Many trade publications, including this one, tailor their content to a broad trade audience. . What is sometimes lacking in these publications is the perspective that most of the trade is embodied in small shops across the country.
On August 25th Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas as a Category 4 storm. Before it finally dissipated on September 3rd it would have 77 confirmed deaths with property damage estimates climbing past $100 billion.