Recent Blog Posts

  • Environmental Benefits Of Building With Wood

    May 15, 2018
    Don’t let anybody tell you wood is not a “green” building product. Wood circulates energy savings throughout its life. To start, wood-frame construction is easy to insulate to high standards when compared to alternative framing materials.
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  • Project Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

    May 1, 2018
    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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  • Spring Cleaning for the DIYer

    April 15, 2018
    The temperature is rising and spring is calling your name. What is it saying? It’s telling you to open your windows and start cleaning.
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  • Where to Start When Restoring a Deck

    April 1, 2018
    If you made the decision to restore your deck rather than replace it, then the first thing you want to do is make sure it is structurally sound. If possible, take a look below and ensure that the framing is in good condition. This could mean anything from physical damage to rot.
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  • Getting your Deck Ready for Spring

    March 15, 2018
    As soon as the snow melts and the ground is somewhat thawed, it is the perfect time to start getting your deck ready for spring. This way, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying your deck later on in the warm summer sun. Winter is often hard on decks; especially those made of all wood.
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  • The Kitchens Of The Future Aren't Just About Tech

    March 1, 2018
    kitchen design has changed drastically in recent years, says designer Michael Schluetter, toward simple and clean materials and away from decorative elementsU "A decade ago, high gloss lacquers and exotic veneers such as makassar or Indian apple were all the rage," he says.
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  • 3 Red Flags Home Buyers Should Watch Out For

    February 15, 2018
    Home buyers should keep their eyes peeled for structural failures, document issues, and neighborhood situations, Jen A. Miller at The New York Times reports, as these can be costly and even deal-breaking.
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  • Choosing Interior Paint Colors

    February 1, 2018
    Picking paint colors that you want to use inside your home is not an easy task because in all likelihood you will actually want them to last a while. Here are some things that you should consider when picking interior paint colors:Does it “fit” with your home?
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  • Independent Contractor Taxes: What You Need to Know

    January 15, 2018
    There are a lot of benefits that go along with being self-employed. One of which are the tax advantages. These benefits won’t happen without a little effort, though. You must be diligent about keeping records, organizing all receipts and paying estimated taxes.
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  • Recycle Your Tree After the Holidays

    January 1, 2018
    A Christmas tree is more than a Christmas tree if you recycle it to help wild birds after the holidays. There are several ways you can turn this ultimate Christmas decoration into the ultimate assistance for birds once you are ready to take it down.
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