Chace Building Supply of Connecticut, Inc.: Blog Channelhttp://chacebuildingsupply.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://assets.cdn.newmediaretailer.com/17000/17067/thumb_logo.jpgChace Building Supply of Connecticut, Inc.http://chacebuildingsupply.comen-USCopyright 2017, Chace Building Supply of Connecticut, Inc.Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:58:31 -0400Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:58:31 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comAdding more Natural Light into Your Houseblog_489531497520800http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/48953/adding-more-natural-light-into-your-houseAccording 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.BlogsThu, 15 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0400Spruce up your Entrywayblog_489521496311200http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/48952/spruce-up-your-entrywayIn 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.BlogsThu, 01 Jun 2017 06:00:00 -0400Project Ideas for Memorial Day Weekendblog_134011494842400http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/13401/project-ideas-for-memorial-day-weekendMemorial 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.BlogsMon, 15 May 2017 06:00:00 -0400Your Deck: Do-over or Makeover?blog_124001493632800http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/12400/your-deck-do-over-or-makeoverIf 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.BlogsMon, 01 May 2017 06:00:00 -0400Siding: Clean, Paint or Replace?blog_478671492250400http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/47867/siding-clean-paint-or-replaceDue to age, environmental conditions or bad weather, the siding we put on our homes will eventually need attention.BlogsSat, 15 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400Comparing Deck Wood Choicesblog_478661491040800http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/47866/comparing-deck-wood-choicesGenerally speaking, when you compare common decking materials there are three choices: Cedar, pressure-treated wood and composite decking. Neither one is a bad choice. They vary in looks, durability and cost -- each with its own advantages and disadvantages.BlogsSat, 01 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0400Inspect Your Roof and Get Ahead of Problemsblog_473081489572000http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/47308/inspect-your-roof-and-get-ahead-of-problemsHigh winds, water, and age can take a toll on your roof. Therefore, it makes sense that regular inspections are essential for preventative maintenance. Doing so can save you a lot of money, time and frustration down the road.BlogsWed, 15 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400Getting your Deck Ready for Springblog_191261488366000http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/19126/getting-your-deck-ready-for-springAs 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.BlogsWed, 01 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0500Do's and Don'ts of Home Winterizationblog_458091487156400http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/45809/dos-and-donts-of-home-winterizationWinter is on the way, and that means it's time to get the house ready for the cold days ahead. Winterizing your home is the best way to avoid unexpected maintenance and repair bills during a time when you need your heating and other systems the most.BlogsWed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500Choosing Interior Paint Colorsblog_60371485946800http://chacebuildingsupply.com/blog/article/6037/choosing-interior-paint-colorsPicking 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?BlogsWed, 01 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500