SMART AND SIMPLE INEXPENSIVE KITCHEN RENOVATIONS

Upgrading and updating your kitchen can be inexpensive. In fact, you can do some quick kitchen renovations for less than $2,000. HARDWARE An easy renovation is to add stylish hardware. Install a new faucet.  Or you can add cabinet pulls and knobs for a quick, but gorgeous update to your kitchen.  Swapping out your cabinet [...]

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KITCHEN FLOORING OPTIONS MADE SIMPLE

Ceramic, porcelain, and stone flooring are the natural and wise decisions for kitchens. Tile is beautiful, hard, durable, water-resistant and shrugs off stains. Beautiful flooring will stand out when you look through the huge array of styles, shapes, and colors at Builder Supply Outlet. Kitchen flooring comes in three types: porcelain, ceramic, and stone. Prices [...]

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TOOLS THAT SHOULD BE IN EVERY HOME

Make sure you fill your toolbox with essential tools so you can make basic repairs yourself, saving you time and money. DRLL AND DRILL BITS A multipurpose, battery-powered drill and driver are used for a large number of tasks. Get a pack of drill bits with a good selection of Phillips-head, slotted and square-drive bits [...]

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WHAT GOES INTO A KITCHEN CABINET

High quality kitchen cabinets are the equivalent of good furniture. Unfortunately most people don't know what to look for. What you need to look for is usually hidden. Let us briefly discuss what goes into a quality kitchen cabinet. FACE All pieces should be visible from the front of a cabinet.  The wood used on [...]

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FLOORING STYLES AND TRENDS

Your flooring impacts the room as much as any other decorative element. With that in mind, “now” may be the perfect time to upgrade any outdated or worn out flooring. Here are some great choices for upgrading your flooring. KITCHEN FLOORS The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the home, as it’s [...]

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HOW TO INSTALL A BATHROOM VANITY

If you want to install your own bathroom vanity, here are the basic steps (like always if you feel the need for help, please contact us to help you at Builder Supply Outlet): Shut off the the hot & cold water shut-off valves underneath your sink. Disconnect the sink trap from the sink's tailpiece (vertical [...]

TYPES OF KITCHEN FAUCETS MADE SIMPLE

Each kitchen faucet style has its distinct advantages. Below is a list of the various faucet styles to consider when deciding on a kitchen faucet. PULL OUT FAUCETS Pull out faucets are popular to put in kitchens with limited sink space.   If you use large pots and pans filled with water, and don’t have [...]

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KITCHEN COUNTER DECOR MADE SIMPLE

Once you have the perfect kitchen countertops in place, you may want to start considering decorating them a bit.After all, the accessories you pick for your kitchen are the first elements your guests will notice.  You should look at adding accessories as an opportunity to express your design taste, as well as add visual interest [...]

BASIC BATHTUB TYPES AND DIFFERENCES

Bathtubs are more in fashion than ever. The feeling of unwinding with a book in a warm bath, especially during winter months, is an experience without compare. Like everything else in your home, bathtubs are unique.  Each is uniquely suited to the bather.  An owner of a cottage-style home who loves bathing in a clawfoot [...]

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HOW TO LIGHT A BATHROOM

Unfortunately, bathrooms are typically given the least consideration of all the rooms in the house. Most people tend to invest mainly in the living room or kitchen. Therefore, most bathrooms are decorated incorrectly, with inadequate lighting at the mirror. Most of the time there’s simply a single ceiling fixture. But as bathrooms are increasingly becoming [...]