Renewal by Andersen® Expert Tips on Choosing an Entry Door

Renewal by Andersen® Expert Tips on Choosing an Entry Door

October 26, 2016

Entry doors serve as focal points for any home. A good entry door will make a nice first impression for passersby and guests. It will also ensure protection from the elements all year long. If you’re in the market for new options, here are some buying tips

Tips on Choosing an Entry Door

Choose a Durable Material

Material will directly affect the durability, maintenance, and appearance of your entry doors. Fiberglass and steel are two of the most popular options known today. You can rely on steel doors for security and durability. They will not crack or warp and endure dents due to extreme weather conditions.

Fiberglass, on the other hand, is a maintenance-free option that can withstand harsh climates. We recommend this material for homeowners who want to have the look of wood without the maintenance issues.

Consider the Size of Your Entryway

The size of your doors will depend on the size of your home. Some may require taller, thicker, or wider doors, and some homes will need double doors. When choosing your front doors, consider decor that surround your doors. They include transoms, sidelights, and windows.

Set a Realistic Budget

Entry door replacement is an important investment, so you need to consider different factors when setting a budget:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Performance against weather conditions
  • Maintenance requirements
  • Long-term benefits
  • Hardware choices
  • Life span

Select a Style that Matches Your Home

You can find different door styles on the market today. At Renewal by Andersen of Eastern New York, we offer ProVia® doors that you can customize for your design needs. They come with sidelights and various decorative glass designs. You can also choose from a wide range of colors such as Snow Mist, Almond, Café Cream, and Coal Black. For hardware, ProVia offers different handles and locks that come in brass, bronze, and nickel finishes.

Renewal by Andersen of Eastern New York can help you choose the right front door. We can also add curb appeal and energy savings with our quality patio doors.

If you want to learn more about our door options, call us today at [company_phone]. You can also schedule a free in-home consultation by filling out our contact form.

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