Category Archives: General

Tips For Painting Your Home’s Exterior

  Tips For Painting Your Home’s Exterior Whether your home’s exterior is looking worn and outdated or you just want to freshen it up, painting can be an effective way to update the look. A paint job will last for years if you do it right, but preparation is key. Follow these tips and tricks to […]

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How To Choose The Right  Skill Saw Blade For Your Project

How To Choose The Right Skill Saw Blade For Your Project Whether you are cutting wood, metal or any other type of material, it is important to choose the right skill saw blade for your project. A poor selection of blade can result in a bad cut, tear-outs and waste of work materials. Material Saw blades […]

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Lumber Mill History

  Lumber Mill History The emergence of lumber mills in the 1830s marked an important milestone in American history. It was a major driver of Manifest Destiny, the migration of settlers westward. Port Gamble In 1853, three New England businessmen from Maine spotted the sandy spit at the mouth of Gamble Bay as an ideal […]

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How to Install a Window Insulation Kit

Windows provide natural light, aesthetic appeal and ventilation in a home, but they also notoriously contribute to drafts in the winter and thermal heat transfer in the summer. Because windows are often weak points when it comes to home insulation, there are lots of products on the market that are specifically designed to address insulation […]

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An October Home Maintenance Checklist

Between shopping for Halloween costumes and stocking up on trick-or-treat candy, it’s important to make some time for home maintenance to prepare for fall and winter weather. There are lots of things homeowners should do during the month of October to keep their homes protected from falling temperatures and winter storms. Keep reading for an […]

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