Reclaimed Wood

Why is the woodgrain important?

2022-12-22T00:04:59-05:00April 17th, 2018|Benefits of Reclaimed Wood|

If you look carefully at your antique reclaimed hardwood floor from Aged Woods you will notice several things but the most prominent is probably the woodgrain. The grain of the wood is probably the most important part of the wood as it determines the strength and texture of the wood. Not all woodgrain with wood [...]

Is it worth it to tear down an old barn?

2022-12-22T00:05:00-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Benefits of Reclaimed Wood|

There comes a time when a barn has to be torn down. It is not something that most farmers or landowners look forward to but it has to be done. This is not a decision that is entered into lightly as barns are a symbol of our agricultural heritage and are Americana at its finest. [...]

The wood of Valley Forge

2022-12-22T00:05:02-05:00March 1st, 2018|History|

In December 1777 the Revolution was not going well for the Americans. They had just surrendered their largest city (Philadelphia) to the British and the army was on the verge of disintegration. On December 19, George Washington lead about 12,000 men into winter quarters on a densely forested plateau near the small village of Valley [...]

What makes reclaimed wood ideal?

2022-12-22T00:05:07-05:00January 4th, 2018|Benefits of Reclaimed Wood|

The antique reclaimed wood that Aged Woods get has been around for centuries and in some cases in forests that have existed for over a milenia. As the saying goes, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure and antique wood is a treasure. Aged Woods have taken something that has fallen into disuse or is [...]

Can hardwood flooring increase your home’s value?

2022-12-22T00:05:16-05:00August 31st, 2017|Benefits of Reclaimed Wood|

There are many ways that you can increase the value of your home. Some are cheaper options like a fresh coat of paint or making the bathroom more user-friendly for the elderly. Some options are much more expensive like replacing the roof, the siding and remodeling the kitchen. If any of this is being done, [...]

Environmental benefits of wood flooring

2022-12-22T00:05:16-05:00August 29th, 2017|Benefits of Reclaimed Wood|

We all want to save the planet and be as environmentally friendly as we can, after all we only have one planet. So when choosing whether to install a hardwood floor in your home or go with something else like vinyl consider this: A hardwood floor is the most environmentally friendly material that can be [...]

Other ways to get reclaimed wood

2022-12-22T00:05:19-05:00August 1st, 2017|Barnyard fun|

Aged Woods primarily gets its reclaimed wood from torn down barns. These venerable structures are given new life as reclaimed wood flooring and is a great way to recycle something that would otherwise be scrapped. There are other places that reclaimed wood can be acquired, and there are more uses for reclaimed wood than just [...]