Record-high lumber prices impact suppliers, new homes, DIY projects, jobs, business, real estate, coronavirus, economy

“And prices will be higher next week than they were this week,” Alan Pippenger, president of the Requarth Co., a Dayton supplier, said Thursday. The cost increases are due largely to an unexpected domino-effect triggered last spring by the COVID-19 pandemic, local officials said. The hikes have led to some […]