Basic Color Concepts

Color choices. We talk about complementary or contrasting shades in interior design all the time. While color is all around us, what do you know about basic color concepts? Basic Color Concepts: The Color Wheel It’s one of the first things learned in the field of visual arts. The color wheel is a chart showing …

Laminate vs. Vinyl Flooring: What is the Best Option?

Laminate and vinyl appear similar. And they are priced almost the same to each other. Regarding installation, both are quite easy to install for the casual Sunday warrior. But that’s about all you’re going to find in terms of similarities between laminate vs. vinyl flooring. Laminate flooring is made up of high density fiberboard, which …

New Construction Windows vs. Replacement Windows

Remodeling? Starting from scratch? Or looking for a replacement? Here’s a quick guide into new construction windows vs. replacement windows and which options might best suit your situation. When shopping for new windows, there are a couple of options: new construction and/or replacement windows. It’s important to understand the difference between the two before making …

Quick Fixes: Update, Modernize, Declutter

You’d love to remodel a little before the holidays, but need to keep an eye on your wallet. Here are a few budget friendly quick fixes which will allow you to update your home in time for entertaining family and friends. 4 Quick Fixes: Update, Modernize, Declutter Decorative Moulding Quite simply, it’s one of the …

5 Trends Still Going Strong in 2017

So, what were some of the home design trends making headlines early in 2017? And which ones are still going strong at year’s end? Here are 5 trends still in the news. 5 Trends … Still Hot! White kitchens. From pure to snowy to ivory cabinets, white in the kitchen is still one of the …

Max Shares 5 Reasons: Shop, Save, Smile

Here’s 5 reasons to shop, save, smile at Builders Surplus. Budgets can be a main concern for today’s homeowners. As a result, Max T. Value sharpens his pencil, looks for the best deals, and keeps the prices low for our customers. Max is always searching for a great selection of first quality building materials. And he loves when he …

Top 4 Choices for Interior Door Styles

If you’re remodeling the inside of your home, is there a specific style door you’d like to incorporate? Wood, wood with glass, molded, and bi-folds are the top 4 choices for interior door styles. When it comes to choosing a door, what would work best in your home? WOOD Mostly found in pine or fir, …

Surplus Cabinets: Great for Storage and Organization

What places in your home could use a little more organization? Where is storage an issue? Our surplus cabinets are a perfect solution! These cabinets, sold at a fraction of the cost of custom cabinets, would be a great addition to a laundry room, office, basement or garage for extra storage and organizing just about …

It’s Time To Plan For Your Dream Kitchen

Autumn is right around the corner, and before you know it, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s will be here! Now is the time to plan for your dream kitchen. The one you’ve always wanted… a well-designed space with all the options and conveniences your current kitchen doesn’t offer. If you could have anything …

Largest Moulding Selection in New England

With a combined inventory of 400,000 feet, Builders Surplus offers the largest moulding selection in New England. What’s moulding and why should I use it when remodeling? As a dictionary states, moulding (or molding) is “an ornamentally shaped outline as an architectural feature…” It’s a decorative detail or embellishment. And to complete your new home …