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Fire Prevention Week Tips: Cooking Safely

In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That’s why this year’s National Fire Protection Association’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” is so important. It reminds homeowners that cooking is…

How to Choose Replacement Windows

How to Choose Replacement Windows

The autumn season is the perfect time to swap out drafty old windows with new energy efficient ones. Investing in replacement windows now will equal savings on heating costs all winter long—and beyond. But how do you choose replacement windows in the first place? One shortcut is to visit your local GNH Lumber to discuss…

How to Prepare Your Wood Deck for Stain

With the condition of wood surfaces varying widely, some DIYers hesitate when it comes to prepping their wooden decks before staining. But properly preparing your deck surface has many benefits. Learning to prepare your wood deck for stain beforehand usually results in a more beautiful stained surface. It also ensures maximized stain performance over time.…

How to Replace Windows in Zones

How to Replace Windows in Zones

Should you replace windows in zones? Replacement windows can save you as much as 15% on your energy bills while reducing wear and tear on heating and cooling systems. Plus, updated windows will improve your quality of life by introducing more light and fresh air to your favorite room or home office. If you’re overwhelmed…

What's the Best Layout for Large Kitchens?

What’s the Best Layout for Large Kitchens?

Is your kitchen space large or open concept? The layout of your kitchen design will help establish work zones, influence counter space, and allow for seating – or maybe not. Your GNH designer will help you choose a layout that maximizes your larger kitchen space and supports your family’s goals. Download our free kitchen planning…

How to Grow Grass in Shaded Areas

How to Grow Grass in Shaded Areas

Have you tried to grow grass in shaded areas of your lawn without success? Many lawns have shady spots where grass seed just doesn’t want to sprout and grow. Maybe pet or insect damage has complicated the process, making new grass growth that much harder. So, how do you successfully grow and maintain healthy grass…

3 Summer Lawn Care Tips from Scotts

3 Summer Lawn Care Tips from Scotts

One of the best parts about summer, is spending time on the lawn barefoot! There’s nothing quite like the feel of healthy green grass between your toes, especially when it’s cool and lush. So, how do you protect that gorgeous green carpet from the ravages of heat, drought, mowing and malnourishment? Here are 3 quick…

4 Deck Designs for Amazing Outdoor Spaces!

Amazingly Simple Home Deck Design Ideas!

Crafting the perfect deck for your home is about more than what materials you use. A backyard escape should also tell a story through design — and invite you to become lost in the narrative. To get your creative juices flowing, we’ve put together a few fresh home deck design ideas. Get inspired and learn…

Pick Your Perfect Ben Moore Paint Color Online

Pick Your Perfect Ben Moore Paint Color Online!

If you’re looking for the perfect indoor project to get the whole family involved, considering putting a fresh coat of beautiful paint on your interior walls! Whether it’s the kitchen, bedroom, hallway, living room, bathroom or den, a gorgeous splash of color will completely reinvent the same boring old space. And the best part is,…

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Brighten Up Your Kitchen in 3 Easy Steps

Kitchens are often central to a home, both in terms of their physical location and with regards to their importance. It’s where we prepare our morning coffee, make the kids’ packed lunches, bake birthday cakes, and gather when hosting holiday dinners. So, why tolerate a dark and gloomy kitchen? Instead of letting your dull, outdated…