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Jim Vonch, a sales rep at Schilling Design Center and Lumber Yard in Mokena, says exotic walnut is one of the hottest selling products in the hardwood flooring market right now.
If you’re a do-it-yourselfer and plan on installing a hardwood floor in your home this winter, Jim Vonch has a couple of tips for you to keep in mind. Vonch is flooring sales rep at Schilling Design Center and Lumber Yard in Mokena. He speaks from experience. He has worked in the flooring industry for 17 years. 1. Before you start, he insists you acclimate hardwood-flooring products in your home. “Acclimating is very important for the product,” Vonch said. “What that means is you have to take the product into the home and I usually open up the ends of the boxes. You want to get that in there—I like to do a minimum of three days. “Get that in the home. The wood has to get used to your environment. It climate-izes to your environment. Wood …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Local expert Jim Vonch of Schilling Lumber suggests you dig in to questions about your own lifestyle before you dig into a home improvement flooring project.
Wood or laminate? It’s not Shakespeare—but that is the question many homeowners ask before tackling an indoor home improvement flooring project. Jim Vonch, a flooring sales rep with Schilling Design Center and Lumber in Mokena, likes to ask customers a few questions before he comes up with his answer. What area of the home are you interested in doing? What kind of lifestyle do you lead? Do you have pets? Kids? After Vonch gathers this bit of personal information, then he offers his advice and often makes his recommendations. He starts with this: There are pros and cons to both wood and laminate flooring products. Hardwood products will scratch and show dents. Most stained wood floors will undergo a change in color over time, albeit even a …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Schilling deck designer Micah Guzman suggests using low-maintenance products to build your new deck. And he offers tips to help you get started on the project.
What’s it going to be? Standing on deck? Or sitting on your deck? In the on-deck circle, batters size up pitchers. Watching or listening to the game while sitting on a deck in your home’s back yard has become just as much of an American past time for many avid baseball fans. And the cost of a cold drink on a hot summer’s day is only that of making a short trek to the ice box between innings. If you’re planning to add a deck onto your home, you might want to consider the following tips from an expert, Schilling Design Center and Lumber Yard deck designer Micah Guzman. 1. Start by coming up with a basic design plan. “What’s going to work best in your yard?” Guzman said. “What’s in your yard? What are we trying not to block or trying to still…