Door Sealing

Drip Cap Flashing

Make sure to always install a drip cap flashing over the head casing of all doors and windows. A flashing will prevent water from penetrating the door or window frame.
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Glazed Door Options

There are several options when choosing a glazed door. For maximum light, consider a door with a large glass area. For privacy and security, opt for one or two small sections of glass, or glazing that is decorative and obscures the view into your house. If there is a...
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Spring Screens

Spring is the perfect time to inspect door and window screens for tears. You can often repair small tears using a kit from your local hardware store. This will prevent insects from getting into your home, and keep you comfortable on the screened porch.
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Sliding Door Security

Sliding patio doors can often be the weak link in an otherwise secure house. Be sure to use security bars for added protection on sliding doors and keep them locked when not in use. There are two primary types of security bars: one for standard doors and one for...
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Entry Speed

Making it difficult for thieves to enter your home is an effective way to protect your possessions. Research by the Natinoal Crime Prevention Institute shows that burglars generally will work no longer than 60 seconds to obtain entry.