As entertaining as HGTV is to watch and get unique home renovation ideas from, it is not the best source for judging project budgets and time frames.  Every home renovation project is different and seldom will they go down just like they're portrayed on TV. ...

Have you ever thought about knocking down walls to make a room bigger? If so, you’re not alone. Many people are looking to open things up in their existing homes. Creating open spaces and expanding rooms are definitely among the biggest home remodeling trends in...

[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...