Author Archives: Kat Casebolt

New Heart Pine Shipment Arrives

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A new heart pine shipment came in last week from Maryland.  This beautiful reclaimed heart pine was originally cut from old growth pine forest in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama back in the early 1900′s.  It was then shipped upriver to build manufacturing plants in the New England area. Today, many of these old manufacturing plants have been disassembled and the old […]

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Acquisition of 2611 3rd Street Warehouse

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Collums Construction, LLC and Central City Millworks, LLC are pleased to announce the acquisition of the property located at 2611 Third Street.  This warehouse is adjacent to our home 2610 Second Street. This extra space is crucial to our growth and will help us add an entirely new finishing facility.  Outside consultants from Sherwin Williams and others have come to help on […]

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Cedric’s Introduction

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My name is Cedric, Hal’s dog, and I go to work with Hal everyday. Even with my demanding schedule of seven days a week, 12 hours a day, I find a few minutes to enjoy a little rest and relaxation. My day is mostly filled traveling to job sites, going to office meetings, and greeting […]

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Renovation of a New Orleans Condo Kitchen

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Collums Construction implemented designer John Chrestia’s vision for the renovation of a New Orleans warehouse district condo. A kitchen renovation was included in the project, and CC performed the installation of kitchen cabinets that were designed and fabricated by Central City Millworks. The detailed design of the cabinets was created as a CAD (computer-aided design) […]

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A Brief Explanation of Insulation R Value

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The R Value is a measurement of thermal resistance or in plain English – the higher the R-value is on the insulation you are buying the warmer you will be. In addition to the above, the thicker the insulation the higher the R Value will be.  The R Value describes heat being transferred in three ways: conduction, radiation […]

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Painting 101 – Paint Sheen

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Paint sheen, like color, is a personal choice.  But, did you know that the choice of paint sheen will affect the overall look of a room, washabilty, and any desired hiding of wall or ceiling flaws. Paint is generally sold in 4 distinct sheens with a variety of slight variations of each level. Flat, Satin, […]

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Silvana Lemos, CCM Accountant

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Grace Garcia Varano, Accounts Payable

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