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What to Consider When Choosing a New Front Door

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If you’ve had the same front door since the 1970s, it’s time to consider an upgrade. Doors get outdated over time just like everything else and eventually have to be replaced with something new. There are a few things that you should take into consideration when shopping for a new front door for your home. Remember, the next door you choose is the one you’ll come home to for many years, so you’re going to want to put some thought into this. Here are some tips on what to take into account when looking for a new front door.

Look for a Door That Suits your Own Personal Style

When shopping for a new front door you’re going to want to find one that matches your own personal style. You have a unique personality, and your home should reflect that. If you want to find a door that suits your own personality you need to go beyond color and look at the details like the shape of it.

While style is important, you also need to ensure that you choose a door with sufficient durability. Style aside, doors are for security as much as privacy. If you’re going to buy a new front door you should find one that’s going to last for a while. Although having a door that will last a long time and stand up to the elements is important, you should also consider the security that it will provide.

Your front door is the gateway to your home, and if your home is your castle, it’s up to you to defend that gate. Give yourself and your family the best defense by opting for a solid and secure front door that will make would-be intruders think twice before attempting a break-in.

Material Matters

Now that you know how important it is to choose a door that satisfies both your personal style and security you’ll understand why one of the most critical factors of any front door, is the material.

For those of you who want a solid door with a lot of character and heft, you can’t beat solid wood. A solid wooden door has a certain charm to it that’s hard to match with any other material. On the other hand, if you want more choices in terms of styles and customization you’ll want a lighter door that’s made from something like PVC or aluminum.

Due to the fact that PVC and aluminum are more popular at the moment, you’ll find that you’ll have more styles and options to choose from when shopping for a food made from one of these materials.

A Qualified Installation Service

Once you’ve made a decision on what type of door you want, the next step is to find a qualified installation service. Installing a new front door by yourself can be a hassle and it’s easy to make mistakes.

Do the smart thing and get in touch with a qualified installation service like Energy Pro Windows & Siding. We’ve been around the block, in fact, odds are we’ve installed a new front door for one of your neighbors so go ahead and give us a call.

Welcome Home, From Energy Pro Windows & Siding

A new front door is something to be excited about, however, it’ll be even more exciting when you have your new door installed by the experts at Energy Pro Windows & Siding. We have what you need and our expertly trained team has been installing new doors for the people of Kansas City for years. If you want your new door installed right, then make the right call and get in touch with us today!

The door of your dreams is on its way when you call Energy Pro Windows & Siding of Kansas City!

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