Peter Lumber Company: Blog Channelhttp://peterlumber.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://assets.cdn.newmediaretailer.com/18000/18735/thumb_peter-logo-resized.jpgPeter Lumber Companyhttp://peterlumber.comen-USCopyright 2018, Peter Lumber CompanySat, 22 Sep 2018 04:36:40 -0400Sat, 22 Sep 2018 04:36:40 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comTips for Taking Down Walls and Creating an Open Layoutblog_367281537005600http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/36728/tips-for-taking-down-walls-and-creating-an-open-layoutRemoving walls and opening up the layout in your home can create a truly remarkable transformation. It is often done on television home improvement shows, because the impact can be so dramatic.BlogsSat, 15 Sep 2018 06:00:00 -0400Ways to Generate More Leads for Contractorsblog_318391535796000http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/31839/ways-to-generate-more-leads-for-contractorsAn ongoing challenge for contractors—especially those just starting out— is finding new customers. Generally, by doing your job well and proving your company's dedication to quality, professionalism and reliability, you are already well on your way to cultivating future work.BlogsSat, 01 Sep 2018 06:00:00 -0400How to Convince a Customer that You're the Builder They Needblog_589161534327200http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/58916/how-to-convince-a-customer-that-youre-the-builder-they-needHome builders today are lucky—they have more tools available than ever before to help convince prospective customers that they're the right choice.BlogsWed, 15 Aug 2018 06:00:00 -0400Here's Where ProSales 100 Dealers Believe Sales Will Grow Mostblog_589151533117600http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/58915/heres-where-prosales-100-dealers-believe-sales-will-grow-mostThe 86 members of this year's ProSales 100 who responded to questions about prospects gave answers that align with what economists are saying.BlogsWed, 01 Aug 2018 06:00:00 -0400Inspect Your Roof and Get Ahead of Problemsblog_583231530439200http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/58323/inspect-your-roof-and-get-ahead-of-problemsHigh winds, water, and age can take a toll on your roof. Therefore, it makes sense that regular inspections are essential for preventative maintenance. Doing so can save you a lot of money, time and frustration down the road.BlogsSun, 01 Jul 2018 06:00:00 -0400Three Free—but Priceless—Items You Should Add to Your Company’s Benefitsblog_574741529056800http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/57474/three-freebut-pricelessitems-you-should-add-to-your-companys-benefitsWhen an employee's compensation is being calculated, the owner typically thinks about the wage or salary. More often than not, so does the employee.BlogsFri, 15 Jun 2018 06:00:00 -0400Protect Your Jobsite Crews From the Summer Heatblog_492501527847200http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/49250/protect-your-jobsite-crews-from-the-summer-heatOn a jobsite in Kingsville, Texas, in August 2013, a worker was mixing gypsum concrete in preparation for gypcrete installation on an apartment building. It's not a particularly taxing job, but he was doing it in direct sunlight.BlogsFri, 01 Jun 2018 06:00:00 -0400Comparing Deck Wood Choicesblog_568071526378400http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/56807/comparing-deck-wood-choicesGenerally speaking, when you compare common decking materials there are three choices: Cedar, pressure-treated wood and composite decking. Neither one is a bad choice. They vary in looks, durability and cost -- each with its own advantages and disadvantages.BlogsTue, 15 May 2018 06:00:00 -0400Lack of Permit Could Come Back to Hauntblog_568061525168800http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/56806/lack-of-permit-could-come-back-to-hauntRon Roen had a problem. He wanted to put his Bellevue, Wash. , home on the market and move to a house on the water.BlogsTue, 01 May 2018 06:00:00 -0400Social Skills For The Custom Builderblog_562241523786400http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/56224/social-skills-for-the-custom-builderWill Duderstadt brings a nimble mindset to social media, having worked for businesses large and small.BlogsSun, 15 Apr 2018 06:00:00 -0400