An Enlightened Living Survival Guide to Holiday Entertaining

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… so they say! What’s omitted is the lack of time and the endless amount of effort and attention to detail that goes into preparing for a holiday gathering. Zabitat is hoping to help relieve a bit of your stress and bring in some Zen with our guide to prepping and throwing a great holiday event in your home. One more way we help bring Enlightened Living into your home.

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#DropTheWreath & Transform Your Door with Decorative Glass

The holidays are filled with entertaining guests and family members as you celebrate the most special time of year. With all these guests coming and going, your entryway becomes a key part to the daily activities. It’s the first impression as your friends and family approach, and it’s their last impression as they make their way out. The emphasis on a fabulous entryway have never been stronger.

Being in the door industry, we see homeowners falls short of creating a WOW factor for their entryways because they’ve gotten trapped into the same old wreaths that they’ve used year after year. It seems like the right thing to do. It covers up the worn out, beaten up door while adding a little holiday spirit to an otherwise not so appealing slab that keeps the cold out. This year, we want to spread the word that a wreath isn’t your only option. We want you to #DropTheWreath and checkout this amazing alternative to giving your entrance the WOW factor that it deserves.

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Transformation Tuesday: Entryway Enhancements for the Holidays

With the holiday’s right around the corner, what better way to spend our Transformation Tuesday with reviewing some of the top entryway enhancement you can make to your home? Greet your guests with a transformed entrance by simply adding or replacing decorative glass. These projects take less than an hour, but the impact it will leave on our home will last a lifetime.

We pulled together 15 incredible door transformations to help inspire the DIYer in you. Once you’re ready to tackle that door project, head on over to our store and shop thousands of door glass options that will help you completely transform the look of your entryway.

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Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays

The weather has cooled off and the holidays are fast approaching. Now is the time to start that holiday home preparation so you can enjoy some Enlightened Living throughout the best season of the year. Not only should you decorate your home accordingly, it’s also important to make sure you’ve tackled the major season projects that will help you take advantage of the season with your friends and family. We pulled together a list of the top projects you can easily knock off your list this year to enhance your holidays.

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Easy Way to Upgrade Patio Doors

If you have patio doors in your home, you understand what a huge benefit they can be to your home. The most noticeable is all the natural sunlight it lets into your living space. But there is also the benefit of opening up the doors and letting that fresh air flow throughout. However, we want to help you take your patio doors to the next level. We’ve got 2 DIY projects you can knock out in a couple hours that will make you fall in love with your patio doors all over again.

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Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Fall

As the weather starts to cool off and the hustle and bustle of summer winds down, it’s time for us homeowners to knock some home improvement projects off the to-do list. It’s the perfect time to get in a little work to help prepare your home for colder months and increase your home’s value all at the same time! We’ve compiled some great DIY projects that you can quickly check-off this fall to get you started during this beautiful time of year.

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Transformation Tuesday: Door Remodels

This #TransformationTuesday, we’re connecting with homeowners who tackled door remodel projects and completely transformed the look of they entryways. The biggest improvement you can make to a door is by adding / replacing the glass panel insert to something new that really makes the entryway pop. Transforming your entryway is easier than you’d expect and significantly less expensive than replacing your entire door. Checkout how these homeowners below where able to transform their entryway in less than an hour!

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Inexpensive Renovations That Add Major Home Value

Being a homeowner means a never end to-do list of chores and home upgrades to personalize your space, freshen up dated areas, and also increase the overall value of your home. But renovations get expensive, really quickly. That’s why doing your homework and understanding which projects are going to yield the most value will help you maximize your space on a budget. Get the most bang for your buck with every project and tackle the ones that will make the biggest impact quickly. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick hit-list of projects you should consider to maximize your homes value while working with a tight budget. Checkout these home upgrades you can make and start checking them off the list today.

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How To Prepare Your Home For Colder Weather

Love it or hate it, colder weather is upon us. That means it’s time to start tackling those projects that prepare your home for that colder weather. Home maintenance never ends for homeowners so it’s important to keep up on the latest tasks at hand so you don’t fall behind. We’ve compiled a quick hit-list of DIY projects to knock out before that cold weather hits hard. See something that we missed? Let us know in the comments!

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6 Benefits of Blinds-Between-Glass

Blinds have become a staple in every household. It’s almost a necessity in order to control your home’s privacy. Blinds are easy to install and come in all sorts of sizes, shapes, colors, and applications for you to get the perfect look depending on the window you’re working on. However, there has been a big miss in the blinds market. The problem with blinds is that they don’t really work on doors. Any door that has a window in it could benefit from blinds, but when you put blinds on a door, you run into all sorts of annoying problems.

That’s why you’ve gotta see how great these Enclosed Blinds are. ODL literally took traditional blinds and built them inside glass panels for your door. The outcome is incredible. Here are the top 7 reasons why you should consider upgrading your door with blinds between glass.

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25 Incredible Entryway Transformations

Replacing your door is expensive. It’s not like you can just pop it off the hinges and pop a new one on. Usually it’s a major overhaul to rip out the existing door frame and jam in order to insert a new pre-hung door. The project is usually way more involved than you’d want or expect, and it gets very costly very quickly. The good news is, we have a solution. Don’t replace your door. Remodel it! Our door glass program is designed to help completely transform the look of your entryway with a simple and quick DIY project using your existing door. By utilizing decorative door glass, you’re door can look completely new in less than an hour.

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Transformation Tuesday: Door Remodel Projects

Your entrance is your home’s focal point when it comes to curb appeal. It’s the first thing people see when they approach your home and their first experience as they enter. It’s a high traffic area, and can sometimes be neglected. That’s why we’re here to show you how incredible your entrance can look if you spend a little time upgrading your door. Adding or replacing door glass is an inexpensive way to take your existing door and make it extraordinary. That and a little paint, and your door will look brand new again!

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DIY Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Weekends are wonderful. Enjoying time away from work, spending it with friends and family, and of course knocking out some awesome projects around the house. For us DIYer’s, we’re always looking for the next project that can add value to our homes. But we need to spend our time wisely this weekend, so we put together a quick hit list of projects you can tackle in a short amount of time with the maximum value added to your home.

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