Time for Deck Maintenance

We’re welcoming fall for all its change, especially the cooler temps. Because being outside is so much more enjoyable when you are not hot and sticky.

Top Five Reasons to Get New Siding

The most surefire sign that summer has turned to fall is the leaves turning from green to yellow, orange and red. It’s one of the most beautiful things nature has to offer. And fall across the Midwest is second to none. With the nudge from nature, fall is also a great season for making changes […]

Building the Best Lumber Company

Punching a time clock. It’s the coined phrase for the start or the end of the work day. But that’s not really how we do things around here. Because we don’t measure jobs by time, we measure them by whether or not they are done and done right. We’ve been named the #1 lumber supply […]

How to Choose the Right Framing Crew

When you look at a website, you only see the interesting visuals and written words that engage the viewer. You don’t see what is holding it all together – the source code inside a website wireframe. These elements are the support structure for how we experience a particular webpage. They are essential because they connect […]

Four Ways to Spot an Untrustworthy Home Builder

Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future. That statement holds a lot of truth for any relationship, especially a relationship with a builder for a new home. You are making a huge financial investment in their work, and you’ll be working closely with this builder for several months, sometimes over a year. […]

Ten Things to Ask Before Building a Custom Home

Working in the service industry, we’ve come to understand that the number one reason people get disappointed is unmet expectations. When people think something is going to go one way and it goes the other, frustration is usually not far behind. We also know that the best way to avoid unmet expectations is to ask […]