Author Archives: Ed Wright

When to Replace the Door Locks

Door locks are a very important part of your home as they are the first line of defense against home invaders.  But how do you know when you should replace the locks?  Consider some of the following.  If the following scenarios have happened to you, a visit to the hardware center of your local home… Read more

Benefits of Wood Doors

Wood doors are one of the most popular door types around, and with good reason. There are many benefits that wood doors have that other door materials simply cannot deliver. If you are considering getting a new door and wondering if you should go with wood or not, once you discover all that wood can… Read more

Door of the Week – Custom Keystone and Dentil Mould

This great door design was provided to a magnificent custom home in our own backyard in Northern Colorado! The species is Character Cherry, and the door is defined by the keystone in the arch and the stepped-down mouldings cut at 45-degree angles, accented with small round pegs. The door also includes a custom shelf with a dentil mould which… Read more

How to Choose the Right Front Door

The right front door can really make a difference in your house.  It’s the first thing people see before they step inside, as well as prospective buyers should you ever decide to sell your home.  But how do you know which door to pick?  Should you try to match the door you are replacing?  What… Read more

Sun Mountain, Commercial Projects

Sun Mountain, Inc. published today a “sell sheet” regarding some of the commercial projects completed by the firm. Thad Walton, the company’s Vice President of Sales, stated, “This flyer presents a brief summary of some of the magnificent commercial / resort projects we have supported over the past five plus years. We are very proud… Read more

3 Things to Know About Mission Moulding

Moulding can be a great way to add value to your home.  The best part is that it can be inexpensive if you know where to look and how to include it in your house.  It can be an excellent way to enhance dull rooms or spaces that need a little something extra.  If you’re… Read more

Door of the Week – Spanish Cedar w/Wooden Pegs

This gorgeous pair of doors was provided to a custom home in the famous Cliff communities in Western North Carolina. It is made of Spanish Cedar which provides a clean look and great durability in exterior door applications. Because of its resistance to rot and insects, Spanish Cedar is commonly used in humidors and wine rooms. Our client chose a decorative “Glacier” glass… Read more

Energy Efficient Doors

There are many ways to make your home more energy efficient than ever before.  You can replace appliances that use less electricity.  You can replace your windows for better insulation.  You can switch out light bulbs to CFLs that put out less heat and use less energy.  But you can also change your door to… Read more

Most Popular Front Door Styles in the U.S.

Front doors are the gateways to our homes.  They are one of the first things people see when they arrive at your house for the first time.  An old door wanting repair can leave a negative impression upon people.  This is especially true when it comes to selling your home.  Every country tends to have… Read more

Door of the Week – Reclaimed Oak with Alder

This is another great door provided to a beautiful custom home in Breckenridge, Colorado—though a very different type of project and style of door. Two different species of wood were used on this door—Knotty Alder for the outer components (stiles and rails), and Reclaimed White Oak for the inner panels. Reclaimed Oak is sourced from old barns and other structures that are often over… Read more