Adding Curb Appeal with a New Door

When you drive by the front of your home, are you pleased with what you see? If the lawn is neatly trimmed, the flower garden is in bloom, but something doesn’t feel quite right, perhaps it’s time for a new front entry door. An exterior door is a simple way of adding curb appeal and …

Doors: Measuring Rough Openings

When you’re ready to purchase a new door, you’ll need to have an idea of what size door you’ll need. Therefore, measuring rough openings for doors prior to purchasing is an important step in your home remodeling. Also, do you want a pre-hung door? This is where the door jamb (or frame) is already attached …

Outdoor Projects For Warmer Weather

Well, it’s about time! It’s May and the weather is finally getting warmer here in southern New England. And that means it’s time to go outside and work on those outdoor projects. Perhaps you’re thinking about adding a deck to your home? Building a new deck is one of the first projects that comes to …

Decorative Wall Options

Is there a room in your house with one wall that’s just plain boring? No amount of pictures or photographs seem to be able to give it any interest. Well, we’ve got a few suggestions for decorative wall options to help spruce up a wall and take it from flat to fabulous.   Moulding & …

The Kitchen You’ve Always Wanted

A kitchen makeover. It’s probably something you’ve been thinking about for awhile. And you might have even collected photos of favorite styles from magazines or browsing online. Now that you’re ready to remodel, visit Builders Surplus to sit down and talk with one of our kitchen designers to create the kitchen you’ve always wanted. It’s …

Introducing Another New Product: Subway Tile

We are very excited to introduce another new product: subway tile is now available at Builders Surplus, a Max T. Value store.  Subway tile is a timeless classic for a backsplash or sections of wall. Originating way back in the early 1900’s, from you guessed it, a New York City subway station. Right now, the …

Understanding the Basics of Interior Doors

When selecting new doors for your home, you will quickly realize there is a wide variety of options and it can get a little overwhelming. Let’s go over the basics of interior doors before you’re planning to remodel your home.   Basics of Interior Doors – Molded or Flush First, let’s start with style. The …

Introducing New Stacked Ledger Stones

Introducing new stacked ledger stones! This product has just arrived and is available at four of our locations. It has been drawing praise and gaining popularity among HGTV® and many home improvement shows. The stone panels will be available in two colors: Golden Honey Quartzite and Silver Travertine.   All About Stacked Ledger Stones So you …

Choosing the Right Kitchen Countertop

The kitchen is commonly the most used room in almost every household. With that being said, we are going to look over your options when it comes to choosing the right kitchen countertop for your needs. Everyone uses their kitchen in different ways and there are a variety of countertops to fit your needs, style, …

How to Lay Tile in a Bathroom or Kitchen

Today, we are going to look into how to lay tile in a bathroom or kitchen. While it may seem like a difficult task for most, if you follow these steps, your inner do-it-yourself-er can get the task done! As with most remodeling projects, you might want to check in with your local city or …