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Your Patio Entertaining Guide

Monday, July 31st, 2017




Your Patio Entertaining Guide

Entertaining friends at your home is one of the greatest pleasures of vacation season, and when you have a stylish patio, you’ll enjoy having parties outdoors. A patio is an extension of your home, which means that its appearance should complement your overall decorative style. If your home is traditional, French doors are often a good choice, while sliding doors can suit a modern house. When you’re happy with the look of your patio doors and furniture, you can indulge in patio entertaining with pride.

Al Fresco Dinner Party

Surprise your dinner party guests by seating them outdoors on your patio, where everyone can enjoy evening breezes and atmospheric lights slung through surrounding trees. Moving a dinner party outdoors takes guests away from the smells and sounds of the kitchen and adds a sophisticated air when courses appear as if by magic. Imagine the looks of anticipation and pleasure on your friends’ faces when you step through French doors bearing yet another delicious dish. Decorate your dining table with shallow bowls filled with water, where you can float fresh flowers like gardenias or peonies, or candle night lights.

Cozy Suppers

Mild nights are the time for cozy evenings outdoors with friends when you share refreshing drinks, comforting snacks and memories of earlier days. Marvin Bi-Fold Doors‘ unique operating system allows you to connect the inside of your home with the outside. Fold back the doors and accent your patio seating with large, soft cushions. Set up a chiminea or similar patio heater in case the evening turns chilly. Irish coffee and hot rum toddies can also warm your guests while they nibble on mini-burgers, chicken skewers and baked French cheeses. Add miniature cupcakes or small pastries to the menu for a perfect ending to your outdoor meal.

Outdoor Cocktails

For a cool cocktail party with friends, invite them outdoors onto your patio. If your party guests need frequent drink refills, Infinity from Marvin sliding patio doors that glide open with a light touch will allow you to quickly supply your guests with fresh margaritas and mint juleps.

Set up a bowl of punch and glasses on a side table along with canapes, olives and other tasty morsels for those who want to nosh along with their cocktails. You can also light up the night with long-lasting LED lights, and you’ll have one less thing to think about while you enjoy the fun.

Backyard Picnic

When you’re confident that your patio looks great, there’s no need to go beyond your own home for a chic picnic. Invite your loved ones over on a sunny afternoon for some outdoor fun, and polish your patio doors so they gleam in the bright afternoon light. Prepare hot and cold sandwiches, salads, pastries, desserts and other tasty picnic snacks. When everyone’s done eating, your lawn or pool is close by to work off the calories with family games.

Patio entertaining doesn’t have to mean firing up the barbecue to grill a few steaks and drink beer. Although traditional outdoor parties are fun, with an attractive patio to show off, you can enjoy more adventurous and sophisticated activities.

See Your Home With Infinity from Marvin Fiberglass Windows!

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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Every homeowner would love to have big, beautiful windows that allow more light in and a better view out. But making any big home purchase is a big decision, especially when it comes to replacing your windows. Fortunately, modern fiberglass technology is improving both the quality and beauty of windows, and how easy it is to see what your house would look like with them. But not every window company has these high-end products and allows you to see a glimpse of what your own home would look like.

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Beauty, Security and Efficiency – Just Three Reasons to Get a Custom Door for Your Atlanta Home

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Atlanta decorative doorDo you ever stop to ask yourself what makes your home, YOUR home? Sure, a piece of paper says you’re the owner, whether you have a deed or a mortgage, but your home is more than a piece of paper. Your home is part of who you are, it’s your personal retreat or refuge from the world. It’s where you go after work, where your kids play after school and where most of your memories will be made. So, what makes your home YOUR home? Besides the people inside of it, it’s the details that uniquely identify your home. Things like the paint color, the garden you dug and maintain underneath the living room window, the windows themselves and, of course, the mechanism that separates YOUR home from the rest of the world, the doors. (more…)

