Extruded Aluminum Windows vs. Roll Form

Often, we are asked why our windows are more expensive and if they are worth the extra money. The answer is clearly YES. Sierra Pacific Windows and Sun Windows are more expensive because they are designed and built better. There are many examples of this, but we think the picture below shows a clear difference. Sierra […]

Historic Kentucky Home Gets Custom Ipe Rooftop Deck

We thought this blog post, from Mataverde Premium Decking and Siding Solutions, was worth sharing…  

Why Pergolas are great additions to your home!

Installing a pergola is a great way to bring your outdoor space into use. Pergolas comes with a lot of homework in terms of style, material, size, etc. which we will discuss. But first; here are some reasons why you should consider a pergola! Building a pergola in your yard enables you to enjoy all […]

Why Consider Cedar For Your Next Garden Bed

If you are looking to build a DIY garden bed, it’s important to consider the material it is made of. Wood comes in a variety of options, but there are particular species known to be rot and insect resistant—perfect for outdoor projects. Cedar, is not only naturally insect and rot resistant, but also more durable […]

Why Poplar?

Our friends at Koetter Woodworking have written an informative (and brief) article that makes a case for using poplar, aka “Tulip Tree” or “Tulip Poplar,” for paint grade moulding. You can read it here. Once you’ve made the decision on your wood type, give us a call or stop in. Congleton Lumber carries a wide […]