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Do Door Handles And Hinges Have To Match?

A man is using a screwdriver to adjust a Door hinge

Door hardware may be minor in terms of scale but delivers a significant impact when installed. The perennial question of whether or not your door handles should match the hinges needs addressing. Thus, we’ve done our research to find out…

Where To Put Handles On Pantry Doors?

Female hand open the cupboard doors, Where To Put Handles On Pantry Doors?

Your chosen hardware accentuates the lines, colors, and texture of your pantry door. Are there hard and fast rules in placing them? The excerpts below provide what most experts would recommend.  Depending on which hardware you’ll install, handles are generally…

Should A Pantry Have A Door?

View through the open door into the filled pantry. Should A Pantry Have A Door

Most modern kitchens consist of a pantry that stores at least a week’s supply of food. But is a pantry door a pre-requisite? We looked for answers to the question, and below is the account of what we found out. …

Do Pantry Doors Open In Or Out?

Open kitchen pantry, Do Pantry Doors Open In Or Out?

Most internal doors open into the area that it covers. But in the case of pantry doors, does the same rule apply? We did some research on whether pantry doors should open in or out, and here is what we…

Are Barn Doors Insulated?

A gorgeous contemporary dining room with wooden flooring and sliding wooden barn door, Are Barn Doors Insulated?

Over time, the design and composition of barn doors have evolved to give homeowners more options. Given the sustained interest in barn doors over the years, can you purchase insulated barn doors now? We looked for the answers, and below…

Does A Home Office Need a Door?

Interior of a rustic inspired home office huge wooden desk, wooden back door, and white painted walls, Does A Home Office Need a Door?

Those who have worked from home would know that separating your workspace from your living space is essential and, at times, critical. Not only does it give you fewer distractions, but it also allows that right frame of mind when…

Should Office Doors Open In or Out?

View into an office room behind a door, Should Office Doors Open In or Out?

You may notice that not all doors in a given establishment open in the same direction. Safety, security, and room type determine the direction in which the door will swing. The general rule is that you don’t want to block…

Can A Glass Door Break from Heat?

View of patio and swimming pool through sliding doors of modern house, Can A Glass Door Break from Heat?

Despite technological advances, you may have heard of spontaneous glass door breakage where most who have experienced it heard a loud pop initially followed by a crashing sound. Although no typical pattern has been noted, most would claim temperature fluctuations…

How to Clean Your Fiberglass Garage Doors

fiberglass Garage door for 2 cars. How to Clean Your Fiberglass Garage Doors

Fiberglass is one of the sturdiest garage doors present. But it doesn’t mean that fiberglass garage doors are immune to dirt and grime. Cleaning will help maintain their quality, warranty, and functionality. But how do you clean them properly? We’ve…

Should You Spray WD-40 In A Lock?

A collage of a WD-40 lubricant and a door lock, Should You Spray WD-40 In A Lock?

Locks should always be functioning at their prime. But over the years, dust and grime make their way inside, affecting locks’ performance. And depending on the situation and time of when they malfunction, we may have opted to try some…

Do Pocket Doors Require Thicker Walls?

The spacious bright corridor with pocket doors on the side. Do Pocket Doors Require Thicker Walls

Pocket doors have been around for more than a century. And although there has been a decline in their use midway after their introduction, it has made a comeback in the last few years. But throughout their evolution, do pocket…