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Choosing the Best Exterior Shutter Color

Published: August 13, 2021

When you are considering adding wood shutters to your home or replacing existing shutters, one of the most important decisions to be made is what color your finished shutters will be. Every color will create a different look and feel to the exterior of your home. Choosing your shutter color or accent color is probably the most important choice when it comes to making your home pop and stand out from the other homes around you. What color is most popular? When it comes to painting exterior shutters the most popular color is black. Black shutters are stately, universally appealing a...


A Double Entry Door or a Single Entry Door? That is the Question

Published: August 04, 2021

When it comes to normal there isn’t anything more normal than a single entry door while they can be simple and quite basic they are a useful and necessary part of your home. While single front doors can be simple and cost effective they can also be extravagant and pricey, it all depends on your tastes and the look you are going for. Homeowners that have the space and are looking for that extra pop in their entry way may opt for the double front door, double front doors can make your home feel more inviting, provide a larger opening for moving larger items in and out of your home and...


Why Exterior Shutters are Important to your Home

Published: July 27, 2021

When looking at the front of your home does it look like it is missing something? Do your windows look plain and boring? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, exterior wooden shutters may be just what you are looking for to give your home that extra pop. Unlike their cheap vinyl counterparts outdoor wood shutters are still designed and constructed to be functional providing many extra benefits to you and your home. Here are some of what we think are the biggest benefits of installing wood shutters. Improves Curb Appeal Exterior wood shutters are elegant and beautiful; an...


Interior Doors You’ll Love in Your Home

Published: July 08, 2021

When it comes to replacing those outdated interior doors in your home it you may be enticed to use those hollow core doors from your local big box store, but take it from us nothing beats a solid wood door. Solid wood doors are naturally heavier, sturdier and can accept more abuse from your daily routine. While in general solid wood doors are the most expensive option they are also the most aesthetically pleasing of the door options. Not only do solid wood interior doors look good but they offer superior thermal and noise insulation compared to their counterparts. Which Wood is Best? ...


Sliding Barn Doors: The Modern Rustic Look

Published: July 02, 2021

For most people, a door is merely an object, a mundane device that allows access through a wall, plain and commonplace, most doors look alike. For some though, a door can signify change. A door, in itself, can be unique and beautiful. The look, feel, and even the action of motion can be distinct from any other door. It’s no longer a just a door, it’s a gateway and not just through a wall anymore, but to a new perception of the aesthetic importance of experiencing a unique take on an everyday contraption. From antique, salvaged, and traditional to modern, custom, and DIY, sliding ...