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 CenterMon, 01 Sep 2014 19:21:29 -0400Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:21:29 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comRepairing 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 still 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 -0400DIY Tips for Installing a French Drainblog_219871405396800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21987/diy-tips-for-installing-a-french-drainA French drain is typically used to alleviate drainage issues in your yard, lawn or garden. These problems often occur in situations where land is at or near the bottom of a slope.BlogsTue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Gutter Installation Tipsblog_217831404187200http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21783/gutter-installation-tipsGutters play an important role in keeping your home safe from water damage. Without them, your foundation can be weakened over time; water can seep into your basement, or at the very least, splash onto your siding or damage landscaping and foliage below.BlogsTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Designs and Designers – the Make or Break of every projectblog_215451403668800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21545/designs-and-designers-the-make-or-break-of-every-project6 steps to a good design Are good designs a good idea? They are not only a good idea they are every bit as important as a solid foundation. Your customer has poured hours of thought and care into deciding to build a new home, or expand their current one.BlogsWed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400How to Repair Old Windows blog_213051402804800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21305/how-to-repair-old-windows-One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.BlogsSun, 15 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400Window Boxes Can Dress up Your Houseblog_211121401595200http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21112/window-boxes-can-dress-up-your-houseWhen it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home's exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.BlogsSun, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400Deck Staining and Sealing Tipsblog_206171400126400http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/20617/deck-staining-and-sealing-tipsThe days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you've decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it's important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.BlogsThu, 15 May 2014 00:00:00 -0400Marvin’s “Pick Six:” The Top Home Trends For 2014blog_206151399953600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/20615/marvins-pick-six-the-top-home-trends-for-2014Marvin Windows and Doors are sharing their top six home trends for 2014: Stress-Free Living Home Automation Energy Efficiency Bringing the Outdoors In The Contemporary Look Big is Back Click here for more details on each!BlogsTue, 13 May 2014 00:00:00 -0400Repairing Concrete Stepsblog_203811398916800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/20381/repairing-concrete-stepsIf your home has concrete steps, there may come a time when a little repair is necessary. Depending on the age of your steps or their exposure to the elements, the level of damage can vary. Though it may seem intimidating, the job isn't too difficult.BlogsThu, 01 May 2014 00:00:00 -0400