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If a significant winter weather event happens in your area and there are many homes that sustain damage, it can be a great time to help ensure homeowners know your business is available. But spreading the word about your business and interacting with potential clients in the right way is key to gaining trust.
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Top 3 Benefits of A Portfolio Approach

In the building industry, problem solving comes with the territory—and it makes you a better builder. As an expert in your field, you’re al…

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How to Maximize Your Time During The Off-Season

As you prepare for projects to slow, take inventory of other areas of your business you want to focus on. Harnessing the mental and physica…

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Benefits of Proof for Builders When Choosing Building Products

When you’re considering how to choose building products, it can be tough to determine whether claims a manufacturer makes are true. You nee…

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What Is Engineered Strand Technology (EST)?

As a builder, you know the importance of defending your build against the elements. Taking precautionary measures with premium products lik…

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Taping in Tricky Areas

No matter the product you’re installing, proper technique and a few useful hints help ensure the product performs well for years to come. A…

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Selling Structural Solutions to Homeowners

Your clients may not often see the bones of their home, so they may not be aware of the benefits that come from your choice of added-value …

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How to Lower Costs and Handle Construction Labor Shortages on the Jobsite

As an ongoing result of the COVID-19 pandemic, construction supply chain challenges have resulted in increased costs of building materials …

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Horizontal Property Regimes: How to Help Prevent Row Home Fires

The trend to live near downtown hasn’t waned in recent years. However, finding empty lots to construct new houses continues to pose a chall…

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How to Install Insulation Sheathing with LP® NovaCore Thermal Insulated Sheathing

New to the LP® Structural Solutions portfolio, LP® NovaCore® Thermal Insulated Sheathing is a …

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How Pivoting to Premium Products Can Reduce Customer Callbacks

With today’s hot housing market the last thing you want to do is stop, backtrack, and address a customer callback. In any economy, callback…

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How to Engage Design Conscious Construction Clients

With an abundance of inspiration at their disposal, clients may have design goals that exceed their budget. We talked to building professio…

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Second Floor Sub-Flooring: Choosing the Right Sub-Floor for Second Stories

Few things are more downright frustrating than a tattletale squeaky floor—especially irksome squeaks that come from the floor above. For ho…