Arrow Building Center: Blog Channelhttp://abc-clc.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/12000/12177/thumb_abc_logo.jpgArrow Building Centerhttp://abc-clc.comen-USCopyright 2014, Arrow Building CenterThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:27:05 -0500Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:27:05 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comPower Tools Every Homeowner Should Haveblog_259621418619600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/25962/power-tools-every-homeowner-should-haveOwning a home, means maintaining a home. In order to do so properly, there is a basic arsenal of power tools that each homeowner should have at their disposal. If space is an issue, a homeowner should choose tools that are multifaceted, making the most effective use of the workshop storage space.BlogsMon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Homeblog_255281417410000http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/25528/tips-to-improve-the-air-quality-in-your-homeMany think air pollution is just an outdoor issue. The truth is, indoor air quality is just as important. Perhaps even more so, when you consider the amount of time spent indoors.BlogsMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0500Tammy Johnson wins 1st place at the MN NKBA Design Awards Gala for the Small Kitchen Categoryblog_251121415941200http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/25112/tammy-johnson-wins-1st-place-at-the-mn-nkba-design-awards-gala-for-the-small-kitchen-categoryPlease join us in congratulating Tammy Johnson, one of the Arrow Building Center Designers at the Arrow Cabinet Gallery. Tammy won 1st place at the MN NKBA Design Awards Gala for the Small Kitchen Category.BlogsFri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500Tips for Living through a Renovationblog_247471414814400http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/24747/tips-for-living-through-a-renovationA renovation project can be very rewarding. But like most things in life, rewards don't come easy. Renovation projects can vary in size and expense, though one theme that holds true throughout any of them is the impact it makes on your daily life.BlogsSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0400What to Look For: Inspecting your Insulation and Weather Strippingblog_243131413345600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/24313/what-to-look-for-inspecting-your-insulation-and-weather-strippingAs the cold weather approaches and your furnace begins its annual duties, we often think of ways to make our homes more energy efficient. One thing that can make a big impact on energy savings at a reasonable cost is inspecting your insulation and weatherstripping.BlogsWed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Your Home Fire Safety Checklistblog_239941412136000http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/23994/your-home-fire-safety-checklistSince October is Fire Safety Month, it seems like the appropriate time to go over what you can do in regards to fire safety in your home. According to the CDC, deaths from fires and burns are still the third leading cause of fatal home injuries. Of these deaths, 70% are due to smoke inhalation.BlogsWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Is it Time to Add More Attic Insulation?blog_161481410753600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/16148/is-it-time-to-add-more-attic-insulationSo, you've got your new windows and doors. All of your weather-stripping is in place and your house is sealed against the elements. You may think you're all set for the approaching cold weather.BlogsMon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400DIY Tips for Repairing a Cracked Basement Wallblog_232191409544000http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/23219/diy-tips-for-repairing-a-cracked-basement-wallIf you find excessive dampness your basement, the likely culprit could be a crack in your basement wall. When you consider that your basement walls hold up your entire house, then knowing that there are cracks present can sound a little intimidating.BlogsMon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Repairing Rotted Window Sillsblog_227921408075200http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/22792/repairing-rotted-window-sillsWindow sills take quite a beating. Constant exposure to the sun, rain and ice can take a toll, especially when water finds its way beneath the layer of paint and caulk. Ongoing exposure to moisture can cause the sill to rot, a process that only gets worse over time.BlogsFri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400Home Preparation Tips for Summer Stormsblog_225301406865600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/22530/home-preparation-tips-for-summer-stormsYou take the good with the bad. A fact of life that is all too true in relation to summer weather. While Mother Nature can spoil us with her bright sunny days and warm breezes, she still manages to let us know who's in charge now and then.BlogsFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400