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The spring of 2020 was a strange but important time in our lives. We've all spent more time at home than we ever have and it's given us the chance to reflect on what's most important.

A lot of industries have been slow to get up and running either for safety or economic reasons but the home renovation sector has been flourishing. All of this time at home has given people the initiative to finally complete those unfinished interior and exterior projects so they can finally have the space they've always wanted. 

The first project I tacked after opening for business again was painting an exterior door. My client had done some major interior renovations to her 1930s home and had her windows changed throughout the previous year.

The last thing left to update was the original oak door. The new window frames were light grey so they chose to paint the door surround 

with a matching color and then I was going to tackle staining the door a darker grey that would complement both the light grey trim and the terra-cotta colored bricks. Along with the finish on the door...