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Builders, Architects & Designers: Your Questions Answered!

At Vintage Millwork & Restoration, we love working with builders, architects, and designers to deliver the custom products you need. We’re happy to answer any questions you have before kicking off a project, but here are a few of the ones we hear most often....

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What to Expect During the Door Installation Process

Your custom wood door is finished and ready to be installed — but what’s next? Often, customers ask us what to expect on installation day, so to help clear things up, we’ve outlined the door installation process below. The Day Before You’ll want to prep the job site...

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How to Prevent Your Front Door from Warping

When it comes to home-related issues, few things are more frustrating than dealing with a warped front door. A warped door can cause a slew of problems, as it allows both air and pests to get into your home.  What Causes Doors to Warp? To prevent door warping, it...

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How to Choose the Best Type of Wood for Your Next Project

You have the perfect vision for your wood project — a new front door to welcome you home, a cupola to top off your party barn, or a gate to create the perfect picture entryway. Enthusiastically, you’ve had plans drawn up, but what is the next step? You’ll probably ask...

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The Advantages of Custom Windows

Windows do more than keep homes comfortable and dry. They are an integral part of your home’s design, adding natural light, fresh air, and beautiful accents to your home. That is why so many of our clients choose custom windows over standard windows from big box...

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Reclaimed Wood Benefits and Sourcing for Builders

Contractors and architects who are building some of the most beautiful homes and buildings of today are recognizing the value that reclaimed wood adds to their buildings in terms of style, durability, and the ability to impress their clients. To appreciate the...

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Homeowner Tips: Why Get Picky About Door Hardware

If you’re taking the time to create your own custom door, it’s probably safe to say you are looking for a unique, beautifully designed outcome. Selecting the right hardware to match that vision, however, involves more than just the visual appeal. The secret to your...

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Selecting the Best Wood Species for Your Custom Door

When designing your custom wood door, it’s important to understand your options, including which type of wood best fits your needs. The decision does not always boil down to looks alone, but rather functionality and durability as well. At Vintage Millwork &...

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Designing Your Perfect Custom Front Entryway

Your front entryway is the key element to establishing the style of and welcome to your home. It reflects your personality as a homeowner, and is your first official hello to your guests. Whether you’re building a new home or looking to remodel, you can ensure your...

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