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Choosing Decorative Shutters for your Home

louvered shutters, with their flat, angled, open slats, allowed for ventilation, helping air and light to pass through to the inside of a home. Louvered shutters could be closed over an open window, allowing for …

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What are L-Headers?

L-headers. L-headers are wood or replicated wood, horizontal planks or beams that are used to frame a window or entryway. Adding L-headers above the front windows, doorways, and garage doors are a very simple way …

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Why Faux Wood Mantels?

faux wood mantels above the hearth, the fireplace starts to take shape, creating a more inviting space, with a focal point that draws people in. Wood mantelpieces have been the traditional choice, but they can be …

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What is an Architectural Corbel?

architectural corbel, exactly? Corbels In History Generally speaking, an architectural corbel is a structural piece of stone, wood or metal that juts out of a wall and is used to hold some kind of weight. Essentially, a …

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Styling Exposed Trusses for a Modern Home

When homeowners look to add style and character to their home, one area that often gets ignored is the ceiling. Generally, when people are redesigning their home they look to frame windows with billowy valances and drapes, cover …

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Refreshing Your Old Wooden Trim – Paint or Stain?

stained moulding, such as base floor moulding, ceiling crown moulding, window and entry door casings, and chair railings, would be the difference between a box simply covered in wrapping paper and one sleekly finished with …

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Different Decorative Corbels From Volterra

Decorative Corbels Volterra caters to your every design motif with not one but four lines of decorative corbels cast in high-density foam (HDF): Mill cut corbel Doug Fir corbel—46 designs Saw cut corbel—24 designs Smooth corbel—14 designs Among these 85 different …

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White River Moulding. A home that has had moulding professionally installed is not only more aesthetically pleasing for the homeowner, but also has an increased level of home equity. Types of Moulding There are many types of moulding …

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Adapting a Truss Design to Suit Your Style

Adapting a Truss Design to Suit Your Style Though thinking about a truss design might evoke images of a rustic space, decorative trusses are extremely versatile and suitable for all styles of homes. With the …

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Flexible Wood Trim Mouldings

Flexible Wood Trim Mouldings Do you want to use wood trim on the floors and ceilings in the home you are improving or remodeling but can’t figure out the best kind for the project? Here is …

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High-Quality Faux Beams and More

High-Quality Faux Beams and More As a contractor or homeowner, you may often need to repair unsightly or damaged areas of construction, often without removal of the original structure, which can be a time-consuming and …

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Panel moulding is simple, clean and symmetrical, adding just enough style to add purpose to these empty spaces.Panel moulding differs from other types of moulding in that it is applied directly onto the surface, as …

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