Incorporating Rustic Style Doors into Your Home

Doors have character, and say more about your home than you may realize. If you want to have your home celebrate and embrace the beauty and spirit of nature, one of the ways available is by having Rustic style doors. As the name implies, Rustic style homes tend to use natural elements such as timber… Read more

Installing French Country Style Doors

As you can tell from the name, the French Country style of architecture comes from the rural countryside of France. Sometimes called French Provincial, house designs are typically small manor homes and are similar to the Tudor style homes. But while the French Country style has a rustic farmhouse look, it also can be found… Read more

All About Craftsman Doors

Simple and unpretentious, Craftsman style doors are also known as cottage doors and are typically for homes that are more bungalow style. The Craftsman period of architecture in America started in the late 19th Century, just as we were winding down from the Victorian era. Originating in California, the Craftsman style was used for smaller… Read more

Contemporary Home Designs and Doors

Contemporary doors are there to be opened. The concept of what is considered modern design in architecture focuses on the idea of the form following the function, that the design should be based on the purpose. Modern architecture started in the 20th Century and is the primary style for most buildings even today. As a… Read more

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