Archive for the ‘Exterior Doors’ Category

What does a new front door cost?

Friday, June 6th, 2014

The question might instead be, “what is your current door costing you?”  The exterior of your home communicates a message to every person that walks, bikes or drives past.  What does your home say about you and what would it cost to improve upon your front entry system? Local, Twin Cities realtor, Brian Gute (along […]

Blue skies and clean air!

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

How do we keep that sky both blue and clean?  What is environmental stewardship and why do we care?  Just about everything we do as humans contributes something positive or negative to our environment.  Earth is habitable because of two cycles within our ecosystem; the carbon and hydro cycles.  Within this process the earth recycles […]

What a vast prairie! (Prairie Architecture 101)

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Prairie Style homes look as though they meld with the landscape.  If you’re driving too fast or you blink, you might miss one.  Granted they are few and far between but the style was imagined and inspired in the American Midwest.  If you’re going to happen upon one, your chances are better in Illinois, Wisconsin, […]

Today was supposed to be the END of winter.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

There are some rather large piles of snow in my yard.  Whether yours looks the same or has just the remnants of a snowman left to melt, April is the ideal time to begin shopping for a new exterior door system.  In fact, you’d be ahead of the rest if you considered the door style, […]

Manual? What manual, watch my video!

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

You’ve likely observed that the best way to teach any person born after let’s say…1980, is to set them in front of an instructional video.  Forget about 35-page instruction manuals; watch from your smart phone or your laptop or your iPad and you won’t have to try to figure out what that universal stick person […]

Choose your own Color Adventure

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Selecting the color for the exterior of your home can be daunting, especially without the assistance of a design professional.

Show Me

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Your showroom is your first impression. How your store front and showroom looks speaks volumes to your customers. An inviting store front and showroom affects customer’s perception of your products, staff, prices, service and attention to detail.

The Acclimated Storm Door

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Last year we added a durable and functional Acclimated Storm Door line to provide your front door a little protection from the elements, without taking away its style!

3 Things to Know About Bayer Built Prefinish

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

With 35 stain colors and glazes, 43 stock paint colors, 6 distressing options and the ability to custom blend any color, we have the perfect finish available for your home!

Dare to go there

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

What does your front door color say about you?