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Proud to Partner with Page Lumber, Millwork, and Building Supplies

February 25, 2023

Here at The Grove, we consider ourselves lucky to have many amazing local partners in our work building custom new homes in the Poughkeepsie area. One of these is Page Lumber, Millwork, and Building Supplies, located just down the road from Sleight Farm at 360 Manchester Road in Poughkeepsie. Read on to learn more about Page Lumber and get their insights on current home construction trends.

Can you tell us a little about Page Lumber, Millwork, and Building Supplies? How long have you been in the LaGrange area, and who does your business serve?

Page Lumber, Millwork, and Building Supplies will reach 100 years in business in 2024! We have served the needs of builders large and small, remodelers, commercial contractors, and homeowners over these many years. We take pride in supporting our customers in delivering on the American dream of home ownership or remodeling an existing home to make room for a growing family, or a new kitchen for family and friends to gather.

What is the nature of your partnership with LMD Builders and their work at The Grove? What materials do you supply to them?

Our commitment to customers like LMD is to their success. The partnership with LMD goes beyond the lumber, windows, doors, drywall, and shingles we supply them. We also provide experience, knowledge, and commitment to deliver a quality home to a new family to enjoy for many years.

What are the benefits of a homeowner working with an independent business like yours versus a larger chain building supplier?

As a small business, we offer personalized attention to our customers. We support our customers in building quality homes. Our knowledgeable and experienced associates undergo product training to serve you more effectively. Every team member plays a vital role in building strong partnerships with clients for long-term success. Our goal is to support tradespeople and serve the community.

We handpick materials and products for your project’s optimal fit. we only choose products that we believe will provide the most value to our customers.  We prioritize partnerships with businesses that align with our values and strive to support those we work with. As a small business, we value time and efficiency. Our aim is to satisfy you and your customers. Your success is our success.

Let’s talk lumber. Have you noticed any current trends in terms of what homeowners and/or builders are using for interior and exterior spaces?

Energy efficiency is crucial. Homeowners and builders seek products to save on heating/cooling costs. Air leaks often occur in windows/doors. Often turning to energy-efficient, low-maintenance products to save money and time. For example, durable tile floors, fingerprint-resistant faucets, long-lasting colored pavers, and low-maintenance Trex decking. High-quality, energy-efficient products reduce maintenance and increase the enjoyment of your home.

What about kitchen and bath fixtures? Are you seeing specific colors or styles becoming more popular in the past year or so?

Black hardware and fixtures remain popular, with champagne bronze gaining ground. Warmer white hues and light wood tones are also in demand for a cozy vibe. Full-height backsplashes are trending, extending countertops up the wall for a seamless look.

When it comes to tile choices, people tend to get overwhelmed. Do you have any advice for how someone can start to consider what tiles to select for a project or a new construction home?

When choosing tile, think about the style, function, and durability of the space. Consider existing design elements and choose tiles that complement them in color and texture. In bathrooms, opt for slip-resistant, easy-to-clean tiles. Size and pattern matter too, large-format tiles make small spaces feel bigger and patterned tiles add interest to simple spaces. Pick tiles in materials such as porcelain or ceramic for durability and low maintenance.

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