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
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.
Woodgrain Doors: A Woodgrain Company Woodgrain has manufactured millwork and building products for the residential and commercial construction markets since it was founded 1954. In over 65 years in business, the company has expanded with millwork, distribution, doors, and window divisions – making Woodgrain the preferred leader in construction and home building industry. What is
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.
“Be grateful. Have a learner’s heart and a beginner’s mind.”
– Amber Hinkley, Inventory Specialist & Planner at Woodgrain Doors
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.
You’ve heard that saying, “it’s what is on the inside that counts.” Well, the same is true with doors. The composition of a door determines its strength, durability, even energy efficiency and ability to diffuse sound waves throughout your home.
As we mentioned in our 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. What more, installation is simple enough that you can do it yourself.