Guide: Kitchen Cabinetry Terms

Yay! The decision to remodel your kitchen has been made and it’s a go! First, think about designing your kitchen space. Then move on to choosing cabinets and appliances. Here’s a guide to kitchen cabinetry terms to help you when looking for your new cabinets.   Guide to Kitchen Cabinetry Box construction – This is …

Kitchen Storage Ideas

October is National Kitchen & Bath Month! So, if you’re planning a kitchen remodel, keep in mind that a lot of homeowners say there’s just never enough storage. When you’re ready, talk with one of our kitchen designers to plan the most efficient way to organize your space. And consider these kitchen storage ideas when …

Home Remodeling with Millwork

Millwork. What is it? In its simplest definition, it’s a wooden product produced in a mill. Home remodeling with millwork is an essential part to completing your project! Moulding, decorative trim, doors, paneling, and even flooring (think hardwoods) are considered to be millwork. Cabinets are considered casework, but the terms can be used equally.   …

Easy Home Improvement Projects

Owning a home and home improvement go hand in hand. Some jobs call for a professional, but others can be completed by doing it yourself. Here’s a few easy home improvement projects to give your home a fresh look.   DIY Easy Home Improvement Projects Moulding – Adding decorative moulding and millwork is one of the …

Autumn Home Improvements

September’s here with cooler weather in the forecast, apple picking at local orchards, and long drives to check out the colorful New England foliage. It’s also a time to think about autumn home improvements. Taking care of a few things around your house now will help keep it in prime condition throughout the coming seasons. …

Shop Manager Specials

We know remodeling your home takes time and money. In addition to our everyday low pricing, shop for store manager specials and discounts, as-is items, and surplus deals available at all our stores. Whether you’re building a new home or renovating a room or two, Builders Surplus is your place to shop and save on …

New Staircase: Treads, Risers, Balusters

Are you building a new staircase or is the one currently in your home in need of repair? Step up! Solid wood oak stair treads are just one part of completing a stairway. Here’s a short list of stairway terms you should know and a few materials you’ll need when working on a stairway.   A New Staircase …

Decorative Moulding Accents

Moulding and millwork. They’re two simple words which encompass quite a bit in the home building and remodeling world. In our blog, we’ll show a few examples of decorative moulding accents which can transform your home.   Styles of decorative moulding accents The most common profiles found in a home are crown, casing and base …

How To Install A Chair Rail

Moulding and millwork adds a personal and decorative touch to any room in your home. A chair rail not only adds interest, but also helps to protect walls from furniture. Here’s a guide on how to install a chair rail in your home.   Prep: How to install a chair rail Step 1 – How …

Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is seeing a resurgence in popularity recently. And we’re not talking about the vintage black and white linoleum tiles your grandmother may have had in her kitchen. We’re talking luxury vinyl plank flooring!   Luxury Vinyl The luxury vinyl flooring offered at Builders Surplus is a rigid core plank style flooring. Rigid core …