Door Hardware Appleton WI

Knobs, hinges, and deadbolts constitute a door’s hardware. The design and aesthetics of one’s door can be just as important to the stability and soundness of the frame and door itself. Here you will find various information about levers and handle sets that will become the point of entry and exit of your structure.

Budget Blinds of Fox Valley
(866) 839-4770
1830 North Locust
Appleton, WI

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Budget Blinds of Ripon
(866) 839-4770
927a, E Main St
Winneconne, WI

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Kohler Overhead Doors Inc
(262) 903-0374
806 N Sandy Ln
Elkhorn, WI

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Budget Blinds of Ripon
(866) 839-4770
927a, E Main St
Winneconne, WI

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G & F Professional Services Inc
(920) 565-4792
W3162 Orchard Rd
Elkhart Lake, WI

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Creative Design Center Incorporated
(920) 882-1226
1985 American Dr
Neenah, WI

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Ultimate Overhead Door
(920) 582-0280
4 S 3rd St
Winneconne, WI

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Schmitz Door Service
(608) 274-0880
6140 Cottonwood Dr Ste F
Fitchburg, WI

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T W Masters Overhead Doors
(715) 366-7085
S9808 County Road Aa
Almond, WI

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American Overhead Door Co.
(715) 834-3301
S445 County Road Vv
Mondovi, WI

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Home Maintenance Checklist

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Home Maintenance Checklist for Spring

Home Maintenance Checklist for Spring Most homeowners know seasonal maintenance is a must. Spring is the perfect time for routine maintenance checks on many areas of your home. But how do you decide what needs to be done, and in what priority?

The experts at, a Web site that helps connect homeowners with prescreened contractors in their area, offer the following checklist to help you shape up your home for spring:

Gutters and downspouts :  Remove leaves and debris from gutters and downspouts. Reattach gutters that have pulled away from the house. Run a hose on the roof and check for proper drainage. If leaks exist, dry the area and use caulking or epoxy to seal the leak.

Siding : Clean siding with a pressure washer to keep mold from growing. Check all wood surfaces for weathering and paint failure. If wood is showing through, sand the immediate area and apply a primer coat before painting. If paint is peeling, scrape loose paint and sand smooth before painting.

Exterior caulking : Inspect caulking and replace if deteriorating. Scrape out all the eroding caulk and re-caulk the needed area.

Window sills, door sills, and thresholds : Fill cracks, caulk edges, repaint or replace if necessary.

Window and door screens : Clean screening and check for holes. Holes bigger than a quarter leave plenty of room for bugs to climb in. Patch holes or replace the screen. Save bad screen to patch holes next year. Tighten or repair any loose or damaged frames and repaint. Replace broken, worn, or missing hardware. Wind can ruin screens and frames that are allowed to flap and move, so make sure they are securely fastened. Tighten and lubricate door hinges and closers.

Drain waste and vent system : Flush out system.

Hot water heater : Lubricate circulating pump and motor.

Evaporative air conditioner : Clean unit, check belt tension and adjust if needed. Replace cracked or worn belt.

Heat pump : Lubricate blower motor.

Foundation : Check foundation walls, floors, concrete and masonry for cracking, heaving, or deterioration. If a significant number of bricks are losing their mortar, call a professional. If you can slide a nickel into a crack in your concrete floor, slab or foundation, call a professional immediately.

Roof : Inspect roof surface flashing, eaves and soffits. Check flashings around all surface projections and sidewalls.

Decks and porches : Check all decks, patios, porches, stairs and railings for loose members and deterioration. Open decks and wood fences need to be treated every four to six years, depending on how much exposure they get to sun and rain. If the stain doesn't look like it should, or water has turned some of the wood a dark gray, hire a professional to treat your deck and fence.

Landscape : Cut back and trim all vegetation and overgrown bushes that are touching structures. Limbs and leaves can cut into your home's paint, requiring that si...

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