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The Complete Guide To Cleaning Every Surface In Your Home

The Complete Guide To Cleaning Every Surface In Your Home

Cleaning your home takes time and energy. It isn't much fun either. Having all of the right supplies on hand is key. Understanding the correct way to clean the different materials throughout your home before you start will simplify the task and will prevent costly mistakes. We've put everything you need to know in one place. Here's the...

10 Jun 17

Tips For Selecting The Right Hardware For Your Interior Doors

Tips For Selecting The Right Hardware For Your Interior Doors

Are you building a new custom home or remodeling? Or, do you simply want to redecorate? An important but often overlooked step in achieving the look you want for your home is selecting the right interior door hardware. There is door hardware available to complement any decor: traditional, transitional, contemporary or eclectic. Our...

06 Oct 16

What You Need To Know When Choosing Interior Doors For Your Home

What You Need To Know When Choosing Interior Doors For Your Home

Interior doors seem utilitarian and uninteresting, but they can be an integral part of a room's style. There are many styles and types of interior doors available today, so make sure you put some thought into what you are buying when building a new home or remodeling your existing one. The doors you pick should reflect the...

29 Sep 16

How Do You Choose The Right Front Door For Your Home?

First impressions matter. The perceived value and curb appeal of your newly remodeled or custom home begins with the exterior appearance. Choosing the right front door for your home is very important because it links the aesthetics of the outside of your home to the inside space. Exterior doors come in various price points, in different materials, in many styles and with countless features....

02 Jun 16

5 Things To Consider When Selecting An Entry Set For Your Front Door

The front door is the first impression people have of your home. "Accentuating your front door with a proper entry set makes a statement about everything beyond and inside," says Jonathan Pilley, Co-Owner at Push Pull Decorative Hardware in North Bethesda, Maryland. Clearly, the entry set must provide security, but the aesthetics of what you choose are also extremely important. "In order to...

05 May 16

Top 6 Styles of Windows For Homes

Windows have two functions: they allow natural light into your home and provide ventilation. However, they also add to the character of your home and help to define its overall style. Today's windows are highly energy-efficient, and will save you money on heating and cooling costs, too. There are many types of windows to choose from, and it's best to research all of your options before...

28 Apr 16

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