5 Tips for Exterior Painting

Exterior Painting

Painting the exterior of your home is a big project and it may seem like a daunting task, but with proper preparation, planning, and products, you can do it like a pro! Organize the job into manageable, doable steps. Focus on one side at a time and don’t move on until it’s complete! Preparation is the single most important step … Read More

Your Dream Kitchen Design Starts with Schrock

Dream Kitchen

It’s rare that you get to redesign your kitchen, so when you do, you want it to be perfect. We do our best to help you achieve that: bringing your vision and kitchen space together to create a design you can be proud of (and that fits your budget). They say that every kitchen starts with the right cabinets, and … Read More

Earn DeWalt Rebate for Your Charitable Donation

Community Help

We have partnered with national tool retailer DeWalt to give back to the local community by helping needy individuals and families stay warm through their “Trade In & Help Out” jacket trade-in program. For every gently used winter coat (or 18V tool, dead or alive) donated to the store, you get $100 off a DeWalt heated jacket or DeWalt tool … Read More

Burning Need: Local Wood Pellets for Winter

Wood Pellets

Winter is on its way, time to stock up for the cold months. One of your biggest needs (if you own a pellet stove) is fuel, and wood is considered a sustainable, healthy choice. Even better, buying local wood pellets will support the local economy. Buy now in bulk to save money, and you’re completing a trifecta! One of our … Read More

Duckback Stains: Best for Your Wood

Backyard Deck

We’re often asked why we carry certain products over others, and Duckback Stains are an easy answer. Duckback Products was founded more than twenty years ago by people who wanted to formulate a superior exterior stain that would both beautify and protect their wood decks, siding, fences, and other outdoor investments. The small group of founders called themselves “Ducks”, and … Read More

Winterizing with Anti-Freeze

We hate to use the “W” word just yet, but Labor Day is coming, and it’s time to at least plan for next season! That means prepping your summer home, cottage, boat, RV, and more so you’ll be ready to go in the spring. A big part is properly protecting your water systems from freezing damage. Choose the right product … Read More

Perfect Planters: Surreal Keeps it Looking Natural

Backyard Planters

If you’ve been waiting to find the right planter to fit into your landscape, we have just the thing: Surreal Log Planters. These planters were designed by a professional movie set builder, molded from actual birch and oak logs, and fashioned from durable polyurethane. They make your indoor or outdoor plant and flower displays look natural without the mess. People … Read More

Warning: Emerald Ash Borers Spreading

Ash Tree

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a small green invasive wood boring beetle that attacks and kills ash trees. How bad is it? The EAB is responsible for the destruction of more than 50 million ash trees in the U.S. since it was first discovered (in North America) in Michigan in 2002. It has since been found in more than … Read More

Window and Door Specials for Every Season

MI Windows

MI Windows & Doors is celebrating the season in a big way, with specials every month. Through the end of this month (August), they’re offering a FREE Energy Start upgrade. Order model 1555 double-hung windows, and get a free double-strength glass upgrade, with a lifetime glass breakage warranty and a U-value that’s Energy Star approved. Save more on your energy … Read More

Get Ready for Summer!

We want to celebrate summer with you, so we’re teaming up with Schrock Cabinetry to offer you a big discount on your next kitchen cabinet order! Now through May 20th, when you pre-order select-style Schrock cabinets—including Asbury, Galena, Huxley, Parker, and Prestley—you could qualify for great prices on kitchen cabinets: up to 65% off from us, PLUS an additional 10% … Read More