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Industry perspectives from the professional specifier.


Say “Hello” to the Colors of 2023

Say “Hello” to the Colors of 2023

The experts have spoken! Yes, color giant Pantone and six popular paint manufacturers recently announced their favorite shades for 2023. It's an interesting mix. And they've taken their cue from none other than Mother Nature!Encouraging experimentation and...

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The Significance of American Hardwoods

The Significance of American Hardwoods

Specifiers and designers have always loved the look and overall appeal of Real American Hardwood™ products. And for good reason. Like us, each piece of timber is unique—with color, texture, and grain as individual as a human personality. But today's environmentally...

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A New Tool for Consumers, Specifiers and Designers

A New Tool for Consumers, Specifiers and Designers

Everyone loves the look and appeal of hardwood. But misinformation abounds. And both consumers and prosumers, misled by false product claims, often opt for vinyl or plastic hardwood look-alikes, rather than the "real deal"—chemical-free, healthy, uniquely beautiful,...

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Stylish, Healthy, Sustainable American Hardwoods

Stylish, Healthy, Sustainable American Hardwoods

It's time for American designers, architects and engineers to think out-of-the-box when it comes to specifying American hardwoods. To assist in the effort, and because "a picture is worth a thousand words," take a few moments to examine how these out-of-the-box...

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Never Underestimate the Power of Color…

Never Underestimate the Power of Color…

… Especially when it's time to refresh and revitalize dull and flat looking interior spaces. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, "Color the Lines," freelance journalist, Yelena Moroz Alpert, spoke with the pros for their take on adding color as, "the swizzle that...

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Now’s the Time to Specify American Hardwoods

Now’s the Time to Specify American Hardwoods

Plentiful, sustainable and oh so versatile, this one-of-a-kind resource is favored for its extremely long service life, low carbon footprint, and overall environmental attributes.Did you know that … "Buildings framed in wood release 26 percent less carbon than...

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The Color Palettes for 2022

The Color Palettes for 2022

As 2021 was winding to a close, color giant Pantone, and several paint manufacturers, announced their favorite shades for 2022 Year of the Tiger. The overarching theme; to refresh, renew and create. Click on the links below to enjoy this magnificent parade of color....

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Why aren’t you specifying more American Hardwood

Why aren’t you specifying more American Hardwood

Across the globe, concerns over climate change, global warming and the overabundance of carbon dioxide through the burning of fossil fuels, steel and aluminum production, building operations, deforestation and a myriad of other human activities, has scientists,...

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The ‘pluses’ of Thermally Modified Hardwood

The ‘pluses’ of Thermally Modified Hardwood

If you are not specifying Thermally Modified Hardwood, perhaps you should be. The material is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemically treated wood and boasts an aesthetic appeal that will enhance both indoor and outdoor applications.  Consider that...

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Are We Running Out of American Hardwoods? Hardly!

Are We Running Out of American Hardwoods? Hardly!

Every two minutes, the U.S. Hardwood forest grows by the size of a football field? How do we know? The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service began accumulating data in the early 1950s and the Department continues to systematically gather, analyze and...

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American Hardwood Information Center

The American Hardwood Information Center (AHIC), located at www.HardwoodInfo.com, provides advice from industry experts on decorating, care and maintenance, design trends, as well as flooring, cabinetry, furniture and millwork product information and specifications, to assist with building material selection for both residential and commercial applications. Step into the world of American Hardwoods and understand why products made from this sustainable and exceptionally beautiful material have been treasured for generations.

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