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By Ryan on 4/24/2014 11:46 AM

A door isn’t always just a door. Sometimes a door is a statement about yourself. Who you are, what you like, and how you want to present yourself to the world.

A door can be constructed in a number of ways—it can be a single piece of wood, vinyl, aluminum, or glass with a locking mechanism, handles, and hinges—or constructed with a number of building materials. For example, you can add transoms, sidelights, panels, stiles, brick moulding, and more to give your door a more unique and elegant aesthetic.

To learn more about the components of a door and Weather Shield door products, read on below.

By Ryan on 4/24/2014 9:23 AM

With warmer weather having arrived in some areas of the country and late to the party in other areas, the thermostat will quickly need to be moved from heat to cool.

With the abundance of window commercials and advertisements seen today, it should come as no surprise to you that having high-quality energy efficient windows can provide you with tremendous energy savings. Buying ENERGY STAR certified windows and doors can help you save hundreds—possibly even thousands—of dollars every year! Savings can vary greatly depending on the condition of your existing windows when you replace.

By Ryan on 4/14/2014 9:15 AM

Just like with your car, air conditioning system, or other appliances, proper maintenance is necessary for windows to keep them working at their best—for longer. There are several simple things that you can—and should—do every year to keep your windows looking and functioning their best, while also extending their lifespan.

These things are inexpensive, simple, and relatively quick to complete, but the impact can be tremendous.