Did you know that Schutte Lumber‘s contractor showroom is open to the public to serve both contractors and do-it-yourself customers alike? And, because we’re eagerly anticipating Spring’s arrival, when warm temperatures will have us hitting the deck, we wanted to remind you that we’ve got a fantastic amount of floorspace devoted to decking products. What
Every week Schutte Lumber Company will be doing a drawing for a $25 gift card! Please come to the Showroom to find out how to qualify yourself to win. This week the winner is Jamie Sanders of Smith Kramer. Congratulations Jamie!
We’ve caught a case of Spring fever! And there’s no place we’d rather be than on the deck of this home, which won a prize a few years ago for Kansas City Homes & Gardens‘ Remodel of the Year. Schutte Lumber was proud to be a part of the award-winning design team. “Exposed cedar rafters,
“Want a stylish eco-friendly home that can be built quickly? You may be in luck as prefabricated options, despite a weak housing sector, continue to expand at varying price levels,” according to a recent article in the USA Today. Some models are being offered as low as $50,000 to $100,000, such as Nationwide’s one- and
Although “Green” is definitely one of the biggest buzz words of 2010 and most likely the rest of the decade, there’s a good deal of confusion among consumers in regards to which products and materials are truly sustainable, and not just a marketing ploy. Below, we give over the podium to New York Times design
The number of homeowners who say they will remodel in the next 12 months has increased by 13 percent, according to a Spring 2010 U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report. This increase continues an upward swing–there was a 5 percent increase in the 2009 report–signaling that remodeling activity will continue to increase as homeowners seek to stay
“Way beyond VOCs, recycled content and driving hybrids, by far the greenest thing you can do is design a high-integrity thermal envelope so your structure consumes as little fuel as possible for heating and cooling,” according to an article in Residential Design & Build magazine. Beyond using non-toxic, sustainably harvested materials that don’t consume a
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Can houses be built out of straw? Before you scoff, a pair of Parkville homeowners did just that–and explain how a straw-bale home can be both an economical and environmentally friendly decision–as featured in a recent article in Kansas City Homes & Gardens. According to the article, straw bales “stack up” in many ways: they
During the month of February we are offering 10% off all stock and custom arches and brackets.