Whether you’re trying to sell your home or just make it more welcoming, creating curb appeal can help. Popular exterior improvements include painting, replacing doors and windows, adding plants or landscaping, and choosing new lighting. Replacing or installing cedar shingles and panels can have a dramatic impact on the exterior look of your home. Take
Schutte Lumber has just restocked its cut-off bins with exotic hardwoods that are perfect for home projects in need of a special touch. Just look at these interesting pieces ready to be shaped into beautiful furniture, cabinets, flooring, and artwork! Wenge is a beautiful carving wood that has chocolate and charcoal bands of color. It
is pressure-impregnated fire-retardant lumber and plywood that provides tested fire protection for applications directly exposed to the weather or high humidity, outdoors as well as indoors. It can be used in many applications such as decks, balconies, siding, trim and many more. It can be used in the much the same way as untreated
The Kansas City chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry will host a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 29, at the Hillcrest Country Club. Join us! Local membership includes professional remodeling contractors, product manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, lenders, and others in the industry. Benefits of membership include: education and certification programs,
Has this summer’s heat got you running for cover? Don’t let next summer be the same. Extending your home’s living space with a porch is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors without exposure to direct sunlight and pesky bugs to deal with. Throw in a ceiling fan, some comfortable furniture, and an ice-cold
Be sure to “like” Schutte Lumber Company on Facebook and “follow” SchutteLumberCo on Twitter. We will be posting frequent special offers that will only be advertised through those mediums. New product announcements and product arrivals will also be updated. Our first Facebook special was just posted. Hurry! Special ends July 31.
Treated lumber is recommended for many outdoor projects, such as decks, patios, and fences, to prevent natural decay and destruction over time. But in 2003, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency banned a common wood preservative, chromated copper arsenate or CCA, from residential use due to health risks. So with a number of new wood preservatives
This do-it-yourself project turns a scrapped mirror–perhaps left over from a remodeling project–into fashionable decor with a handmade wooden frame. The folks at HGTV used birch plywood, chair rail, and molding to create a bold modern design, but you can also make a fun textured frame with leftover lumber pieces just as easily. It’s a
Pine lumber is a great choice for building, and we like these 5 reasons why: Affordability Decay and rot resistance Easy to drive nails in Natural beauty Durable Oh, and it’s cost-effective too!
Versatex Trim Board, manufactured by Wolfpac Technologies, Inc, has earned certification from NAHB Green Approved Products http://www.greenapprovedproducts.com/FindProducts.aspx/. Versatex now is the only PVC trim manufacturer that can claim both the NAHB Green Approved Products and National Code listing via CCRR-#0149. Versatex can also contribute LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) points in three different categories. Versetex is a Cellular