After years of providing security and protecting your home from the elements, your front door might begin looking shabby or worn-out. It can make your home’s façade look unsightly, which is why it makes sense to replace it with a new one. It not only increases the value of your home, but also its safety and energy efficiency.
Here are a few reasons to invest in a new front door.
1. Material Options
Replacing your old front door allows you to choose from a wide array of available material options. If your current wooden door is showing signs of disrepair due to rot, a great replacement would be one that can last for a longer period of time and isn’t as susceptible to the effects of weathering as wood. Examples include steel and fiberglass, which are known to withstand severe weather conditions.
Front doors that are noticeably damaged are easy to break, not to mention more vulnerable to elemental damage. Fortunately, alternative door material options like fiberglass and steel as well as new locking mechanisms provide extra layers of security to deter intruders and keep interiors dry during heavy downpours and strong winds.
Much like your windows, the front door plays a vital role in keeping your home well-insulated and retaining acceptable levels of comfort. Over time, you’ll begin to feel outdoor air entering your home through its tiny gaps. Window and door replacement experts recommend installing a new door to ensure heating and cooling needs are met without causing an uptick in your monthly energy bill.
Replacing your old front door with a new one also updates your home’s aesthetics. Exterior styles and trends change over the years, which is why it is a good idea to select a different look for your new door. With the right finish and color choice, your front door can blend well with the other elements of your home’s exterior, including the roof and siding.
At Renewal by Andersen® of Southwest Missouri, we install the industry’s best entry doors from ProVia®. Regardless of your reason to invest in a new front door, you can be sure these products are customized to your home to guard against all kinds of weather and last for many years to come. We also take pride in installing the best vinyl replacement windows in the local area.
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