Projects to Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays

Don’t panic, but the holidays are right around the corner. In addition to Christmas carols and feasts of food, this time of year always brings with it relatives and guests that you want to impress. Make them all jealous this holiday season by sprucing up your home with a few simple projects. Four of the best ways to upgrade your …

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Fall Maintenance Checklist for Your Home

Leaves are changing colors all over the metro area, football is back at Arrowhead, and pumpkin decor is on every porch. That’s right – it’s officially fall in Kansas City. An exciting time of the year, fall can get very busy very quickly. Before you pack your schedule with yet another hayride, consider investing some time in caring for your …

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What Do Aging Homeowners Want in a Remodel?

No two home remodels are exactly alike, because no two homeowners are exactly alike either. All homeowners have different needs and wants for their renovation that need to be valued and understood by the contractor. For example, aging homeowners often are looking to incorporate vastly different elements than their younger counterparts. As gray hair begins to fill in and knees …

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Custom Beams and Accessories in Kansas City

Nothing is quite as breathtaking in a home as quality wood design. From rustic living rooms to outdoor areas fitted with stunning lumber, adding wood elements to your home remodel provides both beauty and value. That is why McCray Lumber and Millwork has partnered with the team at Timber Products Company® to offer custom beams and accessories in Kansas City. …

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How to Finish Cedar Decking

Now that your new cedar deck is getting installed, it is tempting to want to spent every waking moment on it. However, before you can begin planning your first celebratory gathering, you need to finish the deck boards. Finishing cedar decking is more than just slapping on a coat of stain. In fact, when you follow the best practices for …

Diamond Kote® Siding Visualizer

Diamond Kote® Siding Visualizer

Renovating your home’s siding is a big project, and one you should not take lightly. After all, your siding does encompass practically your entire house and is the first thing people notice about it. Ensure you get the best siding possible – and that it looks the best – by using the Diamond Kote Visualizer. Available online, the Diamond Kote …