September 2017


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Man in yellow shirt standing in front of lumber.Employee Spotlight

Israel Esparza – Yard Lead, Santa Cruz

How long have you worked at Big Creek?
I’ve been at Big Creek since the summer of 2010 and I started in Davenport.

What is your favorite part of working for Big Creek?
I enjoy helping our customers.

What’s your favorite product that we sell?
My favorite product is the redwood decking. We sell lots of it in Santa Cruz.

What do you like to do for fun?
I love to go to the beach. And of course, hang out with my kids.

Product Spotlight

Exterior view of house with Millgard windows.Windows and Doors
Every home needs windows and Big Creek LumberEO Elevation – Small IMG_0273.jpg can help you find your dream Doors and Windows! Our branches supply a selection of doors from TM COBB with brands like Haley, Rogue Valley, Woodgrain, Therma Tru and Cobb Custom. Big Creek Lumber also supplies a selection of windows from Cascade, Anderson and Milgard.israel

Many options are available and your local sales representative can help you select the products that best meet your needs. Special orders can be placed at any Big Creek Lumber location through our Contractor Sales department.

Got a Dilemma? Recalling Your Scout Oath Might Provide the Solution

Character counts when you’re a remodeler. The Scout Law shows the way.

By Paul Winans
I was a Boy Scout. My brother was, too. My father was the troop Scoutmaster.

Being a Scout was fun and educational. I learned a lot about working with other people being a Scout.

Among the things that have stuck with me from that time is the Boy Scout Law. A Scout is:

  • Trustworthy
  • Loyal
  • Helpful
  • Friendly
  • Courteous
  • Kind
  • Obedient
  • Cheerful
  • Thrifty
  • Brave
  • Clean
  • and Reverent

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September Market Report

The Green Douglas Fir market is soft and mills have 1-2 week order files.

The Western sheathing market remains soft with mills having 1 week order files.

The OSB market is soft with mills having 2-3 week order files.

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