Home shows are an incredible resource for information on new products and building trends.  They offer a unique opportunity to speak with local building professionals and product vendors. Whether you are building new, remodeling or just getting ideas for future projects, attending a home show is a great way to start.   How much […]

Part 2 Double Hung   Comparing the Cost   Most of the new double hung windows sold today use a jamb liner with spring resistance, but there are still a lot of counter weighted windows out there. When assessing repair costs versus replacement it is important to gather as much information as possible. Common Problems […]

112 Year Old Lexington Business Announces New Officers   LEXINGTON, August 7, 2017 — Congleton Lumber Company announced this week their new line-up of officers and partners. The locally owned family business has worked hand in hand with home owners, builders, and remodelers to build and beautify the Bluegrass since the company’s founding in 1905. […]

Part 1 – Identifying the Problem   From a broken window to a broken seal, a rotted sash to a rotted sill – knowing what to do can save you thousands.        Anatomy of a Window 3 Common Window Problems   Broken Glass/Seal These are two different problems with the same answer – glass […]

Which Cedar is best for your project?   Western Red, Aromatic & Inland These are the most prevalent cedar lumbers sold in the Mid-West and are often sold under the generic label of Cedar. I use the term lumbers instead of species, as none of these are True Cedars.  The word cedar is describing the […]