202O Gives Home Builders a Strong Boost in Confidence

202O Gives Home Builders a Strong Boost in Confidence

2019 ended with an estimated 1,250,600 housing units completed, pleasing home builders. US Census Bureau Housing Starts soared in December 2019, with 11.2% new homes planned nationwide. This is providing some sense of comfort for home builders, big and small, with...
Making the Case for Glulam Timber Construction

Making the Case for Glulam Timber Construction

The possibilities offered by using more engineered wood, such as glulam timber in the construction industry is enticing builders and uniting environmentalists. Research at the University of Massachusetts is proving that engineered wood, which is 20 wood boards glued...
Move over Dallas, L.A. Homebuyers are Moving In

Move over Dallas, L.A. Homebuyers are Moving In

The city of Dallas is a popular destination for Californians moving east. Taxes are a driving factor New data from Zillow shows that more than 30% of the people looking for new homes in Texas are current dwellers of L.A., New York, and Chicago. So, locals living in...
Family Finds 1940s Newspapers During Home Renovation

Family Finds 1940s Newspapers During Home Renovation

World War II News included A couple that recently bought a house near Grand Rapids, Michigan made a historical discovery while doing some renovations. The Pool family found multiple newspapers from a local publication with deep roots dating back to the 1940s....