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11 Ways To Repurpose Shutters

Posted on 3/9/15 10:24 AM
Due to budget constraints and landfill guilt, I'm on a repurposing streak lately. When I look around Houzz, my eyes are peeled for interesting objects used in different ways. The other day I stumbled across a headboard made of old shutters and thanks to our handy-dandy keyword search function, I was able to find a slew of ways that architects, interior designers and design bloggers are repurposing shutters. Here are eleven you shouldn't miss.
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3 Secret Tips for Contractors to Save Money on Architectural Products

Posted on 12/16/14 1:00 PM

Buying architectural products like molding, columns, railing systems etc. can potentially put a big dent in a projects budget; but it does not have to! Small little changes can add up to big savings in the long run if you stay consistent with them.

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Benefits of Roller Shutters for Commercial Establishments

Posted on 3/13/14 11:06 AM

Guest Post: Author - Isabelle Clibborn

Restaurants, bars, cafés, shops, hotels, banks, shopping malls and other commercial establishments are usually the prime targets of burglars and thieves all over the world.

Due to this, it only makes sense that such establishments provide themselves with sufficient avant-garde safety and security equipment to make sure all potential thieves are deterred, most especially during the non-working hours where there’s no one around to safeguard the entire place.

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What You Need to Know About Greek Revival Home's

Posted on 7/31/13 2:37 PM

"My favorite word for greek revival houses is capacious. They are not colonials," says historian John Crosby Freeman, who grew up in one. They were built well into the 19th century, but they are unornamented, not gingerbread darlings. Greek Revival is the style that arrived between eras. At first used in public and civic buildings, Greek Revival became the overriding style for houses during the 1830's and 1840's, and did not fade until after the civil war. The rather obvious architectural model was the Greek temple. Besides columns - barely discernible as corner pilasters on many houses - Greek motifs define the style. These buildings were not seen as replicas, though, but as an innovative and politically appropriate form.

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10 Basic Principles When Restoring A Home's Architectural Details

Posted on 7/18/13 12:59 PM

Did you know there is a big difference between restoring a house and rehabilitating one? Restoring your home involves faithfully repairing and re-creating a building's original architectural elements so that it closely resembles its appearance at a previous point in time. Rehabilitating your home is more interpretive - it involves making the structure sound and usable again and retaining whatever original features are possible to save, but not necessarily restoring things that have gone missing. For new owners of old houses, deciding which approach to use is the first logical step in helping map out repairs. These basic rules for sensitive historic rehabilitation - based on the secretary of the interior's standards used to enforce the Federal Rehabilitation Incentive Tax Program - office sound advice.

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The Made in America House

Posted on 5/8/13 1:30 PM

A Montana builder set out to improve the country's employment rate by sourcing American-made building materials throughout an entire home.

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Renovation Checklists & Guides - Printable Content

Posted on 4/17/13 12:56 PM
Selecting the right company for your home remodeling project can be one of the hardest phases in the building process. How do you know if you’ve got the right company for your project? Can you trust them to do what needs to be done and that they will educate you about the decisions you will be making? Is the company structured to help with the design and the building? If you do your homework to decide how you want your project to be handled, you can make the project a great experience and one you will be happy with for years to come.
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Outstanding Wood Like Polyurethane Products

Posted on 4/8/13 9:26 AM

Introducing the Rustic America Collection

The Rustic America Collection from Worthington Millwork offers a distinctive architectural elegance which will provide your home with beautiful curb appeal unlike any other in your neighborhood. We offer the finest quality and workmanship in both our “Pecky Cypress” and “Natural Wood Grain”.

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4 Critical Questions to Ask a Contractor Before You Hire Them

Posted on 3/4/13 11:48 AM

1. Is your company bonded and insured?   

First let’s break down the two items in the questions.  
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Preparing Your Jobsite Before/ After You Order

Posted on 1/21/13 2:04 PM
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Types of Millwork and Trims

Posted on 1/18/13 1:12 PM

Capital

A decorative device generally placed at the top of a column

Chair rail

Surround room at chair back height to prevent scuffing and damage to walls.

Column

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DIY Tool Free Shutter Corner Shelf – With Instructions

Posted on 1/10/13 12:56 PM

Making a corner shelf is much easier than you probably ever thought! You only need a few supplies and it can be completed in 4 simple steps!

Shutter Shelf
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A New Trend; Shutter Shelves...

Posted on 9/15/12 1:38 PM

Shutters have become very popular with interior designers. I personally have always found shutters to have a country or beach type of feel to them. They can really liven up a room and also be a conversation piece. All of these projects you can see below are very simple to do with shutters and also brackets. You can find old ones or buy new right from our website! We have

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