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Barn Wood and Your Home

After all barn wood is not a new kind of wood, or an exotic essence. When you look at a barn or demolish it, you do not think that the wood can be reused, except perhaps to build another temporary construction. Or perhaps more like firewood. But you make a big mistake. If for the [&hellip

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How to Trim the Joists to Create a Lowered Floor

Your house needs major repairs. In general the bathrooms of your home require most complex updates.The bathroom remodeling may require the creation of a barrier-free shower.  In order to achieve this, you need to lower the framing of the bathroom floor to have the necessary depth for the drain.  It is known that shower drain [&hellip

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Installing Wide Pine Floorboards

Wood floors can indeed add a touch of charm, elegance and why not, luxury to any home. Wood floors come from ancient times and it is one of the most used types of flooring. Especially pine floors are magnificent and like a precious piece of furniture, it becomes more beautiful and valuable over time. Therefore, [&hellip

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The Most Common Types of Wood for Furniture

Wood is the most desirable material when it comes to indoor furniture. It is durable and looks stylish, being by far the best choice for your home. Depending on the density of the material, wood is divided into two categories: Softwoods: fir, cedar, pine, juniper, lime, aspen, poplar simple, willow, alder, chestnut; Hardwoods: beech, birch, [&hellip

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Laminated Wood Beam – Building Tips

A beam is an architectural element but sometimes a building structural element. Structural beams are completely different from beams that are used only for decorative purposes. Beams used for structural purposes carry important loads where beam failure means in fact, the failure of the whole structure. Therefore, it is extremely important that the size and [&hellip

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