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Meet the TEKRA Team- Steve Arket

By Dan Arket / October 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Meet the TEKRA Team- Steve Arket

STEVE ARKET – CARPENTER   Nicknames: Stevo, Faj   Hobbies Outside work: Mountain biking, road biking, dump runs, craft beer, mowing the lawn, vacuuming.   Past Experience/Background: Chief Airplane Inspector for GE Aviation, where he also outfitted airplanes with custom cabinetry and upholstery. Constantly renovating and adding onto his home for the past 30+ years,…

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Meet the TEKRA Team – Dan Arket

By Dan Arket / October 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Meet the TEKRA Team – Dan Arket

DAN ARKET – OWNER/OPERATOR   Hobbies outside work:   Mountain biking, road biking, hiking, trail running, woodworking, playing with Tilly.   Past experience/background:   Graduated from Roger Williams University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a focus on building science. After school, he worked for a custom home builder in Rhode Island building net…

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TEKRA Builders Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

TEKRA Builders Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

By Dan Arket / April 22, 2020 / Comments Off on TEKRA Builders Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

Recognition Dutchess County, New York, February 2020 – TEKRA Builders of Poughquag, New York has won “Best of Customer Service” on Houzz, a leading platform for home renovation and design. The Houzz community consists of more than 2.5 million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. TEKRA Builders, an innovative residential building and remodeling…

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Engineered vs. Dimensional Lumber

By Dan Arket / March 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Engineered vs. Dimensional Lumber

What is Dimensional Lumber? Dimensional lumber is the typical 2x4s or 2x6s you’ll find at a lumberyard or home center. These are most commonly used for building the basic skeleton of a home. Dimensional lumber is most commonly milled from softwoods such as pine, spruce and fir. Although there is nothing wrong with using dimensional…

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