Recently off the coast of Alabama, an amazing hidden secret was found on the ocean floor of the Gulf of Mexico. The rough waters of Hurricane Ivan uncovered a relic from centuries past, an underwater forest of Bald Cypress trees. Cypress has been given the nickname “Wood Eternal” because of its natural resistance to rot.
Solid Wood Flooring Benefits In the last blog, the benefits of engineered flooring and the best applications in a home for this type of product. To read those benefits, click here. Solid wood flooring is also an excellent choice for a home. Solid wood flooring comes in two forms 1) nail down application with tongue
How to choose the right wood finish for you! After having to pick the type of flooring, pick the supplier and then pick the flooring installer/floor finisher, sometimes these final decisions like the right finish can seem overwhelming! There are a lot of choices out there when it comes to a wood finishes. Lets review the
In the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains among the hustle bustle of Asheville lays the oasis of the Biltmore Estate. On 120,000 acres of pristine meadows and forests, George Vanderbilt chose the location for his grand home, the Biltmore House. He began construction of his home in 1889 with the help of a community
One of the most infamous buildings of Louisiana is the whimsical Old Baton Rouge State Capitol. Built in the mid 19th century, the architects constructed it to look and function as a castle. This earned it the nickname “Castle of Baton Rouge” or “Louisiana Castle”. It acted as a functioning government building until 1932 when