RB March 2014

Easy, inexpensive ways to promote your construction business

Tips that work, from a contractor turned business consultant. Do you need some good ideas for promoting your business, something effective that won’t cost a lot of money? Former contractor turned business consultant Brad Humphrey, owner of Pinnacle Development Group and author of “The Contractor’s Best Friend”, said many owners overlook...

Best on the Block building products for 2014

Each year at the Frame Building Expo, a special product area is designated as a Builder Block to showcase special products from exhibitors. A ballot box is located in the display and visitors can vote for their favorite products. The votes are in and counted for the 2014 Expo in Nashville!...

UNA-CLAD Delta Panels Now Come in Perforated Options

INDIANAPOLIS – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” portfolio of products, announced today its existing UNA-CLAD™ Delta Concealed Fastener Panels are now available in perforated profiles. The Delta Series, an established high-performance cladding line, currently includes 11 concealed fastener panel profiles....

Rural Builder March 2014

Something Old, Something New: Rural Builders Enhance Historic Properties

– By Sharon Thatcher – Historic restoration isn’t something most rural builders want to tackle, but there are occasional opportunities to build something new or to enhance something old in a way that preserves a property’s historic integrity. Featured are two builders who have accomplished that. Barn recovers Greiner Buildings Inc....