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HPM Custom Metal Roofing
A behind-the-scenes look at our HPM Building Supply Keaau, Hawaii facility where we manufacture HPM Custom Metal Roofing panels featuring Durapon70 coatings....
What Should I Use: Natural Wood or Composite?
Home improvement is all about weighing benefits, like time versus money or long-term value versus short-term needs. One debate that many homeowners encounter, specifically when exploring decking options, is whether to choose natural wood or composite materials. Before making an investment in either, it’s best to know the facts. As a licensed contractor, this is…Continue reading →
How to Bundle you Packages for Shipping
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How to Design a Meadow Garden Everyone Will Love
Petite grasses or sedges plus flowers make for a manageable landscape that welcomes wildlife
DIY: Concrete Block Planters
On a recent trip to the hardware store, I spotted a wall of basalite concrete blocks, which got me thinking about all sorts of possible uses; coffee table
Remodeling 101: Shaker-Style Kitchen Cabinets
This week we're launching a new series on kitchen cabinet doors, starting with our favorite (we'll admit it): the Shaker-style cabinet front. Here are the
Some Interesting Facts About Hempcrete As a Building Material
Hempcrete is one of the most amazing building products made from industrial hemp. All it is, is hemp hurds, or the center of the stalk, water, and lime (which is powdered limestone). Mix it together in a slurry and form it in to the wall of a building and over time the chemical reactions between the water, lime and Hemp will petrify the hemp and turn the lime back into stone Why use hempcrete instead of concrete? Modern day building materials are either mined from the earth or harvested from centuries old forests. Hemp crops can be harvested annually in perpetuity. One acre of hemp provides as much paper as 4.1 acres of trees. Considering the trees take decades to grow and hemp takes about 4 months, the advantages become clear.1 In some…
What Type of Front Door Material Is Right for Your House?
Wood, fiberglass, steel or solid glass—there are a variety of options to suit your preference, your style and your budget when it comes to choosing an exterior door.
DIY Scrap Wood Projects for Reclaimed Wood and Salvaged Lumber
Reclaim, re-use and re-purpose to give new life to old lumber.