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 2015, White's Lumber and Building SuppliesSat, 28 Feb 2015 21:54:33 -0500Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:54:33 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comNew OSHA Regulations for Reporting Severe Injuriesblog_276121423976400http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/27612/new-osha-regulations-for-reporting-severe-injuriesAnyone working within the construction and building materials industry knows that there are inherent risks of the job. We take pride in the work that we do, but know that the heights, tools and tasks required of us also sometimes come with a bit of risk.BlogsSun, 15 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500The Latest Tech Innovations for Contractorsblog_272231422766800http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/27223/the-latest-tech-innovations-for-contractorsWho doesn't like the latest gadgets to help make the job go a little easier?   The old adage that "necessity is the mother of invention" holds true here. Recently, NASA used a Zero G 3-D printer to make a fully functioning ratchet ---in space.BlogsSun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500Best Flooring Options for Pet Ownersblog_265981421298000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/26598/best-flooring-options-for-pet-ownersAt some point in our lives, most of us have been pet owners. In fact, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), nearly 60% of Americans currently own a pet.BlogsThu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500Need More Space? An Organized Closet Can Help!blog_263301420088400http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/26330/need-more-space-an-organized-closet-can-helpIt doesn't take long to fill up a closet. Though we often start with the best of intentions, keeping closets organized can be quite a struggle. There are many reasons why closets get away from us.BlogsThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Homeblog_259691418619600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/25969/tips-to-improve-the-air-quality-in-your-homeMany think air pollution is just an outdoor issue. The truth is, indoor air quality is just as important. Perhaps even more so, when you consider the amount of time spent indoors.BlogsMon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500Power Tools Every Homeowner Should Haveblog_255361417410000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/25536/power-tools-every-homeowner-should-haveOwning a home, means maintaining a home. In order to do so properly, there is a basic arsenal of power tools that each homeowner should have at their disposal. If space is an issue, a homeowner should choose tools that are multifaceted, making the most effective use of the workshop storage space.BlogsMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500Tips for Living through a Renovationblog_251441416027600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/25144/tips-for-living-through-a-renovationA renovation project can be very rewarding. But like most things in life, rewards don't come easy. Renovation projects can vary in size and expense, though one theme that holds true throughout any of them is the impact it makes on your daily life.BlogsSat, 15 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500Going from Wallpaper to Paintblog_247461414814400http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/24746/going-from-wallpaper-to-paintWhen renovating a room in their home, many people make the choice to go from paint to wallpaper. Generally, the only preparation needed is to fill holes or damage to the wall and then simply hang the wallpaper.BlogsSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0400What to Look For: Inspecting your Insulation and Weather Strippingblog_243121413345600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/24312/what-to-look-for-inspecting-your-insulation-and-weather-strippingAs the cold weather approaches and your furnace begins its annual duties, we often think of ways to make our homes more energy efficient. One thing that can make a big impact on energy savings at a reasonable cost is inspecting your insulation and weatherstripping.BlogsWed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Your Home Fire Safety Checklistblog_240001412136000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/24000/your-home-fire-safety-checklistSince October is Fire Safety Month, it seems like the appropriate time to go over what you can do in regards to fire safety in your home. According to the CDC, deaths from fires and burns are still the third leading cause of fatal home injuries. Of these deaths, 70% are due to smoke inhalation.BlogsWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400