1. How should I clean my wood door?
Dusting with a dust cloth, as with furniture, is the most important step in maintaining the finish. Dust collection on the surface, particularly the exterior, absorbs and holds moisture on humid days and damp evenings. After dusting, you may wish to apply a furniture polish, but be sure to remove all excess polish and wipe dry. Do not wash with water or use heavy waxes.
2. Can I purchase a custom door?
Yes. Mr. Door Man Inc. offers handcrafted fine wood doors. Built for entryways, Our doors are an elegant solution for your home. Lead time is three to six weeks.
3. What wood species are available for wood stile and rail doors?
Wood species avalable for stile and rail doors include Brazilian Pine, Cherry, Fir, Hemlock, Hickory, Knotty Alder, Knotty Pine, Mahogany, Maple, Oak, Pine, Poplar and Walnut.
8. Where should I install a fire door in my home?
Fire doors are most often used between the house and the garage, apartment, business . Typically a 20-minute fire door is fine for a home application. Check to comply with local building codes.
9. What is the order of steel doors, from lowest to highest quality?
1. 25-gauge door: used as a utility door, front door, etc., but not for a fire-retarding door; the stiles are made of wood.
2. 24-gauge energy-saver door: a 20-minute fire door with the stiles made of wood.
3. Steel-edge instead of a wood edge: a 90-minute fire door with the stiles made of steel.
10. What does the gauge measurement mean in steel doors?
Gauge is the thickness of the steel. Steel doors are cut from large rolls.