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  • Threshold Replacement

    That sloped lump of wood (or metal) that lies on the floor at the base of your entry door is called the sill. It is also referred to as the saddle or threshold Many years ago sills...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Get unhinged: 3 ways to create visually striking doors in your home

    (BPT) – Think of a door opening and closing. Chances are you pictured it swinging on hinges, since that’s how most doors operate. But, more homeowners are choosing other door hanging hardware for a unique look with...

    • Posted July 31, 2016
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    Choosing the Right Screen Mesh for Your Screen Door Project

    Whether you are remodeling and putting in new screen doors or repairing your current doors, there are so many screen mesh options on the market today — it can be overwhelming trying to determine the best material...

    • Posted June 9, 2016
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  • Show Notes: Bugs and Cool Tools for Mom

    Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for your someone special? Have you noticed more bugs coming out of the woodwork this year? We have gift suggestions for Mom and ways to keep you safe from bug bites and more...

    • Posted April 30, 2016
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  • Tune-Up Your Garage Door

    In case you haven’t noticed, a garage door (or pair of doors) can account for up to 40 percent of the street side appearance of a home. This is especially true of modern “garage forward” design and...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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  • Repairing Double-Hung Wood Windows

    We grew up in our Nana’s house, which isn’t very relevant to this article, except for the fact that it was a turn-of-the-century home that was literally inundated with double-hung wood windows. And naturally, guess who was...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • Weatherstrip Exterior Doors

    Nearly every year as winds begin to pickup and as cold weather begins to set itself upon us we try to remember to dedicate at least one article to winterizing and weather-protecting the home against chilly Mother...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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    Front Door Stuck After Winter?!

    Q. During much of last winter, my front door stuck badly after being fine for four years. And other doors in the house stick at different times throughout the year. What would be the cause? A. Your...

    • Posted December 13, 2015
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    5 Tips for Creating Fall Curb Appeal

    Soon, all things pumpkin spice will be here, including the home visitors that bring them. In preparation of the door bell ringing, create a little spice of your own with some seasonal curb appeal. You don’t have...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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    How To Replace A Lockset!

    Though often dubbed a “doorknob,” the device that we use to open and close a door is truly a “lockset.” This may be a tad confusing since not all locksets are equipped with a lock. A “doorknob”...

    • Posted October 3, 2015
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