With a Janka rating of about 3,510, ipe (also called Brazilian walnut) is one of the hardest woods you can use for home improvement. In fact, it’s so dense that custom home builders are required to use special techniques to work with it, such as pre-drilled holes for screws. The good news is it has a natural resistance to rot and insects and it’s extremely durable. This is evident in… Continue Reading
Few things in life are more exciting than custom-designing your own home. Although you’ll surround yourself with experts to plan everything, it’s imperative that you have a sense of direction right off the bat.