Recent Blog Posts

  • Garage Makeover Projects

    October 15, 2015
    Every garage owner knows the luxury of their extra storage space— at least until it becomes full. They soon learn how quickly that luxury can become a burden. Garage clutter isn’t something that happens overnight.
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  • Closing the Space Above the Kitchen Cabinets with MDF and Moldings

    October 1, 2015
    If you’re like many homeowners, there’s that space above your cabinets in the kitchen that is too high reach, too narrow to put another cabinet, or too difficult to paint and paper when the time comes.
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  • What You Need to Know about Buying Replacement Windows

    September 1, 2015
    So you’ve decided to take the plunge and replace your old windows. Doing so is one of the best investments you can make for your home --not only for the reduction in energy bills, but the increase in comfort, quiet, and ease of cleaning/maintaining.
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  • Contractor Tips to Improving Productivity in Their Employees

    August 1, 2015
    Improving the productivity of employees in the contractor business can mean a couple different things. From project planning to employee morale, productivity can be affected by many factors. These hold true for large construction companies as well as individually owned local contractors.
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  • Weekend Project: Replace or Install Porch Screening

    July 15, 2015
    If you have an older home with a screened in porch, then the method used to install the screening is probably the same method that’s been around forever. This usually involves stretching large portions of screening while nailing or stapling every few inches.
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  • The Right Steps to Effective Contractor Safety Management

    July 1, 2015
    For owners of a contracting business, safety management is every bit as important as quality of work and customer satisfaction. In fact, effective contractor safety management can result in an improved return on investment and reputation, which is vital for gaining new business.
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  • How to Use a Concrete Grinder in 4 Easy Steps

    June 1, 2015
    Just like your wood deck or the walls in your living room, the concrete surfaces of your home need to be refinished sometimes. Serving that purpose is the concrete grinder, which can give your concrete surface a new look again.
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  • General Woodworking Knowledge

    May 15, 2015
    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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  • How to Build Brick and Stone Pathways

    May 1, 2015
    If you’ve decided that you’d like to lay a brick or stone pathway outside of your home, the procedure for either is very similar. When deciding on what type of material to use, consider your home’s architecture first.
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  • Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patio

    April 15, 2015
    As the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.
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