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Branding Means More to PRSCO Now Than in 1959

April 7, 2015


The primitive artwork of the price page makes me smile. I’m old enough to remember when cut and paste meant you cut the ad mats out of a sheet with scissors and glued/pasted them where you wanted and concealed the cut edges somehow. This mimeographed 1959 catalog page for CertainTeed insulation is really amusing by […]

1959 – Balsam-Wool Insulation

April 1, 2015


When we recently renovated our offices, we found an old 1959 Philadelphia Reserve catalog tucked away in a drawer. Even the binder was made in the U.S.A. I was only 11 years old at the time it was published. Little did I know I would marvel at this book 55 years later.  Some of the […]

1958- Atlas Folding Attic Stairs

March 30, 2015


  There used to be one, now there are thirty-two. In 1958/1959 we sold one size and model folding stair. Now we stock eight sized openings for three lengths and a number of variations for those eight. The original Atlas Model we offered was a 25 ½” x 54″ opening in an 8’9″ length for an […]

Looking Back

March 30, 2015


As 2015 marks the 85th anniversary of the Philadelphia Reserve Supply Company, we invite you to celebrate with us. We’ll take a walk down memory lane in the PRSCO blog, and have some fun looking at how far we’ve come with innovative new products. And, we do know our products. Our building materials and plywood/lumber […]

Price Changes

April 2, 2013


Here’s what increases are coming and some of it quickly… Owens Corning Foamular and Foam Accessories. Sill Sealer and House wraps +5%. Foam Boards and Fan fold products + 6%. Effective date: April 15, 2013. Pactiv GreenGuard Extruded Foams, Building Wraps and Accessories. Foam up 6%, Wraps and Accessories up 5%. Effective date: April 22, 2013. Marino\Ware […]

Annual Inventory Closing & Price Announcements

November 29, 2012


Please be reminded of the 10% fiberglass insulation increase December 17th as well as the 30% drywall industry increase targeted for January 2nd, 2013.   Owens Corning is asking that all orders needing to ship before the increase should be placed by December 5th to ensure delivery in time—citing an increase in demand and Hurricane […]

Free Seminars – LBM Trade Show May 15th 2012

May 11, 2012


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