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Sometimes we all need a little inspiration to get a project going. Read through our articles here at the Baird Blog to find some inspiration, then hop on over to to start your project. You can also visit our Baird Brothers Portfolio to see pictures of our customers' projects, including pushpins showing you the products used to create their masterpieces.

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Red Oak’s Big League Comeback

Red Oak is more modern than you think! So, toss aside your faded memories of 1990s (and those infamous honey-brown kitchen cabinets) and take a step into the 21st century, because there are a variety of Red Oak finish options to keep pace with contemporary renovation and design.


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Premium Hardwood Bars are the Centerpiece of Man Caves

Did you know the term “man cave” was popularized in the 1992 book Women are from Venus, Men are from Mars? The theory is that when something troubles the Venusians, they'll group together with others from Venus and talk it out.


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Hardwood Gives Basements Warmth and Charm

Is 2019 the year you’ll transform your drab basement into gorgeous, valuable living space?


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Baseboard Moulding: Putting the Final Touch in Your Home

Baseboard mouldings are an easy way to make a room stunning. Baird Brothers’ Steve Stack and his team of experts helps customers select hardwood baseboards that will add continuity, detail and beauty to their homes, and complement their décor.


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How Hardwood Makes A Modern Interior Feel Like Home

Modern and contemporary design, known for clean, straight lines, can run the risk of making a house feel more like a museum or showcase than a welcoming home. “Achieving a contemporary look with hardwood, a classic element, is a growing trend,” Baird Brothers Steve Stack said.


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Hardwood Takes Center Stage in Craftsman-Style Home

"The popularity of Craftsman architecture, both old and new, lies in the fact that it looks like home."~ Robert Winter, architectural historian


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Stunning Interior Doors Hinge on Fine Hardwood

Gone are the days when doors were afterthoughts or merely functional, unappealing room-to-room transitions. Nowadays, interior doors are an integral part of a home’s design.


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Hardwood has a Starring Role in your Dream Kitchen

According to the recently released 2016 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Survey, among the 72 percent of homeowners who are updating flooring during their kitchen renovation, hardwood flooring is most popular in nearly all regions. Baird Brothers expert Steve Stack is not surprised.


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Baird Brothers: A History Of

When a business has almost 60 years of history and experience to fall back on, it shows. Like Walmart, Nike and other well-established brands, Baird Brothers has been around since the 1960s.


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Hardwood Floor Maintenance 101: How to Keep Your Floors In Good Shape

Installing hardwood floors often requires a pretty sizable investment on your part. While the cost of hardwood flooring varies depending on everything from the size of your home to the type of wood that you choose, the average American pays more than $4,300 to have hardwood floors installed.


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Tips for Creating the Fixer Upper Rustic Modern Look in Your Home

Are you crazy for the Fixer Upper rustic modern look popularized by HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines? You’re not alone. Many fans of the show, including farming families, city dwellers and busy suburbanites, yearn for Joanna’s signature oh-so-comfortable rustic modern look.


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Superior Hardwood: An Investment In Beauty And Durability

Everyone loves a good deal. We’ve all seen advertisements, commercials and in-store sales promoting cheaply made hardwood products. Though the sticker price is appealing, inferior hardwood is no bargain. In this Hardwood Advisor, Baird Brothers’ Steve Stack talks about the unmatched quality of fine hardwood, and how Baird Brothers’ customers...



How to Build the Ultimate Workbench for DIY Projects

As a do-it-yourselfer, you have a long list of projects around the house you can’t wait to tackle. However, before you can start on any of those, you’re going to need a dependable workbench, and if you don’t have that, well, it’s obvious what project should be top priority.


Bar Top Blog

Using bar rails to take your bar top to the next level

Whether it’s the focal point of an open kitchen or the pride and joy of your man-cave, a home bar is a great way to make any space more conducive for get-togethers and parties.


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How to utilize sliding barn doors to get the most out of your room

Adding style to your home has never been easier; just ask HGTV,, or the DIY network. Trendy and fashionable design ideas offered to homeowners are at an all-time high. The possibilities are endless but one, however, stands out above the rest and may just be changing the floor plan...


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2019 Guide to Hardwood in your Kitchen

Baird Brothers’ Steve Stack discusses ways to incorporate hardwood in your kitchen design, and what to know before you install. “In the kitchen, hardwood is exposed to the worst of the worst — water, heat, spills, sharp tools and heavy foot traffic,” Steve said.


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Why Premium Hardwood is the Best Choice for Flooring

"The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten." -Benjamin Franklin


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Topping off your Kitchen: Hardwood tops bring elegance and function to your kitchen

Kitchens are the focal points of most homes. They are the hub of everyday activity and should be designed with style and function in mind. There is perhaps nothing that combines utility with aesthetic appeal quite the way hardwood countertops do.