Doors
French Door
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French doors, also known as double patio doors or French windows are panel glass doors made of massive pane glass, often fixed at the deck or backyard patio of a house. These doors can be installed both inside and outside but are mostly preferred as exterior doors by homeowners. They are perfect for homes with open-floor concepts because they allow the homeowner to have a seamless flow from the interior to the exterior of the house, making a connection between both worlds.

Front Door Dimensions
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Your front door is the first thing people will notice when they enter your home. As such, it must be attractive. However, style is not the only important factor when considering an entry door. Choosing the right size is also crucial because a door that doesn’t fit well will not close and open properly. So, what are the standard front door dimensions in the United States?

Should You Painting Front Doors Inside and Out?
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They say that first impressions last, and this adage explains why many homeowners would want to paint their front doors when given the chance. After all, the part of the front door that faces the outside of the house can give a good impression on any visitor or passerby. But let’s say that you are given the option to paint your front doors inside, should you also do it? 

Parts of a door lock
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In this guide, we will cover all of the main parts of a door lock, including internal and external elements. Door locks are not only utilized on external doors for security but can also be useful on internal doorways to ensure privacy, for example, in the bathroom or office. In this guide, we will be looking at the parts of various types of door locks, including those intended for use on internal doors.

Do French Doors Open In Or Out?
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French doors, sometimes called French windows, are those hinged double doors that you usually find in people’s gardens or patios. They consist of several see-through panels and one central frame. As a rule, French doors always come in pairs, and people sometimes wonder if these pairs swing inwards or outwards when opened.

Should Bedroom Have Door Lock?
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In this article, we will be answering the age-long question about whether your bedroom should have door locks or not. What type of lock should your bedroom have? Should your children’s bedroom have locks? And should there be an emergency, are some door locks safety hazards?

Parts of a Garage Door
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Before buying or installing your garage door, it is best and safe for you to know the various parts of a garage door. Knowing the garage door features will help ensure that you make the right choice when selecting your garage door. Below are the various parts of a garage door.

How to Install Brick Molding Around Doors and Windows
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Installing new brick molding around your front door, or replacing an old brick mold trim is a good idea if you want to enhance your home’s curb appeal. Brick mold comes in PVC or wood material, depending on your preference and climate.

Screen Door Alternatives
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As the weather starts heating up, it’s time to revive the ages-old dilemma of every summer afternoon: do we want to enjoy the warm, balmy evening, or do we want to keep bugs out? At the end of the day, it only takes one mosquito to turn your next few nights into a buzzing nightmare.

Types of Screen Doors
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Does your home get too hot, and you are worried about opening the front door because you would be inviting rodents and insects? Then, today you are in luck! A screen door is the answer to your worries. Installing a screen door will not only beautify your doorway but also allow you to open your exterior door to allow air and natural light into your home.

Should Door Hinges be Painted?
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Door hinges aren’t something we ever spend much time thinking about until we paint doors and are faced with the option of painting over the hinge or leaving it alone. If you need to decide whether or not to paint over your door hinges, this article will help you understand any potential pros and cons

Pocket Door Dimensions
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A big house with space for everything has long been one of the landmarks of the “American Dream” – or at least, it was until the turn of the Millennium. Over the past few years, we have been moving back to the cities and settling in for smaller spaces. Along the way, we have learned that smaller spaces are not necessarily cheaper or tight: if you plan smartly, they can be easier to upkeep and cozier than the oversized McMansions of the 90s.