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How to Start a Lumberyard - Richard VanDeWalle
July 6, 2022

What is Lumberyard and How to Start

Lumberyard is a retail business that sells lumber and other wood products. Its primary customers are general contractors, who need lumber for their projects and need it quickly. Those contractors are the meat and potatoes of a lumberyard, so they are a good source of repeat business. They can also offer a wholesale discount in […]

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Richard VanDeWalle Helps Veterans By Providing Assistance to Veterans
September 3, 2021

Richard VanDeWalle Helps Veterans By Providing Assistance to Veterans

Richard VanDeWalle donates much of his time and energy into helping others in his community. For instance, military veterans are often the most commonly ignored segment of the population, an issue that he believes leads to emotional and financial struggles in this community. As a result, he donates time and materials to the local outreach  […]

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Richard VanDeWalle Jr Remembers When He and His Brother Were Honored By President Clinton
August 26, 2021

Richard VanDeWalle Jr Remembers When He and His Brother Were Honored By President Clinton

The pandemic and other similar disasters remind Richard VanDeWalle Jr of the difficulties that life often throws at us every day. He has stated that disasters are a “fact of life” and that it is crucial to expect them and plan for recovery efforts before they even occur. And he puts his money where his […]

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Richard VanDeWalle Helps Provide Blankets for His Local Abuse Shelter
August 11, 2021

Richard VanDeWalle Helps Provide Blankets for His Local Abuse Shelter

Richard VanDeWalle who works in the lumberyard industry believes in philanthropy and giving back to his community. Over the years, he has quietly helped many people in need and helped make the world a better place. One of his biggest donations includes giving blankets to local abuse shelters. This step is something he takes to […]

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July 7, 2021

Richard VanDeWalle Jr: Sourcing Lumber During Extreme Shortages

If there’s one thing that’s been discovered during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s the fragility of supply chains and production processes. A combination of COVID-related shutdowns at lumber mills, wildfires, pests that kill softwood trees and similar factors have caused lumber production to stall. At the same time, a bustling housing market has caused new construction […]

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Richard VanDeWalle Jr Assists Local Veterans by Buildiat Local Outreach
June 29, 2021

Richard VanDeWalle Jr Assists Local Veterans by Building Shelves at Local Outreach

Richard VanDeWalle Jr loves his community and does what he can to make it a better place for everyone. Over the years, he has donated much of his time and his resources to helping many of his area’s most troubled people. For example, he has done much to help veterans in the area. This segment […]

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Richard VanDeWalle Jr Talks About Recovering After a Disaster
June 27, 2021

Richard VanDeWalle Jr Talks About Recovering After a Disaster

Richard VanDeWalle provides some key insights for recovering after a disaster. The COVID-19 pandemic will go down as one of the worst disasters in modern history. The pandemic upended global society, shut down borders, and ultimately killed millions of people. Yet the pandemic will be far from the last disaster to strike humanity. Crises are […]

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April 18, 2021

How to Help Veterans with Serial Volunteer Richard VanDeWalle Jr

Subtitle: Enthusiastic volunteer Richard VanDeWalle Jr discusses the opportunities and rewards of helping American veterans. Richard VanDeWalle Jr of Blue Grass, Iowa, has dedicated many hours to raising money for good causes, including volunteering to help American veterans. He urges others to donate their time and money to worthy causes that enrich the lives of […]

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How Is Making the Lumber Industry More Structured and Harder Than Ever
March 29, 2021

How Richard VanDeWalle Jr Is Making the Lumber Industry More Structured and Harder Than Ever

As lumber demand across the country continues to soar, certain hindrances on production levels continue to rise as well. As lumberyards run short on necessary materials and supplies to produce lumber, the industry is also enduring a shortage of home renovation specialists. In Blue Grass, the demand for lumber started to climb in 2020. In […]

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