Tag Archives: Lagniappe

Glass Basics

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Recently, a client of Collums Construction ask us to do an estimate for glass shelves for a bay window to accommodate his orchids. We asked Zack Zoll of Standard Glass what type of glass was needed for the shelves, and we learned some glass basics. Here is a brief description: Plate Not safety rated Comes […]

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Millwork Tips – Definitions of “Standing” and “Running” Trim

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Millwork Definitions: “Standing and Running Trim” When a client of Collums Construction is needing trim moulding (or molding) we turn to our in-house mill shop, Central City Millworks. The customer can select either “standing” or “running” trim. There is always some confusion regarding the meaning of these terms in describing trim moulding, even in the […]

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We Do Windows!

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New Orleans windows need to withstand dense humidity and many inches of rain year-in and year-out. Unfortunately, all that moisture tends to cause windows to rot. So when the time comes to install new wood replacement windows, you can get creative and we will help your imagination take shape! Whatever size windows you want, whether […]

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A Key to New Orleans Doors

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Much of New Orleans’ unique architecture is built on soggy soil, and that fact can present challenges to a New Orleans contractor during remodeling or renovation. Homes and commercial buildings tend to sag and shift over the years, and few buildings of any age in New Orleans have square and plumb lines. The key to […]

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Cedric’s Corner

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By popular demand…another blog post about Cedric, Hal’s adopted Doberman. Cedric was adopted from a fantastic organization here in New Orleans, The Gulf Coast Doberman Rescue Foundation. Cedric highly recommends that you take a look at their website to view available dogs and perhaps even find out how you can volunteer! Here are some more […]

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