Member Since March 29, 2008 , From Pottstown PA, United States
About kestrel:

I'm part owner of Kestrel Shutters & Doors , father of 4 small children (10, 8 and 6 year old twins) and enthusiastic in working around the house, both indoors and out.

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Answered: What is the preferred look in windows, Grids or no ...

Hello Micbaron, Actually, that is a matter of personal preference. If your windows have grids that pop out you can always remove a few and live with them that way for a few days/weeks and see which ...

Answered: Can you move a birdhouse with eggs to protect it ...

I'd be very concerned about moving eggs. Beyond the fact that you might damage the eggs from them rolling around while you move the next, you have the concern of being attacked by the parents. I did ...

Answered: How to lengthen door facing and jambs after you ...

Hi Vicky, What you will need to do is remover the 2 vertical pieces and buy new ones that are long enough that you can cut them to the longer size. The only reason you would need to replace the top ...

Answered: How does beadboard wallpaper look next to wood ...

Hi Deeanne, The main difference is going to be the thickness. From what I see of online specifications for the wallpaper it is about 3/32" thick. If you use 1/4" beadboard plywood that will be more ...

Answered: What kind of Material other than glass can I use ...

Hi Mglickin, There are a lot of different materials out there. If you want something clear like glass, but maybe with a pattern, there are a lot of different sheets of plastic available that have ...

Answered: Outdoor planters

Hi Don, Any chance you can be more specific. Are you asking what to look for in an outdoor planter, how to make them, where to buy them...? Also, do you mean the type that mount beneath a window ...

Answered: Can I paint darker color inside of wainscot frame ...

Hello Nita, There is no reason why you cannot paint part of your wainscoting a different color. What I would recommend is cut a piece of cardboard about the size of one wainscot panel. Then apply ...

Answered: Where to find used prehung wrought iron doors in ...

Here is a company that has some very nice wrought iron doors in custom designs. I spoke with the owner last week and he said that they do their own deliveries so DFW area is not a problem. http ...

Answered: How to decide if plantation shutters are right for ...

What I usually recommend is to take some photos of the wall with the windows. Then either use your computer to add some shutters (as well as drapes, blinds and such) or send us the photo and we can ...

Answered: Converting French doors into closet doors

Hi Ilandrya, Any type of door can be converted from hinged to bifold or sliding or pocket. It is really just a matter of the hardware. What you will want to do is decide on the hardware BEFORE ...

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