If you are working on a DIY remodel, deciding whether to call in a specialty contractor to perform a specific task comes down to several areas you’ll need to consider: Skill. Do you have the necessary skills to build a sound structure, and do it safely? Scale. Is the size of the project one that…

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It’s always important to know what you’re buying. When you buy something at a store, you get the hands-on experience of seeing its size and how it looks, feels and works. You leave the store knowing exactly what you’ve bought. When you agree to pay for construction work, though, it’s up to you, your architect…

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Yes, the building permit process can be a frustrating, costly and-time consuming affair, but there is purpose to the process and no getting around your local jurisdiction if you want to do your project right. Here we recap the building permit basics, with links to more in-depth analysis of various stages of the planning, permitting…

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When planning a home remodeling or new construction project, one of the first things homeowners usually want to know is how much the work will cost. Part of asking about cost is not just defining what the work will be but also knowing what form you would like the contract to take — fixed price…

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The floor plan, or plan, is the most common of all architectural drawings. From builders to architects, Realtors to appraisers, everyone uses a floor plan. More than likely this is because the floor plan is the one drawing that tells us the most about a house. From the type of house to the size of…

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Been gazing out at your backyard, wishing you could spruce up your hangout space? You don’t need to spend a lot to make a big difference in the way your outdoor rooms look and feel; you can whip up furnishings and decor, hunt for vintage bargains and make smart choices about new purchases. Here are…

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In Today’s economy everyone is looking for creative ways to design living spaces using items in a way they ordinarily wouldn’t; such as ceiling medallions. This trend has seemingly exploded since our first post about this in 2012. Ceiling Medallions are a very versatile product. Using them as a table base with a baluster shaft…

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1. Make sure that each length of your crown moldings you purchase has the exact same spring angle, width and thickness. Why? Building supply stores purchase their crown (and trim) from several manufactures, each using their own different fabrication standards/ tolerances. 2. Always check the square of your saw before you begin. For every degree…

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Fiberglass columns are used in interior and exterior building applications, and can be custom cut to size to fit your project design. Have a question? Get answers from an expert now! If you are not comfortable with cutting your own columns to height Worthington Millwork can always cut the columns for you.     

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