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Product Spotlight: Ultimate Flip Lever™ Astragal

This summer will be filled with warm weather and outdoor activities for the entire family, and making sure your French door is safe and accessible is more important than ever. The Ultimate Flip Lever™ Astragal from Endura Products secures your French door and with one easy motion, eliminating the reaching and bending required to operate standard astragal designs. As we explore the features and benefits of the Ultimate Flip Lever Astragal, consider ways you could upgrade your astragal this season.

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Indoor and Outdoor Living Spaces for Summer

Indoor and Outdoor Living Spaces for Summer

It’s the first day of summer which means hot weather has officially arrived! From graduation parties to family barbecues, outdoor living spaces will finally see their fair share of festivities this season. French doors help merge indoor and outdoor areas during events and are perfect when entertaining guests in one extended space.

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All About Astragals

All About Astragals

French doors are a beautiful addition to your home that create visual interest while also functioning as a doorway to outdoor living spaces. These configurations allow natural light to brighten indoor spaces and also let summer breezes pass through when open.

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Fast Fixes: How Every Homeowner Can Increase Energy Efficiency

Fast Fixes: How Every Homeowner Can Increase Energy Efficiency

Some of the industry’s easiest upgrades can significantly improve your home’s energy efficiency, saving you money on heating and cooling. This week, Emily from Our House Now A Home shows us how she tackles small improvements by adding new weatherseals at her front door.

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Door Spring Cleaning Checklist

Door Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning your home can provide a fresh start for the new season, but don’t forget about the door! Whether you’re sealing out those April showers or cutting costs on utility bills, we’re checking off 4 ways to improve your door for spring.

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More Than a Door

What does your door mean to you? Some may say a door means protection against dangerous intruders. Others might say a door keeps small critters outside, meaning spider-free peace of mind. A mother may think of opening the door for her newborn’s first visit home, while fathers likely remember a knock on the door from their daughter’s first boyfriend. Whether you define your door with peace of mind, a sense of security or loving family memories, at BetterDoor, it’s more than just a door and components. It’s your home. It’s every hello and goodbye. It’s the family you keep safely inside. We love doors and everything it means to you, so creating better door experiences is our obsession – it’s even in our name.

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From Broken Door to BetterDoor #LoveYourDoor

Roses are red, violets are blue, it’s the first day of February and the BetterDoor team wants to hear from you! Have you finished that weekend project or made a few updates to your door? Whether you’ve added some new paint or updated your door components, now is the perfect time to door-it-yourself! BetterDoor is always working to help make your DIY projects easier and we want you to show them off!

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Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare and Seal Your Home

Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare and Seal Your Home

As cooler temperatures approach and Winter sets in, sealing your home becomes more important than ever. Doors are extremely susceptible to cold winds and drafts, especially when weathersealing practices are not properly followed. Without weathersealing your home becomes vulnerable and ultimately adds higher heating costs to your monthly bill and allows other season related issues, like cold drafts at the sill, that many homeowners face each season. We’re providing the best inside look for preparing your home for Fall including the importance of weathersealing, the types of weather seals, and installation best practices to keep you home sealed and your family protected. Different types of weatherseals serve different purposes when used at your home’s entryway door.

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Fall Colors for Your Entryway

Fall Colors for Your Entryway

Every year, the season’s hottest colors and DIY projects are announced, and homeowners have a chance to stand out with the latest trends. We’re bringing you the top four show-stopping tones for this season and an added bonus for the homeowners looking for something BOLD.  With references from HGTV and Pantone’s Fall 2016 color palette, we’re sure we’ve got something for everyone’s style!

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Corner Pads: Small Product, Big Impact

Have you ever noticed drafts or leaks at your front door? Maybe even light peeping through the sides at the frame? You may not have a secure seal around your entryway door. Here, there’s a few things to consider when sealing your door, but one component in particular gets overlooked time and time again: the corner pad. Although small, the corner pad has a big impact and can make or break your entryway system.

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