rolls Out New Product Brands

Western Forest Products, Vancouver, B.C., is launching a new strategy of marketing WFP-branded products, making it easier for end-users to specify and purchase the products through their distribution partners. The rollout, covering all of WFP’s finished products, includes WFP Truestyle decking, paneling, trim & fascia, soffits and siding; and WFP Coast Timbers.

Decking Preferences Vary by Region

As families continue to invest in their outdoor living spaces, we see several trends emerging from different regions throughout North America. Across our network of dealers and Wolf PRO contractors, we looked at what’s trending this season.