Must Know Renovation Tips

Don’t Overlook These Must-Know Hotel Renovation Tips

As a hotel owner/operator, your future success is going to depend a great deal on your ability to compete with other hotel owners/operators. That would be especially true if your property is located in an area where there is a lot of traveling traffic. If you are going to compete successfully, your hotel has to …

Lumber Price Drop Summer 2022

What is Causing the Lumber Prices to Drop in Summer 2022

As some experts warn of a coming U.S economic decline, there are currently great concerns throughout the world, as the potential decline in the U.S. often affects foreign economies around the world. With inflation running out of control and interest rates starting to climb, several key industries are bracing for the impact. One of the …

Outdoor Shed Market Outlook 2022

Outdoor Shed Market Outlook in 2022

As lifestyle changes evolve over time, certain market segments are often left to deal with the effects of such changes. That would certainly go a long way towards explaining what has been transpiring in the outdoor wood shed market over the past few years and likely into the future. Throughout North America, we have seen …

Maintain Plywood Inventory

How to Maintain the Quality of your Plywood Inventory

As a retail store owner, your reputation is going to be made based on several factors. First and foremost will be customer service and price competitiveness. With that said, you can’t afford to overlook the importance of making sure that the products and materials you sell are of the finest quality possible. Sometimes, the way …

Lumber Prices March 2022

Why Lumber Prices had a Steady Decline in March 2022

To say that lumber prices have been highly volatile over the last 11 months would be a bit of an understatement. The reality is that prices have been on somewhat of a rollercoaster ride since the middle of May in 2021. On May 7th of 2021, lumber prices reached an all-time high at $1,686 per …

Tips Choosing Wholesale Lumber Provider

7 Tips for Choosing Your Wholesale Lumber Provider

If you are planning on a building/construction project of any meaningful size, you might want to think about purchasing your lumber from a wholesaler as opposed to a big retail hardware store. The savings you can get from doing this can be quite substantial, maybe enough to allow you to take on other projects in …

When Should You Use Preservative Treated Lumber

As a building material, wood is susceptible to a lot of things that can damage it. That list of things includes the elements (weather), fungus, fire, and insects. It’s for that reason that some wood materials need to be treated with chemicals that act as preservatives. Otherwise, damaged wood would eventually lead to structural problems …

High Lumber Prices 2022

What is Keeping Lumber Prices High in 2022

It was only a little more than 10 months ago that the price of lumber hit an all-time high of $1,686 per board foot. Conversely, the construction industry then watched the price of lumber fall all the way down to $454 per board foot by mid-September. That’s an incredible drop of 73% in just 4 …

Highest Paid Construction

Highest Paid Construction Occupations in 2021

Post COVID19 pandemic, it’s fair to expect that the construction industry will soon be returning to work en-masse. There is a lot of work to be done to make up for two years or so of little to no activity. What does that mean for construction workers? There are going to be a lot of …

Modern Building Materials

Modern Building Materials You May Not Have Heard Of

What are Modern Building Materials? Given enough time, innovation and new technologies will change every aspect of our lives. Who would have thought there would be a continual evolution of the building materials we use to build homes and commercial buildings. Clearly, we are seeing a new generation of building materials every few years. In …