AROUND THE HOUSE

Interviews and information from industry experts!

How to Save a Truckload on Building Supplies

July 12, 2017

When I first started in the building supply business 35 years ago, one of my first great customers was a wonderful Catholic pipefitter who had nine children.  As you can imagine, money was tight...

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4 Factors That Help Determine Home-Improvement Project Wants vs. Needs

September 16, 2016

Whether you’re a first-time DIYer or a home improvement expert, there are a variety of projects that can significantly change your home’s value and appearance for the better—big or small. The...

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Have Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

September 03, 2016

When you’re planning a home-improvement project—especially for first-time or fairly new DIYers—it’s easy to find yourself feeling overwhelmed with questions and concerns.

But with all of these...

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Things to Consider When Establishing Your Next DIY Project’s Budget

August 31, 2016

When it comes to creating a budget for a home improvement project, there are a lot of things to consider. Between the type of products and materials themselves to the hidden costs of installation...

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Breaking Down Contractor Lingo

August 01, 2016

When it comes to home improvement projects, it can be complicated enough to understand the different material options, measurement requirements and other similar factors that go into the whole...

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The Hidden Costs of Your Next Home Improvement Project

August 01, 2016

Though many home owners and DIYers are very diligent in planning out a budget for their home improvement projects, many of these same planners miss all of the additional hidden costs that come...

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5 Home Improvement Tips to Remember Before Your Next DIY Project

August 01, 2016

No matter if you’re a first-time DIYer or a home-improvement superstar, there are always things to consider before jumping into a new project. Whether you’re wanting to replace your roof, install...

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