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May 19, 2021

A Letter from our C.E.O.

To our valued customers: I want to offer perspective on the unprecedented circumstances currently affecting the lumber and plywood markets nationwide, as we move into the heart of the season.…
June 10, 2020

Trending In Design (and Durability): ipe Wood

Ipe is a hardwood from Brazil that’s very hard. It’s strength has been compared to that of steel, and most often it needs to be pre-drilled before pieces are connected. Similar in…
March 17, 2020

Chicago Flameproof Launches YouTube Channel

Chicago Flameproof has launched a YouTube Channel. Visit and subscribe by clicking here.
February 24, 2020

Commercial Materials Delivery – Meet Our Fleet

We understand that safe, on-time job site delivery is one of the most important services we provide. No matter the job site or storage conditions, our licensed delivery crews get…
December 30, 2019

Meet the Sales Team: Tim Cole

Tim Cole has served as Chicago Flameproof’s Inside Sales Manager since March 2018. For more than a decade, Tim worked as a journeyman carpenter for a major general contractor in…
November 26, 2018

Specifying and Using Fire Retardant & Preservative Treated Wood

Our good friends at the Western Wood Preservers Institute have created some excellent resources to assist Industry professionals in gaining an increased understanding of how fire retardant & preservative treated…
November 20, 2018

“It needs to be PT & FRTW.”

One of the purposes of this blog is to help increase reader's knowledge and understanding of what we do in the Wood Treatment Industry and how that impacts you and…
November 20, 2018

You want an ALTERNATIVE?

 Alternative Materials & Methods and the Emergence of Spray-Applied Fire Retardants. With the emergence of spray-applied fire retardants and other topically applied systems, I feel that it’s only pertinent to…