A split image of white and red oak flooring with the words “The Difference Between Red Oak and White Oak Flooring Explained” above it.

There are a lot of hardwood flooring options out there, but certain species beat the rest when it comes to wood flooring applications.

White oak and red oak floors have been the standard for quite a while, but even though they both have oak in the name, they aren’t identical twins. There are some key differences, and if you’re considering red oak flooring or white oak flooring, those differences are important to know before you buy.

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Image of fireplace with mantel surround in a home’s master bedroom.

A beautiful fireplace can be one of the most attractive focal points in a home, so it deserves a little extra attention!

Wood fireplace mantels add warmth and coziness to a room, not to mention the fact that incorporating natural elements like solid wood and stone can make you feel happier and less stressed.

But, what happens if your fireplace is looking drab or outdated? Don’t let it stay that way when you can easily incorporate a new wood fireplace mantel shelf. We have all the inspiration you need right here!

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A living room with dentil crown moulding.

Are you looking for an easy way to freshen up your interior design? Adding crown moulding profiles to your favorite spaces might be just what you’re looking for.

With a little bit of know-how, installing an architectural design element like crown moulding can prove to be a nice DIY project; but if your walls are out of square (or if you’re new to the DIY world), it might be best to bring in a pro.

Of course, you can always opt for a variety of updates that include different millwork and moulding options, but crown moulding is at the top of the list when it comes to taking the look of your home to the next level.

For anyone who is not familiar, crown moulding is the horizontal trim that typically covers the point where the ceiling and wall meet. That said, it can also be used as part of other interior design elements: as part of a door header or cornice, at the top of a pilaster and even as a component for custom mantels or shelves.

But, for our purposes, we’re going to go in-depth on using it as the finishing touch in your favorite room(s). Let’s get to it!

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A modern log cabin living room with a stone fireplace and wooden mantel.

Everyone deserves to have their dream home away from home – or outdoor getaway.

If you’re looking to spruce up a log home or rustic cabin with a light makeover (or are aiming to do some major vacation home renovations to get a more rustic look), we can help! Here are 6 great log cabin renovation ideas that can take an old property to the next level.

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