White's Lumber and Building Supplies: Blog Channelhttp://whiteslumber.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/50000/50358/thumb_whites_logo.jpgWhite's Lumber and Building Supplieshttp://whiteslumber.comen-USCopyright 2014, White's Lumber and Building SuppliesFri, 18 Apr 2014 22:03:16 -0400Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:03:16 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comKnife Safetyblog_197351397563200http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/19735/knife-safetyPoor knife-wielding techniques in the kitchen can often result in more than just annoying bandages and anti-bacterial ointments.BlogsTue, 15 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0400Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pitblog_197301396353600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/19730/tips-for-building-your-own-backyard-fire-pitSitting around the fire. It's a tradition that goes back further than recorded history and is one that has endured for many reasons. The simplest of which is that it's just plain relaxing.BlogsTue, 01 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0400Contractor Hiring Tips for Homeownersblog_191991394856000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/19199/contractor-hiring-tips-for-homeownersThe idea behind a home improvement is to make your home a better place to live in. Nearly just as important is the improvement made to your home's value. Such a large financial asset deserves special consideration when deciding on a contractor to perform the work on your home.BlogsSat, 15 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400Getting your Deck Ready for Springblog_191951393650000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/19195/getting-your-deck-ready-for-springAs soon as the snow melts and the ground is somewhat thawed, it is the perfect time to start getting your deck ready for spring. This way, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying your deck later on in the warm summer sun. Winter is often hard on decks; especially those made of all wood.BlogsSat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500Winter Home Improvement Projectsblog_104471392469200http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/10447/winter-home-improvement-projectsIt's easy to feel cooped up inside after a few months of winter. The holiday buzz has died down, you've finally finished putting away all those seasonal decorations … so, now what? The winter months are a great time to embark upon an indoor home improvement project or two!BlogsSat, 15 Feb 2014 08:00:00 -0500Benefits of Metal Roofingblog_152811391259600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/15281/benefits-of-metal-roofingThe metal roof is nothing new. We've all seen picturesque images of old barns and farmhouses with an aesthetically weathered, corrugated metal roof.BlogsSat, 01 Feb 2014 08:00:00 -0500How to Repair Damaged Moldingblog_176221389790800http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/17622/how-to-repair-damaged-moldingThe functional purpose of moldings, such as baseboard, chair rail and door casings is to protect the more delicate wall materials (most commonly plaster and sheetrock) from damage. The problem is, when molding does its job, it begins to look a little shabby.BlogsWed, 15 Jan 2014 08:00:00 -0500Remodeling Ideas for Winterblog_181851388581200http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/18185/remodeling-ideas-for-winterNow that all of the excitement of the holidays has passed, are you starting to feel the winter doldrums creeping in? There's nothing like that feeling of accomplishment when you finish a home project; yet it may seem difficult to find something to work on this time of year.BlogsWed, 01 Jan 2014 08:00:00 -0500Snow Fence Installation Tipsblog_175531387112400http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/17553/snow-fence-installation-tipsAs winter arrives with its heavy drifts and winds, you may find yourself wanting to install a more significant substitute for your constant plowing, snow blowing and shoveling. Snow fences are typically used to re-direct drifting snow and force it to accumulate elsewhere.BlogsSun, 15 Dec 2013 08:00:00 -0500Get That Guestroom Spruced up For the Holidaysblog_175521385902800http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/17552/get-that-guestroom-spruced-up-for-the-holidaysIf you're ever going to need a guest room, the Holidays would most likely be the time. As family and friends travel to be with each other during this time of year, what could be more welcoming than a thoughtfully prepared guest room?BlogsSun, 01 Dec 2013 08:00:00 -0500