Have you ever had a “suspicious” knock at your door causing you to carefully creep up to the door while hoping and praying that who or whatever is not a monster ready to break down your door and enter your home? We
If so, no worries, you’re normal as we now know that most burglaries begin with someone kicking down a door to force entry. However, chances you are like many Americans who have an outdated, low security, and possibly warped wood front door. Speaking from experience, your home feels much more secure merely based on the quality of your entry door.
If you have never considered installing a quality door in your home, this post will give you some of the pros and cons to a variety of door types on today’s market.
First off, a common theme for the products we use and recommend are that they must be energy efficient. With the rising prices of energy in our country it is important to install as many energy efficient appliances in your home as possible. Trust me, whoever does the monthly budget in your home with thank you.
The most common doors are fiberglass, steel, and wood.
Wood doors remain the gold standard in regards to looks and appeal of front doors. Wood offers the most design options and with today’s construction wood doors are extremely secure. On the flip side, a high quality wood door may possibly extend your budget as they tend to be the most expensive option of the top 3.
Fiberglass doors are a great option as well as they are great at resisting the wear and tear of its peers. You can also spruce these puppies up so that they provide a more traditional look for your home or office.
Last but not least, there is steel. Consumers speak with their $, and steel doors are by far the most popular choice. They offer quality security, come in energy efficient models, and are less likely to crack or warp.
We could go on and on about the various types of doors, but we think you’re pretty sharp. You get it. There’s options so don’t just settle for the first thing you see, and ensure that whatever decision you make is one that considers the doors ability to protect your family and home, reduce you energy bill, and provide a modern, stylish look for your home.
We would love the opportunity to provide a free consultation to help you make the best decision for you home.
Be sure to check out this video for more door security tips.
For any and all of your Door Replacement needs in Fort Collins, visit our website at www.ftcollinswindows.com
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3/31/2022 02:18:43 am
I’m happy I located this blog!
4/27/2022 12:42:06 am
This is exactly what I was looking for! Wood offers the most design options and with today’s construction wood doors are extremely secure. This was very valuable information for me about Door Replacement. Thanks!!
6/6/2022 02:15:20 pm
Great tip about how you might need fiberglass reinforcements. I need to get a new door. I'll have to consider getting a steel frame as well.
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