Architectural Doors: Which are Right for YOU?

With nearly 80% of homeowners in the United States intending to repair their home, it’s no surprise that the home improvement industry is nearly a 400 billion dollar industry. These include interior and exterior renovations; bedroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen, landscaping – and of course,¬†doors. Architectural Doors: Which are Right for YOU? Whether you’re looking…

Historic Renovation of the Texas Vernacular Home

Texas vernacular architecture has some influences of Spanish and German architecture, with the beautiful adobes and the Sunday houses in the Hill Country, but much of the vernacular can be traced to the Texas landscape and local materials. Early farmhouses were built as working homes, and the local trees provided the beautiful, long-lasting cedar and…

Use Steel Windows and Doors to Dissuade Trespassers and Invite Visitors

Online and network security is one of the top priorities for any business, but maintaining physical security around your premises is just as important. Using a combination of high-strength construction materials, visible security such as cameras and personnel, and updated interior and exterior decor can help you keep your building protected without dissuading foot traffic….

Steel Windows Are the Best Solution for a Long-Term Budget

Historical preservation sites are always vulnerable to shifts in public funding and popularity. Whether you’re renovating a historic building through donations funded by popular appeal or your county has dedicated specific funds to rebuild a site, allocating that money so you can finish the reconstruction well is essential. Here’s why steel windows fit the bill:…

Renovating Historic Buildings While Preserving Structural Integrity

Before steel became the universally accessible metal of choice for windows at the turn of the 20th century, most windows were made from wrought iron and wood. As cities and preservation organizations fight to keep historic buildings in good condition, these windows are some of the hardest elements to keep on-site while also protecting the…