[AT] Lumber prices

Ken Knierim ken.knierim at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 13:37:06 PDT 2021

I'm told that with low interest rates, there are a number of folks moving
out of apartments into houses. Of course they're also building apartments
like mad around here and there seems to be a never-ending influx of
A lot of backfill on tiny areas passed over on the original development
with a lot of the houses aren't big enough to change your mind inside but I
guess that's (slightly) better than apartment living.

Trying to hire sentient workers isn't easy either so quality is suspect as

Ken in AZ

On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 1:23 PM Mike M <meulenms at gmx.com> wrote:

> This will also drive up the cost of existing homes. Around here, at
> least homes are only the market for a few days, if that.
> Mike M
> On 4/26/2021 4:07 PM, szabelski at wildblue.net wrote:
> > You’ll probably find the same issue with composite decking as you will
> with wood. We did our deck last year, ordered in April, delivered in August.
> >
> > The Trex plants were shut down just like everybody else. Talking to the
> main distributor for Trex in Michigan, they said that Trex, at that time,
> was only allowing them to make deliveries on 12 orders a month in order to
> keep production quantities in line with the orders. Don’t know if that
> still is an issue today.  One good thing is that since we were ordering
> such a large quantity of decking, fascia, and railings, we got a 13%
> discount on our order because of an ongoing program.
> >
> > Carl
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: deanvp <deanvp at att.net>
> > To: Antique Tractor Email Discussion Group <at at lists.antique-tractor.com
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> > Sent: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 15:06:35 -0400 (EDT)
> > Subject: Re: [AT] Lumber prices
> >
> > Cevil, Nothing seems to go down in price other than gasoline that
> fluctuates widely at times.  I understand why you would build with steel vs
> stick wood. I've been trying to get a relatively large deck built on to the
> house the last year or so.  Didn't work out last summer going to try again
> this year. Wood has increased in price so much that composite looks very
> attractive now.  Used composite on my deck in AZ and am very pleased with
> how it has stood up to the intense sun and heat there.  Here in WA the
> enemy is rain and almost constant dampness. The exact opposite.  Have to
> use a different composite here due to the unique weather.  Will start
> getting bids again soon.  I suspect the bids will increase
> substantially.Sent from my Galaxy
> > -------- Original message --------From: Cecil Bearden <
> crbearden at copper.net> Date: 4/26/21  7:17 AM  (GMT-07:00) To:
> at at lists.antique-tractor.com Subject: Re: [AT] Lumber prices It will be
> at least 4 years before prices come down if any. Prices go up and almost
> never come down.  Especially steel.  If I build anything here in tornado
> land it will be steel.  I plan to move from here in a few years and build
> my last home.  It will be steel.  Wood structures get blown apart with the
> storms tornadoes and relentless wind in this country.  Last 2 days it has
> been 25-30mph sustained winds gusting to 40.CecilOn 4/26/2021 8:27 AM,
> szabelski at wildblue.net wrote:> Wife and I have decided to put off
> building a pole barn this year. We’re going to wait until next year, unless
> everything gets caught up with demand this year and prices come back
> down.>> Carl>>> ----- Original Message -----> From: Brad Loomis <
> brad.loomis at gmail.com>> To: Antique Tractor Email Discussion Group <
> at at lists.antique-tractor.com>> Sent: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 08:06:10 -0400
> (EDT)> Subject: [AT] Lumber prices>> brad.loomis at gmail.com has shared an
> Axios story with you:>> 4. New home sales surge as lumber prices skyrocket>
> https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-markets-a3f6ad2d-0edd-4db3-9799-5242dd002b6a.html?chunk=3&utm_term=emshare#story3>>
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