Recent Blog Posts

  • Getting Your Kids Involved With Your Wood Projects

    March 1, 2016
    Kids are naturally creative. With them always learning, changing and doing new things, creativity is a natural byproduct. It’s who they are. However, the one thing that kids may value even more than making things is spending time with family.
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  • Which Home Improvements Pay Off?

    February 15, 2016
    To answer this question correctly, first you must decide what the “payoff” means. If a home improvement is meant to improve your life or that of your family, then you can’t discount the value there.
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  • Power Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

    January 15, 2016
    Owning a home, means maintaining a home. In order to do so properly, there is a basic arsenal of power tools that each homeowner should have at their disposal. If space is an issue, a homeowner should choose tools that are multifaceted, making the most effective use of the workshop storage space.
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  • Do's and Don'ts of Home Winterization

    January 1, 2016
    Winter 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.
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  • Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

    December 1, 2015
    Many think air pollution is just an outdoor issue. The truth is, indoor air quality is just as important. Perhaps even more so, when you consider the amount of time spent indoors.
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  • Basement Finishing Tips

    November 1, 2015
    Generally, the forward thinking concept of building a home in which the owner may someday use the basement as a living space wasn’t widely practiced until the 1950s and 1960s.
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  • How to Choose a Remodeling Contractor

    October 15, 2015
    At first glance, it would seem like the easiest way to find a remodeling contractor would be to just Google them. Of course if you did so, you’ll probably find more than enough candidates to choose from.
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  • Lumber & Building Material Industry In 2015

    October 1, 2015
    Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.
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  • Garage Makeover Projects

    September 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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  • How to Install a Pre-hung Exterior Door

    September 1, 2015
    Installing a new door to the exterior of your home will add safety, security, comfort and lasting curb appeal. It used to be a job that only the most skilled carpenters could tackle successfully.
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