Archive for the ‘Exterior Doors’ Category

NEW PRODUCT: Craftsman Steel Doors

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Bayer Built is pleased to announce the expansion of our 3 Panel Steel Craftsman stock product offering. Clear Glass is now available with 1-, 3- and 6-lite external grids, a classic look for Craftsman doors. The popular glass designs, Element and Naples will also be available in stock.

Give Us Your Feedback!

Monday, October 1st, 2012

We are currently conducting a survey regarding Craftsman style entry doors and would appreciate your feedback.

Judging a House by its Cover

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

On a recent trip to Chicago, I spent an afternoon walking through one of the neighborhoods north of city center and found myself on a street which was a veritable dictionary of architectural style! Side by side, Victorian, Colonial, Art Nouveau and Modern styled brownstones stood; intermingling with each other in the most polite way!

What Makes it an Acclimated Entry System?

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

We have talked vigorously about how updating your front entry system can add value and curb appeal to your home. A new front door can help make a statement about the home’s character or just help to welcome guests into your home. But there are so many styles and types of exterior doors available, how do you know which door is right for you?

Exterior Door Clean Up Do’s and Don’ts

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

To make your entry door performance last and keep its appear you’ll want to regular clean and inspect your entry system. Here are a couple of quick Do’s and Don’t for proper care.

Spruce up Your Exterior

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

As we said last week, it is time to dig out your work gloves and get a start on your outdoor projects. Have you thought about what projects you would like to tackle this summer? What could you do to freshen up the exterior of your home? Let’s look at a few different aspects of your home’s exterior that can had curb appeal and value with a little sprucing up.

The Evolution of Fiberglass Doors

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

About 25 years ago fiberglass doors were developed to give homeowners the option to have a stained woodgrain entry system without the maintenance and performance issues associated with real wood entry doors. Today, fiberglass doors offer the beauty and warmth of real wood with superior performance and stability.

Architecture Spotlight: Colonial Homes

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Each home is unique, but unity in style brings harmony to home decor. Architectural styles help to identify beautiful mouldings, doors, stair parts, and more that will complement your home. With that Thanksgiving holiday upon us, let’s take a look at a style that reflects the settlers of colonial America.

Proper Wood Door Maintenance

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

With proper care and maintenance your wood entry door can provide last beauty and protection for years to come. But like any home product proper care and maintenance are vital to its durability and performance. Periodic maintenance will keep your door looking great and provide proper protection against the elements.

Is a wood door right for you?

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

The natural beauty and elegance of wood is undeniable. However, wood doors require the right application and finish as well as care and maintenance in order to provide long-term performance. Consult this handy checklist to see if a wood door makes sense for your house.