Frequent Q & A
1.- What is the best wood for my entry Door?..... Answer: I need to understand some facts:
1.1 Job-site location: City; orientation of entry door: (N?, S?. W?, E?); Overhung supplied?: (None, some,
1.2 Size of your Door? : (3x7)?, (3x8)?, (6x8)?, other?.
1.3 Design of your Door? : Privacy? , Upper panel Glass?, full panel Glass?.... other?...
With this in my hands, I will be able to recommend: Alder, Mahogany, Red Grandis, Spanish Cedar, Walnut, Maple, Mezquite, Bamboo, Cherry, to mention some.......
2.- Is there a maintenance I need to do for my entry Door?.....
2.1 If is a full shaded location, it will need monthly cleaning as your fine Furniture; dry new "fine cotton" rag to
anti dust. Some high-end oils can be lightly applied once every 4-6 months (always applyng on the
rag, never over the wood direct).
2.2 If is a sunny direct light exposure, it may need professional maintenance on the outside face every year.
(Rustic101 Care Plans available).
3.- Are your Doors pre-hung:? / finished? .....
= Yes, its the best service you can get from Rustic 101. Now, I work with your own preference: so if need it
as a "door-only" (slab-only), I do that; and if you want to apply your own finish, I will bring you a
stain-grade" door for you to have fun doing your own colors.
4.- Do you have doors in stock for me to buy? ..... Answer: Unfortunally no. Every one is from scratch.
1.- How do the Gates hold out in the weather expossed?........
== Using the right techniques and the right lumber to build it.
== Using the right materials to finish it.
== Doing the right yearly maintennance.
I do warranty your wooden Gates =full-life= doing all above; ask for our plan "Full-Wty.Gates Plan"
(Regular wear and tear is expected in year #1, schedule your CARE Service (858) 350-7493
2.- Can we have a lock in our Gate? .......
== Security is one the most relevant items of my Gates; Yes, lockable Gates supplied.
3.- Who design your Gates?........
== I enjoy a lot doing this with my clients; most of homeowners have an idea, but hard to land it,
so bring it here and we will find a unique design solution to your taste or style.
== But I did myself lots of the designs that I display, so you can play with them and asjust it to your
color preference, wood, and otjher features.
4.- == Do you have Gates in stock for me to pcik it up?.....Answer: Unfortunally no. Every one is from scratch.
== CARE SERVICE NEED it for ALL GATES.-
.. Highly reccomended every 12 to 14 months. PREVENTIVE better than Refurbishing, Fixing or Salvage.
TEXT: (858) 350-7493 to schedule your CARE Service
As shown: Gates with NO maintenance for 5 years.. .... NOT a good idea!....
Gate after a deep Refurbish Service (VS a CARE Preventive one)