Fast-Draining Housewrap

Benjamin Obdyke is launching wide-width sizes for its HydroGap drainable housewrap designed for production builders and other large volume projects.

Olsen on Sales: The Gentle Art of Changing the Subject

To succeed in sales, we must control the conversations we are in.

More Options for Outdoor Building

The line brings both design elegance and structural strength to custom outdoor living structures. The corrosion-resistant hardware accommodates nominal and rough lumber sizes.

Let Your Gray Show: What’s Trending in Roofing Colors

What’s old is new again. That appears to be the roofing color mantra for 2019.

Rich, Earthy Hues

Tando's Signature Stain added a new color-Graphite-to its innovative cladding line. Manufac-tured by Derby Building Products Inc., the new hue expands the stained shake line beyond current wood-like browns to an earthy, deep gray.

Wood Fiber Prices Rise, Particularly in the West

Wood fiber costs for pulpmills in North America remained generally unchanged from the second quarter 2018 to the third quarter 2018 (latest available figures) but were higher than in the third quarter 2017, according to the latest issue of the North American Wood Fiber Review.

Trendy Attic Ladders

Fakro Smart Attic Ladders save space and provide easy storage and access to the attic. Models feature minor adjustments that make installation and fitting the floor-to-ceiling height safe and easy.

Moisture-Free Decking

Deckorators has expanded its line of wood-alternative decking with the launch of Voyage, a new line of composite decking featuring patented Eovations technology.

VIDEO: The Deck of the Future: What’s Ahead in Outdoor Living

This year’s DeckExpo in Baltimore brought together three columnists from Deck Specialist, to look ahead at 2019’s hottest trends in outdoor living. Listen and learn from David Elenbaum, Brendan Casey, and Matt Breyer.