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Within the pages of our construction blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to doors, cabinets, molding and hardware.

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Bathroom door rot – how to fix it

Bathroom doors, especially those with wooden frames, are susceptible to rot because of daily water use. Each time you shower, humidity levels rise, eventually causing rot on parts of your door frame. Although at times you can get a quick fix for your rot, such as a door repair, it’s only a short-term solution. Your…
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The best materials for interior doors

Are you thinking of installing new interior doors for your home? If so, choosing the right material can go a long way in maintaining the beauty of your house and increasing your doors’ longevity. Since your interior doors aren’t exposed to extreme weather, you can choose a less-substantial material than your exterior doors. Here are…
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Signs it’s time to replace your bathroom cabinets

A bathroom makeover can be quite expensive, and you may choose to repair your cabinets to cut down on costs. Unfortunately, repairing your cabinets is only a short-term solution that can cost you more money in the long run. It’s advisable to replace your bathroom cabinets when: Its finish is damaged, yellow, or peeling Your…
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Benefits of choosing soft-close cabinet hinges

Are you thinking of renovating your kitchen? If so, you should consider installing new kitchen cabinets. Although there are a variety of cabinets in the market you can choose from, soft-close cabinet hinges provide numerous benefits. These include: Increased life span – they reduce the level of wear and tear on your cabinets by preventing…
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How to fix a sticky door or cabinet

Sticky doors and cabinets can be a nuisance as they prevent you from accessing rooms or items when you need them. Additionally, placing extra force on your sticky cabinet or door can cause further damage, such as the handle breaking off or a crack forming. Luckily, you can enable your doors and drawers to open…
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How long should your kitchen cabinets last?

Are my kitchen cabinets going to last long? This is a common question homeowners ask when replacing their kitchen cabinets. Although cabinets are durable, they aren’t indestructible. With proper care and maintenance, your kitchen cabinets can last up to 50 years. However, this also depends on other factors such as quality and installation. For example,…
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A brief guide to choosing the right bathroom cabinets

Bathroom cabinets set the tone for a bathroom renovation. Therefore, you need to take extra care when selecting cabinets for your bathroom. First, consider the style and use of your bathroom. For example, do you want open-style cabinets to add more storage space for your towels? Or do you have a smaller space and want…
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Help! My kitchen cabinets are sagging

Kitchen cabinets sag or drop because a hinge or screw is loose. However, improper installation, age, and overloading can also cause your kitchen cabinets to drop. It’s vital to call in a cabinet company to inspect your cabinets to determine the cause of the sag. For example, the top hinge of most cabinets begins to…
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Let the light in: selecting the right door

It’s fair to say that some hallways can perhaps be a little dark; especially if they offer a fairly narrow passageway through a corridor leading into the rest of your home. You might welcome a little more light, but not want the lack of privacy you can sometimes feel when adding large glass areas to…
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Are all your bases covered?

It’s likely that, if you have youngsters, they’re going to be around the home much more than normal over the next period of time. Let’s be honest, they’re also probably going to get a bit fractious (as might we all). This can lead to accidental damage in your home. One area that might take a…
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Why your exterior door should match your interior

Exterior doors create a huge statement in your home as they are the first item people notice when walking to your house. However, this doesn’t mean you should choose a design and style that is different from your interior just to make a bold statement. Matching your exterior doors to your interior is essential as…
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How to keep wooden and veneer cabinets from warping

Wood and fiberboard expand as they heat up and contract as they cool. Moisture also causes deterioration to both materials. To prevent temperature and humidity fluctuations that can cause your cabinets to start warping in places, follow these steps: Turn on the hood or ceiling ventilation fan. Vent-styles fans rapidly pull hot, moist air from…
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