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Tray ceiling ideas to make your room appear elegant and make a bold first impression

May 15, 2020

Tray ceiling ideas to make your room appear elegant and make a bold first impression

Tray ceilings, also known as a recessed ceilings or inverted ceilings, are simple and versatile and work well with all styles of architecture and design. They convey a feeling of openness that benefits small rooms and add detail to the stark ceilings that fill expansive rooms. As they’re often accompanied by other details, like contrasting colors, ornate molding, and special lighting effects, tray ceilings work well in open living areas and formal dining rooms where most people relax and linger - and can truly appreciate their appeal.

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Recycled plastic's visual appeal gets better

April 18, 2020

Recycled plastic's visual appeal gets better

Nothing beats the look of wood. At least, that's been the prevailing thought in outdoor site furnishing design for quite some time. But wood has its blemishes as well. Not necessarily physical blemishes. Those are often revered and referred to as 'character'.

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Your Personal Guide To Faux Wood Beams

November 22, 2019

Your Personal Guide To Faux Wood Beams

Looking to add a little character to your space? Seeking decorative items on a budget? Look no further than decorative faux wood beams. They make it possible to style and refine your space in a cost-effective, elegant, and sophisticated manner.

Faux wood beams transform any space with their natural wood finish. Let’s look a little bit closer at what makes them such a good choice for your home.

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Take the guesswork out of wood ceilings and walls with CertainTeed

November 18, 2019

Take the guesswork out of wood ceilings and walls with CertainTeed

We’ve made it easy to select and specify wood ceilings and walls by offering the most popular products, species, finishes and sizes. From lay-in panels and grilles, to linear planks and canopies, CertainTeed’s complete line of wood ceilings and walls gives you all the styles you’re looking for, all at a superior value.

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Glass house with load-bearing timber curtainwalls

October 25, 2019

Glass house with load-bearing timber curtainwalls

Architect Jerome Engelking was engaged to create a nature-infused vacation retreat for a growing family on a wooded property on Long Island, NY – an architectural space that was to be a natural extension of the landscape. 

His mandate was challenging. The house had to be open, yet private. Warm and natural, but with daylighting and heat controls. Stylish, yet exceedingly functional. Modern, but with an organic aesthetic. And it had to have wood framing that would support the roof structure – a very unique architectural feature. All in all, a tall order!

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Extend wood ceiling designs outdoors with new WoodWorks® linear exterior solid wood panels from Armstrong Ceilings

April 8, 2019

Extend wood ceiling designs outdoors with new WoodWorks® linear exterior solid wood panels from Armstrong Ceilings

The beauty and warmth of solid wood linear ceiling panels can now be extended from indoors to outdoors with the introduction of WoodWorks® Linear Exterior Solid Wood Panels from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions. Made from Western Hemlock, the panels are specially manufactured to withstand outdoor conditions, making them suitable for use on the underside of soffits, overhangs, and other exterior surfaces that are not directly exposed to the elements.

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Start your summer renovation plans and customize the railing system of your dreams

April 5, 2019

Start your summer renovation plans and customize the railing system of your dreams

This backyard deck follows the curves of its house and overlooks a nearby river. Our bronze aluminum cable railing system keeps this beautiful view open and perfectly matches the deck furniture. The cedar top rail adds a natural touch that livens up the living space with its bright color.

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Wood door solutions for high-risk areas

August 24, 2018

Wood door solutions for high-risk areas

Balancing the need for strength and security along with patient comfort is an important goal of behavioral health facility managers and their building design teams. The desire to develop a wood door robust enough to satisfy the physical abuse requirements of behavioral health patients has been an exhausting challenge to concerning architects. At the architect’s request, AMBICO has stepped forward with our latest product to satisfy this demand.

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