This Old House general contractor Tom Silva replaces an old entry door. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) SUBSCRIBE to This Old House
The new front door was installed last week and I'm loving it. I wanted to do something maybe a little more special, but doors are really expensive, especially 8.5′ double doors. Since our front yard gets a lot of harsh Arizona sunlight, the sales rep suggested we go with a paint-grade fiberglass door
Front doors have to perform two distinct and contradictory functions: they have to be easy to get through for residents and guests but secure against If a house is over two storeys fire doors will need to be considered. Half-hour fire doors are required to be fitted to habitable rooms leading off the
Front door designs are many and varied; period-style offerings still take inspiration from basic planked structures Find out how to choose a new front door or how to restore your original front door. A matching frame allows for housing within a square opening, or it can be made for an arched opening.
Farmhouse front door ideas that will give your home a whole new look. There are many ways in which you can customize your front door, using plants, flowers, wreaths and a lot of colors. You can always customize your home according to your own personal preferences, and according to what you
If you choose a steel front door, know that you are potentially choosing one of the safest options in terms of intrusions. Metal entry doors have insulated foam with a steel panel on either side. However, while this may make them extremely strong and help to keep cool winds from creeping into your home