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We provide unbiased information on building products from real industry professionals so you can make confident and educated decisions.

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Our mission is to provide architects, contractors, installers, builders, homeowners, and others who routinely use and spec building products with expert insights and transparency data in the building materials industry.

Whether you are trying to decide which decking material would work best for a certain climate, or determining which materials to include in your specs for a net zero energy efficient building, our credentialed experts and trained researchers have you covered with comprehensive and unbiased building materials content.

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An advisory team 100+ years of combined building product experience

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Content created by real construction pros who use building materials everyday

What Our Readers Are Saying

“BPA offers a comprehensive breakdown and analysis of all of the products I use when building out a project. When working on a vacation home for a client, BPA was able to help me narrow down what type of framing would work best for the client’s environment and climate. I was then able to provide those resources to the client so they could make an informed decision about their framing options. ”

Architect - Hillsboro Design Build Consultants


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“BPA is my go-to resource for design inspiration and product comparisons. When we were building our outdoor deck, BPA helped me pick the best decking material for our harsh, cold climate.”

HOA Compliance Coordinator - Sand Springs Homeowners Association


Building Product Comparisons

Edgecomb Gray vs Revere Pewter: Greige Color Showdown Lifetime Steel Post vs PostMaster Fencing: In-Depth Guide Sunrise Windows vs Andersen: Comparing Quality & Efficiency Enduroshield vs Showerguard: Comparing Glass Coating Options Simonton Windows vs Andersen: Comparing Quality and Value Palladian Blue vs Woodlawn Blue: An In-Depth Look at Two Iconic Shades Alabaster vs Swiss Coffee: Comparing Popular Neutral Paint Colors Choosing the Right Trim for Your Metal Roof: Gable Trim vs Rake Trim Explained Quaker Windows vs Andersen Windows: Which is the Best Choice for Your Home? LuxStone vs FlexStone: Which Shower Wall is the Best? Essential Tools and Hardware for Every DIY Enthusiast Comparing Different Flooring Options; Luxury Vinyl Plank, Tile, and Carpet Empire vs Luna Flooring: A Breakdown of Differences and Features Bass Traps vs Acoustic Panels: What are the Differences? Graber vs Hunter Douglas Blinds 3 Day Blinds vs Home Depot Cambridge vs Nicolock Pavers Nanawall vs La Cantina: A Comparison of Folding Glass Wall Systems for Home and Commercial Projects Techo Bloc vs Unilock Pavers Polymeric Sand vs Regular Sand for Pavers Techo Bloc vs Cambridge Pavers Techo Bloc vs Belgard: Comparing Two Leading Brands of Landscape Pavers Nicolock vs Techo Bloc: Comparing Two Leading Brands of Paving Stones Rainbird vs Hunder Sprinkler Heads and Valves Kerdi Board vs Durock Breakdown Kerdi Board vs Cement Board Breakdown Wedi Board vs Cement Board Breakdown Kingspan Greenguard House Wrap vs Tyvek Maytag vs Whirlpool: Comparing Two Leading Appliance Brands Understanding the Differences Between French Drains and Catch Basins Silestone vs Caesarstone vs Cambria: Which Quartz Countertop is Best? Caesarstone vs Corian: Which Countertop Material is Right for Your Project? White Dove vs Swiss Coffee Benjamin Moore Color Comparison Drylok vs Behr Basement & Masonry Waterproofing Paintment Swanstone vs Veritek Therma Tru vs Jeld Wen Steel Doors Drylok vs XYPEX vs Damtite American Standard White vs Arctic White Closets by Design vs California Closets Thoroseal vs Drylok: Choosing Perfect Waterproof Coating

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