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How to Choose a Sliding Door

How to Choose a Sliding Door

Sliding doors can be a great addition to any space. With so many types and styles to choose from, it’s helpful to know how to choose one. Find out more about the various sliding doors and learn some tips for finding the right sliding door for your project. Types of Sliding Doors Sliding doors can…
5 Back-to-School Home Improvement Projects

5 Back-to-School Home Improvement Projects

Back-to-school is a time for a reset, ushering in a new season of growth and development for kids. But it’s also a time for parents to assess their living spaces and make changes that will improve the whole family’s ability to enjoy the home. With virtual and hybrid schooling becoming more prevalent and long hours…
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What Is the Origin of Wreaths on Front Doors?

Did you know when you hang a wreath on your door, you’re participating in a tradition over 2,800 years old? Ancient civilizations such as the Greeks and Romans used wreaths in celebrations and to adorn their rulers’ heads. The origin of hanging a wreath on the front door comes from various influences from around the…
How to Prep Your Doors and Windows for Winter

How to Prep Your Doors and Windows for Winter

A tight seal around your doors and windows in the winter can help you save money on energy costs. However, when there are gaps between these openings and the wall, they can bring uncomfortable drafts into your home, making your HVAC system work harder. Instead of investing in brand-new windows and doors every time you…

What Your Entrance Door Color Says To Your Guests

Chances are that your home has a front door. While homes without windows are seen on occasion, homes without front...
Luxury Door Hardware Glossary

Door Terminology Glossary

Bolt – The metal piece that extends and secures a door Cam – A flat piece fastened to the back of a mortise cylinder plug or mortise cylinder thumbturn. When rotated, it engages the lock mechanism and either locks or unlocks. Case – The housing of a lock. Cylinder – The round portion of the lock that…
How to replace a keyed deadbolt lock

How to Replace a Keyed Deadbolt Lock

  Homeowners rely on deadbolts as an additional source of security to prevent unsolicited intrusions and robberies. While front door locks offer protection, they don’t provide strong safety measures like a deadbolt, which is harder for a burglar to defeat. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, households experienced 15.9 million property crimes in 2016,…
Secure your doors for the holidays.

8 Home Security Tips for the Holidays

The holidays have arrived. Many of you will be turning the heat down to 55ºF and hopping into the car, wisely outsourcing the festivities to a vacation spot or some charitable relative’s home. This consequently leaves your home vacant for days or weeks on end. The holiday season floods our senses with messages of goodwill…
Luxury Front Door Safety Tips

Back-to-School Safety Tips for Latchkey Kids and Families

For many families, a typical weekday means juggling school and work schedules. That can get complicated, especially when schedules conflict — your kid may need to leave early for before-school activities, or you might have to stay late at the office working on a challenging project. Sometimes, you can’t reconcile your schedule with that of…

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