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Windsor Windows’ New Vinyl Product Line: Next Dimension Pro vinyl windows and doors, a brand new vinyl product line, are designed for light commercial, multi-family and residential applications. Mikron? vinyl extrusions ensure superior weathering, durability and color retention. Edgetech Super...


For the second year, Gilcrest/Jewett was one of three sponsors of the “Building a Sustainable Iowa” workshop. This workshop is for residential building professionals and homeowners covering various aspects of residential sustainable building. This year, our own Brad Schulte and Doug Niblo...


Fastest pace in 30 years reported, defying forecast of slowdown Builders began construction on new houses at the highest rate in almost 33 years in January as record warm temperatures allowed builders to keep breaking ground, Bloomberg News reported. Last month's starts were up 15 percent...


The U.S. Commerce Department’s Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that December 2004 privately owned housing starts jumped 10.9 percent at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2,004,000 units. Some industry analysts were expecting housing starts to...


Mold: it's as old as the Earth and it's everywhere- inside homes and out. And under the right set of conditions, it can actually start to grow inside your house. Even though the issue of household mold is not new, you may have heard something about it recently in the media. The National...


Residential remodelers are bullish in their economic outlook for 2004, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), which today released the latest results of its Remodeling Market Index (RMI). The RMI rose to a record level of 59 in the first quarter of the year, signaling...


Windsor Windows & Doors held their annual Distributor Conference January 18th and 19th during the National Association of Home Builders Show. At their annual Awards Dinner, Gilcrest/Jewett was presented with three prestigious awards. The Distributor Excellence Award, representing double...


The HBA of Greater Des Moines brings internationally recognized construction consultant Steve Easley, and Susan Raterman, founder and President of the Raterman Group, an industrial hygiene and environmental hazard consulting firm to the West Des Moines Marriott on Tuesday, November 11th for a...


It’s hard to believe that ten years ago on July 11th, we endured and conquered the Flood of 1993. It was your basic summer in Iowa. The Des Moines Grand Prix started on Friday, July 9th in downtown Des Moines. The annual Greater Des Moines Home Show opened July 10th, with their special...


Windsor Windows announced Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Company as their 2002 Distributor of the Year during the 2003 International Builders' Show held in Las Vegas in late January. The award is given to the distributor with the largest sales increase in dollars. Windsor has over 100 distributorships...


Nationally, construction of new homes and apartments rose by 5 percent in December making 2002 the best year for housing construction since 1986. The commerce department said that builders broke ground on 1.84 million new home homes and apartments at a seasonally adjusted annual rate compared to...


The Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines presented Gilcrest/Jewett with the 2002 Associate of the Year Award on October 10, 2002 at the Member Recognition Meeting. Eight other awards were presented at the General Meeting. Area builders, who sit on the Board, judged the nominations....


The Des Moines Metro Area has begun it's 4-year Interstate rebuilding project with an estimated completion date of 2006. When necessary, our Web site will give you alternate routes to our Waukee location. You may also to to www.1235.com and/or...


In February 2002, EPA announced that CCA-treated wood will be replaced by a new alternative wood preservative, such as ACQ. By January 2004, EPA will not allow CCA products.


Steve Easley, an internationally recognized and respected construction consultant who specializes in solving building-science-related problems, spoke to designers and contractors helping them to reduce their construction defects and callback costs.


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