The number of homeowners looking to renovate their homes is expected to increase exponentially this year. According to a contractor study that included 5,000 architects, remodelers, interior designers and more that took place in the beginning of this year, a large majority reported increased revenue and a positive rate of growth last year. Around 40
Many of us have unfinished basements. When you bought your home, you might not have been sure what to do with the space. Some turn it into an small apartment, others use it for storage but some may turn it into a fun place you’ll never want to leave: a man cave. Just imagine it.
It’s finally time to finish that woodworking project that has been languishing in your workshop for a couple of months now. Or maybe your wife wants some chair railing installed in the dining room. Where do you go for the best lumber and material selection, price and service? The first and only place is Schutte
We’ve recently discussed the difference between bead boarding and wainscotting and how both types of wood detailing can add character to your home. Another great way to add value to your home is through baseboards. Whether your live in an older home with baseboards that have seen better days or have a room in your home with
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Putting a decorative end detail on a beam to customize your project is a specialty at Schutte Lumber Company. Our craftsman at our on-site mill can take your template and cut the timber to your specifications. To see how the process works you can view our video (above) of a recent 6×12 20-foot long smooth cedar beam
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
TGIF! In honor of the upcoming weekend, we wanted to share an article with you from the Kansas City Star in which Editorial Page columnist Lewis Diuguid describes his 10-day quest to restore the oak woodwork in his 84-year-old Northeast Kansas City home during his “vacation”. On his blog, Diguid writes, “this massive home-improvement project
Happy Memorial Day to our dear clients, friends and readers. As we take a moment today to remember those who have died in our nation’s service, we wanted to share a summer’s worth of delicious recipe courtesy of Bon Appetit. In their June issue, they supplied 30 recipes–appetizers, main courses, sides and desserts–that allows you
Will you be traveling this Memorial Day Weekend? We came across an article on the Lake of the Ozarks that’s giving us the itch to start packing our bags. Although the lake is massive, it’s actually “made up of several different cities, towns, villages and private communities, each with unique personalities,” according to “The Many