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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 …

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? 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 renovation with style, moulding’s a must. Now it …

First Time Remodelers: Some Advice Before You Start

Now, the following suggestions aren’t necessarily rules, but just a bit of advice for first time remodelers. Sometimes, the best guideline when completing projects by yourself is to plan in advance and keep it simple.   Suggestions for First Time Remodelers Measure twice, cut once.  The old adage is still true! It’s just plain annoying to …

Top Summer Home Improvement Projects

Summer. The perfect season for a remodeling project, especially one that lets you work outdoors on a sunny day. What are the top summer home improvement projects? If you guessed decks, doors and windows, you’re spot on!   DECKING If summer is your favorite season, then a new deck would be a great addition to …

We’re Expanding: Get Ready for Lunenburg, MA Location

Builders Surplus, “A Max T. Value Store” is growing! Hello Lunenburg, MA. We are excited to announce the opening of our fifth location scheduled for the Summer of 2017. Our company is here to serve New England, so Massachusetts was a perfect match for us! Lunenburg, MA We’re thrilled to introduce new customers to our brand and our company. …

Updating Rooms: Laundry, Office, Basement, and Garage

So, your kitchen and living room are already in good shape, but now you’re ready for a new home project! Well, think about updating rooms like the laundry room, office, basement, or garage. As a homeowner, there is always something which needs to be done in or around the house, but we tend to put …

The Benefits of Building With Wood

There are many reasons why you should build with wood. These days, people are starting to get more concerned about their environment and the world we live in. It’s important to start thinking about our planet and what we can do to help protect it. Building with wood is one way to help preserve this planet. …

Natural Cleaning Products That Work

While New Englanders jump for joy now that Spring is here, we homeowners know it’s time for a bit of household cleaning. With Earth Day 2017 set for Saturday, April 22, you can utilize a few natural cleaning products which you probably already have on your pantry shelves.   Natural Cleaning Products Love those first …

Paint vs Stain: Some Observations About Adding Color

With Spring and the warmer weather finally approaching, home improvement “to do” project lists start to grow. So, is this the time to add a little color to some areas around your home? Here are a few observations about paint vs stain.   Paint vs Stain Whether wood or another surface, you can choose to keep …

Grey Shades: Popular Home Color Trend

Hot & Cool: Grey Is All That! What’s hot? In and around the home and home design, grey shades are leading the pack. Whether kitchen, bath, flooring or paint: tints, tones and hues of grey are a popular choice in 2017.   Grey Shades: Very Versatile A growing trend for kitchens is to include a splash of color as …