Beautiful Bellamy Furniture at Country Willow Kids

Whether or not you can trace your family tree back to the French aristocracy, your little beauty is bound to feel like the belle of the ball when she’s surrounded with the vintage charm of the Bellamy Collection, available at Country Willow Kids in Bedford Hills, NY. The simple lines are a mix of European and American styles dating back over a century. The graceful lines and turned bun feet … Continue

Lumber Pricing, Demystified (Part 4)

Amid the myriad variables that influence lumber pricing, the final one that we’ll consider is shipping. It may not be the main factor in pricing, but it can definitely be a significant one. Consider Shipping Fees Sometimes pricing is figured without including shipping charges, only to have them tacked on in the end. Other times, they’re simply figured into the estimate given. If you’re shopping … Continue

Custom Promotional Products: CFpromo’s Monroe Travel Coffee Mug

In order for businesses and other groups to remain relevant, marketing is essential. One way that many businesses have succeeded in increasing their name recognition and customer base in their surrounding communities is by purchasing branded promotional products from CFpromo. CFpromo offers a large number of promotional products, all of them high quality and useful, and one of their most popular … Continue

What Growing Demand for Hospitals & Facilities Means for the Ambulance Business

While most sectors have put construction on hold in recent years, the health care industry is breaking ground on more projects than ever. More than two-thirds of hospitals had a construction project in the works in 2011 – up 35 percent from the previous year, according to Becker’s Hospital Review. Information firm Reed Construction Data predicts funding for health care construction (like new … Continue

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Beautiful Bellamy Furniture at Country Willow Kids

Whether or not you can trace your family tree back to the French aristocracy, your little beauty is bound to feel like the belle of the ball when she’s surrounded with the vintage charm of the Bellamy Collection, available at Country Willow Kids in Bedford Hills, NY. The simple lines are a mix of European […]

Lumber Pricing, Demystified (Part 4)

Amid the myriad variables that influence lumber pricing, the final one that we’ll consider is shipping. It may not be the main factor in pricing, but it can definitely be a significant one. Consider Shipping Fees Sometimes pricing is figured without including shipping charges, only to have them tacked on in the end. Other times, […]

Lumber Pricing, Demystified (Part 3)

Of the many factors that influence lumber pricing, we’ve discussed a few and then a few more. While these posts are by no means exhaustive lists, and there’s no precise algorithm, our hope is that by learning more about how lumber pricing works, you can gain a greater sense of trust for your local lumber […]

Lumber Pricing, Demystified (Part 2)

In our effort to educate our customers about lumber pricing, we’ve begun the conversation by discussing the need for dynamic pricing, to begin with. Now we’ll look at a few more factors that influence lumber pricing. Whether you like it or not, our hope is that by the end of this series, you’ll have a […]

Lumber Pricing, Demystified (Part 1)

Lumber pricing may be more of an art than a science, but it’s definitely not without predictable (if variable) influences. We understand the frustration of lumber customers who view lumber pricing to be just as nebulous as a random grade on a research paper, with absolutely no explanation. We’ve heard you, and we’re listening. While […]

Why Do Large Timbers Have Cracks? Part 2

In Part 1 we clarified the difference between cracks and checks and established the fact that checks are not indications of stability problems but are actually healthy for your large timbers. The “bad news” that you really can’t prevent these checks is something that some have attempted to change, but there are reasons we don’t […]

Why Do Large Timbers Have Cracks? Part 1

Large timbers present a unique set of challenges, and even those familiar with other sizes of lumber might not realize how to treat large timbers or what to expect from them. We often field questions about what many consider “cracks” in their large timbers, so today we’ll take some time to explore that issue. The […]