BOISE, Idaho – Builders will pay more for wallboard in 2012.
Several manufacturers announced plans to increase prices by 35 percent despite the lull in home construction that keeps demand low. Wallboard will be the first construction material to see a big increase since the recession occurred, said Meridian-based homebuilder Don Hubble.
THS National has remodeled hundreds of kitchens for apartments owned by Camden Group. And for each remodeling, the company can trace the origins of just about every part.
Charlotte inventors aren’t the only ones who have figured out how to get major retailers with headquarters in the area to buy their products. Local companies have done it, too. Mooresville-based home improvement juggernaut Lowe’s also carries items manufactured and produced by companies in Mecklenburg County. “Since the 1940s we’ve sold our drywall products to [...]
A federal lawsuit filed against Charlotte-based National Gypsum has been dropped, according to a statement from the drywall manufacturer. The plaintiff — Yee v. National Gypsum, et al. — voluntarily dismissed his class action lawsuit, which was filed against the company in October 2009, according to a press release from National Gypsum. The case had [...]
Two major Charlotte-area companies — home improvement retailer Lowe’s and drywall supplier National Gypsum — have been caught up in the Chinese drywall controversy. The drywall has been blamed for a host of problems cited by homeowners, from breathing difficulties and corroded wiring to damaged air conditioners and an odor of rotten eggs. Both companies [...]