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Which Is Better: Pocket Doors or Barn Doors?

Photo: Allison / Adobe Stock Barn doors and pocket doors are space-saving sliding doors. Pocket doors are more unobtrusive, as they slide into a compartment inside the wall cavity. Barn doors, on the other hand, slide close to, but outside of, the wall. Let’s take a look at the other differences between these popular residential…

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Comparing the Pros and Cons of Fiberglass and Steel Doors

Photo: bmak / Adobe Stock Fiberglass and steel are common options for household doors, and neither require extensive maintenance. Fiberglass is usually the more expensive choice, while being more energy-efficient. Steel is slightly more durable, but isn’t as customizable. This guide can help you determine which choice is best for you by laying out key…

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How To Clean Shower Doors

Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PA Glass and fiberglass shower doors help prevent the hassle of hanging curtain rods and replacing liners. But over time, permanent doors can accumulate soap scum and hard mineral deposits. A cleaning service can help with removing scum fully and effectively….

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Cheap Front Doors Buying & Installation Guide

How & Where to Get the Best Prices on Front Doors A front door enhances the beauty of a house with its elegant, modern or classy look. There are many different categories of cheap front doors available now, including low-cost options. Front door costs mainly depend on material choice, but generally, the front door cost…

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Cheap Doors Buying & Installation Guide

How & Where to Get the Best Price on Cheap Doors The door is called the frontal guard of a house, and you can get this door at a basic to a high-end price. The basic cheap doors cost on average $50 to $500, without installation price. The high-end French doors cost more than that….

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Best Material for Front Door

The best material for front doors depends on the look, design, and strength you want, but the standard options include wood, steel, and fiberglass. Your choice will also depend on your door installation budget and the size you want. You want a door material that improves your home’s curb appeal. So, here is a guide…

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Charcoal Grey Front Door Surrounded by White Trip and Greige Shingle Siding

The Best Front Door Color Ideas for Resale & Style

Adding curb appeal to your home doesn’t have to cost a fortune in renovations. With the best front door colors, you can easily and inexpensively give your home a breath of fresh air while adding a touch of personality at the same time. Whether you’re looking to sell your house or simply want to change…

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Common Door Repairs

One of the most common, and most bothersome, small problems around the house is having a malfunctioning door. If it squeaks, sticks, or has other problems opening or closing, it is often an issue several times a day for anyone who lives in the house. Door repair is not always a straightforward task, but in…

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French vs. Sliding Patio Door Styles

French vs. Sliding Glass Patio Doors – Differences, Costs & More

On This Page French patio doors are mostly made of glass and look similar to windows. A classic model has two side-by-side panels that swing in or out from hinges on the sides of the frame. Traditional sliding glass doors have two panels with one that slides along rollers to cover the other. The design…

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How to Paint a Front Door

If you’re looking for a weekend project to update the look of your home, painting your front door is an easy task you can complete on your own or with the help of a pro. Updating your entryway can offer a way to express your personal style and can be easily changed to enhance your…

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