Tips & Tools

BACKSPLASH THAT WOWS!

Your kitchen's backsplash will bring the whole look of your kitchen together. The perfect backsplash will make your your kitchen reach its potential.  So you need to make sure to find the backsplash color and material [...]

HOW TO KEEP ANY TYPE OF COUNTERTOP SPOTLESS

Kitchen countertops see a lot of traffic.  There's food prep, children may sit at countertops doing their homework, or it may be where you do your entertaining. With so many functions, it’s important to guarantee [...]

SPRING CLEANING: THE DRIVEWAY

One of the most challenging parts of home ownership is keeping the driveway sparkling clean. The good news is that with a little muscle and the right tools, you can keep yours spotless and increase [...]

HOW TO SEAL A GRANITE COUNTERTOP

If you’ve got a gorgeous granite countertop, you'll want to seal it to keep it clean. And you need to know what you're doing.  Improper cleaning and neglected spills will easily destroy the surface.  A [...]

MIXING GROUT MADE EASY

Grout is the putty-like filler between tiles.  It keeps tiles sealed, solid, and in place. Unfortunately, when grout is not clean, smooth, and uniform, it makes your tile look bad.  Therefore, you must pay close [...]

IS YOUR HOME READY FOR SPRING?

There's nothing like spring. It instantly garners images of flowers, grass, gorgeous pastels and a host of other pleasant images.  And that's just on the outside!  There's also the inside. There are many ways to [...]

HOUSING TRENDS THAT KEEP PAYING BACK

The following are hot housing trends that seem to never go away... Front Door Replacement Some say it's the most valuable remodeling project you can undertake (in terms of cost recovered). While they cost hundreds [...]

UNDERSTANDING HOME LIGHTING FIXTURES

In celebration of the arrival of hundreds of new lighting fixtures to Builder Supply Outlet, we wanted you to understand the different types of fixtures and how they affect the home.  Click here for more. [...]

DECORATING ABOVE YOUR KITCHEN CABINETS

Do you have that awkward space between the top of your kitchen cabinets and the ceiling? Some people consider it the ultimate dust collector.  But it doesn't have to be; you have options. Here are [...]

COLORING THE KITCHEN

Choosing paint colors is extremely important when it comes to your new kitchen. While choosing colors can be a time-consuming process --- you can rest assured that there are certain colors that work best in [...]

CAN PLANTING GRASS REALLY BE THIS SIMPLE?

Seeding is easy when you know how. It just takes a little soil preparation, the right mix of seed, and plenty of watering. Here are the steps... PREPARATION Preparation is the most critical part of [...]

HOW TO EASILY INSTALL YOUR OWN EXTERIOR DOOR

Upgrading an exterior door will give your home a new look and add to its curb appeal. So let's get started installing your new door. And by the way --- Builder Supply Outlet carries hundreds [...]

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