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The Ins and Outs of French Doors

Published: June 21, 2021

Are you looking to say goodbye to your old obstructing standard door and introduce something that will not only let more light into your home but up the style factor? Take a look at French doors, with a combination of beautiful hardwoods and glass these doors create an elegant sense of space as they fill the room with natural sunlight. With new glass and lock technologies the security and insulation concerns that previously plagued French doors are a thing of the past. What are French Doors? French doors or sometimes known as French windows are typical panel doors that replace the m...


Beautiful Custom Wooden Front Doors that are Built to Last

Published: June 09, 2021

If you’ve been thinking about buying a new front door and aren’t sure where to start, we are here to help. Your front door makes a definitive statement about the character of the home and reflects your style and personality and we think there is no better way to show this off than with a custom wooden front door. While there are front doors of many shapes, sizes and materials available from the big box stores, there’s nothing quite like a luxurious, custom handmade front door to welcome you home and to serve as a landmark showpiece of your house. Here are five good reasons why w...


Louvered Barn Doors for Any Situation

Published: June 01, 2021

Louvered barn doors are perfect for more situations than you might think, their ability to allow air to freely pass through while still maintaining visual privacy is unmatched. When it comes to sliding barn doors , you don’t always have to go with the traditional barn door or paneled style door that you see on the design shows. The louvered barn door is ideal for closets, furnace rooms, and laundry rooms, rooms that need airflow and ventilation, but also offers the privacy required for other rooms in your home with its wide plantation louvers. The wide louver gives the doors a clean,...


The Colorful Shutters of the Caribbean Islands

Published: May 18, 2021

Wooden exterior shutters are a prominent window covering in the Caribbean and a staple to the island design. Shutters throughout the Caribbean have a unique style, color and character. However these shutters serve a far more important purpose to those that live on the islands, foremost these shutters control the light and heart from the often intense tropical sun. The shutters can be closed to prevent can be closed to prevent direct sunlight from entering the dwelling or left partially opened for increased ventilation. The secondary function of exterior Caribbean shutters is to pro...


The Benefits of Interior Louvered Doors

Published: May 11, 2021

Louvered interior doors can add character to your home as they separate open spaces while still maintaining openness for air to pass freely throughout your home. Louver doors have a distinct style that creates architectural interest and complements a wide range of home styles, adding practical benefits without taking up too much space. What are Louver Doors? Louver interior doors are often used as bi-fold doors on small closets or as statement sliding doors that create privacy between a bedroom and a bathroom. The louvers are the horizontal slats that cover the entire middle of the ...