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Kitchen Island: 3 Benefits of Adding One in Your Home

Have you been contemplating adding an island to your kitchen? A kitchen island can be extremely beneficial if you have the space for it! There are a few good reasons to include an island in your kitchen and most homeowners hope they can. Here’s why: Kitchen Island = More Storage This is the most obvious reason as …

Top 5 Kitchen Design Layouts For Your Home

What kitchen design works best for your home? It’s a question to consider before you decide to remodel. There are many different layouts to look over, but as a homeowner you need to decide which design best fits your space. Here are some basic kitchen layouts. Kitchen Design Layouts Single Wall Kitchen Design – One wall kitchens …

Moulding: The 5 Most Commonly Used

Each moulding is designed for a specific purpose. Uses include framing a door or a window, but also just to add character to a bare wall in your home. Sometimes it’s difficult to distinguish the different types of moulding. So, that’s where Max T. Value comes in. He’s here to help and break down some …

Winter Remodeling: A Contractor’s Best Kept Secret

Want to know one of the best-kept remodeling secrets? Plan winter remodeling! The advantages of remodeling during the winter might be exactly what you need. Remodeling in the winter season could be one of the best decisions. And I’m here to tell you why! What time of the year do most people decide to remodel? Spring …

Kitchen Staging: 4 Main Tips To Remember

Are you thinking about selling your home? Need help getting people interested? How about kitchen staging? Think about staging the main rooms buyers would be most interested in seeing, especially the kitchen and bathroom. Since new homeowners like to get an idea of what the home would look like it they actually lived in it. However, …

5 Mini-but-Mighty Remodels Around the Home

Thinking about doing some small remodels around your home? Obviously, we would all love to be able to remodel the whole house, but sometimes we have to settle for the small projects. Here are five mini, but mighty, remodels to do around your home. Add trim or moulding to your living room You’d be surprised …

What Does The Term “Millwork” Mean?

Have you ever heard someone use the term “millwork” when talking about a home? Max T. Value here and I’m going to give you a quick lesson on what is the definition of millwork! It is a building material made at a factory or mill. Interior trim, doors, shelving, stair treads, and mantels are considered …

New Kitchen Showroom: We Remodel Too!

You aren’t the only ones who remodel. The Builders Surplus Post Road location in Warwick just got a complete new makeover in our kitchen showroom. The whole process took about 2 months, but we couldn’t be happier with the results. Removing our outdated displays from the kitchen showroom was the easy part. Then came the …

Specialty Surplus Doors

Builders Surplus is one of those stores where you really don’t know what you might find when you walk in. We love that we can offer something different to our remodeling community. Like our surplus windows center, we also offer a variety of unique specialty doors (interior as well as exterior). These are not items …

Shop Our Surplus Windows Center

What do you know about Builders Surplus? We sell home improvement and building materials, right? What makes us different from any other home improvement store? Builders Surplus is different for many reasons, but one point which keeps our customers happy are our low prices all year round. And at our West Warwick and Jewett City …