7 Benefits of Laminate Flooring

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Laminate flooring provides all kinds of benefits for home decor and practical concerns too. Here are 7 of them presented in this BD video. ***  So you’re ready to update the look of a room with new floors. Or maybe you’re thinking bigger, and want to change your entire home! Or office. Or business? We’re […]

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Generating Interest: Choosing an Off-Grid Generator

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An off-grid generator is a must-have in many situations. Whether you’re at a job site, hosting an outdoor event, or taking an extended camping trip, having a generator on hand can make all the difference. These machines are also used to power off-grid homes or to provide backup for homes and farms in case of […]

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Garbage Disposal Buying Guide

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Whether it’s taking care of food scraps when you’re cooking or making it easier to rinse off the dishes, a garbage disposal is a very convenient addition to your kitchen sink. If you’re thinking about buying a new garbage disposal but you’re not sure which style is right for you, keep reading to learn more […]

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30 Energy Saving Improvements to Consider This Earth Day

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1. Upgrade Windows Outdated windows, doors and skylights are vacuums of valuable heat. If you have single paned windows or vintage wooden doors, upgrade to a modern insulated model and keep the heat inside where it belongs.     2. Outdoor Solar Motion Sensors There is no need to shine floodlights on the still darkness. […]

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#LookAlikeDay: Hardwood, Laminate, or Tile?

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In honor of #LookAlikeDay we thought we’d shine a spotlight on some of our favorite flooring look alikes. So, to mark the occasion of this doppelganger day, we’re comparing the many wood-looks of hardwood, laminate, and even tile to help you decide which flooring option is the right choice for your home. New Looks for Wood Flooring For […]

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Hold Up, What Is a Solar Racking System?

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If you’re interested in adding solar panels to your home, you’ll need to know what a solar-racking system is and what options exist. A solar-racking system secures solar panels to your roof or to the ground, depending on the type of solar energy system being installed. Discover the different solar-racking systems available and how to […]

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Spring Selections: The Spring Sale Mood Board

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  It’s that time of year again, but only for a short while longer!  The BuildDirect Spring Sale is in full swing, but only for the rest of the week! Be sure to check out our sale flyer to save on flooring, decor and more from now until March 31st! Spring out of March and […]

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Apartment Balcony Decor: Think Big About Your Little Space

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  Although your apartment balcony is a small space, it’s still part of your home. Creating a livable, functional space that reflects your personality and adds a bit of flair to your home is simple when you follow these tips for creating an outdoor space that’s stylish, tranquil, and useful. Start With the Floor Balcony […]

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6 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Driveway

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Even if you have an absolutely beautiful home, a crumbling driveway can kill its curb appeal. Though driveways can last for decades, replacements will be needed eventually. Check out these signs so you’ll be able to recognize when it’s time for a new driveway for your home. 1. Cracks Have you started to notice cracks […]

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5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

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Whether Jack Frost is nipping or it’s the dog days of summer, having windows is essential to your survival. After all, it’s only your home that keeps you from the elements, creating a comfortable environment where you can stay cozy. While the walls provide insulation to keep the inside of your home just right, windows […]

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