You never get a second chance to make a first impression. For a home, that first impression is the front exterior door. An elegant, functional, secure entryway can provide four to five times the amount of investment, according to the Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association recent research. That first impression can affect the bottom line for builders and homeowners—a curb-appeal boost like this can add up to 7 percent to a home’s sale price, according to the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. (more…)
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Sometimes your deck is where you invite a throng of family and friends for a cookout as your favorite music fills the air. More often, though, your deck is a quiet refuge—a place of comfort, convenience and privacy. These six tips will help make yours an even more personal haven for sunning, reading or taking a nap.
When buying lumber, one of the most important reasons to choose Dunn Lumber over other lumberyards is quality. Every day, Dunn experts with decades of experience continually sort through our in-stock lumber and remove boards that don’t meet our rigorous quality standards.
Here’s a fact that may surprise homeowners looking to build a new deck: Railings and related accessories will account for one-third to one-half of the materials cost of a typical deck project.
A decking project encompasses more than just boards. Details and accessories add elegance and functionality. This year, TimberTech offers accessories that make for stylish additions while also improving safety.
Here are the top six deck accessories for 2023: (more…)