Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Building the home's structure properly is the most important thing you can do to ensure its future value. Besides the necessity for the home to be safe and sturdy, making sure that no large repairs will need to be made later is desirable for the homeowner.
Weyerhaeuser Edge Gold flooring panels
Weyerhaeuser’s Edge Gold flooring panels now feature the company’s Down Pore self-draining technology, which channels water from the panels' surfaces and drains it off the joists below.
CalStar Oversized Facing Bricks
CalStar Products has introduced a line of oversized facing units that can be used for base courses and as accent bands.
Gypsum demand is affected by housing demand, which is expected to rise.
The steep decline in the residential and non-residential building sectors over the past five years has greatly affected gypsum demand.
How to get the best price at the lumber yard
When it comes to getting the best price on lumber, it’s not always about the volume of material purchased — relationships count.
Boise Cascade offers the new Conditioned Airspace HVAC framing system
The new Conditioned Airspace HVAC framing system from Boise Cascade is designed for placing HVAC systems inside the insulated, air-sealed shell of homes.
The TetraGrip Subfloor Fastening System from Paslode features a barb-threaded design that allows the fastener to drive like a na
The TetraGrip Subfloor Fastening System from Paslode features a barb-threaded design that allows the fastener to drive like a nail and hold like a screw.
Superior Walls’ Xi and R-5 insulated precast concrete wall systems use up to 70 percent less concrete in a new home than convent
Superior Walls’ Xi and R-5 insulated precast concrete wall systems use up to 70 percent less concrete in a new home than conventional foundations.
Product of the Week: MediaWall built-in stone wall
Eldorado Stone has designed a built-in stone solution to the integrated multimedia space with its new MediaWall. The MediaWall is the latest addition to the company’s revolutionary Gemstone Wall collection of easy-to-create, interior design concepts that transform walls with stone and brick veneer.
Designed to eliminate subfloor nail squeaks while providing more holding power, the TetraGrip Subfloor Fastening System from Paslode features a barb-threaded design that allows the fastener to drive like a nail and hold like a screw.
Homebuilders in Pennsylvania are upset over a new requirement that says all new residential construction must have sprinkler systems installed, The Delaware County Daily Times reported.