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Fabulous Finish for an Exterior Door Fabulous Finish for an Exterior Door Online Membership Required

Beautify a wood door with dye, stain, varnish, and a commitment to doing the process right

Build a High-Performance Exterior Door
Build a High-Performance Exterior DoorOnline Membership Required

This beautiful door is ideally suited to energy-efficient homes and can be made with common building materials

Houses 2015: Fixtures and Materials
Houses 2015: Fixtures and Materials

Great finds inspired by our best houses

Entry Door Style Guide
Entry Door Style GuideOnline Membership Required

Help to define your home's character by choosing the right door

With Each Door, a Story
With Each Door, a Story

Electrical engineer turned woodworker creates one-of-a-kind custom doors

Replace an Old Entry Door
Replace an Old Entry DoorOnline Membership Required

Preinstall the trim and get the flashing details right to create a long-lasting, welcoming entrance to your home

Choose a Quality Entry Door
Choose a Quality Entry Door

A hard look at the features and components that enhance a front door's energy efficiency, durability, and aesthetics

Enhance Style with the Right Entry Door
Enhance Style with the Right Entry Door

As the focal point of the house, it's important for the entry door to be appropriate to the house style. Architect Lynn Hopkins provides examples of doors that are appropriate to each of four broad styles: colonial, Victorian, bungalow, and modern. She considers factors such as sticking, windows, decorative elements, and muntin patterns.

Build It Green! 2008: A Multifunctional Entry
Video: Build It Green! 2008: A Multifunctional EntryOnline Membership Required

Designed with reused materials, this entry for an active family makes use of every inch of space with hooks, cubbies, and lockers

Designing doors for large openings
Designing doors for large openingsOnline Membership Required

Custom sliding, swinging, and overhead doors reinforce a house's architectural style and invite the outdoors in

Stop Drafts With a Drop-Down Door SealOnline Membership Required

This hidden mechanism retracts when the door is open and eliminates the need for a bulky threshold

Audio: Forming and Pouring a Concrete Sill
Audio: Forming and Pouring a Concrete Sill

Need something that will outperform oak or metal? Try concrete instead.

Building a Cherry Entry DoorOnline Membership Required

Easy-to-follow steps for making a strong, elegant door and a weatherproof threshold

Easy Key ID
Video: Easy Key IDOnline Membership Required

In just a minute, you can solve a problem that has been bothering you for years

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