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The Insider’s Hardwood Floors Buying Guide – 10 Proven Tips

Purchasing new hardwood floors is a big decision, so it's important to carefully plan out your new flooring upgrade, because the last thing you want to do is scrap your progress once you realize that the flooring options you went with are exactly what you had in mind. To assist you in the buying process, [...]

2018-11-19T07:14:26+00:00

How Reclaimed Lumber Gets Turned into Rustic Flooring

Wood floors can transform your home into a warm, rustic environment. When you use reclaimed lumber to create your floors, it can add an extra vintage feel. You might wonder how reclaimed wood becomes beautiful hardwood flooring. At Manomin Resawn Timbers, we’ve been transforming stunning pieces of reclaimed wood into rustic flooring for years, so [...]

2018-10-11T15:43:20+00:00

How Kiln Drying Improves Reclaimed Wood

If you are looking to put reclaimed wood in your home, you may have heard of kiln drying. Kiln drying is an important step in transforming reclaimed lumber into beautiful, finished hardwood floors, paneling, mantels, and more. Below we’ve explained what goes into the process of kiln drying wood and outlined some of the reasons [...]

2018-10-11T15:45:30+00:00

Uncovering the Fascinating Stories Behind Reclaimed Wood

Each piece of reclaimed wood tells a story; its part of what makes the medium so unique. From flooring to paneling and everything in between, a single piece of reclaimed wood has decades of history to display. At Manomin, we’re proud to offer unique antique wooden treasures that can be used in new builds or [...]

2018-10-11T15:55:16+00:00

The Dos and Don’ts of Buying Reclaimed Wood Mantels

Reclaimed wood mantels are a hot trend in the interior design world. And with so many people looking to get their hands on these living pieces of the past, it can be easy to get swept up in the reclaimed wood frenzy and forget some of the most important dos and don’ts of buying reclaimed [...]

2018-10-11T16:00:59+00:00

How to Find High-Quality Reclaimed Wood Wall Paneling

Reclaimed wood wall paneling is all the rage right now. And this paneling is not the same as the stuff that you’d use to cover your grandmother’s house. Reclaimed wood paneling is adaptable in that it can work to mesh with and enhance your home’s existing aesthetic. Whether you’re looking for bold and daring or [...]

2018-07-12T10:22:54+00:00

Is Reclaimed Wood Flooring Right for Your House

When it comes to remodeling your home, you’ll be faced with many choices along the way. From what color you should paint the dining room to what type of flooring you want throughout your main floor, there are plenty of decisions to be made. And when it comes to flooring, your options are nearly limitless. [...]

2018-06-04T12:50:14+00:00

The Modern Home Designer’s Obsession: Shou Sugi Ban [A Guide]

If you’re looking for a building or finishing material that’s low maintenance, resistant to insects, rot, and decay,  while being sustainable, eco-friendly, with a signature look that’s unlike anything else, then Shou Sugi Ban wood is perfect for your next project. From paneling to siding, Shou Sugi Ban wood can make for the ideal addition [...]

2018-09-20T13:46:52+00:00