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7 Top 5 Time Management Tips for Building Professionals

If you had one project that underperformed within the past few years, you’re not alone. KPMG’s 2016 Global Construction Survey found most p…

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8 Siding That’s a Cut Above

Siding installers use many different brands of circular saws, but their preferred saw may not be as important as the siding material they a…

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11 Increasing Jobsite Efficiency with High-Performance Solutions

The three main buckets of costs to build a home: cost of land, cost of materials and cost of labor. Regarding labor costs to build a house,…

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22 How Remodelers Can Increase Business with HOAs

Home Owner Associations (HOAs) are the governing bodies of many communities throughout the U.S. – and remodelers can miss out on HOA busine…

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28 Using the Jobsite to Brand Your Company

One of the best ways to market your construction company is to use signage on or near the jobsite. It’s possible that more people will see …

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30 Meeting Timelines When You’re Short-Staffed

For builders with a limited staff, it’s difficult to meet all the timelines and expectations unless every team member does an outstanding j…

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The Importance Of Vapor Permeability In Building Envelopes

For weather-resistant barriers (WRBs), ASTM has developed rigorous tests for water resistance and water penetration, plus an air barrier as…

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Tips For Increasing Winter Remodeling Business

Winter can be an ideal time for many home remodeling projects. Increasing your business often starts with customer education. Here are some…

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How To Choose Between Radiant Barrier Sheathing And Spray Foam Insulation

If you’re a builder weighing the choice between radiant barrier sheathing and spray foam insulation for reducing attic heat, there are many…

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Why Architects Value LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing in Multifamily Design

With its design flexibility, strength and cost-saving benefits, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing has beco…

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Building Your Business in the Building Materials Industry

Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA) published a study painting a rosy picture of the future of the global construction materials market. A…

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Dealers, Go Beyond the Basics to Sell Builders on Premium Siding Materials

Dealers who sell premium, high-quality materials such as LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding must master the art of …