While many patios are located off the kitchen, there are new home designs and styles that include a patio door off a formal dining room, a living room or even from the master bedroom.
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A New Look at Traditional French Doors
If you ask most people to describe French doors, the most likely description is the type of double doors used most often for patio and deck doors to and from the house.
3 Reasons to Hire a Professional to Install Exterior Pre-hung Doors
We only sell our exterior doors as pre-hung systems with the door, jamb and the frame all shipped as it will look on your home. This is also true if you order one of the many doors from Nick’s Building Supply with sidelites and a transom, or just one or the other feature.
Difference Between Painting and Staining Interior Doors
At Nick’s Building Supply, we often get questions from our customers about the advantages and disadvantages of paint or stain for any doors. Today, with improvements in the manufacturing of both paints and stains, a lot of the difference has to do with what you prefer to highlight with regards to your wood doors.
Adding Rustic Doors to Modern Home Designs
There are some amazing possibilities to choose from all the different door styles we offer at Nick’s Building Supply. Some of the most versatile doors that we offer are the rustic doors, and with all the possible glass options and features they are a top match for any home style.
Using Mission Doors Throughout The House
Some styles of doors just seem to work with any decor and in any room of the house. This is certainly true for the Mission doors we offer at Nick’s Building Supply, along with the various designs and stain colors that are great options for renovations or new home construction.
Upgrading to Wood Overhead Doors
If your home has an attached garage, or if your garage is visible from the street or home, having the best quality and most visually appealing garage doors is important. The low-cost, cheaper quality doors that have been installed in many new homes certainly don’t meet the criteria, which is why more and more homeowners are upgrading to wood overhead doors.
Top Reasons To Choose Pre-Hung Doors Over Exterior Slab Doors
Making the decision to upgrade your existing front or back door is always an effective way to give your home a whole new look without the cost of a full exterior renovation. Of course, at the same time you may want to change siding, add a new coat of paint or perhaps even upgrade your existing windows to something more energy-efficient and modern as well.
Tips For Choosing New Exterior Doors
As a simple way to give a new look to the front or the back of your home, replacing your exterior doors is a cost effective and very obvious upgrade. However, getting just the right front door for your home can seem like a difficult decision, and we know that looking through hundreds of doors we have online can be overwhelming.
The Placement Of Patio Doors During Renovations
While most new home construction includes patio doors to allow easy access to the backyard or outdoor living space, older homes often didn’t have these doors in their original design. Even in newer homes, many homeowners are choosing to add double French doors to transition from a master bedroom to an outdoor patio area, or perhaps to a balcony in a two-story home.