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 SuppliesMon, 06 Jul 2015 18:26:09 -0400Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:26:09 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comLumber blog_314101435784700http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/31410/lumber-building-material-industry-in-2015Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.BlogsWed, 01 Jul 2015 17:05:00 -0400Adding a New Back Door Entranceblog_309041434340800http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/30904/adding-a-new-back-door-entranceAlmost all homes have at least two entrances: typically, the main entrance (front door) and a backdoor. Multiple entrances and exits are important for both convenience and safety. In some instances, it may be necessary to install a new backdoor entrance.BlogsMon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Tips on Using a Stud Finderblog_305311433131200http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/30531/tips-on-using-a-stud-finderNo ladies, this is not a device to help find a good-looking guy. A stud finder is more like a way to give you "x-ray vision", in order to help locate where studs are in your wall for support.BlogsMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Creating a Better Team Will Create a More Efficient Job blog_299721431662400http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/29972/creating-a-better-team-will-create-a-more-efficient-job-Henry Ford was quoted as saying, "coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. " In the construction business, a good team could consist of freelancers and independent contractors all tasked to complete the project on time.BlogsFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unitblog_297311430452800http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/29731/how-to-clean-your-air-conditioner-condenser-unitMaintaining and cleaning your air-conditioner condenser unit on a regular basis is the best way to ensure the unit will remain reliable and efficient throughout its years of service. Luckily, these units are easy to keep clean throughout the year.BlogsFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Market Your Small Contractor Companyblog_291851429103220http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/29185/how-to-market-your-small-contractor-companyWithout a doubt, the best marketing for a small contractor company starts with a job well done. That alone can showcase your company's dedication to quality, professionalism and reliability. Quality work is the foundation that word-of-mouth is built upon.BlogsWed, 15 Apr 2015 09:07:00 -0400Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patioblog_289481427860800http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/28948/spring-fix-ups-creative-ways-to-light-your-patioAs the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.BlogsWed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Tips for Contactors When Hiring Employeesblog_284001426392000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/28400/tips-for-contactors-when-hiring-employeesIf you're a contractor, then like most business owners, whether large or small, you are often faced with having to hire employees. For small businesses, the need to hire employees is often a good sign, meaning that their business is growing.BlogsSun, 15 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Design Layouts for Energy Efficient Homes blog_281021425186000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/28102/design-layouts-for-energy-efficient-homesThere are a lot more options available today in regards to energy efficient homes. Breakthroughs in energy efficient windows and doors, appliances, and building materials go a long way to making homes more efficient and sustainable.BlogsSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500New 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 -0500