Building Components

Products used in the overall structural system of a building.

A Nashville hit! View the Best of the Frame Building Expo 2014

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The Frame Building Expo is the only national tradeshow and education event devoted exclusively to post-frame builders. Nashville has always been a popular venue for the event, and this year did not disappoint. Attendance was strong and the mood was optimistic. Didn’t make … Read more »

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Selecting, installing the right hardware: What to know before you buy

Hardware can make a significant difference in the look and function of a building but builders need to know how to make the correct suggestions or selections for their clients. Following is advice on selection and installation offered by James … Read more »

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Product feature: lumber and hardware retailer depends on AceClamp ML for solar panel system

PLAINVILLE, Conn. – Koopman Lumber & Hardware, a Massachusetts retailer of lumber, hardware and other building materials and equipment, selected the FM-Approved AceClamp® ML to install a 200Kw solar panel array system on its lumber, hardware, paint and design center … Read more »

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Rural Builder announces Top 10 products of the year for 2013

It is a tradition in the February issue of Rural Builder that we reveal the Top 10 Products of the previous year as determined by our readers. Every issue when readers circle a Reader Service Card number requesting more information … Read more »

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Levi’s Nails and Screws Announces Name Change

Leola, Pa., – Levi’s Nails and Screws is pleased to announce that it has changed the name of the company to Levi’s Building Components. Levi’s Building Components is a wholesale supplier of metal roofing screws, snow guards and accessories. In 1978, Levi … Read more »

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DBCI opens distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Roll-up door manufacturer DBCI, out of Douglasville, Ga., has opened a new distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C. The facility, over 10,000 square feet of office and warehouse space located at 100 Red Iron Road, is … Read more »

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New study shows air sealing is essential for all insulation types

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Building Science Corporation (BSC) has released a report detailing the results of a multi-year insulation research project. The most significant finding from the report is that sealed walls of the same R-value perform equally well regardless of … Read more »

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Check out the newly updated Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide – Free online!

An annual tradition here at Rural Builder is the release of the newest edition of the Rural Builder Buyer’s Guide. The Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide is a go-to source for all things post-frame and steel-frame construction supplies for builders in … Read more »

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Rural builder trends: Builders and suppliers weigh in on today’s industry issues

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- b y O l i v e r W i t t e – “Slow and steady wins the race.” —Aesop’s Fables— Thank you, Aesop, but that’s no fable; it’s true, as rural builders are discovering as they dig … Read more »

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Interlocking wall and ceiling panels for clean rooms

The need for a clean interior environment is met with Nudo’s UtiLite easy-to-maintain interlocking wall and ceiling panels. The interlocking nature of the panels offers a near seamless appearance. These versatile panels can be installed quickly both vertically or horizontally, … Read more »

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