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, 05 Oct 2015 15:18:52 -0400Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:18:52 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comBasement Finishing Tipsblog_338251443672000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/33825/basement-finishing-tipsGenerally, the forward thinking concept of building a home in which the owner may someday use the basement as a living space wasn't widely practiced until the 1950s and 1960s.BlogsThu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Choose a Remodeling Contractorblog_330411442289600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/33041/how-to-choose-a-remodeling-contractorAt first glance, it would seem like the easiest way to find a remodeling contractor would be to just Google them. Of course if you did so, you'll probably find more than enough candidates to choose from.BlogsTue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Install a Pre-hung Exterior Doorblog_330351441080000http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/33035/how-to-install-a-pre-hung-exterior-doorInstalling a new door to the exterior of your home will add safety, security, comfort and lasting curb appeal. It used to be a job that only the most skilled carpenters could tackle successfully.BlogsTue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Getting your Contracting Business on the Internet blog_325671439611200http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/32567/getting-your-contracting-business-on-the-internet-The construction business is one of the fastest growing industries once again, thanks to increase housing demand and lender activity. In today's changing technological world, it is important for contractors to roll with these changes.BlogsSat, 15 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Roof Repair vs Roof Replacement: Which do I need?blog_321731438401600http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/32173/roof-repair-vs-roof-replacement-which-do-i-needReplacing the roof is something that most homeowners dread. The average national cost for tearing off and replacing an old roof in 2014 was nearly $12,000. The good news is that this expense does not come along very often.BlogsSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Weekend Project: Replace or Install Porch Screeningblog_315991436986920http://whiteslumber.com/blog/article/31599/weekend-project-replace-or-install-porch-screeningIf you have an older home with a screened in porch, then the method used to install the screening is probably the same method that's been around forever. This usually involves stretching large portions of screening while nailing or stapling every few inches.BlogsWed, 15 Jul 2015 15:02:00 -0400Lumber 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 -0400