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Why choose an aluminium front door?  How are they made? [Video]

An aluminium front door isn’t normally the first option you consider when you’re thinking about a new front door.  My first thoughts used to be a grand solid timber door with moulded panels and stained timber grain.  The reality is, would it survive...
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The Entrance and the Elements

Entry doors are often exposed to all four seasons of weather – sometimes in one day! Constantly changing temperatures (which differ on one side of the door to the other), salt spray and rising and falling humidity demand only the best quality...
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Which Front Door is Best for Your Auckland Home?

Choosing a front door is a big decision, one that most homeowners avoid making by the simple virtue of never having thought about it. Most people think of front doors as more of a utility item than part of their decor or a key aspect of the external...
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Decorative Screens: The Easiest & Fastest Facade Reno

Decorative screens are a fast and easy way to improve the architectural facade of your building or home.  Read on to understand the main uses of decorative screens and the best materials and construction to ensure they last for years to come.   
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How to Get the Best Out of Your Shutters & Louvres

Louvres and shutters are one of the best ways to add long-lasting value to your home, whilst surviving extreme weather and traversing the changing trends. Here we explain how the different types function, and how they are constructed.  
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What Your Front Door Says About Your Home

Consider the fact that the front door originated as an architectural embellishment for religious significance and is actually rooted in ancient Egyptian mysticism. Doors were believed to provide access to the afterlife, and were often carved with...
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How Solid Timber Louvres and Shutters Add Value to your Home

Louvres and shutters are one of the best ways to add long-lasting value to your home.  They are an easy way to add texture and shadows to a flat facade, warm up a cold home with natual timber, or introduce a Mediterranean touch.  What's more,...
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Doors Plus

When you go to replace the front door, selecting the best front door style is easy.  However, the door design is one of many choices you must make.  So you’ve chosen your favourite front door, and wondering now, ‘Doors plus…?’
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10 Reasons to Choose a Fibreglass Composite Front Door

You can think of your front door as the focal point of your home as viewed from the street or on approach from your driveway. If it's tired looking, nondescript or otherwise flawed, it can detract from both the curb appeal and -- by extension -- the...
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Solid Timber Doors that Will Never Move: Elements Vulcan+

As architectural trends change and front doors are more exposed to climatic conditions, there is emphasis on providing doors that are stable and durable.
     

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