Economy Lumber: Blog Channelhttp://economylumber.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/31000/31515/thumb_economy-lumber_logo2012.jpgEconomy Lumberhttp://economylumber.comen-USCopyright 2015, Economy LumberSat, 04 Jul 2015 10:59:07 -0400Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:59:07 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comLumber blog_314041435783980http://economylumber.com/blog/article/31404/lumber-building-material-industry-in-2015Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.BlogsWed, 01 Jul 2015 16:53:00 -0400Adding a New Back Door Entranceblog_309031434340800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/30903/adding-a-new-back-door-entranceAlmost all homes have at least two entrances: typically, the main entrance (front door) and a backdoor. Multiple entrances and exits are important for both convenience and safety. In some instances, it may be necessary to install a new backdoor entrance.BlogsMon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Importance of Jobsite Meetingsblog_305291433131200http://economylumber.com/blog/article/30529/importance-of-jobsite-meetingsIn the construction business, it stands to reason that productivity is the key to success. So, what is the key to productivity, might you ask? A good place to start is communication.BlogsMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Creating a Better Team Will Create a More Efficient Job blog_299711431662400http://economylumber.com/blog/article/29971/creating-a-better-team-will-create-a-more-efficient-job-Henry Ford was quoted as saying, "coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. " In the construction business, a good team could consist of freelancers and independent contractors all tasked to complete the project on time.BlogsFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unitblog_297301430452800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/29730/how-to-clean-your-air-conditioner-condenser-unitMaintaining and cleaning your air-conditioner condenser unit on a regular basis is the best way to ensure the unit will remain reliable and efficient throughout its years of service. Luckily, these units are easy to keep clean throughout the year.BlogsFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Market Your Small Contractor Companyblog_291811429103040http://economylumber.com/blog/article/29181/how-to-market-your-small-contractor-companyWithout a doubt, the best marketing for a small contractor company starts with a job well done. That alone can showcase your company's dedication to quality, professionalism and reliability. Quality work is the foundation that word-of-mouth is built upon.BlogsWed, 15 Apr 2015 09:04:00 -0400Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patioblog_289471427860800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/28947/spring-fix-ups-creative-ways-to-light-your-patioAs the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.BlogsWed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Contractor Hiring Tips for Homeownersblog_278521426420800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/27852/contractor-hiring-tips-for-homeownersThe idea behind a home improvement is to make your home a better place to live in. Nearly just as important is the improvement made to your home's value. Such a large financial asset deserves special consideration when deciding on a contractor to perform the work on your home.BlogsSun, 15 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0400Getting your deck ready for springblog_193291425186000http://economylumber.com/blog/article/19329/getting-your-deck-ready-for-springIt is the perfect time to start getting your deck ready for spring! This way, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying your deck later on in the warm summer sun. Winter is often hard on decks; especially those made of all wood.BlogsSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500New OSHA Regulations for Reporting Severe Injuriesblog_276111423976400http://economylumber.com/blog/article/27611/new-osha-regulations-for-reporting-severe-injuriesAnyone working within the construction and building materials industry knows that there are inherent risks of the job. We take pride in the work that we do, but know that the heights, tools and tasks required of us also sometimes come with a bit of risk.BlogsSun, 15 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500