Volume 47 - Issue 5 
 June 2008

features

Surviving an Economic Downturn
Many building supply companies around the country are facing a recession and a slower homebuilding market. Find out how companies are doing during this economic recession and get advice on how to survive the economic downturn.

PCBC® 2008
This show is the largest regional builders’ show in the nation and will return to the Moscone Center in San Francisco June 24-27. Find out what it offers distributors and dealers everywhere.

Staying Ahead
In homebuilding and remodeling, doors and windows are a significant part of the package. As distributors and dealers, you should make sure that you are offering the latest and greatest in doors and windows. Find out what kinds of options manufacturers are offering the distribution market.

departments

columns

Hardscapes

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ON THE COVER
Building supply companies are being squeezed from more than one angle. Higher fuel prices, rising material costs and a weak dollar are just a few of the major economic issues. Dealer feedback provides mixed reports; but most agree we're in difficult times.

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