Author Archives: Ed Wright

How to Install Crown Moulding in 4 Easy Steps

If you know anything about home design and the housing market, then you know that crown moulding is desirable. If you are interested in improving your home and want to know how to install crown moulding yourself, use the following steps to guide you along the way. Step 1: Choose Your Type of Moulding Before… Read more

Contemporary Style Moulding

Contemporary style moulding is all about simplicity and understated beauty.  It grew out of a response to the traditional, more dramatic moulding styles, like Georgian and Greek. While the older styles are known for their many impressive angles, curves, and sweeping waves, contemporary mouldings are very simple and low on intricacies. How Do I Know… Read more

The Difference Between Base and Case Mouldings

You never realize how important things like doors and windows can be until you have your own home. When renting, your main concern is that there are doors and windows (and that are completely intact). As an owner, though, you can’t help but care about the details. That’s why it is important to know the… Read more

Stile and Rail Doors: Choosing a Panel Door Style

Though you may have never heard the term “stile and rail door,” you’ve no doubt seen one of these kinds of doors.  Stile and rail doors are basically doors that come with panels; in other words, they’re not just flat wood doors.  The stile refers to the vertical pieces on the door, while the rail… Read more

Flush Doors

Perhaps considered the most basic door type available, the flush door is a door that has no stiles, rails, or panels.  In other words, the surface of the door is smooth.  These doors can be constructed of solid or hollow wood, or even metal.  Flush doors are commonly used as interior doors in homes, and… Read more

Custom Wood Plank Doors

Plank doors are unique because they are designed with narrow, vertical planks that join together to fill the panel space of the door.  These doors are both functional and attractive, and they can instantly turn a “blah” room into something with a lot more character. Whether you’re building a new home and deciding on what… Read more

Types of Sliding Doors

Sliding doors are a unique element to add to your home.  They function as single or double doors that slide on tracks to open and shut.  The tracks are found on the top or bottom of the frame, depending on the type of door, and allow the door to easily move along the track to… Read more

Arts and Crafts Door Options

Also known as craftsman doors, arts and crafts doors can give your home a warm and old-fashioned look.  These doors are crafted from wood and can include glass sections, but their defining characteristic is the geometric shaped patterns they use within the frame.  Arts and crafts doors were popular at the turn of the 20th… Read more

Choosing a Quality Wine Cellar Door

Having a wine cellar in your home gives you the luxury of being able to enjoy a glass of your favorite vino any time you want.  If you’re still in the design phase for your wine cellar, then you will have to consider what kind of door you’re going to put on it.  Here are… Read more

Colonial Doors

When choosing the right exterior door for your new home or update, keep in mind the wide variety of doors that are available to you.  Choosing the right door can provide you with confidence and comfort.  Three things to consider when selecting a new exterior door:  type, style, and architectural flavor.  One of the common… Read more