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Top 7 Window Treatments That Will Transform your Space

Posted on 11/14/19, 5:00 AM

Looking to remodel your home into a more livable space but lack the bandwidth to take on a complete overhaul? If yes, you'll be glad to know there're plenty of improvement projects that you can take on that will significantly enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home without pushing into the four digits. For instance, you can start by getting new window treatments. Even though this might seem like a simple improvement, if done right, it can turn your windows into an exquisite focal point. That said, here are some of the best window treatments that will help you get started.

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Balustrade System: Choosing the Right Design for Your Project

Posted on 11/13/19, 5:00 AM

A balustrade system is an excellent addition to any home. It's especially ideal if you're looking to add style and sophistication to your home without having to do some major construction work. Besides home, balusters are also a great addition to commercial buildings. However, for them to play their role well, you need first to consider the design you want, as there are plenty of balustrade styles in the market currently. Fortunately, you're in good company as described herein are some of the factors you ought to consider while selecting the right design for the balusters.

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What Can Fiberglass Cornices Do for Your Roofline?

Posted on 11/12/19, 5:00 AM

Fiberglass cornices are among the most subtle and flattering details you can add to your home. Made of incredibly sturdy fiberglass, cornices are essentially ridged and shaped strips of decor that line the eaves, dormers, and upper details of a modern home rooftop. They are reflections of the wood and even stone cornices carved to adorn much older buildings in an architectural nod to the beautiful ways we used to build in the past. Cornices are a wonderful addition to a home or commercial building because they add just a hint of style, texture, and accent without overwhelming the design.

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Increase Your Home's Resale Value with these Home Improvement Projects

Posted on 11/7/19, 5:00 AM

Resale value is something that can always be improved about a home. For whatever price you purchased the house, there are a near-infinite number of ways to increase the amount you can ask for when you finally resell it. Perhaps you are transitioning to a new family home, selling an inherited home, or getting into the home-flipping business. Or perhaps you're simply thinking about making improvements that will eventually be valuable choices.

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Top 6 Architectural Finishes You Need in Your Next Kitchen Remodel

Posted on 11/6/19, 5:00 AM

A few decades back, kitchens used to be hidden-away workspaces where only the housewives and the house helps were welcomed. Fast forward to today, they are both the heart and soul of the 21st century home. This is where all the magic happens. So it would be no surprise if you're here because you're looking for ideas on how to give your kitchen a facelift. Fortunately, you're in the right place. Described herein are some great ideas on architectural finishes that you can use to remodel your kitchen.

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How to Enhance Your Backyard Gazebo Design

Posted on 11/5/19, 5:00 AM

A backyard gazebo is a wonderful thing to have. Whether you are planning to build one or have an old gazebo already waiting to be renovated, these structures provide a place for adults to enjoy the shade and a prop for endless children's games pretend in the backyard. Of course, the standard backyard gazebo design may not be outbuilding of your dreams. If you're thinking of turning your back yard into a mystical garden, a place of meditation, or a great place to host your friends for parties, then enhancing that gazebo is a great place to start.

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How to Remodel Your Basement into a Pleasant Guest Suite: What You Need to Know

Posted on 10/31/19, 5:00 AM

 

Many people see their basement as a dark, damp, unusable space. However, while basements do have a tendency to be cavern-like, when the right steps are taken they can be finished and turned into a lavish extension of your home. When homeowners with unfinished or outdated basements decide to invest in renovating their basement, many decide to turn this unused space into an elegant guest suite. 


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How to Select Your Fiberglass Columns

Posted on 10/30/19, 5:00 AM

Fiberglass columns are a great addition to a home or building, adding grandeur and beauty. They are especially good for outdoor porch uses since they are sturdier, easier to paint, and extremely affordable when compared to traditional wood columns. Fiberglass columns are highly durable and require less maintenance than wood ones. In addition, they are rot and insect resistant, and they're waterproof. The fiberglass has a Class A fire rating and is used to make the capital, shaft, and base here in the United States.


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Top Four Mistakes to Avoid During Aluminum Railing Installation

Posted on 10/29/19, 5:00 AM

Aluminum is one of the most popular metals when it comes to railing materials. This is, however, no surprise as it's highly customizable, boasts excellent versatility, and at the same time, it's durable and requires little to no maintenance. When used as a fence, for instance, aluminum railings not only create a polished appearance but are also highly functional. So if you chose aluminum railings for your pool area or fence, then you've made the right choice. If you've also decided to handle the installation, here is an outline of some of the mistakes you should avoid so the process can be a breeze!

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Are Fiberglass Columns a Smart Addition to Your Bedroom Renovation?

