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 CompanyMon, 16 Jul 2018 12:28:53 -0400Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:28:53 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comAre You Missing-Out on These Project Opportunities?blog_583221531648800http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/58322/are-you-missing-out-on-these-project-opportunitiesYale University weather researchers say 2017 is shaping up to be "… among the hottest years of the observational record. " That's no surprise to any contractor active with outdoor remodeling projects.BlogsSun, 15 Jul 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 -0400How To Create A Dust Free Jobsiteblog_562231522576800http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/56223/how-to-create-a-dust-free-jobsiteOne of the biggest challenges contractors and DIY remodelers experience is controlling the amount of dust that comes with any project. This can be exceptionally challenging if you or someone else also still lives or occupies that specific jobsite.BlogsSun, 01 Apr 2018 06:00:00 -0400Who Is Liable for Injured Subcontractors?blog_553851521086400http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/55385/who-is-liable-for-injured-subcontractorsHere's the scenario: A homeowner looking to replace his roof solicits estimates from several roofing companies. The company he hires is the least expensive one and uses subcontractors to do the labor.BlogsThu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400Using Strategic Relationships To Grow Your Businessblog_553811519880400http://peterlumber.com/blog/article/55381/using-strategic-relationships-to-grow-your-businessEighty percent of your success in business today and in the future will come from your business acumen — not your product or service knowledge. This is probably counter to why you went into business in the first place.BlogsThu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500