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Doors Rutland VT

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Doors. You will find helpful, informative articles about Doors, including "Choosing a Front Door". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Rutland, VT that will answer all of your questions about Doors.

The Home Depot
(802)786-6900
299 US Rt 4 East
Rutland, VT
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Noble Ace
(802) 773-2750
261 North Main St
Rutland, VT
 
Rotella Bldg Materials Inc
(802) 775-4383
317 West St
Rutland, VT
 
Goodro True Value Of Killington
(802) 422-3469
Rt 4
Killington, VT
 
Gilmore Home Center
(802) 468-5676
Route 4 A
Bomoseen, VT
 
Home Depot #4502
(802) 786-6900
299 US Rte 4 East
Rutland, VT
 
Frank Webb's Bath Center
(802) 775-1922
3091 Cold River Rd
Rutland, VT
 
Blodgett Supply Co Inc
(802) 775-3342
127 Quality Ln
Rutland, VT
 
Edmunds Hardware
(802) 446-2133
34 Maple St
Wallingford, VT
 
Brandon Lumber & Millwork Co
(802) 247-6000
11 Grove St - Rte 7
Brandon, VT
 

Choosing a Front Door


The New Front Door

We'd talked about purchasing a new front door for years. The cold leaked in many a winter with drafts before we actually got serious.

Finally we went to a home improvement center to browse. Fiberglass, wood, steel; some very pricey indeed! And look at all the variations and colors! This was not going to be as easy as we thought!

First, we researched, besides the cost, how each door type was better or worse. Fiberglass was our final choice.

Now for the fun! We decided to go downtown with our digital camera and take photos of all the various doors we liked on neighbor's houses. After a good stroll and getting about a dozen styles, we headed home.

Using Paint and Microsoft Picture Manager on our computer; we were able to put the various door styles onto a photo of our "real" house and "see" how they would actually appear. Take a look at the pictures below to see how we did.

The results were surprising to us. Many doors that we had leaned to liking, actually didn't suit our colonial at all!

This simple exercise led us to confidently purchase a fiberglass front door with sidelites for around $1000. We have more light, no cold and drafts and a great front entrance!
Happy hunting to all!


Our house, before we changed the door


Some of our choices. I just figured out how large to make the doors to fit in, then cut them out of the houses we took pictures of and pasted them in.

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