Author Archive | Josh Burchette

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Classical Bethesda Home With Bespoke Flooring

Project: Mann Residence Architect: Anne Decker Architects (Bethesda, MD) Builder: Potomac Valley Builders (Bethesda, MD) When we first spoke with Anne Decker about this project, she informed us that the customer was looking for a floor that was much more refined than a “white wash” but still rather white in comparison to a liming treatment. […]

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European-Styled Mountain Home Gets Beautiful But Durable Hardwood Floor

Whipple Residence Project Details: • Builder: Gabriel Builders – Gus, Belinda, and Gabe Rubio • Designer: Postcards From Paris – Linda McDougald • Antique French Oak with Antiqued face texture • European Oil Finish This beautiful custom home, built by Gabriel Builders, in The Cliffs at Mountain Park is this week’s featured project. It is […]

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Luxurious Flooring From Natural Creations Becomes Design Statement for Manhattan Penthouse

Private Residence 5” x ¾” Architectural Plank, Herringbone, Quartersawn Afromosia Custom Hand Applied Tea Stain Signature Finish When redesigning a Manhattan penthouse, Jennifer Dunier of New York’s Dunier Design came to us for the luxury flooring. And that flooring became the centerpiece of the project, with all the other interior design elements flowing from the […]

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A Hand Scraped Floor?

A great disservice to flooring artisans… My customers often ask me what the most popular floor I sell is. They are generally surprised when I answer a Hand Scraped floor. I had a couple who are building a 9,500 sq. ft. Nantucket style home fly in to visit our showroom and pick out a floor […]

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Going Green With Eco-Friendly Hardwood Floors

I recently recorded a podcast with on the vast options for environmentally friendly flooring. I spend a large portion of my time meeting with Architects, Designers, and Builders, and to say that the interest and desire for more eco-friendly products has grown would be a vast understatement. There are a few aspects of Green products […]

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