Economy Lumber: Blog Channelhttp://economylumber.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/31000/31515/thumb_economy-lumber_logo2012.jpgEconomy Lumberhttp://economylumber.comen-USCopyright 2014, Economy LumberTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:22:24 -0400Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:22:24 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comDIY Tips for Installing a French Drainblog_219901405396800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/21990/diy-tips-for-installing-a-french-drainA French drain is typically used to alleviate drainage issues in your yard, lawn or garden. These problems often occur in situations where land is at or near the bottom of a slope.BlogsTue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Gutter Installation Tipsblog_217851404187200http://economylumber.com/blog/article/21785/gutter-installation-tipsGutters play an important role in keeping your home safe from water damage. Without them, your foundation can be weakened over time; water can seep into your basement, or at the very least, splash onto your siding or damage landscaping and foliage below.BlogsTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400How to Repair Old Windows blog_213081402804800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/21308/how-to-repair-old-windows-One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.BlogsSun, 15 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400Window Boxes Can Dress up Your Houseblog_211151401595200http://economylumber.com/blog/article/21115/window-boxes-can-dress-up-your-houseWhen it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home's exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.BlogsSun, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400Deck Staining and Sealing Tipsblog_206191400126400http://economylumber.com/blog/article/20619/deck-staining-and-sealing-tipsThe days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you've decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it's important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.BlogsThu, 15 May 2014 00:00:00 -0400Repairing Concrete Stepsblog_203831398916800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/20383/repairing-concrete-stepsIf your home has concrete steps, there may come a time when a little repair is necessary. Depending on the age of your steps or their exposure to the elements, the level of damage can vary. Though it may seem intimidating, the job isn't too difficult.BlogsThu, 01 May 2014 00:00:00 -0400Getting the Most Use Out of Your Deckblog_198971397534400http://economylumber.com/blog/article/19897/getting-the-most-use-out-of-your-deckWe all know that the deck is the place to be when it comes to barbecuing and relaxing in the sun. With all of the time and money invested in your deck, doesn't it make sense to enjoy it as often as possible?BlogsTue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pitblog_198261396324800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/19826/tips-for-building-your-own-backyard-fire-pitSitting around the fire. It's a tradition that goes back further than recorded history and is one that has endured for many reasons. The simplest of which is that it's just plain relaxing.BlogsTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400Tips on How to Fix a Squeaky Floorblog_194491394856000http://economylumber.com/blog/article/19449/tips-on-how-to-fix-a-squeaky-floorAs most homeowners know, squeaky floors come with the territory. Usually the older the house, the more squeaks you have to contend with. While they may come in handy for detecting intruders or midnight-snackers, they are mostly just annoying.BlogsSat, 15 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400Getting your deck ready for springblog_193291393650000http://economylumber.com/blog/article/19329/getting-your-deck-ready-for-springIt is the perfect time to start getting your deck ready for spring! This way, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying your deck later on in the warm summer sun. Winter is often hard on decks; especially those made of all wood.BlogsSat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500