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7 Must-Have Power Tools for Home Improvement Projects with Lumber 

By HBS Author07-Jun-24
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7 Must-Have Power Tools for Home Improvement Projects with Lumber 

June 7, 2024 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
Working with lumber can transform your home improvement projects from simple to stunning. If you're a DIY enthusiast without much experience, having the right power tools is essential. Here's a short guide on the must-have power tools to get you started.  1. Circular Saw  A circular saw is a versatile tool perfect for making straight […]
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Essential Building Supplies for Home Improvement Projects: How, When & Where They Are Used

May 7, 2024 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
Starting a home improvement project requires a healthy mix of skill, creativity, and the right building supplies. Whether you are upgrading a room or renovating a significant portion of your home, knowing which materials and tools are necessary can make all the difference. This guide provides a detailed overview of the essential supplies required for […]
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Ground Level Closeup View Of Rock Salt Ice Melt On Concrete With Snow

Winter's Over: Here’s How to Store Your De-Icers Properly

April 19, 2024 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
Now that winter's over, it's time to think about storing your de-icing supplies. While it might be tempting to shove bags of rock salt or other de-icers into the back of the garage and forget about them until next year, proper storage is crucial. Here’s why: The Science of Rock Salt De-icers like rock salt, […]
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Can De-Icers Damage Your Driveway? How to Minimize Risks with Rock Salt  

March 11, 2024 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
Winter brings the inevitable challenge of dealing with ice on driveways, sidewalks, and cars. While ice melters, like rock salt, offer an effective solution to this slippery problem, their use is not without consequences. Understanding how to minimize the risks associated with de-icers can protect your property and the environment.  Protecting Your Driveway  Concrete driveways […]
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Close Up Of De Icer On Ground - A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying De-Icers Effectively

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying De-Icers Effectively

February 16, 2024 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
Winter brings the challenge of icy surfaces, posing risks to safety and mobility. That's why applying de-icers is key for preventing slips and falls on your property. This guide provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to use de-icers effectively, keeping your paths clear for a safe and happy winter.   Step 1: Choose the Right […]
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Person Standing On Snow Stairs - Ultimate Guide to Salt & De-Icers: Expert Advice on Choosing and Using Ice Melters

Ultimate Guide to Salt & De-Icers: Expert Advice on Choosing and Using Ice Melters  

January 24, 2024 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
Winter brings a full set of challenges, with one of the most pressing being ice on driveways, sidewalks, and roads. That's why understanding the right way to use de-icers like driveway salt is important for those travelling to and from your home or business.   In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore various aspects of de-icing, from […]
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Close Up Of Firewood Stack - Maple vs Ash Firewood: A Complete Comparison

Maple vs Ash Firewood: A Complete Comparison

December 8, 2023 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
When choosing firewood for your home, two of the most popular options are maple and ash. Both are dense hardwoods that produce a lot of heat, but they also have some key differences. Here, we break down the benefits, drawbacks and differences of each so you can build the perfect crackling fire for your needs.    […]
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Living Room With Wood Burning Fireplace - Product Spotlight: Quality Hardwoods for Cozy Indoor Fireplaces

Product Spotlight: Quality Hardwoods for Cozy Indoor Fireplaces 

November 15, 2023 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
When it comes to choosing firewood for your home, the quality and type of wood can significantly impact your experience. In this post, we'll explore the different types of hardwoods ideal for indoor fireplaces, and what makes for high-quality firewood.  The Best Hardwoods for Clean Burning and Warmth  Choosing the right type of firewood is […]
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Stack Of Chopped Firewood - Firewood Guide: Selecting the Right Types for Indoor and Outdoor Burning

Firewood Guide: Selecting the Right Types for Indoor and Outdoor Burning

November 6, 2023 | Hamilton Builders' Supply
The ambiance of a roaring fire is something we all cherish. But did you know that the type of wood you use can make all the difference? With the right choice, you can enjoy a fire that burns longer, cleaner, and safer. Here, we shed light on standout firewood types and offer essential safety tips […]
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