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 SuppliesWed, 22 Oct 2014 20:33:35 -0400Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:33:35 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comWhat 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 -0400Is it Time to Add More Attic Insulation?blog_158461410782400http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/15846/is-it-time-to-add-more-attic-insulationSo, you've got your new windows and doors. All of your weather-stripping is in place and your house is sealed against the elements. You may think you're all set for the approaching cold weather.BlogsMon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0400DIY Tips for Repairing a Cracked Basement Wallblog_232241409544000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/23224/diy-tips-for-repairing-a-cracked-basement-wallIf you find excessive dampness your basement, the likely culprit could be a crack in your basement wall. When you consider that your basement walls hold up your entire house, then knowing that there are cracks present can sound a little intimidating.BlogsMon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Repairing Rotted Window Sillsblog_227961408075200http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/22796/repairing-rotted-window-sillsWindow sills take quite a beating. Constant exposure to the sun, rain and ice can take a toll, especially when water finds its way beneath the layer of paint and caulk. Ongoing exposure to moisture can cause the sill to rot, a process that only gets worse over time.BlogsFri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400Home Preparation Tips for Summer Stormsblog_225261406865600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/22526/home-preparation-tips-for-summer-stormsYou take the good with the bad. A fact of life that is all too true in relation to summer weather. While Mother Nature can spoil us with her bright sunny days and warm breezes, she still manages to let us know who's in charge now and then.BlogsFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400Top 5 Wilderness Tips any Seasoned Camper Should Knowblog_217231405396800http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/21723/top-5-wilderness-tips-any-seasoned-camper-should-knowCamping in the wilderness is not an easy task. Reality TV shows like to make it look simple, but before you embark on a journey on your own, follow these 5 tips that any seasoned camper should know. First every seasoned camper should know the S. methodT S.BlogsTue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400DIY Tips for Installing a French Drainblog_217211404187200http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/21721/diy-tips-for-installing-a-french-drainA French drain is typically used to alleviate drainage issues in your yard, lawn or garden. These problems often occur in situations where land is at or near the bottom of a slope.BlogsTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Tactical Knife vs. Regular Knifeblog_209211402833600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/20921/tactical-knife-vs.-regular-knifeMost knife-wielding beginners are completely unbeknownst to the plethora of different types of knives, all with their own practical applications. There are many different types of tactical knives, each of which carry their own specific purpose.BlogsSun, 15 Jun 2014 08:00:00 -0400Deck Staining and Sealing Tipsblog_209201401624000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/20920/deck-staining-and-sealing-tipsThe days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you've decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it's important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.BlogsSun, 01 Jun 2014 08:00:00 -0400