How Can I Tell If The Fencing Contractor Is Using The Proper Materials?

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Fencing is an integral part of any residential or commercial property. It provides security and helps to create the look and feel that you want for your property. When looking at fencing, quality should be one of your top priorities. One question homeowners may have is how they can tell if their contractor is using the proper fencing materials for […]

Things To Know Before You Build a Fence

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Fences are a great way to make your home stand out from other properties in the neighborhood. They also provide security and privacy for those who need it. Fences can be made from a variety of different fencing materials such as wood, metal, or other materials like chain-link or vinyl. Whether you’re looking for an aesthetic fence to give your […]

Why Is Lumber So Expensive?

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Confused About the Cost of Lumber? If you are a contractor or looking to complete a few DIY projects, you may be having trouble finding lumber or you are shocked at the cost of quoted lumber. However, the combination of delays due to the coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented wildfires on the West Coast have resulted in extraordinary price increases […]

5 DIY Projects For Your Rental Property

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Looking for Building Supplies? If you’re on a tight budget but you have a rental property here in Portland, Oregon, you might feel like your options are limited to improve the value of your space. However, that’s where we come in at Shur-Way Building Center. We have great prices on building materials for a wide variety of projects, including the […]

How New Fencing Affects Your Home Value

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Do Fences Add Value To Your Home? Like any other home improvement project, adding a fence to your property will almost always affect the property value. Whether it raises or lowers your property value depends on a few different factors. To determine whether or not the new fence will raise or lower your property value, consider first the purpose of […]

Stuck at Home? Try One of these DIY Building Projects!

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” order is still in effect here in Oregon. As of this writing, three Portland-area counties have yet to apply to reopen their economies under the governor’s phased reopening plan. Therefore, many Portlanders are still self-quarantining to help curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The weather is warming up, […]

5 DIY Outdoor Projects to Build This Spring

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Outdoor Projects You Can Build at Home Now that winter has come to an end; it’s the perfect time to start working on some outdoor projects. Sure, you could easily buy all of these products from the store, but where’s the fun in that? Building pieces yourself helps you feel more connected to your home, and it’s much more satisfying […]

How to Build a DIY Outdoor Fire Pit

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Building a Custom Fire Pit Cozying up around a fire with friends and loved ones is one of the best feelings. As the cold and rainy winter months fade away,  homeowners everywhere start itching to get outside, making spring the perfect time to start on outdoor projects. Fire pits are a great DIY project to kick off the spring season […]

How to Build a Shed

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Getting Started on Your New Outdoor Project If you’ve ever thought about building a shed in your backyard, now is a great time to start planning your design and buying the tools and building supplies needed. Most homeowners wait until the warmer months to do outdoor projects. However, if you start planning in the winter, your local building supply center […]

Fences: What are they and why do you need them?

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The First Fence Since the dawn of time, mankind has looked for ways to mark his property and protect it from scavenging or theft. Well, technically, it’s not only man. This behavior is observable in a good number of animal species, as well as anyone looking for fencing materials in Vancouver. In the animal kingdom, this is a behavior frequently […]