Are Quartz Countertops Right For Your Kitchen Remodel?

Quartz Coutnertops

What are the benefits of a manufactured counter? Are quartz countertops right for you? If you’re considering a kitchen renovation, you’ve got a lot of decisions on your plate. Each one will affect the quality, functionality, and feeling of your new kitchen. Of all those decisions, though, the one that can have the longest-lasting impact […]

Does your home need a storm door?

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If you live in an area with frequent storms, having a storm door installed can seem like an easy decision to make. After all, the right storm door keeps your home’s entry door protected and your home more comfortable. Still, it might not be the option you’re looking for. To help you decide whether adding […]

How Screen Doors Help Your Home

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More than just summer breezes… Screen doors conjure up the images and sounds of long summer afternoons, gentle evening breezes, and kids coming and going to play with friends. Beyond these cozy memories, screen doors benefit our homes in a surprising number of ways. They can even help to reduce costs and increase the value […]

Storm Doors vs Screen Doors

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Deciding between a storm door and a screen door? For those of us who grew up in places with all four seasons, our home’s doors were a big part of our childhood.  After all, what said summer more than the screen door slamming shut as we raced outside (and as our parents yelled after us)? […]

Our 6 Favorite Marvin Doors at Johnson Lumber

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Some people say, “Don’t let your dreams hide behind the door of opportunity.” To the team here at Johnson Lumber, every door *is* the opportunity. And with these stunningly designed Marvin doors, we’re confident that the dream of your new renovation won’t be complete without one of them. Today, we’re sharing six of our favorite […]

Convert your Deck into an Outdoor Kitchen

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What better way to make your neighbors jealous than converting your deck into an outdoor kitchen? Outdoor living spaces have been a trending topic in recent years. Homeowners are taking better advantage of their under-utilized deck space by converting it into an outdoor kitchen area with the right consideration for safety and functionality. Not only […]

Choosing the Right Window Style

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Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Window Style As you plan your window replacement, it is important to consider the best styles based on several factors. Your window affects the overall exterior as well as the interior look of your home. The size and the shape of your window will also depend on the […]

Energy Efficient Doors


Installing energy efficient doors is one of the most conscious things you can do as a homeowner. Doors and windows are some of the main culprits when talking about your house’s air leakage. This contributes to a loss of energy and a loss of heat in the winter. The condition of your door can contribute […]

Your Guide to Paint Finishes

Looking to do some interior home improvement this season? Giving your walls a fresh coat of paint or changing the color scheme of your kitchen or living area can be great ways to give your home’s interior new life and improve the look and feel of your house. Choosing the right paint finishes is key […]

How to Make a New-Construction House Feel Like Home

When you build your own new-construction home, it can be easy to focus on the few main features and designs you want and leave the rest to your builder. However, if you want your new space to feel like your own, rather than a model home with standard features, utilizing these tips can help you […]