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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 …

Things To Consider When Building Your Deck

So, you’ve decided you want to expand your outdoor living space. Take some time and do a little homework before jumping in head first. It can be very easy to overlook some basic necessities which can lead to some major headaches down the road. This is a brief guide on some things to consider when building …

Visit Builders Surplus at the Worcester Home Show

Spring is in the air and it’s time to say goodbye to winter! So, come visit Builders Surplus at the Worcester Home Show this weekend. Start planning and get your home remodeling projects on their way. Worcester Home Show 2018 This will be our first time exhibiting at the local spring home show in Worcester. …

Quick, Budget Friendly Remodel Jobs

In this blog, we look at some remodeling jobs that can be done on a small budget and even by the weekend warrior. These quick, budget friendly remodel jobs will have your house jumping into the spring season with a whole new look and feel! Here’s a few tips:   Update Your Entranceway The most …

Poplar Wood – What is it?

Poplar wood is a species of wood most commonly used in the making of furniture, cabinets, wooden toys, plywood, etc. It is considered a hardwood, but is just about as easy to work with as pine boards or other soft woods. Poplar is a popular choice for interior work and is something that is always …

Three Remodeling Projects to Complete During Winter

Holidays are over… the cold and snowy weather is here… got the winter blues? Perhaps a home makeover will help to brighten the mood. Here are three remodeling projects to complete during winter. And the best thing about these home improvement projects is you control your budget. If you’ve been saving up and are ready …

Maintaining Your New Wickham Floors!

So, you’ve just installed your beautiful new Wickham Hardwood Flooring from Builders Surplus. Lucky for you, the work doesn’t stop there! You want that new flooring to stay in the best possible condition for as long as possible. Which means maintaining your new Wickham floors. Treat and clean them to keep the smooth, polished look …

Understanding Hardwood Flooring Grades

When you are picking out your hardwood flooring, you will notice it comes in different grades. Included here is a brief guide of understanding hardwood flooring grades. These grades are given to each floor to distinguish what bundle of hardwood flooring is better than another. In addition, grades are based on the different characteristics and …

Moulding Profile Guide

Crown, casing and baseboard mouldings can add a very simple, yet impactful touch to any room in the house. Whether you are renovating, or simply redecorating, mouldings go a long way into the style you are looking to achieve. Not sure what to use in your renovation or redecorating project? Your moulding profile guide will give …

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 …