Volume 46 - Issue 1  
Jan/Feb 2007


Housing and Economic Forecast: A Soft Landing
Economic and housing experts gathered recently to discuss the outlook for 2007. Shelter was there and brings you all the 
information relevant to your company.

The Blame Game
Lumberyards, dealers and distributors are urged to cover their lumber to keep it from growing mold, but what other solutions are out there, and who is to blame for the mold problem?

Crazy for Trying? Shelly’s Expansion Proves Anything But
A Pennsylvania distributor gives its facility a makeover and is 
continually changing the way it does business.

These Boots Were Made for Walking
With more than 1,800 booths to browse, the 2007 International Builders’ Show attendees have more products and space to browse.


Decking Meets the One Armed Bandit
Las Vegas will host this year’s DeckExpo, which will have more than 150 
companies’ products on display.



Proper lumber storage is essential. The lumber stored at this construction site should be covered with a tarp to keep it dry.
Read more about properly storing lumber on page 36.

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