Survey Finds Dealers Are Changing How They Stock Treated Wood
Dealers are sharply reducing the amount of treated stock rated for above-ground...
Kleer 2x PVC boards and sheets are manufactured in 2-by lumber dimensions
Wood Treaters Under Pressure
Ground-contact PT lumber is becoming more widely available, thanks to the AWPA's new rules for treated lumber. But the industry is divided on how the new rules apply to deck framing.
Are Lumber Prices Headed Up?
The expiration of a trade agreement on lumber between the U.S. and Canada is one...
AdvantageLumber Buys Brazilian Mill
AdvantageLumber.com has bought an FSC-certified mill in northern Brazil capable of...
Framing Lumber Prices Down
Housing starts in the U.S. picked up in 2015, but lumber prices didn’t follow suit...
Softwood Lumber Board Launches Social Media-Friendly Website
The Softwood Lumber Board has launched a newly redesigned website that is...
Thermally Modified Decking
It's heat-treated to be rot-resistant and dimensionally stable, but how does it...
Are 2x6s Stronger Than 2x12s
Virginia Tech professor Frank Woeste explains why the relative bending strength (Fb) of southern yellow pine decreases as the lumber dimension increases