Door trends continuously evolve over time. Throughout history, doors have been symbols of an array of things. In Ancient Egypt, they were seen as a passage to the afterlife, so instead of doors, they opted for case openings. During the Renaissance era, Spanish doors were made of metal and extremely detailed with depictions of historical
Doors are one of the final touches in a home that can transform a room. Interior doors have the primary functions of privacy and noise reduction, but let’s not forget style when picking out new doors. It is worth paying attention and keeping style in mind when selecting doors for rooms. Modern French Doors A
In 1954, Merrill “Bud” Dame started Dame Lumber and Moulding Company in the small town of Cedar City, Utah where humble beginnings were built on hands-on manufacturing leadership and quality craftsmanship. The corporate headquarters was moved to Fruitland, Idaho in 1969 and as the company expanded, Dame Lumber and Moulding became Woodgrain Millwork, Inc. in 1984.
Perfect for farmhouses and cottages, Dutch doors have an inviting and rustic charm. A Dutch door, also known as a stable door or half door, is a door that is split in the middle horizontally, allowing the top half to open while the bottom half remains closed. Dutch doors were initially invented in the 17th
DAME MOULDING AND LUMBER The founder of Woodgrain, Merrill “Bud” Dame, didn’t start off with a background in the wood business; in the 1950’s he was working as a long-haul truck driver. A customer who owed Bud a significant amount of money offered him sawmill equipment as an alternative payment. Bud, being an entrepreneurial man,
As we mentioned in a recent last blog post, it’s peak home selling season, which means you may be looking to enhance your curb appeal. Swapping out your old front door with a new one is a great way to create an inviting entryway.
Last week we shared spring cleaning tips for removing dirt and grime from your interior moulding. This week, we’re going to focus on another often neglected part of your house: Your doors.
It’s always nice to upgrade your home, but certain changes you make can really pay off when you decide to sell. One seemingly simple—and often inexpensive—upgrade is replacing your doors. Here are our top door picks that are sure to provide you with the highest return on investment.
According to the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, post-Super Bowl Blues are real, and not to be taken lightly. As a huge football fan myself, I can definitely relate. Scheduling some weekend activities to fill the Sunday football void will smooth the transition to off-season.
In my last post, I broke down the components of a wood stile and rail door. Now, I’ll demonstrate how wood doors benefit homeowners in a tangible way.