You just arrived home from work and you got out of your car tired and wanting to sit down in front of the TV with a can of beer in hand. You were about to enter your front door when you noticed that the paint of this door of yours is chipping away and there is a gash here and there all over the surface of the wood.
It got you thinking: it is time to buy a new front or entry door. The entry door that opens up to your home. Thus, a front door gives a first impression about the owners of the house.
You want a door that makes a bold statement. Your old door also has an outdated look which was the fashion for doors a decade ago. You want to update it with the latest fashionable look.
The entry door that you will choose should be durable. It should last for years. This is made possible if the latest door technology will be available to you when your door manufacturer fabricates your new door.
A quick look at some brochures tell you that your door should have a 20 year structural warranty if you choose a steel door. It should have a 30 year structural warranty if you decide on a fiberglass door.
Common sense tells you that custom made entry doors are built to the highest quality standards when compared to consumer-grade doors that are available in home improvement stores. Thus, selection of your custom made door manufacturer is very important.
That is only the surface. Now comes the nitty-gritty of doors…the specifics. For one, the locksets of the entry doors should be only superior brand names.
Also, the core or the mass of the entry door should be made from rigid, strong polyurethane foam core.
What do you prefer with your entry door: inswing or outswing?
Your entry door should also qualify for the ENERGY STAR program. Its rating will tell you how much the door saves energy and money and how much it helps protect the environment. Heating and cooling costs are lower; your home is made more comfortable and its value in the real estate market is on the uptick.
The weather also affects your door. It should also have excellent air penetration and water penetration ratings.
With these friendly reminders, you can now start choosing from the best in the field of door technology in order to unearth your dream BEAUTIFUL but LOW MAINTENANCE, ENERGY EFFICIENT ENTRY FRONT DOOR TORONTO!