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8 Things Designers Wish Builders Knew

The builder and designer relationship is one of the most pivotal in a construction project. A positive relationship can lead to more successful projects (and happier clients), so maintaining a healthy professional connection is key.

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Meet Brand Vaughan Lumber’s New Vice President of Operations

Meet Brand Vaughan Lumber’s New Vice President of Operations

At Brand Vaughan, we know how important it is to put the right people in the right positions, so when we needed a Vice President of Operations, we thoroughly searched to find the perfect candidate. We’re proud to announce that Jason Tebeau joined our team as our Vice President of Operations in September, so we sat down with him recently to discuss his path and the decisions that led him to Brand Vaughan.

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Building Tomorrow's Leaders the Brand Vaughan Way

Building Tomorrow's Leaders the Brand Vaughan Way

Brand Vaughan Lumber’s continued success has been built on the foundation of dedicated team members. To give our team members more opportunities to grow and find their own personal success at the company, Brand Vaughan launched its Leadership Program in 2019. The first round of the program finished up recently, despite the pandemic slowing coursework down earlier this year.

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Aspyre Design by James Hardie: Is It the Next Big Thing?

For many years, stone and brick have been the go-to cladding solutions for durability and prestige. But we’re now seeing new products and design options, including fiber cement panels and premium siding, take on stone and brick.

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Your Guide to Retaining Skilled Employees

Recruiting might be one way to thrive during the labor shortage, but the long-term solution is employee retention. So how do you invest in your employees without going out of business? This complete guide to employee retention will show you how.

Partner Spotlight: James Hardie

Partner Spotlight: James Hardie

If you’re a residential builder, you’re probably ready to hear about construction solutions that are easy. Everyone could use a little positive news right now, and new tools and materials always help inspire a project. That’s why we’re featuring a collection of exterior options from James Hardie, one of Brand Vaughan Lumber’s trusted partners.

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4 Strategies to Help Residential Builders Get More Referrals

For most residential builders, referrals are a crucial way of getting new business. When a past client refers you to someone else, that referral holds more weight with the new client than an impartial referral from a third party website or a name they found online. You have the opportunity to do more to encourage each client you interact with to become a referring client in the future.

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Values That Spark Vision: Simplicity, Clarity & Empowerment at BVL

Values That Spark Vision: Simplicity, Clarity & Empowerment at BVL

At Brand Vaughan, we never want to rest easy and we definitely don’t want to become complacent. We want to take the time to appreciate our wins from the past, review our goals for the future and consistently look for ways to improve our team members, our business and our industry. 

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