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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 ...

Spotlight

Carriage doors solve problems

My buddy and I were having a friendly conversation recently about beauty, and why it seems to get squeezed out of society’s priorities. He put up the theory that beauty is optional, and morally neutral. Morally neutral? I got ready to step up on my soap box when he pointed out that you can make laws against harming people, but not against having bad taste. Tell that to neighborhood associations, I said. And I’ve personally ...