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Working with Vintage Front Doors

Dated Posted: September 2nd, 2011

We are the first to admit that finding the right vintage door is not the easiest undertaking; it’s a labour of love and those that understand the value and beauty of old construction and well-seasoned materials are happy to go […]

Custom Sizing of Iron to Suit your Needs

Dated Posted: September 2nd, 2011

When shopping for our antique iron bring your approximate measurements, and know that the sizes of our pieces are not set in stone. In most cases we are able to adjust the pieces you love to suit your needs. This […]

Missing a Knob or an Escutcheon?

Dated Posted: September 2nd, 2011

Bring it in or email us a picture and we’ll see what we can find for you.

Shopping for a Mantel

Dated Posted: September 2nd, 2011

Before you come in to look for a mantel, please measure the actual opening in the wall where your fireplace will go. Besides the width of your chimney, there are fire codes that will determine the minimum size of the […]

Sizing for Light Fixtures

Dated Posted: September 2nd, 2011

How do you know what size fixture will fit? The two main spaces that seem to cause the most concern are hallways and dining rooms. For hallways, the rule-of-thumb is that you must leave 7 feet of clearance below the […]

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