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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 …

Kitchen Storage Ideas

October is National Kitchen & Bath Month! So, if you’re planning a kitchen remodel, keep in mind that a lot of homeowners say there’s just never enough storage. When you’re ready, talk with one of our kitchen designers to plan the most efficient way to organize your space. And consider these kitchen storage ideas when …

Easy Home Improvement Projects

Owning a home and home improvement go hand in hand. Some jobs call for a professional, but others can be completed by doing it yourself. Here’s a few easy home improvement projects to give your home a fresh look.   DIY Easy Home Improvement Projects Moulding – Adding decorative moulding and millwork is one of the …

Autumn Home Improvements

September’s here with cooler weather in the forecast, apple picking at local orchards, and long drives to check out the colorful New England foliage. It’s also a time to think about autumn home improvements. Taking care of a few things around your house now will help keep it in prime condition throughout the coming seasons. …

Shop Manager Specials

We know remodeling your home takes time and money. In addition to our everyday low pricing, shop for store manager specials and discounts, as-is items, and surplus deals available at all our stores. Whether you’re building a new home or renovating a room or two, Builders Surplus is your place to shop and save on …

New Staircase: Treads, Risers, Balusters

Are you building a new staircase or is the one currently in your home in need of repair? Step up! Solid wood oak stair treads are just one part of completing a stairway. Here’s a short list of stairway terms you should know and a few materials you’ll need when working on a stairway.   A New Staircase …

Let’s Talk Window Terms

If you’re ready to window shop, let’s talk window terms. Double hung or single hung? Replacement or new construction? Since these are just two basic questions when you’re looking for new windows, we thought this would be helpful information for you to check out.   Let’s Talk Window Terms Frame – Structural support for a window …