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Find your brownstone’s perfect front door

If you are looking for the perfect antique door to show off your historic brownstone, Amighini Architectural is the place to go.

With over one thousand doors to choose from, it is almost impossible to leave Amghini’s 20,000 square foot showroom without the door of your dreams.

This family business of 45 years travels the world to find heirloom doors from abandoned or demolished palaces, parks, hotels and historic residences that can then be installed directly into your home. Each door is unique, unusual, and has been fully restored to its original beauty.

Moreover, Amighini not only installs one-of-a-kind doors, but also salvages and creates many distinct accessories for your home, such as wrought iron gates, balconies, stained glass, and windows from vintage lumber and materials.

Although located in Jersey City, Amighini has installed dozens of doors on historic homes in Brownstone Brooklyn and will gladly cater to your specific needs. You can begin your shopping experience on line — at www.amighini.net.

Be covered for all emergencies

Why call a different company for each home emergency when you can have one company fix all of your problems?

For the fixed price of $315 per year, KooWi Home Improvements will respond within three hours when alerted to any of your home emergencies.

Once you have signed up and paid the all inclusive price of $315, KooWi will give you a Homeowners Membership Card and a number to call for each type of emergency. KooWi has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry and knows exactly how to handle each emergency repair immediately. With a promise to “provide excellent care with no limitations,” KooWi is the way to go.

Seal up your water and air leaks

If there is an opening in the structure of your home, where water might leak in or heating and air conditioning might escape, you need the most reliable company to fix it. That company is B&G Roofing.

This family business of 52 years knows exactly how to solve all kinds of household leaks, whether a tiny drip from the ceiling or some of your precious cold air escaping into the summer heat through a crevice by the window. Bob Meyers says that a building’s cornice, window and door frames often just need a bit of caulking to seal out the elements, but you’d be surprised how often your roof can be a big culprit too.

B&G has specialists in every kind of roofing and sealant materials, from rubber shingles to slate roofs. Customers are often referred to B&G by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, which means that they are true craftsmen and will handle each job expertly whether the roof can be seen from street level or not.

Additionally, B&G offers free estimates, 24-hour emergency service, and will deal with your insurance company about storm damage. B&G promises to “get the job done right the first time” — and with three generations and 52 years of experience under their belt, you can believe it!

Frame It In Brooklyn

With close to 40 years of quality professional framing, Frame It In Brooklyn should be the top choice for all of your framing needs. Whether you are looking to frame that cute little picture of your children playing in the park or your one-of-a-kind Picasso, Frame It In Brooklyn has the perfect frame for you.

As one of New York City’s largest professional framing sources, Frame It In Brooklyn has catered to clients ranging from art collectors and interior designers to regular homeowners and office workers. Their 8,000 square foot manufacturing and design facility is packed with thousands of frames, and their wonderful design assistance and friendly staff are sure to help you find the frame of your dreams. Frame It In Brooklyn is dedicated to the goal of customer satisfaction and with custom framing options galore it is almost impossible for them not to meet that goal.

Located in Greenwood Heights alongside the Gowanus Expressway, the sign atop its building has been a landmark for generations of commuters.

Their retail location is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm at 246 Beacon Ave. (on Kennedy Boulevard), Jersey City, N.J. Call (201) 222-6367, or e-mail info@amighini.net.

KooWi Home Improvements is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week at 409 Remsen Ave. in Flatlands. Visit www.koowi.com or call (718) 434-8155 for information.

B&G Roofing is at 24-12 82nd St. in Jackson Heights. Call (718) 457-2864 for info.

Open Monday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, at 767 Third Ave., between 25th and 26th streets. Visit www.FrameItInBrooklyn, call (718) 788-7404 or e-mail info@frameitinbrooklyn.com for info.

Updated 2:24 pm, July 18, 2008
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