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The Strait & Lamp Blog

Set Your Sights on Outside Projects that Add Curb Appeal

You never get the chance to make a second, first impression. The curb appeal of your home is no different. It can be argued that the attractiveness of many homes begins with the interior, but have you ever stopped to admire the exterior craftsmanship of a home? With warm weather upon us, it’s a perfect … Continue reading Set Your Sights on Outside Projects that Add Curb Appeal

Natural Wood is Making a Comeback

Home décor trends in 2019 are returning to warm and comfortable styles last seen in the 1990s. As homeowners plan to redecorate, remodel or build new, adding elements of natural wood is an easy way to make their homes more inviting. Stay on Top of the Trends Close the door on bright and white! Even … Continue reading Natural Wood is Making a Comeback

Organize your Home Projects by Season this Year

Home improvement projects can be overwhelming, but we can help you knock out those jobs by the season. Here is our checklist for improving your home in 2019: Spring Whether you are looking to spruce up your backyard or add storage space, spring is an opportune time to start working outside. Deck: Extend entertaining space … Continue reading Organize your Home Projects by Season this Year

Make a Statement with a Custom Fireplace Mantel

The hearth is the heart of a home — a focal point where families gather to spend time together. The mantel that adorns the fireplace is the perfect place to display favorite photos or treasured collectibles. Have you been dreaming of updating your fireplace with a distinctive mantel? It can give your home that extra … Continue reading Make a Statement with a Custom Fireplace Mantel

A Great Opening Act: Doors that Make a Decorative Statement

When it comes to interiors, The Strait & Lamp Group offers a stunning selection of door options from custom doors produced at our Dublin Millwork facility to doors from such high-quality vendors as JELD-WEN and Woodport. We can meet the most exacting demands. Without a doubt, doors — whether they are flat panel or contoured, … Continue reading A Great Opening Act: Doors that Make a Decorative Statement

Andersen® Truckload Sale!

Significant Savings on Andersen® Windows October 1-November 24, 2018* High-quality wood windows Variety of styles Exceptional energy efficiency Low-maintenance exterior *Place orders by Saturday, November 24, 2018 to reserve the Truckload Sale prices. Seal in the Warmth and Keep Out the Cold with Beautiful Wood Windows When the cold winds start to blow through Ohio, … Continue reading Andersen® Truckload Sale!

The Accent on Style

The interior design of a home comes through inspiration, desire and a whole lot of planning. At The Strait & Lamp Group’s Dublin Millwork facility, we carry an extensive supply of trims and mouldings — in specialty and standard profiles — that can help make a house a showcase home. Trim consists of baseboard, casing, … Continue reading The Accent on Style

Endless Summer Living with the Strait & Lamp Group

As the summer days wind down, August provides a perfect time for entertaining guests, family get-togethers, or out-on-the-deck cookouts with friends. August is also the time to get end of summer building projects completed. Looking at your outdoor living space, you may find yourself in need of something new. The Strait & Lamp Group can … Continue reading Endless Summer Living with the Strait & Lamp Group

Hot Weather Projects to Spruce Up the Home

Summer is the time for outside projects. There is just something about breathing in that fresh air and soaking up the Vitamin D. (It takes only 10 minutes of being in the rays, and you can do your heart good). The summertime sizzle that we add to our projects helps deliver a long-lasting remodeling or … Continue reading Hot Weather Projects to Spruce Up the Home

Transform Your Home with Outside Siding and Trim

The Easy Face Lift Have you decided it’s time — time for your home to look its best? Curbside appeal is everything in homeownership, and we all want where we live to impress and be admired by others. What is the easiest way to transform your house? Adding siding and trim. We know what you’re … Continue reading Transform Your Home with Outside Siding and Trim