Presidents and Roadtrips

Instead of a mind numbing trip east to the water parks of yesteryear, why not hop in the car for a long weekend to see what you can see? The Midwest in the summer is beautiful; great grassy fields that stretch on forever, fire flies and incredible sunsets. Combine that with a slice of homemade pie from a local greasy spoon and you’re well on your way to inexpensive good times with your family. Of course, along the route, I hope you’ll stop in at one of the many historic homes that dot our landscape.

DIY or Hire a Pro?

Ready to for a little home maintenance project put not sure if it pays to hire the work out to a professional? Consider how much time and effort you are willing to put into the project (as well as your skills) and assess whether it may pay off to hire the job out.

Designing for the Long Haul

There is substantial research to support an on-going trend in our society which impacts the design of homes across our country. Despite the continued battles Americans face with obesity, heart disease and cancer, we are living longer, healthier lives! According to the United States Census, the ratio of persons over 65 will more than double by the middle of this century to 80 million. More shocking, while in 1994 just 1 in 8 Americans were elderly, in the year 2030 that number will have become 1 in 5.

Choosing Your Interior Doors

When selecting interior doors for your home, style is obviously important - but it is not the only factor in choosing the right door. Size, construction, and material are also important to consider. You'll want to carefully consider the intended application and use of the door so you can better assess what type of door will be right for you. Let's look at some of your options:

6 Reasons to Pre-Finish

A quality finish is the perfect final touch for your millwork package. Finishes help to enhance the style and character of your doors, moulding, stair parts and more. There are numerous benefits to having your products pre-finished before delivery - and the beautiful, furniture grade quality is just one of them.