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[caption id="attachment_408" align="alignright" width="170"] Nick Swanson Building Specialist[/caption] A deck is a place to make your own.  It’s your outdoor domain.  You can design your deck to host a party or to enhance more of a tranquil space.  Every year, manufacturers are offering new wood...

Whether you’re looking to craft a relaxing Adirondack chair or you want to impress your significant other with a custom handrail on the deck, there’s one choice wood to consider – Cedar! Some projects may require specific materials, but cedar is great for most ideas...

In the past, the commonly held opinion regarding countertops was that “Granite’s the best”.  More recently, you might be surprised to learn that quartz countertops have trended upwards to claim the title “most popular”.  There are two distinct factors for this shift: Appearance and Durability. [caption...

When it comes to decking materials you have two types, natural wood or composite, that make up the vast majority of decks. Of these, wood remains the most common due to the initial cost. Before choosing your decking material, here are a few of the...

Energy-efficient windows can help make your home more comfortable as well as reduce your utility bills. Basically, energy-efficient windows reduce the amount of heat that enters or escapes through the windows. How do you know if a window is energy efficient? Certification programs such as...