Tag: Building Materials

Fire Proofing New Home Construction

Boulder County, and most of the Front Range of Colorado, watched in horror as the wind-driven Marshall fire consumed over 1,000 structures.

Builder Product Spotlight: Landmark Homes

From Fort Collins to Longmont, the Front Range is dotted with communities populated by a Colorado company, Landmark Homes.

Short Days, Long Nights, Cold Weather and Concrete

A challenge in cold weather is to protect fresh concrete from freezing so that the finished product will perform as intended.

A Product Spotlight: Armstrong Flooring, Huber Engineered Woods

A closer look into Armstrong Flooring Essentials Plus and Huber Engineered Woods EXACOR panels, through our flooring product spotlight.

New Online Marketplace Aims to Ease Materials Pressure

OFFLOADIT, a new online marketplace for contractors, allows users to buy and sell unused construction materials and equipment and machinery.

Builder Confidence Slumps Due to Soaring Material and Home Prices

In its most recent monthly survey measuring builders’ sentiment regarding the market for newly constructed single-family homes, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) revealed a 5-point drop in builder confidence.