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A sample of completed custom doors built by Evergreen Carriage Doors

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All Garage Doors Used to Swing Out

Authentic carriage doors do more than look historically correct. They swing out. There's something good about that motion. It's more like arms sending you on your way or receiving you back home than a big ...

The original barn door

Back in the day, barns were raised by farmers with the help of neighbors and extended family. The last thing up was the barn door. Built of a basic framework of vertical battens and horizontal ...

Good doors make good neighbors

The old saying is “good fences make good neighbors”. It’s based on the idea that establishing firm and unambiguous boundaries decreases the chance of disputes. Okay. True. But isn’t there something more to being a ...

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Swing Out Authentic vs Roll Up Look A Like

Swing Out Authentic vs. Roll Up Look-a-like I came across this article on the “This Old House” web site. I thought it interesting because it brings to our attention two apparently good reasons why a person would choose a faux carriage garage door over an authentic, swing out, carriage garage door. After reading it though the question hung in my mind, is this really still the case today? As this article suggests, is the faux ...