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Monthly Archives: June 2013


Jun
26
2013

Pest Patrol – The Buzz

Posted in What's New by Kate Whittemore

There are a lot of stinging pests out there, identifying the ones that are plaguing your home or yard is the first step in treating the problem. That’s where our resident pest expert, Jackie, can help! Jackie has laid out 4 common stinging pests, how to identify them and how to handle a potential problem, in …


Jun
17
2013

In honor of Father’s Day it seemed like a good time to reflect on our founder’s market principles. My grandfather, Don Gowan or ‘Pa’ as many called him, was a straight shooter, some found him abrasive and hot headed, but others thought his bold mentality was refreshing.  Many of our long-time staffers still remember Pa’s my …


Jun
17
2013

Market Monday – Panel Prices

Posted in What's New by Kate Whittemore

Panel prices have been dropping! OSB, CDX, AC and others continue to drop as mill production continues to exceed demand. Prices for many panel products are finally dropping to 3rd quarter 2012 levels, inching their way back toward the prices at this time last year. The only items seeing upward price movement appear to be …


Jun
13
2013

You know the big names like Minwax® and Cabot®, but Zar® has been around for a long time and their products are impressive. United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL®) has been one of our paint and sundry suppliers for ever, but their line of Zar® stains and finishes are truly top notch. Purchasing from a family owned …


Jun
05
2013

Meet Cory

Posted in What's New by Kate Whittemore

All around good guy, that’s how I would describe Cory. For 4 years Cory Webster has made deliveries out of our Vestal location, but also served as a versatile asset to our company by filling in when our other stores need help with orders, or by obtaining his CDL to drive our Boom Truck when …

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