September 15, 2015

It's been a pretty good year for the decking economy.

September 11, 2015

Island Cedar blaze caught on video

August 18, 2015

Depot’s Ted Decker points to the good (mostly) and the bad.

August 14, 2015

Plumbing group’s stats point to need for consumer incentives.

August 4, 2015

Sales and earnings are up, despite drought, floods and complaints.

July 10, 2015

Western SPF mills tended to hold quotes for #2&Btr at the prior week’s levels, still reporting order files extended out into the end of the month.

July 1, 2015

With applications ranging far and wide, here are a few types of products that illustrate the powerful relationship between weather and home improvement retailing.

June 29, 2015

The maker of custom window coverings made moves for earthquake victims.

June 22, 2015

Secondaries and SPF producers noted that sales activity was somewhat slower than in prior weeks, but a “good” pace maintained firm to higher pricing.

June 17, 2015

Nine key features of water conservation

June 17, 2015

The Ames Companies has a unique American story.

June 15, 2015

As the industry marches to the drumbeat of a slowly-improving economy and housing market recovery, the Made-in-USA movement marches alongside.

June 1, 2015

Momentum generated the prior week carried over after the long holiday weekend, pushing SPF mill order files out and prices higher.

May 29, 2015

Pool, spa and patio-related membership organization Carecraft has teamed up with EasyTurf, a supplier of artificial grass landscaping.

May 29, 2015

Record-setting rains and flash flooding in Texas and Oklahoma have homeowners considering the integrity of their own basements.

May 28, 2015

Flooding and destruction in parts of Texas and Oklahoma have been described as “massive.” 

May 27, 2015

The Grand Rapids-area tornado of 2014 took out a truss plant owned by Zeeland Lumber & Supply. Next week, the facility will reopen.

May 27, 2015

The Home Depot will be holding its third-annual nationwide Hurricane Preparedness Workshops this Saturday, May 30, 2015.

May 12, 2015

Simpson Strong-Tie pitched in $10,000 toward relief and recovery efforts for earthquake-shaken Nepal.

May 5, 2015

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company pointed to strong consumer engagement at the onset of lawn & garden season, as well as a laudable uptick in sales during the second quarter.

May 1, 2015

The drought that launched a thousand building innovations.

April 24, 2015

In the face of drought conditions in California -- as well as a growing call for water conservation nationally -- many homeowners are switching to drip irrigation methods for lawn watering.

April 13, 2015

Home improvement personality Mike Holmes is backing Concrobium Mold Control to bring attention to indoor air quality.

April 9, 2015

Virginia leads the field in ranking from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.