Samuel W. Sloane appointed to Strategic Territory Sales Representative for Grothouse Wood Surfaces

Samuel W. Sloane appointed to Strategic Territory Sales Representative for Grothouse Wood SurfacesGrothouse, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Samuel W. Sloane to Strategic Territory Sales Representative of Texas/Louisiana, Florida, Southern California, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri.

About Sam

Sam graduated from the University of Vermont, followed with studies at Middlebury College. He lived and worked in a number of varied international locations, including Italy, Spain, Russia and Hungary. Since 2001 he has resided in Texas, with connections to Fort Worth, Abilene and Houston. 

He enjoys traveling, hiking, scuba diving, listening to music, grilling, and spending time with family. His 10-year-old son is his sun, moon, and stars.

Sam’s background in finance, manufacturing, training, and management will be a great contribution to the success of Grothouse and our valued partnerships.

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”

Contact Sam:
Phone: (817) 889-5105
Email: ssloane@glumber.com




Grothouse Solid Wood Surfaces in This Old House® Cape Ann Project

As participants in many past THIS OLD HOUSE® projects, Grothouse is thrilled to make their seventh appearance on the show in Season 41 – The Cape Ann House. The episode covers Move in Day. Work is complete on the Cape Ann Shingle Style project. The team tours the finished home, celebrating all the repaired historic details and the new elements that keep with its original style.

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The Project: The Cape Ann House: Putting the history back into this turn-of-the-century beauty, homeowners John and Molly plan to strip away the 1970s carpet, cracking balusters, and doors to nowhere and reclaim the history of this rambling shingle-style home.

Season: 41

Program: TOH 1826/3926 (Cape Ann Part 10 of 10)

Original Air Date: 5/28/2020

Grothouse Highlight: Designed by Venegas and Company, Grothouse crafted a series of custom solid wood surfaces for the home’s offices, powder room, kitchen, and mudroom.

This Old House Season 41 Episode 26

Live Edge Desk This Old House Cape Ann Project

Live Edge Desk

One office features a Walnut wood desk with a Live Edge slab top and sides. It also features a custom grain matched hidden outlet cover. The desk drawers were well thought out and custom built to have an access hole in the bottom for power cords, enabling the homeowners to hide the wires for their computer and accessories.

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Walnut Desktop This Old House Cape Ann Project

Walnut Desktop

A Walnut wood desktop with a unique mitered assembly was crafted for the second office.

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Live Edge Powder Room Vanity Top This Old House Cape Ann Project

Live Edge Powder Room Vanity Top

The powder room features a Walnut Live Edge slab for the vanity top, supporting a Kohler basin sink.

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Random Mix Kensington Butcher Block This Old House Cape Ann Project

Random Mix Kensington Butcher Block for the Kitchen Island

The kitchen island butcher block will be crafted out of Kensington Wood™, one of a series of species exclusively available at Grothouse.

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Kensington Mud Room Bench Top This Old House Cape Ann Project

Kensington Mud Room Bench Top

For a cohesive look throughout the home, Kensington Wood™ bench tops were also crafted for the mudroom.

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Photography credit Jared Kuzia/Courtesy This Old House®
This Old House® is a registered trademark of This Old House Ventures, Inc. Used with permission.


Jen Kell, AKBD appointed to Mid-Atlantic Territory Manager for Grothouse Wood Surfaces

Jen Kell, AKBD appointed to Mid-Atlantic Territory Manager for Grothouse Wood SurfacesGrothouse, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Jen Kell, AKBD to the position of Mid-Atlantic Territory Manager.

About Jen

Jen has been in the industry since 2012 and has always had a love for art and design. Kitchen and bath design consumes her waking hours (and sometimes her dream-filled nights).

Before entering the industry, she worked in information technology for a large financial institution. She then worked at Capital Blue Cross, and worked her way up from computer programming, to business analyst, to organizational development and managing the IT training department. Jen loves to add technological functions within a kitchen or bath renovation project, especially with the developments of smart home technologies.

In her free time, Jen watches Wheel of Fortune – and sometimes with a glass of wine! She also enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking, traveling, meeting people and learning new things.
The Grothouse team can’t wait to see how her exceptional background will contribute a stepping-stone to help us propel into the future.


