weight lifting

Isn’t Working Out Enough?

For one thing, if you have to ask that question, probably not. Are you spreading your workouts across your work day, participating in some kind of physical activity at least once an hour? I didn’t think so. In that case, then, no, working out is not enough. Enough for what, you ask? Preventing obesity and decreasing the kind of pain that often afflicts the white-collar world. Embracing the “New Normal” Typical human beings throughout most of known history walked or ran 10-20 miles per day. By … Continue

Mission Bed

Versatile Beds in The Bedroom Source Collection

In addition to the storage-focused beds and the Bristol and Hudson styles of beds, The Bedroom Source Collection offers two more fabulous options to coordinate with the other furniture pieces in the series. As always, you can trust that each piece has been made from quality materials, including solid Birch and veneers on plywood lumber right here in the US, and each piece is made-to-order in the non-toxic finish option of your choice. Mission Beds The Mission Bed features timeless … Continue

Authentic hand scraped Walnut flooring with smoke accents, soft edges, time worn pegs, and a tung oil finish.

Rehmeyer Hardwood Floors: Where Beauty Meets Variety

Hardwood floors are smart, but that’s not the only reason people love them! In fact, maybe the fact that they’re a healthy, durable, low-maintenance flooring choice just makes us feel a little less guilty about indulging our senses in their beauty. (Or maybe not — it’s just a little theory I have.) Regardless of any “good reasons” we may or may not have for loving hardwood floors, the truth is, we love how they look. And that matters. A lot. Unique Beauty of Nature Wood has an inherent … Continue

What’s New in the 2014 Corvette?

The 2014 Corvette Stingray is definitely an example of history-in-the-making. While bringing added features to such a legend-worthy model may seem unnecessary, Chevy proves that even perfection can be improved upon. Body Style The 2014 Corvette continues the tradition of a streamlined, aerodynamic body while adding features like a removable roof and carbon fiber hood to help lower the center of gravity. Precision engineering such as an aluminum space frame contribute to making this Corvette … Continue

Airsight Cameras by X10

Known for providing affordable home security and home automation products and systems, X10 has re-released their amazing line of Airsight cameras and has recently come out with a few new models. The top-selling X10 Airsight cameras now have improved durability and user-friendly features, making them arguably the best IP cameras on the market! We’ll take […]

Rehmeyer Hardwood Floors: Where Beauty Meets Variety

Hardwood floors are smart, but that’s not the only reason people love them! In fact, maybe the fact that they’re a healthy, durable, low-maintenance flooring choice just makes us feel a little less guilty about indulging our senses in their beauty. (Or maybe not — it’s just a little theory I have.) Regardless of any […]

5 Advantages of Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings

Cost: When working with steel there are no excess materials left over because there is a specific calculation of how much steel per building size. So, you are only paying for the materials being used and not the lumber that is usually left behind when building with wood. Also, labor costs decrease dramatically because of […]

Guide to Decking Installation- Mind the Gap, Part 2

As we discussed in Part 1, when a customer requests a certain size gap in their decking, you need to ask them when they would like that size gap. Depending on the season and climate in which you install the deck, that perfect ¼-inch gap may widen to a ridiculous size in the coming months […]

Guide to Decking Installation- Mind the Gap, Part 1

Many decking customers have an idea of the size gap they’d like between their decking boards. The best response to such a request is a question: When do you want that size gap? No matter how eager you are to please your customer, you can’t promise them that the size of the gap won’t change. […]

X10 Paging & Alert System

Save yourself the time and hassle of walking all over your home and office to notify people when you need their attention. Simplify your life and get things done faster with less effort by using the X10 Paging/Alert System Using an X10 MC10A Mini-Controller and a SC546ARemote Chime you can create your own personal paging […]

What You Need To Know About Kiln-Dried Lumber, Part 2

Hopefully Part 1 helped you understand a little more about why it’s not quite enough to request kiln-dried lumber as well as how we ascertain the moisture content of imported lumber. Now it’s time to learn about the rest of our re-drying process. Re-Drying Without Compromising Quality Two major factors in determining the duration of […]