Rust, Rot And Bald Screws: How These Things Affect Your Doors And How To Fix Them

Entry doors encounter a number of repair problems as the doors age. Rust in the hinges, rot in the door materials and bald screws all affect how the door works. So, how badly do they affect the use of your door? Are these problems easily fixed? How do you fix these issues? Rust Metal hinges can rust over time, especially if they have any amount of iron in them. (Stainless steel, brass and bronze alloys have been used in more modern hinges, so newer homes will see this less often. [Read More]

Winter Wood Window Care Tips

Wood windows are a durable and classic choice for your home, but they do require some maintenance to look and perform their best. The following tips can help you ensure that your windows will survive the sometimes extreme weather conditions of winter. Tip #1: Remove and Wash the Screens Windows screens trap a lot of dust and dirt over the course of the summer and fall months. Take the time to remove the screens from every window and spray them out with a garden hose. [Read More]

3 Things to Consider When Installing Fire Doors

In the event of a fire, fire doors are absolutely vital in keeping the occupants or employees in your building safe. Most fire doors are not designed to completely stop a fire, but are instead designed to delay the fire so that everyone can get out of the building safely. When installing fire doors, it is important to remember that not all fire doors are suitable for all applications, that there are limited ways to hold the door open, and that your fire doors may need to be supplemented with other systems. [Read More]