Estate Millwork Knowledge Base


Choosing your Interior Door Style

Published: September 29, 2021

It can be no small task when it comes to choosing what style of interior doors you want to install in your home. Some things you need to consider are wood species, painted or stained, door type and lastly door style. Choosing a Door Type Choosing a door type is probably the most important decision when it comes to buying new interior doors. This where you need to decide is this a standard door, French doors, a sliding door or a bi-fold door and which style type you want. If you are in the market for bi-fold doors you are likely looking for a louvered door , paneled door or a combin...


Why are Outdoor Wooden Shutters so Popular

Published: September 15, 2021

For centuries homes have had outdoor wooden shutters , these shutters not only protect the interior of your home from exterior elements but can transform the overall look of your home to make it look amazing. Wood shutters were originally designed to be closed in front of the windows to protect the interior of your home from the exterior elements. From about the nineteenth century onwards outdoor house shutters are being used not only for their protective capabilities but for their decorative abilities. Since this time exterior house shutters have come a long way in terms of types, s...


Choosing the Best Wood for your Exterior Front Door

Published: September 03, 2021

Beautifully designed wooden exterior doors enhance your home’s exterior style and make a bold and lasting statement. There are several other materials out there that try and replicate the look of an exterior wooden door but these do not compare to the enduring and time tested beauty of real wood. The weight and strength of a solid wood front door is unmatched in elegance and quality that will resonate for years to come. When it comes to choosing a new wooden exterior door; quality hardwoods that can withstand the everyday abuse and exterior elements are the preferred choice. Sun E...


Custom Wood Doors -- Notes on Quality

Published: August 26, 2021

We are often asked how our louvered doors are different. This article attempts to explain why our doors cost only a little bit more, but look so much better and last so much longer. There is a summary table at the bottom of the article for your reference, but we hope the explanations help you to gain a better appreciation of the anatomy of a door. Estate Grade Custom Doors Our Estate Grade doors are the best doors that money can buy. These doors are crafted in the exact same way that doors were made 200 years ago, when aesthetics, strength and durability were the controlling fact...


Different Types of Closet Doors

Published: August 20, 2021

Whether you are doing a complete remodel or are only trying to make a few changes to modernize the look of a room, new doors can change the feeling of a space. New doors can also elevate a room or closets functionality if you choose wisely. The closet doors you choose will be partially determined by the type of closet you have. A walk-in closet will have different options than your typical reach-in closet will. No matter what type of closet you have, there is a door that will give your room the look you want. Bifold Closet Doors One of the more popular closet door options are Bifold...