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Check out the latest article on! This article discusses how luxury entry doors are real estates newest obsession. “We all believe first impressions are lasting impressions, so this is your first impression,” says Jacob Kluger. Read more at the link below... Article 2015-11-30T14:28:58+00:00

Luxury Entry Doors Are Real Estate’s Newest Obsession

From NEW YORK POST By Zachary Kussin Luxury Entry Doors Are Real Estate’s Newest Obsession Call it hall appeal. In New York City, where buildings dominate the streetscape, it’s impossible for a single apartment to command curb appeal. But deep-pocketed buyers can now get a nice compromise. Beyond trophy penthouses and standout amenity spaces, new luxury developments are incorporating bold entry doors into their designs. The goal is to create a grand — and more personal — sense of arrival. “It’s an announcement,” says Ian Bruce Eichner, CEO of the Continuum Company, which is developing the 83-unit condominium tower at 45 E. 22nd St. near Madison Square Park. Here, all unit entries will feature stained and fluted white oak doors, which measure 8 feet high and include bronze-finished hardware. The goal for Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, which handled the interiors, was to reflect the Art Deco influence of the dwellings themselves. “It’s not just the front door — it’s the entrance to the apartment,” Eichner adds. “And it’s the message you get when you walk off the elevator and look at it.” The trend isn’t limited to just the units’ doors themselves — these buildings are also expending time, money and thought on the spaces surrounding their entries to create dramatic looks. One example is the West Village’s 91-unit 150 Charles St. — whose architectural masterminds include COOKFOX and Alan Wanzenberg — where 8-foot walnut doors are asymmetrically framed by a large panel displaying the unit’s number. At the CetraRuddy-designed Stella Tower, doors are similarly asymmetrical in orientation. The former Verizon tower in Hell’s Kitchen’s sexy doorframes include hanging light fixtures that herald the unit’s number with a soft shine. But the most dramatic display [...]

Luxury Entry Doors Are Real Estate’s Newest Obsession 2017-05-18T21:37:25+00:00

Hurricane Joaquin

Hurricane Joaquin is blasting the Central Bahamas! Are you prepared for another hurricane? Tired of pulling out those heavy dirty shutters out of storage to put up on every door and window? Check out the latest impact fiberglass and mahogany wood Doors and Windows at Custom Door Shop's 2 convenient locations.

Hurricane Joaquin 2015-10-01T11:24:37+00:00

Hurricane Erika

Are you prepared for Tropical Storm Erika? If your home is not prepared, please stop by and visit us today for all your hurricane impact door and window needs! Hopefully this storm does not impact our area. However, now is a great time to check your storm supplies and go over your storm plan with your family. Stay safe and use the many resources available to prepare for any storm. Erika is forecast to gain hurricane strength on Saturday as it approaches the Bahamas.

Hurricane Erika 2015-08-26T16:29:59+00:00

Hurricane Danny

Hurricane Season is upon us in South Florida! Hurricane Danny has now been classified as our first hurricane of the season. Tired of pulling out those heavy dirty shutters out of storage to put up on every door and window? Come by one of our showrooms to see how we can build a beautiful hurricane impact approved entry door or window and never bother with those shutters again! Read more about Hurricane Danny Here:

Hurricane Danny 2015-08-20T11:30:33+00:00

Beautiful Rustic Doors

Awesome to see quality work, a professional staff and detailed installers that take pride in their work, if you’re looking for a trusted source for doors, I would recommend “Custom Door Shop”..

Beautiful Rustic Doors 2017-05-18T21:37:26+00:00

PGT Rebate

FREE $$$$$ Who doesn't like FREE $$ for upgrading/protecting your home with new hurricane impact windows and doors??? Call store for details and get eligible today!!!

PGT Rebate 2017-05-18T21:37:26+00:00

December Holiday Ad

Our December Holiday Ad has arrived!  Come in today to see how we can upgrade your windows and doors to be Hurricane Impact approved.  See our ad in the HomeMag flyer in your mail and in the picture below.  

December Holiday Ad 2017-05-18T21:37:26+00:00

November Ad and Special

Happy Thanksgiving to all and may you have a wonderful time with family and friends!  Please come and see us to get your new door on order before the Holiday rush begins.  Our November ad with special is attached as well.    

November Ad and Special 2017-05-18T21:37:26+00:00

CDS now has the August Smart Lock

Custom Door Shop now brings you the latest technology straight to your Door! CDS now has a floor demo of the August Smart Lock! This lock is a normal Emtek lock with no visible sign of the lock on the exterior of your door with the capabilities of keyless entry using your smartphone. Visit Custom Door Shop today to see how we can build you a custom front door with a smart lock!

CDS now has the August Smart Lock 2017-05-18T21:37:26+00:00