A home’s entry way and exterior door can influence how efficient the residence is. Doors that are improperly sealed can leak air, causing energy waste that can drive up your utility bill. This is especially true for old, worn, uninsulated, and improperly sealed doors.
Pivot doors deliver contemporary style, luxurious details, and front entrances that surprise.
Things to consider as you weigh a quick fix against choosing to buy new. It’s an unavoidable fact that with time and use, a home’s doors’ and windows’ performance is bound to diminish. Unfortunately, with that slow deterioration comes new costs for homeowners. Think about ongoing maintenance and repairs that may be necessary. Consider the energy that is lost because of emerging gaps. And don’t forget that this decline may create a way for water and pests to enter a home. Aging doors and windows can also impact homeowner quality of life in other ways. Foggy glass can mean less visibility. Poor sealing can make it more difficult to stabilize an ideal indoor temperature. Many aging doors and windows can become less attractive. And perhaps most importantly, the products’ problems can even compromise the security of a home. The natural question homeowners are bound to ask is, “OK, should I repair or replace?” Here…
There’s nothing quite like a wood door, exterior and interior, to provide a warm and inviting impression for your home. Wood doors can support different stylistic visions, offer cherished privacy, and even create a feeling of sanctuary.
Our general recommendation is to inspect your exterior doors once a year. If you live on the coast, it’s actually a good idea to check them once a month just because of the corrosive nature of salt water and ocean air.
You won’t be surprised to learn that the process of finding the right door usually starts with color. It can make your exterior pop, complement your home’s architecture, and generally bring new life to a tired look.
Old World is all about high style. It’s a blend of grand and comfortable elements. Every piece in an Old World-style home is purposeful, from ornate detailing in archways to textured walls and distressed finishes.
Folding doors are a great solution when space constraints make an inswing or outswing door impractical. They also create a larger, more unobstructed opening than most sliding interior or patio doors, since sliding panels tend to stack within the opening unless they disappear into a wall pocket.
Remodelers take distinctly different approaches to flipping a house or working with a client on a custom remodel. In this post, we’ll discuss the differences and the role windows and doors play in the curb appeal factor for just about any type of remodeling project.
A truly beautiful exterior door is a bold expression of architectural style and the owner’s personality. Typically, the first material that comes to mind is wood. But high-quality, handcrafted fiberglass is equally up to the task, especially in demanding climates. JELD-WEN® IWP® Aurora® fiberglass exterior doors, for example, are virtually indistinguishable from real wood.