Von Tobel Blogs

May 19, 2020
composite decking and railings available at Von Tobel

Deck Material Options

It’s the dream of many homeowners to have an outdoor space for entertaining guests, grilling, and spending time with family. Those who decide to build a deck must first choose a building material.
May 5, 2020
composite decking and deck railings available at Von Tobel

Common Questions When Planning A Deck

Years ago, most decks were made from pressure treated lumber, and a well-maintained deck would last about 15 years. Today, decks can be made from different kinds of materials, and may last for decades if properly maintained.
April 21, 2020
interior picture of home with wall of new windows and grey walls

Windows 101

Replacing your windows at home is a much more complicated process than most people think, starting with window selection.
April 17, 2020
Homeowner sanitizing her kitchen countertops

How To Clean & Sanitize Your Countertops

Keeping a clean home has always been important, but now it's more important than ever.
April 7, 2020
Kitchen Cabinet Cleaning Tips

Kitchen Cabinet Cleaning Tips

Kitchen cabinets are exposed to grease and moisture throughout the day. As the mess builds up, cabinets can become stained and grimy.
March 19, 2020
Engineered Wood Flooring available at Von Tobel

How Flooring Impacts Resale Value of a Home

Your floors are one of the largest unbroken surfaces in your home, so it’s no wonder that flooring can have an impact on the sale price of your home. Installing popular flooring in 2020 can help you sell your home for more money. Here’s what you need to know.
March 5, 2020
Deck Design Trends For 2020

Deck Design Trends For 2020

Demand for decks is increasing, and that's no surprise to us given the popularity of all things outdoor living. Decks naturally extended your living space for relaxation, dining outdoors, and entertaining.
February 18, 2020
2020 Bathroom Design Trends

2020 Bathroom Design Trends

The bathroom is an essential room in your house, perhaps even a retreat from everyday worries. If you’re considering a bathroom redesign for 2020, here are the top 4 bathroom trends that you may want to keep in mind.
February 4, 2020
Quartz versus granite countertops

Quartz Versus Granite: What’s The Difference?

Not all stone is created equal, especially when it comes to choosing a material for your countertops. Granite and quartz are both popular options, but is […]