Category Archives: Doors

French Door Repair

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I have a Peach tree French door that has been troublesome for awhile. Having them out of business has been a pain in the butt. They has some proprietary weatherstripping that is no longer available and the parts are getting harder to find. I had to replace the door lock because my dog was landing on the handle repeatedly and it eventually broke the lock internally. I turned the handle from 3:00 position to 12:00 position so he had no leverage so It should be fine. I bought standard weatherstripping and cut off a sliver and it seals well now….

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Anatomy of a Door

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Q: When is a door not a door? A: When it’s a jar. Not much thought is given to doors these days but they are a vital component to every structure we build. I have used a number of companies to provide them and have been involved in many of the buying decisions made by my clients. Doors come in all sizes and materials, to categorize them is a bit of a challenge. Looks and energy efficiency are hot topics these days. Lets look at Exterior vs. Interior Doors. Exterior Doors are meant for weather tight and security purposes. They…

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