Lumber Price News – Still Low!

New Cedar Pine Wood Fence

Lumber prices still remain significantly low in 2011.  Seems the recession is keeping them down, which means now is the perfect time to install your new fence.  Just last year a 6.5 foot cedar fence with rot board (baseboard) was on average $20 per foot.  It’s down to $16-17 a foot right now.  That’s a noteworthy savings – and could add up to hundreds of dollars for our valued customers.  Here’s the scoop:

…Lumber prices fell 1.6 per cent from April and are down seven per cent over the year. According to StatsCan’s Industrial Product Price Index, lumber prices in May were 13 per cent below their levels in 2002.  According to the Scotiabank Commodity Price Index, benchmark 2×4 lumber prices hovered around $237 US per thousand board feet in late June.

Total Canadian sawn lumber production has dropped over 50 per cent since the onset of the US recession, according to a commentary released Monday by ATB economist… (continue here)

Act now to get your free estimate scheduled.  It’s so easy to start the process, and you will be amazed at how affordable your fence really is.  Fill out our easy form right now.

 

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