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Entry Door Style Guide

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

The right entry door helps to define a house's character. In this style guide, architect Reid Highley examines a variety of door styles—traditional, Victorian, modern, Southwest, and Craftsman—and describes the qualities of each style in a series of full-color illustrations. Highley also discusses materials, including wood, fiberglass, and steel; the use of glazing, or windows; and the right way to determine the appropriate size for the entry door on your house.

Entry Door Style Guide

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