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Get Things Done—Step 3: Organize

“Organize” is the third step in the five-step process described in David Allen’s book Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. “Organize” involves taking all the information and to-dos you’ve collected in Allen’s first two steps (capture and clarify) and categorizing and prioritizing them. In other words, it means getting organized so that you…

Welcome Our New Inside Sales Reps

We are happy to announce that David Batturs and Dave Wenrich have joined the Homestead Outdoor Products family. As inside sales representatives, a few of their responsibilities include writing material quotes and orders, researching and sharing information with employees and customers, and assisting our customers with their orders.   David Batturs David has enjoyed a…

Get Things Done—Step 2: Clarify

In our last two newsletters, we introduced the five-step process in David Allen’s book “Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.”   IN THIS ISSUE, WE’LL TALK ABOUT “CLARIFY.” Clarify is a two-step process centered on sorting through all of the information and to-dos that come your way. It means reviewing what you have…

Product Spotlight: Porch Posts

Did you know that we carry structural vinyl and aluminum porch posts in many styles from trusted brands, including Key-Link and Superior Plastic Products?  No matter your customers’ design preferences, we have posts in many varieties and colors to enhance curb appeal while providing stability. Call us for more information! *Porch posts are not designed…

A Focus on Deck Fasteners

Check out our new video that shares insight and pros and cons about three deck board-fastening methods: Fasteners through the surface of the board Fasteners through the side of the board Clips inserted into grooves in the board Visit www.homesteadoutdoorproducts.com/videos to see this video and also to tune in to our other helpful videos—and watch…

Get Things Done—Step 1: Capture

In our last issue, we introduced the five-step process in David Allen’s book “Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.”  IN THIS ISSUE, WE’LL ZERO IN ON THE FIRST STEP: CAPTURE. This step involves capturing your tasks and “to-dos” in some way so that you can get them out of your head and come…

OPEN HOUSE 2021: Pivoting the Plan

2020 was unlike any other year—but the same. Despite the unforeseen shutdowns, a global pandemic, and uncertainty just around every corner, which kept us all guessing, one thing that hasn’t changed is our gratitude for the relationships we share with our customers and suppliers. And this is something we are committed to.  So, this year’s…