Custom Doors, Custom Windows, Skylight Installations

Riverton Custom Oak Entry Door and Sidelites 

Riverton Custom Oak Entry Door and Sidelites

This beautiful AAW custom oak entry door system with two sidelites was a pleasure to sand, stain, and seal finish by hand. The beveled cut glass and caming make the home sparkle- what great curb appeal! Baldwin leverset doorknob. I have had extensive experience as a door installer, I love to install ‘em because of the challenge, and the results satisfy, especially a door like this. Custom stain/seal finishing is also available from Cabinet World. Price range for a similar project: $4,500 - $5,000.

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Balustrades, Mantles, Moldings Installations

Sandy Open Oak Balustrade Remodeling

Sandy Open Oak Balustrade

This stained oak and painted maple open stairs balustrade replaces a bearing wall and railing that was cut back to open the stairway. It really adds light and dresses up the entry that formerly felt like entering a tunnel when opening the front door. The curved oak railing volute and oak stair end caps add traditional touches of craftsmanship to the balustrade and now invites access to the living room. The bearing wall opening is now supported by hidden posts and a built-up beam that spans to the outside wall.

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07-28-09 Home Sales Rise  New home sales nationally in June posted the fastest increase in more than eight years as buyers took advantage of bargain prices, lower interest rates, and a federal tax credit for first time homeowners. Although home prices are still falling in the U. S. and Utah, the figures might be another sign that the housing market is finally bouncing back. Construction levels are still weak because builders still have too many unsold homes. The market for new and existing homes below $250,000 has stabilized and is showing signs of improvement.

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    Since 2012, not a year has passed that JCPenney didn’t close more stores than it opened due to falling revenue. Sales last year were down 30 percent from where they were in 2011, according to Fortune. But the department store has a plan to recapture at least some of that lost revenue: home remodeling. 

    “With the resurgence of the housing market, consumers are spending more than $300 billion annually to upgrade their homes since nearly two-thirds of the nation’s homes are over 30 years old,” said Marvin Ellison, chairman and CEO of JCPenney, in a release. 

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    The National Association of the Remodeling Industry has unveiled a new accreditation program—a first for the trade group.

    Traditionally, NARI’s certification programs have focused on individual remodelers’ knowledge and professionalism. To date, there hasn’t been an accreditation program for remodeling businesses—until now.