The dictionary says a door is "a movable structure used to close off an entrance." There is a reason Webster only sells words. Doors are so much more than just a structure. Without doors, there would be no grand entrance, no quiet nap times and no view to the back yard. Exterior doors are critical in our building envelope and interior doors are critical for our quality of life. If you're looking for new doors, need to realign an existing door or perhaps want a window installed in a door, make sure you are working with licensed contractor who displays the Rosie on the House "certified partner" logo.
How do you recommend I correct a sagging door?See our five-step FAQ to learn how to correct almost any sagging door.
What are the steps involved in hanging an interior door?Hanging doors can be a great do-it-yourself project. Most pre-hung doors will come nailed closed with a header nailed through the jambs. Read the full FAQ on hanging interior doors.
What do you suggest for fixing sliding glass doors that no longer slide?Glass sliding doors (generally known in Arizona as patio doors) run on any variety of rollers and tracks. If the door is no longer gliding easily, the bearings in the rollers have deteriorated. Learn how to repair sliding glass doors.
What do you think about fiberglass front doors?Today’s fiberglass doors look so much like wood, you’ll have a hard time telling that yours isn’t! Fiberglass doors come in every “grade” from very low quality to extremely high end. Read more on fiberglass doors.
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Catch Rosie and Romey Saturday mornings on their call-in home improvement radio show on all things related to your house, home, castle or cabin. Below are a few clips from the shows that covered topics relating to repairing sagging doors, replacing entry doors, and selecting interior doors and patio doors.
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Wood door is a big commitmentLike an engraved invitation, your home’s front door urges friends and family to come in, and welcomes them once they do.
It’s your home’s first impression. Make it a good one.
That’s easier said than done if you want to keep a beautiful, natural wood door in our hot, sunny climate. To have a wooden front door in the Arizona desert is to make a huge commitment to maintaining the finish, which can chip, peel and flake from the beating it takes from the sun.
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