Why Wood Finishes Are Good

November 30, 2012

Putting a finish on your wood is strictly optional. But putting a finish on your wood, you protect it’s surface and allows it to maintain its beauty for longer. It also protects it from harsh environment elements which can cause the wood to warp, dry out and crack or splinter or just plain deteriorate. And

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Building Your Home Bar

November 20, 2012

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.

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Fun Thanksgiving Decorations

October 23, 2012

  Looking for a fun and quick holiday project to dress up your mantel, dining table or front porch? Listed below are several wooden Thanksgiving decorations that you can easily do in a couple of evenings or over a weekend. Make your own wooden name tags. Use small unfinished wooden plaques, sand any rough edges,

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Johnson County Home & Garden Show March 2-4

February 13, 2012

Kansas and Missouri locals won’t want to miss the 2012 Johnson County Home & Garden Show taking place in Overland Park, Kansas from March 2nd, 2012 through the 4th. Consumer trade shows are a wonderful way for professionals and homeowners to find inspiration and ideas for remodeling, interior design, outdoor living, garden and landscape design. The

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2011 Kansas City Home of the Year Chosen

March 4, 2011

This year’s Kansas City Homes & Gardens Home of the Year Grand Winner is a beautiful Arts and Crafts style home with Asian influences and, yes, plenty of eye-catching woodwork. Situated on 20 acres, the homeowners had a vision to turn an old barn into a permanent residence. After overcoming some structural challenges due to

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Save the Date for STEMS: A Garden Soiree 2011

November 30, 2010

Earlier this year Schutte Lumber donated Western red cedar to build a pergola for the annual Kansas City benefit, STEMS: A Garden Soiree held at the magical Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. That’s “STEMS”: “Sipping wine. Tasting delicious food. Enjoying art, music and other entertainment. Meeting friends at the party of the summer —

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Tour New Kansas City Green Living Show Home

October 6, 2010

Have you heard about the new Kansas City Homes & Gardens Boulevard of Dreams Green Living Show Home? The green living show home is a community effort to raise awareness about earth-friendly building techniques and home improvements. The show home, located at 1010 Brentwood Circle in Kansas City, will be open for tours this weekend,

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Pergola Material Donated for Garden Soiree Benefit

September 9, 2010

Schutte Lumber Company partnered with Kansas City Homes & Gardens to support this year’s STEMS: A Garden Soiree, a popular annual benefit hosted by the Overland Park Arts & Recreation Foundation. To help KCH&G create the ultimate outdoor living space for the event, Schutte Lumber donated the material for the space-defining pergola constructed of Western

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Protecting your Home from Lead Exposure

March 10, 2010

Did you now that a new EPA law requires remodelers to be certified to work in pre-1978 homes? Or, that the “Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) defined lead poisoning as the No. 1 environmental threat to the health of children in this country”–in 1991? The March/April 2010 issue of

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Remodeling Redux

February 10, 2010

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

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