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Your Home Design Style

What is your home design style and do you have a definite preference? Whether you’re most comfortable with bold color choices, crisp contours, or the love of rustic wood, every style expresses a little bit about you. But that’s not to say you have to only choose only one for your home. Some styles can …

Stacked Ledger Stone Panels

Just what are stacked ledger stone panels? Quite simply, they are high quality stone that is cut and trimmed to a slim size. Multiple stone slabs are then stacked vertically and horizontally together for a 3-dimensional appearance. Stacked stone panels add rustic charm to their surroundings.  And the panels vary beautifully in shade, color, and finish. …

Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

Coronavirus update (COVID-19) from Builders Surplus, dated April 2020. In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, we at Builders Surplus are continuing to adjust to the needs for the safety and health of our customers and associates. Our retail business is open. Since we supply building materials to contractors and homeowners, we are an essential business …

Around the House: Things Dad Taught Me

Buying a home, especially your first home, is exciting. But be honest, don’t you wish you knew a little more about what was expected once you owned a home? These are a few things my Dad taught me about avoiding trouble around the house. Hope these suggestions help you avoid issues you haven’t even thought …

Make imPOSSIBLE DREAMS Possible

Great teamwork helps make impossible dreams possible! Builders Surplus teams up with Rhody Rams Men’s Basketball to benefit the imPOSSIBLE DREAM. With every free throw made by the Rhody Rams during the regular season, Builders Surplus supports the efforts of the imPOSSIBLE DREAM. And our teams are committed to helping enrich the lives of chronically-ill children …

Storage Cabinet Ideas for your Home

Shop our stores and you’ll find great pricing on all of our building materials. And then if you look even further, there are awesome deals on clearance items. Like our storage cabinets. So, what can you do with these? Here’s a few storage cabinet ideas that’ll help organize your home! Storage Cabinet Ideas First of …

Your Remodeling Choices

Choices, choices! When it comes to home improvement, your remodeling choices are numerous. And it can simply come down to what you truly prefer. But if you’re not sure, here’s a few remodeling products and the differences between them. Your Remodeling Choices: Doors & Windows Prehung or slab doors. Prehung refers to a door already …

10 Tips for Home Security

Almost all of our blog posts are related to home improvement. But we got to thinking: a home is your sanctuary and time spent with family. With this post, we’d like to suggest 10 quick tips for home security to safeguard against a possible burglary. Inside the Home Security: Lights on. A light on gives …

Shaker Style

When it comes to kitchen and bathroom remodels, Shaker style is still one of the most popular choices for homeowners. Are you familiar with the characteristics of Shaker design? Will it be the cabinetry you choose for your home? Love That Shaker Style Shaker cabinetry is quite simple and clean. For example, the minimalist design …

Choices in Flooring

When remodeling your home, you’re faced with so many decisions. Flooring is usually one of the last items to be installed. Which flooring will you choose? We offer many choices in flooring at Builders Surplus and here’s a quick overview that might help you with your decision. Choices in Flooring: Hardwood First, choose your favorite …