Recent Blog Posts

  • General Woodworking Knowledge

    September 15, 2017
    Woodworking encompasses an incredibly wide spectrum. This includes anything from making knickknacks and birdhouses, to building heirloom furniture and ornate mouldings. The one thing that is a constant across all of it is a basic knowledge of the materials.
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  • End of Season Checklist for your Deck or Patio

    September 1, 2017
    It’s been a great summer and you’ve been enjoying your patio or deck as much as humanly possible, right? Well, remember early this spring when you opened up your deck and all of the work you put into it?
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  • How To Choose The Right Type of Fence

    August 15, 2017
    Choosing the right type of fence for your home can be a difficult project to complete. There are various styles and options to choose from in addition to managing costs and installation. Use this article as your go-to guide for finding the fence that best meets your needs.
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  • Three Tips to Make Your Clients' Deck Dreams a Reality

    August 1, 2017
    The best way to turn leads into customers is to educate them. In fact, some research has shown that more than half your leads will buy a deck from you if they’re properly educated about their deck options upfront and given time to think them through.
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  • Go From an Old Deck To New In Just A Few Steps

    July 15, 2017
    With summer right around the corner, there’s no doubt you’ll be having a lot of fun in your backyard this season. Since you’re going to be throwing all sorts of parties from barbecues to bonfires, take some time to revamp your deck and give it a new look.
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  • How to Approach a Project Started By Another Contractor

    July 1, 2017
    Sometimes homeowners will contact you about a particular project that is half way completed. Usually the owner is unhappy with the work their current designer or contractor is doing and will ask you to take over and complete the project.
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  • Adding more Natural Light into Your House

    June 15, 2017
    According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), residential lighting consumption for 2014 was about 150 billion KWh, or roughly 14% of total residential electricity consumption.
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  • Spruce up your Entryway

    June 1, 2017
    In life, first impressions are important. For your home, the entryway offers a first impression for your visitors. No matter the layout or size of your entryway, it should set a warm and inviting mood for your guests as soon as they walk to your front door.
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  • Project Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

    May 15, 2017
    Memorial Day is known as the kickoff of summer fun. Campgrounds, amusement parks and beaches all typically mark the long weekend as their season’s opening.
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  • Your Deck: Do-over or Makeover?

    May 1, 2017
    If your old deck is looking worn and shabby, you might be thinking it’s time to demolish it and start over with a newly designed deck. While that’s a perfectly reasonable approach, there are others ones that may better suit your need --and your budget.
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