How to Care for Vinyl Windows

How to Care for Vinyl Windows: “Dos and Don’ts”

Wondering how to care for vinyl windows? Maybe you’re considering new vinyl windows for your home and want to learn what kind of care they require. Atrium windows and doors are designed for easy care and maintenance. Just a tiny bit of elbow grease from time to time will extend the life and beauty of…

How-to-Clean-and-Prep-Your-Deck-or-Porch

How to Clean and Prep Your Deck or Porch

If your wooden deck is grey, dull and weathered, or if it no longer repels beads of water, then it’s time to clean and treat it! Pressure-washing alone isn’t enough. Regular maintenance, combined with select cleaning and restoration products, will help protect your wood deck surface, ensuring a longer lifespan and many years of enjoyment.…

Prepping Your Deck for Staining

Prepping Your Deck for Staining

Are you planning a deck or porch staining project? Adding a few coats of fresh stain to your wooden deck or porch is one of the easiest ways to beautify your outdoor space! It also protects and preserves it for years to come. But there are several important steps to take to ensure a good…

How to Choose and Apply Deck Stain

How to Choose and Apply Deck Stain

If your wooden deck is fading or peeling, a new coat of stain goes a long way to restoring it to beautiful condition! But how do you choose and apply deck stain? You may be overwhelmed by all the choices in staining products, or by the prospect of a deck staining project. Well, it’s easier…

Get Barefootable Grass

Get “Barefootable” Grass! Fertilize Your Lawn Regularly

The secret is out: feeding your lawn is the fastest, surest way to a lush, barefoot-worthy lawn. Summer equals outdoor time, so it’s important to keep your lawn green and gorgeous for maximum enjoyment all season long. Feeding with Scotts Step-3 with 2% Iron is an important part of your summer lawn care regimen! It…

Choosing Deck Railing

Tips for Choosing the Right Deck Railing

The deck railing system you choose will be your deck’s most visible feature, so making the right railing choice is key to having your finished deck look as good or better than you imagined it at the start. Are you in need of a partial or full deck renovation? GNH Lumber is ready to help…

LP Siding

6 Colorful Ways to Compliment Neutral Trim & Siding

There are many benefits to choosing a neutral color palette for siding and trim. For one, neutral colors appeal to the broadest range of potential home-buyers, making your home more marketable when it comes time to sell. Neutrals also may be the top pick in your particular neighborhood, and therefore necessary to help your home…

Choosing the Right Deck Stain Color

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Deck Stain

Clear, translucent, semi-transparent, solid? With so many choices in opacity and color, it can be overwhelming choosing the right deck stain! Regular maintenance is key for improving the life of your wood deck, and it helps to have a reference guide when choosing stain for your deck care project. GNH Lumber recommends Arborcoat Exterior Stains…

How To Install LP Siding

our host, Jeff Wilson, as he describes the benefits of engineered wood siding and demonstrates a few installation tips and techniques from Buildipedia.com. Starting with the Trim Because siding is considered a cladding material, it is necessary to have a weather or vapor barrier properly installed behind the siding. Be sure all windows, doors, and…

4 Ways to Create the Perfect Deck Retreat

Want to create a peaceful deck retreat? It’s fun and easy to transform your deck into a lounge that your family and friends will enjoy all season long! If you’re thinking of building a brand new deck, or rethinking your existing deck, GNH Lumber is ready to help you make your dream deck a reality!…