To match the existing heart pine flooring in the Kuppersmith Project house, we had new lumber milled from salvaged heart pine beams.

Even though pine is classified as a softwood, the natural resin and tight grain found in heart pine lumber make it much harder and more durable for flooring than the fast growing pine that is used for lumber today.

After the new heart pine floors in the addition have been sanded and finished, they’ll blend in perfectly with the original heart pine floors in the house.

Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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