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The Benefits of Choosing Stainless Steel Door Hardware

Once you have chosen a new entry door for your home, the next thing that you will need to do is to choose hardware for your door. A door’s hardware includes the handles, locks, and hinges, and you will want to put some time into choosing this hardware in order to ensure that the hardware matches your new door and your home’s aesthetic. However, it is also important that you put some thought into what hardware material will be best…

Benefits of Minimal Design Windows for your Tiny Home

When building a tiny home, your windows are of utmost importance. The latest trend for tiny homes is minimal design windows. What are minimal design windows and why are they perfect for tiny houses, cabins, and guest homes? The information below will help you sort it all out. Minimal Design Windows Explained Minimal design windows are panes with clean, simple lines and lots of exposed glass. They come in a multitude of sizes ranging from floor-to-ceiling windows to smaller, average…

Steel Doors Make Narrow Profiles Possible

When you think of a secure door, what images come to mind? A heavy wooden door, banded in iron like something out of a fantasy novel? Or do you think of a fire door, or a bank vault? Probably the latter, because at the end of the day steel is stronger than wood. However, what most people don’t think about is that because of that strength, steel is also more flexible than wood… in an aesthetic sense, that is. Narrow Profiles, Unforgettable…

The Benefits of Choosing a Steel Door

If your home’s front door is looking drab, worn down, or dated, then it might be time to consider having it replaced. Replacing an outdated entry door can be a great way to not only boost your home’s curb appeal, but it can also increase the overall security of your home. However, when it comes time to choose a replacement door, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the various options you will have to choose from, with wood, fiberglass, and…

The Top Reasons to Replace Your Windows This Spring

While the weather may not feel like it yet, spring is nearly upon us, which means that summer is once again right around the corner. If your home’s windows are outdated and in need of replacement, you may then want to consider having them replaced this spring before summer arrives. Here are just a few of the unique benefits choosing to replace your home’s windows in spring could provide you with. There is Less Moisture in Spring One of the…

Prepare Your Windows for Energy Savings During the Cold Season

When the cold season sets in, everyone gets busy to ensure that they winterize their homes. They check the furnace, insulate plumbing pipes, and replace light sheers with heavy drapes. Very few people remember the windows and the role that they play in energy consumption during the winter. Windows can be sources of heat loss, especially if they have damaged frames and seals. That’s why you need to take the following measures to ensure that your home’s windows are ready…

3 Ways to Design Your Steel Doors If You’re Security-Conscious

Steel doors with narrow profiles are beautiful. The nearly seamlessly glass gives you an uninterrupted look into the outdoors. But if you’re worried about people suing that two-way view to scope out your home, your doors can be designed to protect you against break-ins. Here’s how: Secure the locks against three seams. Most thieves still use blunt force to try and force their way inside a house. But they’ll be leery of breaking glass because of the sound and because of…

3 Ways Our Architectural Doors Can Meet Your Minimum Safety Ratings

If you’re renovating your commercial buildings, you don’t just need a good steel door. You need an architectural door that meets your industry’s regulatory standards. What is an architectural door? This is a catch-all term commercial and industrial doors. As a general rule, commercial doors need to meet higher standards than residential doors do. These standards can range from fire safety ratings to even resistance to chemical corrosion. OSHA and other regulatory agencies often design the minimum standards each category of…

3 Ways Steel Doors Make Small Homes Feel Bigger

Renovating small houses can be hard, especially if you want as much space as possible. So start with windows and doors that are made with thermally broken steel doors. With these replacements, you can: 1. Open the space with natural lighting. Traditionally, small homes have few windows and the windows are small. The more natural lighting you can get from the available window space, the better. But windows aren’t the only way to get more sunlight without a lot of…

Three Questions You Need to Ask Before Ordering Your Steel Doors

Whenever you’re planning to make home improvements, a little knowledge goes a long way. You don’t have to know how to apply exterior paint seamlessly, but you need to know how to ask about the right paint for your region’s weather. You don’t need to know how to assess foundations before you buy a house, but you need to know how to request a full history of the house’s repairs. When it comes to buying custom steel doors and windows,…