Wood You Rather: Your Guide to Wood Textures

When it comes to choosing the right wood for your project, whether that’s a barn door or an accent wall, color is just one factor. Texture, or the details in the unique grain patterns of wood, can drastically affect the style of your home. Below is your guide to wood textures and what to know when deciding which wood is …

Should I Hire a Contractor or Do-It-Myself for My Remodel?

Home renovations can increase the value of your property, or even just make it a more beautiful and more comfortable place for you and your family. Some renovation jobs are fairly easy to do yourself, and may even be a fun weekend DIY project. But when is it better to leave it to the experts?  Here are the things to …

CDA Wood vs. Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood is one of the most popular building materials today. Years of exposure to the elements brings out the wood’s color and can make it stronger. However, it is also more expensive and difficult to source. CDA wood looks exactly like reclaimed wood. The boards have been “weathered” in a special process that mimics all the rain, sun exposure, …

These Days in the Real Estate World

With winter here, many people would have thought the real estate market would slow down, but that is not the case. Inventory continues decreasing across the US while the home prices and the number of buyers continue to increase. It looks this way in Canada, as well. Since the pandemic started, more people have decided they would like to purchase …

Green Building Trends in 2021

Green construction is becoming increasingly important. The green building industry remained resilient in 2020 in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. As much as the pandemic has made several cities across the globe more sustainable, it has also led to several environmental hazards. The global pandemic has led to an increase in material waste. For example, discarded protective equipment. Below …

How to Keep Your Team Top Notch During the Winter Months

Although the winter months have been hailed as the “most wonderful time of the year,” they can make a slow point for your workplace. Many construction jobs are delayed in anticipation of warmer weather, and clients put off projects to celebrate the holidays. With fewer tasks and more frequent days off for the festivities, it can be easy for your …

Wood You Rather: Natural Color vs. Stained Elements

Wood is a building staple and an unbeatable decorating tool in homes, office spaces, and businesses. Although the material seems simple and classic, modern procedures like staining and painting mean that consumers are faced with more options than ever when it comes to natural wood color and stained elements.  To help you pick the best variety for your project, it’s …

Improving Spaces – Looking Forward to 2021

A new year always brings fresh promise, and 2021 is no exception. 2021 will likely see a gradual transition back to commercial spaces, although private homes will remain a popular hub for work, recreation, and as a general living space. Rustic decor continues to be extremely popular due to its ability to add a sense of warmth to both casual …

The Latest on Lumber in the United States

Whether you’re a home builder, seller, or looking to buy, the lumber market can drastically affect your project’s prospects. The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced much uncertainty to many areas of our lives, and the lumber industry is no different. While many construction workers and lumber laborers saw less official work as a result of the pandemic shutdown, they certainly didn’t …

Your CDA Wood Holiday Guide

The struggle is real out there for homeowners searching for barn wood to use in their remodeling. However, CDA Wood offers relief with a patented technology that gives the wood a coloring that looks like authentic barn wood. The products come at affordable prices with incredible durability. Barn Doors CDA Wood produces barn door inside a box kits, which allows …