Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

3 Unique Spring Wreaths for Entry Doors

Posted on Mon, Mar 19, 2012

 

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Tags: Entry Doors, Doors, Decorating Ideas

Lead Safety for Replacing Windows and Doors in Northern Ohio

Posted on Sun, Mar 18, 2012

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week, which is March 18th – 24th, we want to emphasize the importance of lead-safe practices when installing replacement windows or doors.  If your home was built before 1978, there is a good chance that it has lead based paint.  Just a few granules of lead dust are enough to cause harm to a child.

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Tags: Lead Safetry, Replacement Windows, Doors, Ohio, Windows

Interior & Exterior Winter Checklist for Your Home: Part 1 of 4

Posted on Tue, Dec 27, 2011

Winter has officially started on the solstice calendar and soon the weather will follow.  Here in Northeast Ohio, it is best to be prepared for these harsh elements as they can take a toll on our homes.  In this 4 part series we will take a look at 10 important steps to take on both the inside and the outside of your home.  In this first article, we will look at 5 exterior tasks that should be on your winter checklist.

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Tags: Energy Efficiency, Replacement Windows, Doors, Save Money, Ohio, Windows, Gutters

How to Choose a Color for Your Front Door

Posted on Sun, Nov 13, 2011

Your front entry door is the first thing that greets your guests and is a focal point of your home.  Just what color should it be?  You could go with a classic black or use a pop of color to create a true focal point.  The great thing about working with color and your front door, we’re not talking about a large space to paint and/or repaint (hopefully not).

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Tags: Entry Doors, Doors, Front Door, Front Door Color

Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Winter

Posted on Sun, Oct 30, 2011

We are nearing the days when the temperatures will be dipping into what most of us consider “cold”.  As well, the calendar will be reflecting the next season, winter.  There are simple things we can do around our home to make them more energy efficient and comfortable this winter.

 

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Tags: Energy Efficiency, Doors, Save Money, Windows

What are the Advantages of Fiberglass Entry Doors?

Posted on Sat, Oct 15, 2011

Entry doors come in a variety of materials like wood, multi-density fiberboard, steel and fiberglass.  Fiberglass is the newest of these materials available for entry doors.  Fiberglass has many benefits like low maintenance, won’t rot, deteriorate or rust and are secure.

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Tags: Entry Doors, Doors, Fiberglass Doors