5 Tips for a Successful Window Replacement

5 Tips for a Successful Window Replacement

If you’re planning a home renovation, you may be considering a window replacement. While a window replacement can definitely elevate your home’s curb appeal and help you save on your utility bill in the long term, it’s a big project that can cost you a bit of time and...

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How to Install Trim Moulding on Walls

How to Install Trim Moulding on Walls

If you’re looking for an easy way to add character to your home, trim moulding is a popular choice. With many types, styles, and designs to choose from, it can provide beautiful architectural detail to any room. And if you’re interested in DIY projects, it’s a pretty...

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Most Common Types of Residential Roofs

Most Common Types of Residential Roofs

Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling an existing one, you’ll have to make the important choice about which type of roofing to install. The right roof can give your home a stand-out exterior, last for many years, and add to your home's resale value. In...

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What Color Countertops Go Best with White Cabinets?

What Color Countertops Go Best with White Cabinets?

You might think that white countertops can go with just about anything, and it’s true, you’ve opened up a huge amount of possibilities — but there are certain colors and textures that are made to be together to match different styles. So the question becomes, “How do...

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How to Install a Trex Deck Railing

How to Install a Trex Deck Railing

Trex railing products have become extremely popular for decks and porches. As the leading manufacturer of wood alternative decking products, Trex makes deck railings that are long-lasting, durable, sustainably made, and easy to install. Why Use Trex Decking and...

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How to Install Metal Roofing

How to Install Metal Roofing

If you’re planning to install metal roofing, you’ve made an excellent choice. Metal roofing is a popular option for the many advantages it offers over traditional asphalt shingle roofing: Efficient: Metal roofing reflects sun’s heat keeping buildings cooler during the...

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How to Install Roof Trusses

How to Install Roof Trusses

Whether you're building a garage, a cabin, or a house, roof trusses can save you a lot of time and money. Here's what you need to know about how to properly install roof trusses, no matter what you're building. What Are the Benefits of Installing Manufactured Roof...

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What Are the Best Materials for Your Outdoor Kitchen?

What Are the Best Materials for Your Outdoor Kitchen?

Outdoor kitchens are growing in popularity across the United States, and we’re not surprised as to why. They serve as centerpieces for outdoor entertainment, add resale value to your home, and minimize your cleaning responsibilities. What’s not to love? However,...

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Is Composite Decking Good for Docks?

Is Composite Decking Good for Docks?

Summer is here, and there are so many sunny lake days to look forward to! However, one thing none of us look forward to is putting the dock in the water — something that can be an especially grueling chore when you’re dealing with an old wood dock that requires...

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Pole Barn Garage vs. Stick Built Garage

Pole Barn Garage vs. Stick Built Garage

Many homeowners take on the big, yet satisfying project of building their own garage. If you’d like to try your hand at it too, you’ll first have to decide between a post framing or stick framing  building method. While most people look at the exterior of these...

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What is the Best Lumber for Framing?

What is the Best Lumber for Framing?

What is the Best Lumber for Framing? You’ve got your plans set, your tool belt at the ready, and you’re anxious to build your next project but to ensure the structure you’re about to build will stand the test of time, you need to make sure you’re using the right...

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When Should I Replace My Windows?

When Should I Replace My Windows?

When Should I Replace My Windows? If you have lived in a house for a number of years or are in the process of renovating, you’ve likely wondered at least once whether it’s time to replace your windows. It’s a big decision, so you want to be sure, right? Several...

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DIY Roof Repair Tips

DIY Roof Repair Tips

DIY Roof Repair Tips  The great thing about being handy is not only do you save money, but you also have the satisfaction of accomplishing tasks on your own. It’s important, though, to get the projects you take on not just done, but done right. This couldn’t be more...

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What is Prefinished Siding?

What is Prefinished Siding?

Choosing the right siding option for your home is a big decision. Painting and staining your own siding materials can be time consuming, but is there another way?  Let’s talk about prefinished siding — what it is, why it’s a great choice for your home, and a few of...

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What Kind of Roof Do I Have?

What Kind of Roof Do I Have?

Roofing styles and types are just as diverse as the kind of homes they protect. You may need to know what kind of roof you have if you need to get your roof repaired or replaced or to understand what kind of maintenance it needs. We’ll help you figure this out by...

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How to Replace a New Door in an Old Frame

How to Replace a New Door in an Old Frame

Replacing a door is a great way to give any home an instant refresh. Bright, new interior doors and upgraded exterior doors go a long way to add to your home's character, while providing improved insulation and sound protection, too. But how complicated is replacing a...

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Calculate Decking Cost for Your Home

Calculate Decking Cost for Your Home

It can be difficult to accurately calculate the cost of adding a deck to your home. Yet, before you jump into this potentially expensive home improvement project, you’ll want to have a clear idea of what costs to expect. We’re going to break down how to calculate...

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