Reasons behind the September crash

The Reasons Behind the September Lumber Price Crash

For everyone from avid DIYers to construction professionals and lumber sellers, lumber price matters. It’s also been an ongoing challenge for many many in the construction field as prices fluctuated wildly over the last two years. It’s very hard to make accurate estimates for a project when you can’t predict material pricing from month to …

The Benefits of B-Grade Lumber

The Benefits of Using B-Grade and Downfall Lumber

In the US, over 26,200 billion board feet of lumber are milled each year. However, not all lumber is the same. Different categories and grades determine the value of the lumber and influence its use. Knowing more about these categories and grades is an essential feature of the industry. This includes knowing the benefits of …

Lumber Pricing Outlook 2022

Lumber Pricing Dropped 6% Market Outlook in 2022

With mortgage rates skyrocketing, the building materials and lumber industry is starting to really feel the pinch. In recent days, lumber prices per 1000 board feet fell by as much as 6% in a single day. That’s a significant 1-day drop considering the beating lumber prices have taken since the end of February 2022. As …

Wood Best Material Pallets

Why Wood is the Best Material for Pallets

Manufacturers are always looking for the best ways to ship products to their end users, be it consumers or retail stores. Among the things they have to consider include the most efficient and cost-effective ways to ship and in what quantities can goods most efficiently be shipped. They also have to consider what kinds of …

OSB Market News Summer 2022

OSB Market News Summer 2022

It is starting to look like the Oriented Strand Board (OSB) market is about to enter uncharted territory due to a number of very serious economic issues appearing on the horizon. The summer of 2022 could well be a “summer of discontent.” Economic Factors That Could Dictate OSB Prices This Summer and Into the Fall …

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 …