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Exterior Door Replacement: 4 Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Your doors are an incredibly important part of your home. After all, since it’s one of the first things that people will see, your exterior door plays a big role in your home’s aesthetic appeal. Apart from that, it can also affect your home’s energy efficiency. To make the most of getting new doors, you have to make sure that you avoid a few door replacement mistakes.

These mistakes include:

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  1. Picking the Wrong Door Color 
    As stated before, your exterior doors can affect your home’s overall look. So, one of the mistakes that you need to avoid is picking the wrong color for your door. This is because if your door’s color doesn’t match your home’s overall color scheme, it can easily throw off the look of your entire home, causing its aesthetic appeal to suffer in the process.

  2. Spending Too Much 
    It’s understandable why some homeowners think that an expensive door equates to high quality. After all, at such a high price, it should be a good door, right? Unfortunately, focusing too much on the price is one of the exterior door replacement mistakes that you need to avoid. Instead, when picking out a door, start with a budget, and pick a quality door that’s within the aforementioned budget. That way, you’ll be getting a good door without having to break the bank.

  3. Sacrificing Quality 
    Likewise, you shouldn’t sacrifice door quality just so you can get a cheap door. This is because if you do, the flimsy material can not only negatively impact your home’s look, but it’s energy efficiency as well. Again, to avoid making this mistake, pick a quality door that’s within your budget. If you’re having a hard time doing so, meanwhile, you can always turn to a professional for advice and assistance.

  4. Picking a Door That Doesn’t Match Your Home’s Architectural Style 
    Similar to color, you also need to avoid making the mistake of picking a door that doesn’t match the architectural style of your home. Remember: there are some doors that suit a specific architectural style and some that do not. If you want to maintain your home’s look, it’s best that you pick one that matches your home’s style.

Looking for someone who can help you install new exterior doors in your home? Simply turn to Renewal by Andersen® of Southwest Missouri. Give us a call at (417) 268-9301, or fill out our contact form to get in touch with us and schedule a FREE window consultation today!

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