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The Surge in Demand for Natural Materials in Home Building Projects

Natural materials and exposed wood are making a comeback in the home building industry, and for good reason. Warm, inviting, and sustainable, these materials offer homeowners a way to create homes that are both stylish and comfortable.

Home Renovation and Design Trends for 2023

As 2023 rolls in, it’s time to start thinking about home improvement projects and renovations. With affordability and focus in mind, here are a few home improvements ideas for the new year.

Importance of Employee Recognition in the Workplace: Building Culture & Community

Today, the job market is hot and the competition for talent continues to escalate, causing many companies to reevaluate their company culture and step up their employee recognition game. As an employee, what is your company doing to differentiate itself from others? What are you looking for in your current or next role to set your standards for workplace culture? 

Decking Trends for Summer 2022

From patio to pool side decking, Direct Lumber & Door carries a range of products built to meet all your needs. Don’t have a deck or needing an upgrade? Direct Lumber & Door is here to take your summer to the next level with their range of decking services. 

Celebrating a Local Legacy: Direct Lumber & Door Celebrates 10 Years

We are proud to announce that Direct Lumber & Door turned 10 on March 15, 2022. To celebrate this milestone, each DLD location brought in pizza, cake, 10-year celebration T-shirts, and a message from DLD’s President, Michael Severa. 

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2022 Door & Window Trends

2022 has arrived and is in full swing—are you ready to be the talk of the block with new windows and doors? At Direct Lumber and Door, we carry all the latest styles and trends to keep your home affordable, stylish, and long-lasting. From sleek style doors to the latest modern materials, DLD has it all! Read more for the latest door and window trends of 2022!

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How Canadian Lumber Tariffs Impact the American Supply Chain

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.

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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.