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Interior and Exterior Door Types and Painting Tips

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There are several things to consider about interior and exterior door replacement choices before undertaking a door painting project. Take a look at the following types of doors available: Exterior or Interior Panel Door A Modern interior wood door with panels usually consists of a vertical stile with horizontal rail framework. This type construction helps counter the wood's tendency to shrink, swell, or warp because of changes in humidity. Spaces between frame members can consist of a door panel made from wood, metal, or glass such as an interior beveled glass door. Interior or Exterior Bifold Door An exterior or...

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Hinges, their types and how to choose them!

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Content Source: www.hardwaresource.com Information compiled and written by Tom Philbin,The Encyclopedia of Hardware Hinge types come in a seemingly endless variety, but keeping in mind the following facts should eliminate some of the confusion.Many companies specify that hinges are “handed”-that is, designed to go on either the left or right hand of the door. In some cases the left hand is considered left as you view the door opening from the outside of the house; in others it is from the inside. This can get very complicated, and the simple fact is that unless you are involved in a very...

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Furnish Mantra has its beginnings at the Founders Institute

Posted by Srivathsav BS at

Since 2012, with fire in my heart and an idea in my mind; I had knocked doors of every technology and business acquaintance of mine, seeking help on how to start an ecommerce hardware store. They encouraged the idea and offered their piece of advice. Getting all these bits and pieces together, I started building the website. Learning about the hardware business had been a continual effort as I manage my family business. I knew the idea had potential, but was unclear of the right way to plan, research, build, and market it. And that’s when Founders Institute happened to...

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In the quest of bringing orderliness to the unorganized construction-hardware industry, will e-commerce suffice?

Posted by Srivathsav BS at

 The construction and hardware industry in India is primarily fragmented. A number of in-house manufacturers, reputed brands, distributors, traders, influencers like the architects and builders, contractors, carpenters.. Phew!! That’s a long supply chain. This long hierarchy of middlemen, has led to production of counterfeit products, unstable pricing and quality concerns, which complicate the buying process for consumers.                                The advent of e-commerce has given a ray of hope to this unorganized sector. Dedicated online marketplaces for construction materials; assuring quality, right pricing, on-time delivery, expert advice...

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How to make your kitchen appear larger than it actually is!

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There is at-least a single room in the house which is too cranky and problematic to decorate. This is the kitchen. A dream kitchen is anything but tiny, although this is a reality for many. The room looks like a cramped up triangle, with scanty counter space and precious little room for storing appliances. Even if you are not prepared to haul that wall, try the best thing: you can create an impression of a larger space with the help of some strategic decorating tricks. Recessed lighting, light shades and the choice of light colors – here are golden tips...

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