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Choosing the Right Exotic Flooring

There are few things more striking than walking through the front door to a home laden with beautiful, striking wood floors. With apparent grain texture, the smoothness creates a sleek, sophisticated style that stands above other forms of flooring. Hardwood floors are one of the most desirable design components of a home, so it’s important to research different varieties, colors and patterns to see how wood floors can enhance the beauty of your home. […]

November 6th, 2015|

How to Choose the Perfect Interior Doors

Although it may seem like a small aspect of a home renovation project, choosing an interior door can actually present an opportunity for a statement piece. Doors are offered in many types of wood, finishes, styles, shapes, and sizes; the options are nearly endless and can be tailored to any style of home. Doors provide a great compliment to home décor, so here are a few ways to customize an interior door to your design vision. […]

October 9th, 2015|

2015 Stair Trends

Just like fashion, home design trends come and go. Styles that were once popular fall out of favor only to return again as a classic or retro look. One element of home design that has seen its fair share of stylistic trends is stairs. For some people, all stairs may look the same, but subtle differences in style can change the look and feel of a home in surprising ways. Different styles of stairs complement different home designs, but there is always an overall trend in stair design choices that is interesting to observe. In 2015, we have seen some [...]

September 21st, 2015|

5 Things To Consider When Buying A Front Door

The first and last impression of your home is the front door.  In fact, one of the most important purchases you will make, for your home, is the entry door.  Even more so, it is an investment that can help increase the value of your home.  When you are in the market to buy a door there are some things to consider.  Here are five things to think about as you prepare for this purchase.   Do you want Steel, Fiberglass, or Wood? If you are budget conscience, you may want to consider a steel door.  Steel doors are economical, [...]

September 8th, 2015|

How to Order Stairs

Any home project that involves changing elevations will involve stairs. Stairs are an important aspect to consider whether you are building a new home, remodeling your existing home, adding a deck, or any other project that requires getting from one landing to the next. Oftentimes, stairs get overlooked, but they serve important functional and aesthetic purposes. Taking the time to consider the design of your stairs can have a great impact on the quality of your project. Decision #1 – Post-to-Post or Over-the-Post Style? As you know from our Stair Anatomy Part 1 blog post, there are two basic styles [...]

August 21st, 2015|

Stair Anatomy Part 1

The staircase is often a focal point of a home that offers intricate detail and dimension. While stairs are a functional necessity, they are more than horizontal tiered surfaces that lead us to different levels. The staircase offers a palette to express design, and can set the tone for the style within the home. We all know the two main components that make up the stair anatomy: The steps and the railings. In more professional terminology, the step, or, tread, houses the newel post which holds the railing to the correct height. The newel is one piece that can offer [...]

July 14th, 2015|

Millwork Educational Series: What is Millwork?

There are many ways to customize a home and create unique living spaces with exclusive flare and design. One of the most popular ways to update and add a dimension of upscale design is by adding custom millwork throughout the house. Millwork consists of a variety of hand carved wood molding, trim, casings, corbels, ornamental accents and fireplace mantels. Custom millwork can be created from a variety of wood types, which allows an even more custom and personal approach to a redesign. […]

March 2nd, 2015|

11 Uses for Reclaimed Wood

11 Uses for Reclaimed Wood from Capital City Millwork Reclaimed wood is wood that has been repurposed from deteriorated barns or buildings to be used again. Reclaimed wood is prized for the beautiful colors and texture that can only come with age, but it also extremely strong and durable. Also, reclaimed wood is environmentally friendly because no new trees are cut down in order to produce it. Check out these 11 ways you can use reclaimed wood in your home! Check out our selection of woods, hardware, and other items at our showroom.  

January 29th, 2015|

Millwork Educational Series: Plywood

Plywood is a highly versatile product. It can be used to build cabinets, fencing, furniture, flooring, and much more. If you visit our showroom and need plywood for a home improvement project, there are a few questions we’re going to ask you. Knowing how to answer these questions makes the process a lot simpler and will make sure you get the right plywood for your project. Here are some things you should know about plywood: Softwood, Hardwood, or Tropical? Softwood plywood is usually made of cedar, fir, spruce, or pine. Softwood plywood is usually used for construction and industrial purposes [...]

December 29th, 2014|