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Doors

Impressions count when visitors arrive at your home’s front entry door. It’s the first and last space they see, and it has the power to make a positive or negative impression. Moving into spring, we often think about “out with the old and in with the new,” but this year, consider taking it a...

Buying or Selling a Home

If you're looking to increase your home's value without spending a lot of money, consider enhancing its curb appeal with a front door replacement. A home's exterior makes or breaks the first impression when prospective buyers see your home, and a spruced-up entryway can add as much as $24,000...

Cleaning

Selling your home requires the kind of attention to detail that helps prospective buyers envision the space as their own. This is where home staging comes in, helping to make any home look like new and reflect care, quality and cleanliness.

Industry surveys show that homes which are staged...
Wood Deck Construction Vs. Brick Patio Paving

Creating an outdoor living space beyond the four walls of your home is gaining ground as one of the most popular home improvement projects of all. Whether your outdoor room will be a brick paving patio or a wood or composite deck, creating an outdoor room is the least expensive way to extend...

Fireplace Mantels:  Add Vintage Charm with Salvaged Surrounds

Looking to add vintage charm to a home that has none?  You can transform the feel of an entire room with one simple project.  Just add a salvaged antique fireplace mantel or surround to the room, and it'll become the decorative focal point.

This is a great solution for those who rent a house...

Hiring Contractors

A new front door is a great means of adding value to your home without spending a lot of money. The curb appeal resulting from a new front door can add as much as $24,000 to a home's perceived value, according to research commissioned by Therma-Tru Doors.  

Once you've selected the new entry...