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Building Steady Business in Texas

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Founded in 1944, Teague Lumber Co. in Fort Worth, Texas, has adapted through the decades to remain a central destination for lumber and hardware supplies. Now, the company is still family-owned and overseen by president and general manager Paul Teague, ... Read More »

Lumber Prices Show Unseasonable Drop

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Though lumber prices usually rise in the spring, a new report from The Wall Street Journal says bad weather and a decline in homebuilding have caused lumber prices to drop just one year after they reached record highs. The article ... Read More »

Amazon Invests in Prefabricated Homes

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Amazon recently invested in Plant Prefab, a California-based company that utilizes sustainable construction methods and materials “to build prefabricated custom single- and multifamily houses,” according to an article from CNBC. The investment was made through Amazon’s Alexa Fund, which “provides ... Read More »

International Builders’ Show Features Smart Products, Interactivity

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Building materials and luxury design items were just some of the products on display Jan. 8-11 when the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) welcomed thousands to Orlando, Florida, for Design & Construction Week. The week featured the International Builders’ ... Read More »

How Will Tariffs Impact the Solar Panel Industry?

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The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced its decision last week that U.S. solar panel manufacturers are negatively impacted by imported solar panels, specifically from Mexico and Korea. According to the report, the ITC will hold a public hearing on remedy on ... Read More »