Combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, rising wages, and labor shortage, and wildfires, lumber prices have peaked. To add to the industry and home building disruption, new Canadian lumber tariffs are threatening new price increases that will have a negative effect on everyone involved.
The Importance of Employee Recognition
Whether you’re looking for a new job, starting a new job, or thinking about a career change, employee recognition should be at the forefront of your mind when choosing an employer.
Why Safety in the Workplace Should be Your First Priority in the LBM Industry
When working in the building materials and construction industry, keeping your people safe should be your main priority. Help your employees get home safely by promoting safety practices in the workplace.
10 Ways to Identify Strong Company Culture
Are you looking for a job? No matter what stage of the job search you’re in, company culture should be at the forefront of your mind when committing to a new company. Every organization has a culture that defines their dedication to their employees.
How to Maximize Energy Savings with Energy Efficient Windows
Instead of focusing solely on looks and design, homeowners are turning to the newest trend of minimizing extra costs of heating and cooling by remaining energy-conscious with energy-efficient windows.
Homeowners’ Guide to 2021 Doors and Windows Trends
If you’re thinking about hopping on the remodel train and getting new doors and windows, it’s important to know the current interior design trends for 2021. The openings to our homes are not just for convenience—they’re a staple of your personal tastes.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Lumber Prices
What are the factors driving current lumber price increases due to COVID? Building material industry is experiencing a huge increase in consumer demand for residential housing. This demand is offset with numerous supply chain issues.
4 Reasons You Should Consider Offsite Manufacturing
Off-site manufacturing (OSM) is a construction technique where prefabricated components are manufactured in off-site, then transported and assembled into the on-site structure. Faster, Safer, Greener, and Better are some of the many benefits to using offsite manufacturing.
Kodiak makes leadership moves
Kodiak Building Partners has announced a series of appointments at the operating leadership level across its companies. Moves include leadership appointments at AO Door (Texas), Direct Lumber and Door (Colorado), American Builders Supply (Florida), and Arizona Wholesale Supply (Arizona).