Arrow Building Center: Blog Channelhttp://abc-clc.comCompany blogs, tips and how-tos Building Centerhttp://abc-clc.comen-USCopyright 2016, Arrow Building CenterTue, 24 May 2016 09:36:41 -0400Tue, 24 May 2016 09:36:41 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comCoping Baseboard with a Miter Sawblog_391751463310000 saws do an excellent job at cutting consistent, perfect angles. The problem is, in the real world most walls are not consistent or perfect. To deal with this, rather than using trial and error while trying to get the perfect angle, most carpenters use a technique known as coping.BlogsSun, 15 May 2016 07:00:00 -0400New Building Coming To Chippewa Falls!blog_391741462075200 historic day at the Chippewa Falls yard as we broke ground on our new building.BlogsSun, 01 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Measuring Tips and Techniques for DIYersblog_382301460721600 doing home improvement projects there are a lot of euphemisms that come with the territory. One that I'm sure we've all heard is "measure twice, cut once". Great advice.BlogsFri, 15 Apr 2016 08:00:00 -0400Know Where Your Lumber Comes Fromblog_382291459512000 you want to know more about the lumber that you purchase, your search doesn't have to stop with the lumber store. Did you ever wonder what that stamp on the side of your lumber stood for? That tiny stamp holds a wealth of information.BlogsFri, 01 Apr 2016 08:00:00 -0400Tips for Taking Down Walls and Creating an Open Layoutblog_381171458071520 walls and opening up the layout in your home can create a truly remarkable transformation. It is often done on television home improvement shows, because the impact can be so dramatic.BlogsTue, 15 Mar 2016 15:52:00 -0400Contractor Tips: Top Home Remodeling Don'tsblog_377391456808400 are a lot of challenges for today's contractors. Keeping up-to-date with the latest tools and techniques, regulations and codes alone can keep them busy. The challenge of running a business has enough pitfalls on its own.BlogsTue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500Choosing the Right Wood for Your Projectblog_372761455512400 tempting as it may be, cost should not be the driving factor in choosing the right wood for your project. Typically, softwood such as pine and poplar are less expensive. That's not a problem, if you're building a simple shelf or making crown moldings.BlogsMon, 15 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500What Every Contractor Should do Before Starting a Jobblog_369121454302800, let's get the obvious stuff out of the way. Before starting any job, make sure it is one that you have the knowledge, equipment, manpower and time, to finish safely for both you and the homeowner. Assuming all qualifications, licensing and insurance are in order, what's left?BlogsMon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500Ensure Your Contractor is Following Safety Regulationsblog_365501452875280 of the first things you should do when seeking a contractor for hire, is to ensure that they are properly insured and certified. Why these so important? Often, their line of work can be dangerous.BlogsFri, 15 Jan 2016 11:28:00 -0500Insulation Educationblog_361861451624400 we all spend most of our time in our homes, it makes sense to want to be as comfortable as possible. Insulation does that, plus it makes this comfort affordable by increasing our home's energy efficiency.BlogsFri, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500