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 style? Will it be the cabinetry you choose for your home? Love That Shaker Style Shaker cabinetry is quite simple and clean. The minimalist design is composed …

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 …

Show Some Ceiling Love

Ceilings. Once the usual flat white or ivory paint has dried, most homeowners just let it stay at that. Have you ever thought about your ceilings? Probably not. Show some ceiling love with decorative alternatives that’ll add another dimension to your rooms. Ceiling Love There are so many choices to make when decorating our homes. …

Unfinished Exterior Wood Door Requirements

A beautiful front entrance door makes a statement and adds curb appeal to your home. These are unfinished door units in alder or mahogany. In order for these doors to last for years, two important unfinished exterior wood door requirements must be met by the purchaser. In addition, an information label is attached to the outside …

10 Woodworking Projects

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays are done, the long winter nights settle in. If you’re not the snow or ski enthusiast, and don’t want to just sit in front of the tv, what to do? How about trying to create something with wood and improve your DIY skills? Here’s a few ideas …

December Dreaming

Are you a “most wonderful time of the year” or “Bah, humbug!” type of shopper? It’s mid-December and the holiday season is in full swing around us. There’s so much to do with so little time to do it! And while remodeling might take a back seat to all of your other plans right now, …

Reasons To Shop Builders Surplus

Perhaps you’ve seen our store or one of our trucks while driving through town. And maybe you thought, “I should check that out someday…” If remodeling your home is in the near future, here’s a few reasons to shop Builders Surplus.   Get it at Builders Surplus for less. Building and remodeling shouldn’t drain your …

2019 Home Remodeling Trends

So, are you making plans to do some remodeling in the new year? If you’re wondering what you might see when you look around for ideas, here’s a few 2019 home remodeling trends which have received some attention.   Home Remodeling Trends Minimalism Clean lines Natural and handmade accent pieces Cozy area Indoor plants Light …

Installing Replacement Windows Quick Reference

When you own a home, there may come a time when you have to replace a damaged or old window. Here’s a simple guide to installing replacement windows. This is not step by step instructions; it’s a quick reference highlighting some of the key points.   Installing Replacement Windows Installing replacement windows is different from …

Bathroom Remodeling Terms

A bathroom is one area where lots of do-it-yourselfers and weekend warriors plan on doing it themselves. Below are some bathroom remodeling terms to help you when you’re ready to rise to the challenge and update your home. Depending on what you want to accomplish, a bathroom remodeling job can be tackled by most homeowners. …