Estate Millwork Knowledge Base


5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Home with Wooden Shutters

Published: September 30, 2022

Shutters can transform your home and give it an instant facelift. Not only will shutters bring life to your house, but they can also preserve the natural beauty of your home, keeping it free of sunlight and dust. Shutters are a great option for people who live in places that get lots of sunlight, like seaside towns or inland hamlets. When it comes to choosing bahama shutters for your home, there are a variety of factors you should consider before making a final decision. However, if you’re not sure where to start, here are five tips that will help you choose the right shutters for y...


The Benefits of Sliding Barn Doors: How To Make the Most Out of Your Home

Published: September 19, 2022

Today’s homes are designed with every little detail in mind. Some of these details have made life easier and some have made it convenient. Sliding barn doors are one such useful feature that has become a part of many new homes. These barn doors can be found in vast numbers in country homes, suburban bungalows, and even high-rise apartment buildings. Though the benefits of having sliding barn doors are not very obvious to the naked eye, they are numerous. Whether you own your home or you rent, there is a good chance that you have slotted in a set of sliding barn doors somewhere in yo...


Hardwood Lumber Sizes and Buying Guides

Published: September 12, 2022

With nominal dimensions being widely used when selling softwoods, some large retailers have extended the practice to hardwood boards as well. Your local home center probably stocks a few species of hardwoods, like oak, maple and cherry. These boards generally are planed to 3/4-inch thick, jointed flat on the edges and cut to standard widths and lengths. Within the lumber industry, hardwood lumber like this is categorized as "S4S", which stands for Surfaced Four Sides. All of this surface preparation at the mill translates to higher prices for you, but it may make the most sense to buy...


Replacing Cabinet Doors: A Simple, Cost-effective Solution

Published: September 07, 2022

In addition to providing a beautiful new look for your kitchen, kitchen cabinets can also increase the value of your home. These cabinets are often one of the biggest selling points for any home, and it’s not hard to see why. Having well-designed kitchen cabinet doors can transform any space from drab and dreary into inviting and modern. Even if you’re on a tight budget, replacing your old cabinet doors is still a cost-effective solution. Here we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about replacing your cabinet doors. Selecting Replacement Doors Choosing new kitch...


Incorporating Wooden Doors into Your Home

Published: August 29, 2022

Ways to Incorporate Wooden Doors into a Room More and more people are recognizing the benefits of using naturally beautiful wood in their homes. Not only do wood doors look good, but they can also have physical and emotional benefits for you and your family. If you’re not convinced yet, here are three great reasons why you should use wooden doors in your home. Reason #1: They are cost effective You might be surprised by how much cheaper solid wood windows and doors can be compared to plastic versions. Also, check out how fast you can install them-it just makes sense. ...