Open a New Door I M P R O V I N G Y O U R P O R TA L I S A B O U T M O R E T H A N J U S T D E S I G N
BY HOLLY BERETTO
Houston architect Charles Todd Helton designed this modern entry, featuring a variety of window shapes. Photo by Jerry B. Smith.
Your front door makes the first impression for your home, so make that impression a strong one. As Houston dips into cooler temperatures this fall, you might find your door looking a little worse for wear, buckling from the extremes of temperature over the last few months or seeing its finish peel off.
Davis says her service helps you preserve the door you have, so you’re not spending money on a new one. She and her team can come out and do an assessment for you, and can fix up most door issues in about a day. Depending on the job, you’ll average a $600 bill, far less, she says, than what a new door would cost. ACCENTING WITH GLASS
Jessica Davis of Rick’s Front Door Refinishing says if you’re finding those things, it’s time to get serious. “We can help you refinish you door,” she says. “We’ll seal it, even set you up on a maintenance plan so that your door says fresh and new.” 64
Ken Bowman, general manager of Masonry and Glass Systems, Inc. puts in glass blocks that can help you improve the look of your entry, as well as add to your security. They can replace the traditional windows around a door, and give your exterior a whole new look.
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