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Dutch Doors 6 Replies

What ever happened to the old idea of Dutch Doors?  Homes with porches or indirect egress may allow this option some safety aspects while also allowing plenty of controlled air to enter a room. …Continue

Started by Frank John. Last reply by Diane Oct 1, 2012.

Painting or staining Knotty Alder doorste

I've just bought ETO 1-Lite Knotty Alder doors with paint-grade jambs.I'm still not sure whether to paint or stain them — I'll decide when I get them — but what's the process for painting or staining…Continue

Started by R Quinn Jun 27, 2012.

Planning For Expansion (and why we need professionals) 2 Replies

There are plenty of studies that explain how we humans make decisions, and the upshot seems to be that we really should not make them for ourselves. Whether choosing what to have for breakfast, who…Continue

Started by ETO Doors Staff. Last reply by LWagner Feb 1, 2012.

Which Castle Would You Choose?

Me, I choose the Historic Redstone Castle!…Continue

Started by ETO Doors Staff Jul 14, 2011.


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Need foul-weather door

I have an exterior wooden door in a shared breezeway.  It always becomes 'bloated' in when it rains, necessitating it to be slammed hard and loud to shut.  We suffer day and night from neighbors slamming door.  Looking for a door that won't distort in bad weather.  Can anyone help?

Posted by Charles Krausie on March 17, 2012 at 1:14pm

the best of both worlds


        I have a good friend that has a question about security and ventilation. the pairs of french doors in the master bedroom provide the only light for the room. they are also are the only potential source of ventillation. is there inserts that can be installed that provide both ventilation and security

Posted by kurt leist on November 22, 2011 at 6:40am

A dash of color...

Depending on where you live, you may or may not

be able to pull off a door like the one below. For one thing, it would

depend on how strict your home owner's association is. Some HOA want

all doors to be white or all doors to be brown. But, if you have a HOA

who is relaxed, or don't have one at all, then your door can probably

be however you like. Below, this door, is a great example of what a

little creativity can do for your entrance way.…

Posted by ETO Doors Staff on May 21, 2010 at 10:42am

Decorative portal

Below is a picture of a really neat looking door

- though it is more of an entry way than a door. Still, it is kind of a

cool pic. Definitely goes to show you that you don't always have to

think of doors in the regular sense. They aren't always - forgive me -

an open and shut case. This may not be feasible for an entry way - as

it will surely let robbers, insects, cold air and, most unfortunately,

relative, enter without resistance. But, it is…

Posted by ETO Doors Staff on May 21, 2010 at 10:40am





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