In Conversation With…

In this ongoing feature, we’ll go behind the scenes with the professionals at Schrader and Company to explore some of the ideas, practices, and concepts that keep the shop and showroom talking. [...]

Learn the Lingo – Porch vs. Deck

Let’s start this installment of “Learn the Lingo” off by diving right into the primary difference between a porch and a deck.  A porch is found at the entrance of a building, allowing people to [...]

Learn the Lingo- Plumb vs. Level

The terms “plumb” and “level” sometimes get switched around, but the two words are not interchangeable. Not to be confused with the fruit, “plumb” refers to a line that is exactly vertical or [...]

Aging In Place – Part 4

The Kitchen Today we are discussing aging in place and some of the modifications that you can make to your kitchen to ensure that you can stay in your home for many years. Accessibility is one of [...]

Learn the Lingo: Transom Windows

Today we’re talking about transom windows, what they are and what do they do. So lets start this off by defining what a transom window is. Traditionally this architectural element was [...]

Learn the Lingo – Wainscoting

We’re talking about Wainscoting today. You’ve probably seen it at some point, but never knew that it had a name. It’s  been trendy for a few years now but did you know that it [...]