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How to Restore an Entryway

The experts from Restoration Realities demonstrate how to restore a front door and adjacent sash sidelights.

Use these projects to add charm and period-authentic details to a front door.

Bring an entryway back to its original 1925 design.

  • Time

    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Restore a Front Door

Restoration Realities visits a 1925 Colonial-Revival house that's in need of a front-door upgrade. Use these step-by-step instructions to restore a door and add period-authentic hardware.

  • Time

    Day

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Install Sidelight Sashes

Learn how to install traditional side sashes and create a welcoming front door.

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