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Source: CNBC As the U.S. housing market falls hard from its pandemic-driven highs, home improvement retailers like Home Depot and Lowe’s don’t seem to be feeling the same pain. In fact, they’re faring better than expected. While homebuilding and home remodeling are integrally connected, the market forces behind each can be different, and that’s what’s […]

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Source: Mark Moss The U.S. only has 25 days of diesel fuel left which could prove terrible consequences. But it may even be worse than it sounds!… and not just for the U.S. but the rest of the world. However, no one has done the research to explain the problems, risks, reasons, and affects. In […]

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WHAT IS HAND-SCRAPED HARDWOOD FLOORING? Hand-scraped hardwood flooring was a staple in homes for centuries. This traditional flooring was the norm throughout history before machines were invented for planing and sanding. This method required a master craftsman to hand plane every board with nothing other than a hand plane tool. The result was smooth uneven […]

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What is circular sawn wood flooring? Circular saws were invented in the late 18th century and were in common use in sawmills in the United States by the middle of the 19th century. The invention transformed America allowing sawmills to substantially increase their production compared to the historic method of a whipsaw. A whipsaw was […]

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Source: Outside, By Maggie Slepian A writer in Bozeman, Montana, grapples with the wealthy wave of newcomers gentrifying the town she moved to ten years ago—as a dirtbag pursuing the western dream. I don’t remember thinking Bozeman was particularly trendy when I moved here in 2012. I was drawn to the place because rent was […]

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Real estate professionals say the state’s red-hot market may be cooling off as the Federal Reserve raises rates. Mortgage buyers are feeling the pain. Source: Montana Free Press Searching for a home to buy in Missoula’s pressure cooker housing market over the last year, Jeff Moss has been thinking a lot about interest rates. Like […]

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We will be closed Monday the 5th in order to celebrate Labor Day with our families. Hope everyone has a safe and fun Labor Day weekend! Thank you all for your business and support!

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Why is our Skiplap Wall & Ceiling Boards better than Shiplap lumber? Shiplap, by definition, are “boards that have been milled so the top and bottom of each piece has a rabbet joint so that they can be stacked as siding.” In a nutshell, shiplap wood wall boards rest on top of each other and […]

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We had the privilege to be apart of a really fun project with a great client in Colorado. If you’re looking for a truly unique experience you must visit this treehouse from Ultimate Cabin Experience. This 3 bedroom 2 bath vacation rental home in Black Hawk Colorado with creek frontage can be rented here through […]

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August Rustic White Oak Flooring Special, only $9.45 per square + shipping! 200 square foot minimum purchase. For a free quote please click here or call us at 406.642.7120. All we’ll need in order to give you a delivered price for your project is the square footage and a delivery zip code. Live sawn, wide […]

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THE BIOLOGY BEHIND BLUE STAIN IN BEETLE KILL PINE The term symbiosis comes from the Ancient Greek “syn” — “with” — and “bíosis” — “living” — and is the close and often long-term interactions between different biological species. Often this interaction is obligate, in that neither can live without the other. One classic example is […]

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Mass timber, an engineered product of composite wood, provides a futuristic way to use one of the world’s oldest building materials BY MICHELE LERNER | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON JULY 10, 2022 | MANSION GLOBAL Towers of concrete and steel are expected in urban environments, but in a move that embraces the past and the future, wood may become the […]

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We will be closed Monday the 4th of July, however we are celebrating the entire month with a special on our Skiplap Wall Cladding, only $6.49 per square foot for the entire month of July! Price does not include shipping, factory direct shipping is available anywhere in the continental U.S. What is Skiplap Wall Cladding? […]

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A closer look at Douglas Fir If you are shopping for a solid real wood floor with a proven track record, you can’t do much better than Douglas Fir. With its stunning natural character, warm tones, and tight grain patterns, it’s in an elite class when it comes to organic beauty and historic usage. Other […]

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Source: Washington Post By Neal Morton The rapid growth in and around Bozeman, Montana, threatens the reputation — and sustainability — of its public schools BELGRADE, Mont. — Nearly every classroom at Story Creek Elementary School offers sweeping views of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains that surround the Gallatin Valley here in southwestern Montana. But on a […]

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