Tag Archives: windows

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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Port Sulphur Government Building gets a facelift

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The Port Sulphur Government Building received significant damage during hurricane Katrina in 2005, and renovations began in 2007. The architect selected for this renovation was Yeates & Yeates Architects, LLC. and the job was awarded to DBR/ DRC General Contractors. Collums Construction and Central City Millworks was chosen as the contractor, and we began production […]

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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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New Orleans Shutters Stiff-Arm Storms

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Besides enhancing the architectural appeal of any home or business, interior and exterior shutters add privacy and protection. We make custom shutters to fit any door or window. Our mortise and tenon joints plus slats with round tenons that are cut from solid louver stock follow traditional New Orleans construction methods. No gluing of plastic […]

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St Ann Shotgun Aims for Second Century

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The house at 2404 St. Ann is a marvelous New Orleans “shotgun.” I am totally amazed at how well preserved it is and how it has dutifully carried the soul and story of the original builder into the 21st century. The magic is in how well defined the original details are and how these details […]

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CC Wins Best Place to Work 2009! New Orleans CityBusiness

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Back in July of 2009, our own Bryon Cornelison (CC Project Manager) forwarded an email nominating Collums Construction for CityBusiness Best Place to Work in New Orleans. “To be acknowledged by CityBusiness, and be able to show the City of New Orleans what we are made of, is a proud moment for me.” Due to […]

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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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