Outdoors

Unfinished Exterior Wood Door Requirements

A beautiful front entrance door makes a statement and adds curb appeal to your home. These are unfinished door units in alder or mahogany. In order for these doors to last for years, two important unfinished exterior wood door requirements must be met by the purchaser. In addition, an information label is attached to the outside …

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 …

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. …

Exterior Door Style

So, do you need front door curb appeal or an ordinary passage to the side or back of your home? We all know one thing doors have in common: they’re rectangular. After that, there’s quite a variety of choices for your exterior door style.   Curb appeal: Exterior door style The first impression of your …

Consider Vinyl Siding For Your Home

Once you own a home, doesn’t it seem like there’s always something around the house which needs to be done? A window gets broken, the roof springs a small leak, the kitchen is too small, or the floors just need replacing. It never seems to end! And then there’s upkeep of the exterior of the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Gardening 101: Love For Landscaping

Planning to work on an exterior home improvement project? When completed, it will look awesome. But the outside of your home isn’t totally finished with new vinyl siding, an entry door, or a fabulous deck. It’s time for a little love for landscaping! Now, you can go over the top with fantastic landscaping and beautiful …