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New Doors!

We finally have been able to get our doors and hardware in. We are so happy to finally have two functional doors on our house. After the break in, our back door was boarded up for a MONTH! We decided to save some money and stain and install the doors ourselves.

Here are some pictures:

Thomas staining the back door

Me staining the front door

The inside of the front door

Thomas removing the trim to the back door

The back door is out!

Removing the front door

New back door! Just need to re-attach the trim

Emtek Arts and Crafts hardware. I love it!

Craftsman Therma Tru door- FIVE times more insulating than wood doors!

We also put in the front door, but it's too dark to take photos right now. We plan on putting the trim once we strip and repaint it. I absolutely love our new doors. It's nice that they fit our house, but are also more energy efficient.

Our goal this weekend: start and finish the arbor and front gate. Wish us luck!


  1. Sorry about the reasons you had to replace them, but they are very nice looking doors.

  2. Thanks! We are in love with them and figure it was meant to be. Had we not been broken into, the doors probably wouldn't have ever been replaced. They were an eye sore, and I'm glad we had the opportunity to replace them.

  3. That's neat. You guys did all the work including sanding up the doors and fitting it in. The door lock looks elegant in its own way. And more importantly, your new doors are more energy-efficient, which will save you more money in the long run.

    Renewal by Andersen®


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