Straight Talk on Building Products – July 2015

DIY home projects can often be expensive and time consuming, but they can pay off by making your living environment safer and more enjoyable. In this issue of Straight Talk we explore simple ways to make your home look and feel new without emptying your wallet. Our team of dedicated and professional staff are ready to assist you on your next project–from room makeovers to creative projects for the entire family. For more information visit one of our four locations in Tifton, Sylvester, Albany, and Dawson, or our Online Virtual Showroom. We hope to see you soon! 

I hate chalk dust. But I love the idea of using chalkboard paint. DIY dilemma, you guys. Most chalkboard paint comes in a classic deep gray. A paint store can lighten a quart by adding white colorant. Back home, dark and light can be blended to get a couple of different shades in between. from This Old House.


According to remodeling professionals, one of the most important rooms to focus on is your bathroom. Believe it or not, there is a happy medium between a full-on remodel and leaving it as is. Here are 8 budget ways to revive your outdated bathroom that you can do on your own. 
from DIY Networks Made + ReMade.

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Take a look at several ideas from accent painting to rearranging the furniture, or changing out cabinet knobs and pulls. Small changes can make a huge impact. Even just adding a potted plant can liven up a room.  


from HouseBeautiful.


Living in South Georgia, your air conditioner is probably your favorite major appliance. That same hulking, boxy piece of machinery that cools your house can be an eyesore in your garden. But don’t sweat it. There are plenty of ways you can hide, mask, conceal and block your air conditioning unit so you won’t even know it’s there. Here’s how to keep your cool. from Houzz.



Air in a home is a combination of a multitude particles made airborne by all kinds of normal activities ranging from cooking, walking on carpet, playing with your pets, or even just getting up off the sofa. To improve the air quality in your home, follow these tips.

from ProudGreenHome.



What do these notable new plans have in common? They all boast open layouts, efficient use of space, and unexpected details that will delight your buyers (like pretty exterior accents and large kitchen islands). 

from BuilderOnline.

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