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Architectural Detail Experts | A Blog by Worthington Millwork

How Our Brackets are Made

Posted on 3/19/20 5:00 AM

Brackets and corbels have been key functional elements in architectural design for hundreds of years. A bracket is defined as "an overhanging member that projects from a structure (such as a wall) and is usually designed to support a vertical load or to strengthen an angle," whereas a corbel is "an architectural member that projects from within a wall and supports a weight, especially: one that is stepped upward and outward from a vertical surface."

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Exterior Fixtures, Finishes and Mold Protection: A How to Guide to Help Protect Exteriors from Mold Problems and Costly Damage

Posted on 3/11/20 5:00 AM

Exterior finishes for woodwork and architectural details are made of many materials. Some of these materials include natural untreated wood products, which are vulnerable to problems with moisture, mold and water damage. Therefore, you want to make sure that the finishes on the exterior of your home are protected from this type of damage. The following guide will help protect the exterior fixtures and finishes of your home from serious moisture and mold problems that could lead to costly repairs:

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5 Reasons to Add Decorative Corbels to Your Home's Interior Fixtures

Posted on 2/20/20 5:00 AM

 

Corbels are decorative wall bracket types designed to give support to heavy weights. They serve an artistic and functional purpose, and are used in place of shelf brackets when the load to be supported is great. These are distinctive elements that come in varying shapes, designs, and sizes.

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Decorative Brackets That Take Your Design to the Next Level

Posted on 2/12/20 5:00 AM

It's always the little touches in a home design that really captures your attention and focus - like icing on a cake. Using decorative brackets and corbels that align with, and complement the style of your home adds to the aesthetic and actual value. Nearly every style of home can benefit from using decorative brackets and Worthington Millwork has an extensive selection of brackets and corbels that fit with most any home.

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15 Ways to Make the Front-Facing Windows on Your Property Pop

Posted on 1/29/20 5:00 AM

The way your house looks from the front is the face of your home. Your curb appeal does a lot to define your home's market value and how good it feels to come home. One of the greatest aspects of your home's front design is the windows. Your front-facing windows influence the style and beauty of your home from the street. Front windows can quietly accent a home or provide a splash of personality. They can make a home look formal or charming, inviting or ominous. It all depends on the way you design your window dressing.

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Brackets for the Craftsman Home

Posted on 1/9/20 5:00 AM

Craftsman-style homes are known for their gorgeous details that showcase the builders' skills. Structural elements, including brackets, are often exposed as decorative features. A bracket, whether architectural or decorative, projects at an angle from a wall to support the roof or beam above it.

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5 Steps You Should Take to Protect Your Drywall Before Installing Architectural Finishes

Posted on 1/8/20 5:00 AM

When you own a home, the freedom to decorate is something that many people embrace whole-heartedly. When you look at a room, the design isn't set in stone. You can remove walls if you want to, build custom cabinets, or put in columns. You can also set your inner interior designer free by choosing decorative architectural finishes. These finishes include moldings, ceiling medallions, brackets, and more. They are usually anchored directly to the drywall of your walls and ceilings to provide the support for mounted architectural finishes.

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Polyurethane Architectural Finishes; 5 Top Reasons to Use Them and How to Use Them

Posted on 1/1/20 5:00 AM

 

After a long day at work or other activities, home is where we run to for comfort. It's where we share most of our cherished and also sad moments. It is a haven for when we go through life's trying moments. In other words, there truly is no better place than home. That is why you should strive on making yours as livable and as comfortable as possible by using high-performance architectural finishes such as polyurethane. While at it, keep in mind that whatever finishes and décor you use, determine the mood and atmosphere. Therefore, while there is a virtually unlimited selection of other materials you could use, here are some excellent reasons to use polyurethane and also ideas on how to use these finishes.

What is Polyurethane?

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How to Install Adjustable Shelving Brackets

Posted on 12/25/19 5:00 AM

Adjustable shelves are in every way perfect systems for any room because they are easy to install, are flexible, and versatile. They have notches that give you the flexibility to change the height, length, and the spacing of individual shelves depending on your storage needs.

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