Author Archives: Craig

About Craig

Owner of Apex Carpentry. I have been in the carpentry field for over 15 years. I am dedicated to providing you the best service and quality for all your carpentry needs.

New front door styles for 2012

I have recently previewed the new entry doors for 2012 that the leading manufactures have created.  The big growth area for entry doors is in fiberglass construction.  Homeowners are really starting to understand and want the many advantages of fiberglass … Continue reading

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Why Home Security Is Essential

Home security is something that a lot of us take for granted – if we lock our doors and set our alarms, we assume we are perfectly safe. And indeed, many of us do not even take precautions that far, … Continue reading

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Use Blinds to Decorate Your house

When you are looking for ways to bring added layers of design into your home, don’t forget about using the windows for that extra decor opportunity. You are not limited to expensive custom drapery choices. Consider using a decorating tool … Continue reading

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How to Baby-Proof Your Child’s Room in Five Easy Steps

The experience of baby-proofing a room for the first time can be an overwhelming one for new parents. With your child's safety at stake, it is incredibly important to pay attention to details and to change your habits so that … Continue reading

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Think outside of the box with a stair railing design

We recently finished the construction of an unusual stair railing.  The homeowner wanted a unique look  and a style to complement his home.  The newel posts are solid douglas fir and distressed for an aged look.  The top and bottom … Continue reading

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The best place to buy building materials.

I am often asked by homeowners where the best place to buy home improvement material is.  With home improvement big box store within a few miles of most people it is easier than ever to shop for home supplies.  It … Continue reading

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Enhance the Street Appeal of Your Home with Shutters

It has been said that windows are the eyes on the face of your home.  Eyes without eyebrows, eyelashes and makeup can look boring.  The same can be said of your windows, without shutters or other details your home does … Continue reading

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Fireplace Mantels are a Great Way to Enhance Your Home.

      Mantels are one of the best ways to customize your home and add value to it.  Most homes have the same look and feel to their family room.  A fireplace is the focal point of most rooms … Continue reading

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Make your basement more inviting.

Basements can seem closed off from the rest of the house.  In a Utah home we recently helped change that problem.  Like a lot of houses the stairway going to the basement had a wall on both sides making the … Continue reading

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Best front door for durability and value.

  Your choices in exterior doors used to be simple, you had one type of door, wood.  Wood doors are very attractive and come in an unlimited array of styles and wood types.  In spite of all the advantages of … Continue reading

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