Posted on 10/24/19, 5:00 AM

Fiberglass columns are creative resource for any savvy home renovator. If you enjoy the classical style of decor, columns can make a beautiful and interesting addition to a renovation in any part of the home, including the master bedroom. Columns at the head of the bed can form a majestic headboard design that your neighbors will never rival, or you could build a fixed four-poster design that enhances the beauty of the entire room. 

Of course, any time you are adding a permanent decorative fixture to your home, it's important to consider all the factors before jumping into the project. Will you like it in five years, will your buyers like it in twenty? Just how creative can you get when adding columns to your master bedroom? We're here to help you answer these questions and plan your renovations with a few simple considerations.

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How High a Balustrade System Do You Need?

Posted on 10/23/19, 5:00 AM

Whether you are planning a deck, a balcony, or have a second-story overlook inside your home; balustrade systems are an essential part of most home designs in one way or another. A balustrade system is a protective type of railing that consist of posts, rails, and balusters. A baluster is a vertical molded shaft, traditionally shaped like opening rosebuds. However, modern baluster systems can take many shapes and forms, including sheets of clear safety glass between the rails.

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10 Exciting Ways to Use Balustrade Systems in Your Home

Posted on 10/22/19, 5:00 AM

Worthington Millwork's elegant balustrade systems combine the finest balustrade materials available -  the impeccable classic styling allows you to select the perfect balustrade system to make your home stand out. Our stylish columns complement our elegant Balustrade Systems-when used in combination, they add additional beauty and richness to any home.


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5 Ways that Molding Can Enhance Your Home's Windows

Posted on 10/17/19, 5:00 AM

There are homes where the windows are a perfect addition to the home design and there are all other homes. Most houses aren't so lucky as to have perfectly aesthetic windows, the windows go wherever there was room on the exterior walls, and wherever the original builders thought looked nice from the outside. If your windows are not perfectly balanced in design inside each room, have no fear. Your interior design isn't doomed and there are ways to significantly enhance the look and feel of your interior windows with a single simple material: polyurethane molding.

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Aluminum Railing: Why It's A Great Addition To Your Deck

Posted on 10/16/19, 5:00 AM

The perfect finishing touch for your deck is aluminum railing. This railing is made completely from aluminum alloy and has so many great benefits. Here are 4 excellent reasons why you should consider aluminum railing for your deck. 

Durability Isn't An Issue 


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Four Backyard Uses for Decorative Fiberglass Columns

Posted on 10/15/19, 5:00 AM

Fiberglass columns have an incredible number of uses and every home can use columns in a different way. The potential uses of columns in your home depend on the architecture, style, and where you would like to put them. However, indoors and porches aren't the only places you can put columns. You can also use fiberglass columns in truly impressive designs in the backyard itself. Columns look beautiful in an outdoor setting and often are reminiscent of classic roman and neoclassical architecture adding both class and function to your backyard design.


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27 Ways to Decorate with Corbels in Your Home

Posted on 10/10/19, 5:00 AM

Worthington Millwork's American-made architectural products are a testimony to the high-end quality architectural products we offer, including corbels to decorate every corner of your home. You will not only restyle the look of the interior or exterior, but also the curb appeal, and interior WOW! factor, both of which can increase the value of your home when it comes time to sell.


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Aging in Place Comfortably with Aluminum Railing

Posted on 10/9/19, 5:00 AM

Aging in place is one of the best forms of retirement there is. You can make long-term plans to enjoy your home, staying connected with family and living in the place you find more comfortable and familiar. Of course, the idea of comfortable changes with us as we age. One of the best things you can do for yourself when planning to age in place is to make subtle upgrades to the home that will make life easier over time.

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Six Tips to Clean Your Fiberglass Columns

Posted on 10/8/19, 5:00 AM

Fiberglass columns are not hard to keep clean. They do not rust, age, and are not particularly attractive to dust. But like any aspect of your home, they do need to be cleaned from time to time. And if you are currently looking up at a two-story column wondering "How the heck am I going to clean that", we've got you covered. As experts in column installation, we also happen to know a thing or two about keeping your columns looking as beautiful as the day they were installed.

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Spookalicious Aluminum Railings for Halloween!

Posted on 10/3/19, 5:00 AM

Spookalicious and Fun Ways to Decorate Your Aluminum Railings for Halloween

Halloween is such a fun chance to decorate the exterior of your home. Did you know that Americans have been trick-or-treating for 100 years? It's a community-based holiday that allows children and adults to have safe fun together, out of doors in their neighborhoods. It's an American tradition!

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Smart Places for Aluminum Railing in a Family Home

Posted on 10/2/19, 5:00 AM

Aluminum Railing is one of the most versatile types of fencing available. Durable, attractive, and sturdy for such a lightweight material, aluminum makes a fantastic railing design for both indoor and outdoor rails. In a family home where there are small children, pets, and visiting grandchildren, aluminum railing is an incredibly smart investment and not just around balconies and decks.


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