|Articles: Building Tools
Staying on top of the latest trends, technology, and information in the building industry is critical to staying competitive in the field. Listed below are articles, with the most recent articles shown at the top of the page.
At One-Year Milestone, BuilderLink Offering More to T&W Clients
Following a year's worth of technological and strategic development, the new BuilderLink is entering its second year with a fresh batch of tools and functionality designed to directly benefit builders like Truitt & White customers, who still have free access to BuilderLink. Not only is there a new "look and feel" to the website, there are also more comprehensive information-sharing systems, including the most robust search engine in the building industry. Read the full article.
The Industry’s First Dedicated Social Media Site Introduced at PCBC
As the building community continues to reinvent itself in the wake of a complex market shift, new initiatives and innovations are gaining momentum. One of those emerging trends is BuilderLink, which has evolved from an estimating tool into a dynamic online business community dedicated to builders, lumberyards and manufacturers. Read the full article.
BuilderLink Expands Online Social/Business Network
BuilderLink, the industry's first dedicated social media site, is quickly evolving into a multifaceted online business community with the enthusiastic participation of contractors, retailers and manufacturers. Read the full article.
The New BuilderLink with Expanded Capabilities
BuilderLink, the first social media site designed specifically for the building industry, has quickly become a valuable and multifaceted resource. Still utilized as an estimating tool, BuilderLink has expanded its reach to include a Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) library, webinars and business forums, all of which are now part of a thriving online community where members can easily connect with each other. Read the full article.
An Expansive Selection of Moulding and Trim at Truitt & White
When it comes to the details, everyone wants options. We're proud to carry a comprehensive selection of moulding and siding so you and your customers can get exactly what you want--including Kelleher's Tahoe Series vertical grain moulding. Read the full article.
BuilderLink – The Industry's First Dedicated Online Community
The newly upgraded BuilderLink, a groundbreaking online resource that combines social media and online estimating tools, is making its nationwide debut, and Truitt & White is proud to be at the center of it all. To celebrate the occasion and expand the online community, Truitt & White is offering customers a number of incentives... Read the full article.
New Moulding & Siding Catalog Now Available
The latest edition of this Truitt & White publication is now available online! Read the full article.
Domino Joinery System by Festool
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Protect your jobsite with ZipWall
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New routers, tables and biscuit joiner from Freud
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Coming soon: New Window and Door Showroom
At the end of August, we will be unveiling our newly built and expanded Window and Door Showroom. With more space to browse, it also offers cutting-edge displays and conference rooms for meetings with customers. Read the full article.
Tool sale a hit with builders
Held every year, our tool sale featured electric, cordless, and pneumatic tools along with good food and product displays. If you missed it, you missed out. Mark your calendars for next year’s sale. Read the full article.
Green Building Fair
Earlier this month, Truitt and White held its first Green Building Fair simultaneously with the first ever Build It Green Home Tour. Both exceeded our expectations. Read the full article.
Green Building Roundtable
In our commitment to learn more and serve our customers better, Truitt and White held a green building roundtable last month. Read the full article.
Join Truitt and White at the Green Building Fair!
If you want to start building green, know what materials to use, how to get started, and how to choose builders who know their green, attend the Green Building Fair at Truitt and White, 642 Hearst Avenue in Berkeley on May 1. Read the full article.
Successful Window Clinics Kick Off 2005
Truitt and White continues its hugely successful windows clinics for both the builder and homeowner. Read about what the kick-off clinics covered, who benefited, and what topics will be covered in upcoming clinics. If you have any questions about your next installation, our clinics are a must. Read the full article.
Healthy Home and Garden Series
Truitt and White is participating in the Healthy Home and Garden Series by co-sponsoring green building workshops, a one-day green home tour in May, and a Green Building Fair the same day. Whether you’re a first-time green builder or are curious in learning more about materials and techniques, the series has something to offer you. Read the full article.
New Window Installation Techniques, Products Discussed at Clinics
Both long-time builders and homeowners gained knowledge and learned about new products from recent windows installation workshops by Truitt and White. The key to a long-lasting, water-free window? Proper installation. Read the full article.
PRODUCT FOCUS: New Looks, Colors, And Durability For House Envelope
Moisture and dry-rot: two words that strike fear into any builder. You know the drill: a home without the proper envelope will get you callbacks quicker than anything else you do. Damage and problems cause by water infiltration aren’t going away. Thankfully, Truitt and White has window and siding products that can help you control problems associated with moisture—assuming you’ve done the proper work installing housewrap and flashing. Read the full article.