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How to Hang a Door [Info-graphic]

You've completed your research, made your purchase, and you're on the way home with your beautiful new door.  There is always a sense of pride and accomplishment when you make a well-deserved and well thought-out purchase.  
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4 Ways to Slash Your Home Maintenance Costs

It will likely surprise you how easy it may be to save money by reducing the costs of maintenance on some areas of your home. This article steps through a few specific areas we have learned to save on from actual experience.  
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How is a front door constructed?

Each door type is made differently.  And they are built to take best advantage of the benefits those materials provide.  Understand exterior door construction to ensure you have a door that is fit for purpose.   Or maybe you just want to know how to...
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What to Consider When Choosing Your Front Door

 When it comes to choosing your entry door, whether it’s the first time as the home’s being built or replacing an existing door that’s already in place, we have come up with four important considerations that anyone making that decision should weigh...

Why You Should Paint Your Front Door Red

“A red front door for my home?  No way, I’m definitely not that way out and contemporary!”  The truth is, a red entrance door will actually match almost any style or colour of home.  (Keep in mind that we’re talking about the thousands of shades of...
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Do I Paint or Stain my Front Door?

The finish of an entry door can really make or break the entranceway, whether it be a bright paint colour, or a stain.  The quality and character of the finish will change the whole look and feel of the end-result. Read on to understand the...

Staining or Oiling Front Entrance Doors

  There have been numerous articles or recommendations on staining timber doors, some of which are disputable. It is important to select a front door finish that allows for movement of the timber as well as maintenance and preservation of the...
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Window Surounds & Pergolas: the Best Finish to Any Home

  Curb appeal, is a major factor in resalable value of any building.  An improved façade with window surrounds and pergolas, is a fast and economic way of improving this.  An improvement architecturally will also mean a boost of positivity for the...
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Front Door Sizes and Customisation

Do you want to have your own designer door, custom made to suit your dreams, and made to a special size to suit the perfect entrance?  Just how far you can go, and what kind of door cutomisation is available, is key to finalising the design of your...
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4 Ways to Instantly Boost Your Street Appeal

When it comes to adding value to your home, focusing on street appeal is often our first move. It’s hard to know where to start and what’s really worthwhile.  At Parkwood, we’ve spent years working alongside architects and homeowners; we understand...

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