Want to take your living room, dining room, or den to the next level of elegance and style? A little wainscoting goes a long way! Here’s what you need to know about some different types of wainscoting. What Is Wainscoting? First things first, let’s talking about what wainscoting actually is! This decorative accent is actually … Continue reading Take Your Home to the Next Level with These Types of Wainscoting
If you’ve ever searched for a home—or really, anything about owning a home—you’ve probably heard of big-name real estate sites like Redfin. In addition to a plethora of buying and selling resources, market trends, and more, Redfin also has its own blog, which features topics from market news to buying and selling advice to home … Continue reading Redfin Features Raleigh Woodworks on a Woodworking Blog
Home maintenance might be a lot of work, but it’s essential to ensuring your home stays in tip-top shape. Making small fixes, cleaning, clearing, and improving can also help prevent much larger issues, such as leaks, floods, rot, and more. So in short, taking a weekend to clear your gutters, seal leaks, or patch up … Continue reading Regular Home Maintenance You Should Be Doing (Or Hiring Someone to Do)
If you’ve been holding off on completing a construction project or home renovation, you might want to stop procrastinating and start building; lumber prices are soaring. In fact, the cost of lumber is about 110% higher than it was a year ago—and it's not showing signs of slowing down! Many vendors predict steady monthly price … Continue reading Lumber Prices Are Rising—Here’s What That Means for You
Remodeling a home is exciting! If you’ve been making do with a less-than-perfect kitchen or bathroom, the thought of finally getting your dream room can make jumping right into a renovation pretty tempting. However, if you’re serious about crafting your dream kitchen or bathroom—without unnecessary headache or expense—you definitely want to take some time to … Continue reading Big Remodeling Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make!
Spring is definitely here! The temperature is climbing, the days are getting longer, and we’re all looking for ways to spend more time outside. If you own a home, you’ve probably been thinking about your outdoor spaces… and how to get them ready to enjoy some beautiful North Carolina weather! Woodworking Projects to Get Ready … Continue reading Get Your Outdoors Ready for Spring with These Woodworking Projects
If you've ever thought about making improvements to your home, you've probably wondered how much of that cost you'll get back when you sell. The reality is that a lot of popular home renovations cost a lot of money... without a lot of return on investment. Fortunately, there are quite a few improvements that can … Continue reading 5 Home Upgrades That Pay Off at Resale
This past year, we’ve all spent a little more time at home. Office, classroom, movie theatre, gym, yoga studio… our houses are filling more roles than ever before. And for many, there’s just not enough space for all those extra activities. But before you opt to trade your old home in for something bigger, consider … Continue reading Should You Move or Remodel Your Current Home?
Did you know that even custom remodels typically adhere to standard industry sizing? That’s right; things like doors, cabinets, and furniture are usually all the same dimensions from home to home, project to project. Knowing the height of a door, the depth of a cabinet, or the width of a table can be incredibly handy … Continue reading There’s a Size for That! Standard Dimensions & Sizing in Carpentry
In recent months, millions of people (or their companies) have opted to eschew the office for a safer and more comfortable work-from-home environment. Definitely saves you some time on that morning commute, right? But your work-littered dining room table might have you wondering if it’s time to find a designated office space within your home. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Craft a Dream Home Office (or Classroom)