How a New Custom Door can Change Your Life

Friday, May 20th, 2016

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You likely don’t think much about your front door.  You come home, open the door, go inside and live your life.  Just because you don’t think about it, though, doesn’t mean others don’t.  It is true that your front door will not draw much attention if it’s just another front door. But, your front door could also be a statement piece.  It could be something that when people pass by they say, “now that’s a nice house.”  Other than windows and perhaps shutters, there is nothing else that will make a house stand out than a front door. (more…)

5 Custom Front Doors That You Should Consider

Monday, April 18th, 2016
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The entrance to a home should be as welcoming as the people on the inside of it.  A door is more than just the centerpiece, it’s the first thing people see when they walk up to your home. Show people who walk up to your house a true reflection of yourself and your family.  Invite them into your home through a custom entrance.  Below are five custom front doors that you should consider. (more…)

Why Choosing Fiberglass Doors Over Traditional Wood Doors can Save You Time and Money

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

When choosing a replacement door, the desire for an elegant wooden door frequently wars with a desire for cost and durability. Fortunately, fiberglass doors and windows can offer a compromise. With modern wood finishes and a range of designs, they can provide an entry as grand as any wood door while still offering all the benefits of durability and easier maintenance.

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North Georgia Replacement Windows Now Carries MaxCraft Doors

Monday, August 25th, 2014

We have always offered a wide selection of window and door replacement options to our customers, and that selection keeps getting bigger. We are very pleased to announce that we now carry the full line of MaxCraft entry doors.

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Custom Double Doors for the Atlanta Market

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

New Door Design to Replace 10 inch Side Lites and 10 inch Transoms with Double Doors.

North Georgia Replacement Windows has a new line of doors that we’re excited to offer customers in the Atlanta market.  The new doors are designed to replace the odd size 10 inch transom and side lite.  The new door configuration is a double panel design in which the top three quarters of the door are glass and the bottom ¼ has a nice decorative wood panel design.  The doors are a fiberglass shell for durability, low maintenance, and insulation and a hybrid mahogany top layer for a beautiful wood finish.

The door glass is available in three distinctive design options:

  1. Leaded Beveled Decorative Glass (Half Privacy)
  2. Simulated Divided Lite Low E Glass (See Through)
  3. Wrought Iron design (Full Privacy)

Please contact us immediately if you would like to switch out your old traditional wood door with 10 inch side lites and transoms with an exquisite new decorative double door.  Our door proposals include product taxes, installation, exterior trim, finish staining or painting and clean-up and disposal of old door and job related debris.  All custom double doors are on discount of 20% off.custom_double_doors-1 custom_double_doors-3 custom_double_doors-2

3 Ways Fiberglass Doors Can Increase your Home’s Appeal

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Beautiful Fiberglass Entry Door

Are you constantly looking for ways to increase your home’s value and appeal either for resale value or to create a rewarding home ownership experience? At North Georgia Replacement Windows we have a perfect and easy solution for you: fiberglass doors.

Don’t believe us? Here are three ways fiberglass doors will improve your home’s appeal:

  • Long-Lasting- As a durable alternative to wood or steel, North Georgia Replacement Windows’ insulated fiberglass doors are strong and enduring. Their fiberglass doors resist dents and dings from day-to-day traffic. These doors will never rust, rot, deteriorate, warp, bow, or twist. These doors are in for the long-haul.
  • Increased Energy Efficiency- Fiberglass doors offer about five times the insulation value of wood while also being very low maintenance! Increased insulation could decrease your monthly energy bill. Reduced maintenance reduces the wasted time and materials fixing your door.
  • Increased Curb Appeal Value – Changes to the exterior of your home help keep the exterior of your home looking fresh. Replacing a home’s entryway with a fiberglass door can significantly increase the curb appeal of a house. Fiberglass doors can be a wood grain with a smooth, finished look. These doors can also be painted or stained to match the exterior of your home.

Whether you’re looking to sell now, or just planning improvements to your home, we’re more than happy to give you a free proposal for your very own fiberglass door.

Just use this form. If you’d rather talk to someone on the phone, we can do that too. Just call us at 770-888-1604.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you soon.