Entry Doors

Brick house with entry door.

Curb Appeal Starts at Your Front Door

Whether you are selling your home or just want to update its tired look, that first impression your home gives from the street or sidewalk is key to how your house is perceived.

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Wood double entry doors with leaded glass sidelights.

Upgrading and Replacing Entry Doors on Your Home

Replacing doors is an affordable way to quickly enhance and upgrade the appearance and decor of a home. But before you run off to your local home improvement center, take a few minutes (and careful measurements) to consider all the options available in both exterior and interior doors.

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Unlocking deadbolt lock with key.

Tips on Buying and Reinforcing Deadbolt Door Locks

Burglars and vandals can have a field day when they come across an exterior door unprotected by a deadbolt lock. Read on for tips on what to buy and how to reinforce a deadbolt lock on your home.

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Welcome Mat Grate

Welcome mats often retain water creating problems with porch decking and keeping them from being useful to clean shoes. Use an old plastic grid diffuser from a fluorescent light fixture and place it beneath the mat to allow water to drain out. Use a jig saw to cut the grid to fit. You may also want to use screws in the corners of the grid to keep it in place and prevent slips and falls.

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Cutting a door hinge mortise with a chisel.

How to Cut Mortises for Door Hinges with a Chisel

Watch this video to find out how to cut mortises for door hinges by hand using a hammer and chisel.

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