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How to Prevent Drafts in the Home

How to Prevent Drafts in the Home

by Guest on Jan 13, 2010

Doors and windows are the most common places where a draft enters the home, and each one needs assessed as to the severity of the draft present. This can be accomplished by placing a lit candle near each door and window, and watching the manner in which the flame moves, or in extreme cases, is extinguished. Continue reading →

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What are the Benefits of Garage Flooring?

What are the Benefits of Garage Flooring?

by Guest on Feb 4, 2010

As people upgrade their homes or complete home projects, they are always looking for something else to improve. The latest trend is to spruce up their garage. The garage is slowly becoming more than just a place to store boxes and tools, or toss your recycling until your next trip to the recycling center. It is becoming a central place for activities. I think some of this has to do with the fact that a lot of new homes look roomy from the outside, but are not. They have small rooms, little stora Continue reading →

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Buying Quality Entry Door Locks

Buying Quality Entry Door Locks

by Guest on Mar 12, 2010

Not all entry door locks will serve the safety of a building equally. There are many factors to consider as you choose an entry door lock for your home or contracted building project. The most important aspect of an entry door lock is its security. Continue reading →

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What to Consider When Choosing the Right Garage Doors for Your Home

What to Consider When Choosing the Right Garage Doors for Your Home

by Guest on Apr 14, 2010

The materials used for garage doors can complement a traditional home, for example if you live in a distinctive period style home such as a Tudor property, then timber garage doors would be the best design option. Traditional style garage doors can also have a modern twist such as replica carriage doors which have a period-look but can work well with new constructions and older houses. If you want practicality over style then choosing a raised-panel door is a safe choice. Continue reading →

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Adding a Pocket Door to a Dining Room

Adding a Pocket Door to a Dining Room

by Guest on May 25, 2010

In most homes, the dining room and kitchen may be separated by a simple doorway, or a regular swinging door. While an open doorway allows easy access to and from the kitchen, a disadvantage is that kitchen grease and unwanted smells usually find their way into the dining area. A great solution that allows the flexibility of both going in and out of the kitchen when serving meals, and creating an intimate space to sit down for dinner, is adding a pocket door. Continue reading →

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Tips on How to Select Wooden Doors

Tips on How to Select Wooden Doors

by Guest on May 27, 2010

Your wooden doors are not added for the sake of aesthetic value. They can add protection to your home, especially from intruders and stray animals. They can also prevent harmful elements such as strong wind, snow, and rain from getting into your house. Continue reading →

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Clever Window Coverings for a French Door

Clever Window Coverings for a French Door

by Guest on Jun 8, 2010

French doors are elegant additions to any room, but they can be problematic when it comes to finding a window covering. Their unusual window length combined with the fact that they open and close frequently, make many conventional window coverings obsolete and inappropriate. Before resorting to nailing a sheet over the doorway to cover the windows, try one of the other options included in this detailed article. Continue reading →

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Saving Money with French Door Refrigerators

Saving Money with French Door Refrigerators

by Guest on Mar 29, 2011

French door refrigerators offer stylish and convenient options that fit in perfectly with modern kitchen organization.  With finishes ranging from white or black to brushed nickel or stainless steel, these refrigerators make a beautiful statement in the kitchen.  Some French door refrigerators can be customized to match the homeowner’s cabinet finish and with cabinet-depth sizing, can even have a seamless built-in look in the kitchen.  With standard features like contoured doors, hidden hinges a Continue reading →

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Which Bedroom Doors for You?

Which Bedroom Doors for You?

by Guest on Sep 29, 2011

If you are renovating your home from the bottom up then you are probably knee-deep in the complexities of kitchen and bathroom fittings, and can’t wait to get onto the simpler rooms such as the bedrooms. Don’t be complacent and skimp on attention to detail, however – once you’ve sorted the basics of your design scheme for upstairs, how about things like the interior doors which can change the entire look of your home? Continue reading →

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How to Fit All the Essentials to Your New Door

How to Fit All the Essentials to Your New Door

by Guest on Nov 1, 2011

You will already have fitted hinges to the door frame, but you also need to have a handle or knob in place and a latch, so the door opens and closes how it's meant to. First of all, you have to fit the latch, then you will need to remove it with the scored marks in place, before fitting a door handle or knob. Continue reading →

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