When it comes to the exterior doors on your home, you need to choose a product that is attractive, durable, and designed with energy efficiency in mind. After all, the entry doors of your home are likely getting used dozens of times a day. With regular use the weatherstripping can start to wear down causing warm air to enter (or exit) your home when you don't want it to. This can cause many issues such as uncomfortable rooms and higher energy bills. Our team at Greenmark Home Performance has been in the home energy business for years and has the expertise to help you choose a replacement door for your home that will help keep your home comfortable.
When it comes time to get a replacement door, our team can help you make the best choice. We can not only help you find a door that will be energy efficient, but will also help you find a door that has the right design to complement your home. In addition to this, when replacing an entry door to your home, it may be a smart decision to also replace the weather stripping in order to keep your home comfortable.
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Why You Should Consider Installing A New Entry Door
Choosing to install new entry doors on your home can come down to making a number of decisions. Design, quality, and energy efficiency are all factors that need to be considered when deciding whether you need a new entry door. Some of the most common issues we see with existing entry doors is that they haven't been replaced in 15-20 years. This means that the weather stripping and doorframe have seen years of use. With the heavy use that an entryway door gets the weather stripping can begin to wear down and the door can start to hang crooked. When this happens it creates gaps where air can enter and leave your house causing unwanted energy loss and by association higher energy bills. Our team of experts can inspect the entry doors of your home to ensure that they are hanging properly and that no air gaps are present.
Choosing The Right Entry Door For Your Home
When choosing a new entry door for your home, it is important that you consider the many factors that come with a new door. This includes design, security, and energy efficiency, which are all important. In addition to this, there are many different materials to choose from that offer different benefits for both security and energy efficiency. Take a look below to see how choosing a particular door material can help you save energy.
This is becoming an increasingly popular option among area homeowners. It's strong, durable, and incredibly energy efficient. It can also be designed to mimic the look and feel of actual wood, but without all the maintenance that is required with this material. The material itself has foam insulation inside, helping it to prevent air leaks.
This is a traditional choice but it isn't as energy efficient as some types of materials available. The wood can swell and shrink based on temperature and humidity changes. It can also rot, warp, bow, and buckle after time if it isn't properly maintained.
This is perfect for homeowners who want the look of natural wood, but you don't want to deal with the problems it can face. It has a foam insulation core with wood veneer.
This replacement comes with a strong foam core and it is designed to be exceptionally energy efficient. This is a great value for the budget-conscious homeowner.
These doors are similar to fiberglass in their design and appearance.
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If you are considering installing a new entry door on your home our team can help. We can inspect your doors and determine whether replacement is necessary and what doors may be causing energy loss in your home. To get in touch with one of our entry door replacement contractors in St. Louis you can contact us online or call 314-845-9144 today.