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Tough housing market is pushing this lumber business to diversify
Sawmill Timberdoodle Farm has been investing in new equipment and looking into providing services along with its products, its co-owner says.
What cheaper lumber means for the housing market
Lumber is about as cheap as it was before the pandemic, a sign of the slowing housing market. But savings are offset by rising financing costs.
Small sawmill sees growth amid surging demand for lumber
Katrina Amaral of Timberdoodle has seen more interest in custom orders. And the spike in lumber prices has improved her pricing power.
What part of a new house costs 4 times as much as a year ago? Lumber!
Demand for new U.S. homes is at a record high, and existing homes are old and need repairs.
Housing starts pick up — prices too
Lumber prices are surging, along with prices of Chinese-made components that go into building a home.
Lumber prices climb as people stuck at home build those gazebos they've been putting off
The price of lumber is at a 2½ year high, driven by a sawmill slowdown and more interest in home projects.
Home Depot blames lumber prices for drop in sales
The company says that a better price for lumber is better for business.
Lumber trade dispute and tariffs boost U.S. wood products
Prices for U.S. softwood lumber have jumped since tariffs against Canadian lumber took effect last year.
Satisfied with Trump in rural Pennsylvania
We check in with small business owners about changes they've seen with Trump as president.
Blue-collar jobs that pay 6 figures are going unfilled
'This is an avenue for even some folks with college degrees.'