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Seasonal Home Prep

Prep Your Home for the Holidays

Published by Burt Lumber Nov. 15. 2018

Looking to prep your home for the holidays? Here are a few seasonal interior home improvement projects to try, from jazzing up your kitchen and maximizing your living space to refurbishing your mantel.

Seasonal Home Prep

Winter Prep for Your Home

Published by Burt Lumber Nov. 05. 2018

Insulating windows and doors, closing vents, cleaning gutters and downspouts, weatherstripping drafty crevices, replacing furnace filters, and sealing your deck are just some of the interior and exterior home winter preparations to do before the cold weather arrives.

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Differences in Decking: Wood vs. Composite

Published by Burt Lumber Oct. 23. 2018

While real wood and composite decking share several benefits, such as durability and aesthetics, they differ in cost and required level of upkeep, with the former typically less expensive and the latter easier to maintain.

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What Is a Lumberyard?

Published by Burt Lumber Sep. 28. 2018

A lumberyard houses, manufactures, customizes and sells a broad variety of wood and other building materials, products, services and supplies for home improvement, renovation and construction projects.

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Types of Millwork

Published by Burt Lumber Sep. 03. 2018

Millwork adds character, personality, and distinction to any interior or exterior space, and can transform doors, windows, railings, cabinets, columns and mantels into true, functional works of art. Custom profile, curve mouldings, pediment and radius millwork are several types.

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Popular Wood Paneling Styles

Published by Burt Lumber Aug. 20. 2018

Wood paneling can add color, comfort, and character to any room. Several popular styles include: board & batten, shiplap, reclaimed wood, and tongue & groove.

Benefits of Composite Decking

Published by Burt Lumber Aug. 06. 2018

A deck can add significant value and comfort to your home. Composite decking is a popular alternative to traditional, all-wood decks, and boasts several substantial benefits. Among these, composite decking materials are: eco-friendly, weather- and pest-resistant, low-maintenance, and super-durable.