George B. appointed to North West Sales Representative for Grothouse Wood Surfaces

George B. appointed to North West Sales Representative for Grothouse Wood SurfacesGrothouse, Inc. is thrilled to announce the appointment of George Bashkingy of Quest Partners to the position of Sales Representative for the North West. George will be the voice of Grothouse in this territory, educating kitchen and bath dealers on the latest solid wood surface innovations. His territory includes Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, Western Idaho and British Columbia.

About George

George and Dave Hagerty, Director of Sales at Grothouse, were Regional Managers at Wellborn Cabinet for more than 10 years. Quest Partners represents Dura Supreme, 6 Square Cabinets and NatureKast Outdoor Kitchens.

Grothouse is thrilled about hiring George. His unique skillset and more than 36 years of experience in the kitchen and bath industry will contribute as a stepping-stone to help propel us into the future.


Christopher Peacock

Christopher Peacock, Renowned British designer, has paved the way for acceptance of his six figure sculleries worldwide. His company and brand are recognized as the ultimate in luxury cabinetry design and there are many hundreds of rooms of beautiful cabinetry gracing homes in the United States and internationally.

Christopher Peacock Renowned Designer at Upcoming Grothouse Event

Meet Christopher Peacock

Learn more about Christopher Peacock and the opportunity to meet him and see him present at our upcoming invite-only trade event at the Sub-Zero Fretz Philadelphia Navy Yard Showroom.

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Jeannine Price appointed to Regional Sales Representative for New York, New England for Grothouse Wood Surfaces

Jeannine P. appointed to Regional Sales Representative for New York, New EnglandGrothouse, Inc. is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jeannine Price to the position of Regional Sales Representative for New York, New England. Jeannine will be the voice of Grothouse in this territory, educating kitchen and bath dealers on the latest solid wood surface innovations.

About Jeannine

Born in Bronx NY, Jeannine has always demonstrated an interest in both art and architecture. While at Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, those interests evolved into a lifelong passion for interior design. Early in her career, Jeanine focused on kitchen design and honed her skill at design firms in NYC, Miami Beach and The Hamptons. Following a successful career in banking, Jeannine returned to her design roots as a Design Consultant for Red Barn Design. Jeannine’s ability to build strong sales teams and develop lasting relationships will serve her well in this new role.

In her spare time, Jeannine enjoys travel, gardening and a good steak dinner.

Grothouse ownership is thrilled about hiring Jeannine. Her unique skillset and experience in the kitchen and bath industry will contribute as a stepping-stone to help propel us into the future.



Grothouse in House Beautiful Kitchen of the Year 2017 designed by Jon de la Cruz

Grothouse solid wood surfaces in House Beautiful KOTY 2017 designed by Jon de la CruzGrothouse is thrilled to be crafting Black Walnut wood shelves for House Beautiful Kitchen of the Year at the 2017 San Francisco Decorator Showcase designed by Jon de la Cruz! Capturing the ethos of timeless elegance, the shelves act as a dramatic accent for showcasing a collection of objects and décor. This dream space will be unveiled April 29. Click here to get the details on how to see it.

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Grothouse on the Cover of House Beautiful October 2016 Issue

Grothouse Table and Counter in House Beautiful October 2016As part of Kitchen of the Year 2016 designed by Matthew Quinn, the Grothouse Walnut table gilded with an Anvil™ Magnum metal finished edge and accent is featured front and center on the cover of House Beautiful magazine’s October 2016 issue. It is with absolute joy that we celebrate this feature and the opportunity to have been a part of this kitchen design. For more information about Anvil™ metal finished countertops, visit this page on our website.


Grothouse Wood Artisans featured in Lehigh Valley Style Magazine

Grothouse Wood ArtisansThe Grothouse team will be featured in the upcoming May 2016 issue of Lehigh Valley Style Magazine! Lehigh Valley Style is the Valley’s publication of choice and is the region’s only monthly lifestyle magazine. It is well-known for its consistency, frequency and loyal readers. Look for us in the 2016 Faces of the Valley section: The Faces of Wood Artisans.

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