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Looking to Add French Doors Between Your Living Room and Deck?

Posted by Lee Lumber on Feb 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Add beauty and elegance by installing French Doors in between your living space and your deck, or for a fashionable distinction between any two rooms.  French doors are hinged, open in or out, and come in many different stylish and exquisite designs. 

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Wooden Exterior Doors Provide Style with Durability

Posted by Lee Lumber on Jan 23, 2017 6:00:00 PM

When installing or replacing your front door, consider a wooden exterior door to provide a warm and inviting welcome to all visitors.  Your front door is the centerpiece of your home, and should give a remarkable first impression by accentuating your home’s architectural design.  A stylish, durable wooden door gives the delightful invitation that your guests deserve.

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Install Fire Rated Interior Doors Without Sacrificing Style

Posted by Lee Lumber on Jan 20, 2017 2:47:00 PM


When installing or replacing interior doors, you may not realize that fire-rated doors come in beautiful decorative designs for use in interior settings.   Fire rated doors are not only an important investment in your home, they can be a priceless investment when protecting your family. 

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Install Sliding Closet Doors When Conserving Space

Posted by Lee Lumber on Jan 13, 2017 2:00:00 PM

interior_sliding_doors_2.jpegIf you are considering replacing your outdated closet doors, you should think about installing sliding closet doors.   Installing these types of closet doors has many advantages over other types of doors, especially when conserving space is a priority.

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Room with a Better View - Glass Patio Doors

Posted by Lee Lumber on Dec 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Glass patio doors are among the most common and most enjoyable - allowing you to see outside from inside the comfort of your home. They also provide beautiful natural light from the sun, fresh air in good weather and ready access to your decks or outside spaces. There are a number of different types of glass patio doors to help you create the perfect look for your home.  

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Topics: Doors

1.5 hours of Protection - 90 Minute Fire rated Doors

Posted by Lee Lumber on Dec 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

90 minute fire rated doors are one of the six types of doors specifically designed to withstand fire for a specified amount of time. Doors are instrumental in giving people adequate time to escape a fire. Constructed of several different types of materials, the core of the 90 minute fire door is what provides an hour and a half of safety.

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Masonite Doors Buying Guide

Posted by Lee Lumber on Oct 26, 2016 4:00:00 PM

If you are considering buying a Masonite door for your home, this quick guide will help you consider the important considerations for exterior and interior doors before you make your final purchase.

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Topics: Doors

TruStile Doors Buying Guide

Posted by Lee Lumber on Oct 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you're considering purchasing TruStile doors, this quick guide can help you determine the right design, style, and fit for your home.

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Topics: Doors

Storm Door Installation considerations

Posted by Lee Lumber on Sep 22, 2016 8:04:00 AM

Storm door installation is one of the few beneficial home improvement projects that you can easily do yourself, especially if you are replacing an older storm door that may not be working as well as it should.

Benefits:

  • By updating the  exterior doors to your home, this project may increase the value of your home
  • It can be an easy project for the do it yourselfers (DIY) especially if replacing an existing storm door
  • It can also be one of the few projects where the cost of the door may be the only major cost you will incur depending on your level of DIY expertise
  • Storm doors are great to add to an existing entry way as they can provide light and warmth through the glass on those cold winter days
  • In the summer, with a screen inserted in the door, it offers cool breezes without allowing the bugs in the house
  • A storm door also protects your prime entry door and you could, for example, choose an Oak entry door that otherwise couldn't be used due to weather exposure
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History of Marvin Doors & Windows

Posted by Lee Lumber on Aug 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The history of Marvin doors and windows is both inspiring and interesting. It shows what can be accomplished through hard work and dedication, even when it seems like everything is against you. From humble beginnings, Marvin doors and windows have become a name brand for a common item that most people take for granted. This is a very apropos as they are admirable for how much they add to a room or home without trying to be the focal point.

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Topics: Doors, Windows

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