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Information, resources, and news from Shepley for building professionals on Cape Cod and Nantucket.

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Flavor du Jour

Azek Bevel Siding - The paint holding prowess and enduring beauty of PVC, the appearance of wood in a traditional 1/2x6 profile, and a 70% reduction in the typical expansion and contraction of standard PVC.


COVID Take-aways

The past year has changed so many perceptions and pushed so many of us out of our comfort zones. It would be a terrible shame not to make the best out of what we have learned and remember that “Attitude is Everything”.

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The Trailing Tail (and Tale) of COVID-19

In the same way that many parts of the effects of COVID-19 have hit us without a recognizable pattern, there also is no clean break, no solid uniform retreat as some symptoms recede but others linger.

“Unity is vision; it must have been part of the process of learning to see.”

Henry Adams, American historian and member of the Adams political family
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What Goes Up, Must Come Down

No one likes inflation & unpredictability. Both put a lot of extra pressure not only on those who are buying, but also on those who are selling. The rise in lumber prices over the past year was not the result of one thing, but the sum of many things.

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Market Outlook

We’ve all been trying to make sense of the past year with its wild swings. From the doomsday outlook of early COVID a year ago to the gold rush mentality of 2021 with extreme shortages and wild price swings that a shortage creates.

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Distracted Is No Way to Drive

Safe drivers have systems in place that they follow to achieve consistent results and they have the discipline to follow those systems for their safety and ours. Distracted driving is a huge risk on the roads these days. Learn the big three causes.