reclaimed wood

Reclaimed Lumber Firm Starts Selling Nationally, Online

Reclaimed lumber merchant StoriedBoards is expanding, as demand for its boards taken from historic structures increases. The three-year-old business will begin selling $499 mantels made from reclaimed boards, nationally with the addition of a 2,500 square foot plant.

Green Products Could Lead to Mould in Closets, Cabinetry

High humidity can lead to mould in cabinetry and closets built and finished with green materials, says a building forensics firm. While waster-based materials are appropriate in most settings, in some regions of the U.S. green panel and cabinetry has lead to catastrophic failures in multi-unit dwellings, according to Liberty Building Forensics, a construction consultant.

Allen Construction Launches Commercial Division

SANTA BARBARA, CA - Allen Construction has formally launched a  Commercial Division, to complement its residential building activity and respond to an increased number of commercial projects, usually incorporating interior architectural build outs.