How to Design Styles Around the Barndominium Trend

The latest housing trend is; wait for it; a cross between a barn and a condominium; a Barndominium! Well, it isn’t a dad’s joke, but the dream living space for country and “fixer-upper” style fans. Barns with living quarters are not a new concept but the latest trend sweeping the nation. These rustic, original structures are charming to look at …

Green Office Designs: The Future of the Workplace

Over the years, conventional office space has evolved from solid-walled offices to open spaces. With the pandemic, most businesses are questioning what the best set-up is for their team. Traditional cubicles and a space with many walls have been shown to not be conducive to the productivity of a team. Currently, environmentally savvy companies are incorporating green office designs. Ideas …

New Trends as Home Remodeling Picks While Construction Numbers Stagnate

According to the Census Bureau, construction spending remained the same for July and August, standing at a seasonally adjusted rate of about $1.584 trillion. The rate is about 8.9 percent higher than the same period in 2020, pushed by increased private construction spending.  Private spending has increased by 0.4 percent for six months month-on-month to stand at $786.589 billion, out …

Why Go for Xcelerated Wood Rather than Stained and Painted Wood

When furnishing your home or making furniture pieces with a rustic feel, you are often torn between painting/staining your wood and going for Xcelerated wood. Xcelerated is the emerging technology that gives new wood a rustic, claimed wood appearance while ensuring safety, strength, and aesthetic feel. Here is a quick look at the Xcelerated advantage over painted and stained wood. …