woman shutting sliding patio door

4 tips to help you choose replacement doors for your home

Published on

Are you kicking off the process of replacing the exterior doors on your home? There’s a chance that careful research has provided you with just what you are in the market for or maybe you aren’t even sure where to start. Regardless of where you are in your search, here are four pointers to look for when selecting replacement doors that anyone can take advantage of:

  1. Weatherproof performance: Exterior doors on a home must be able to handle crazy weather conditions and you shouldn’t have to be concerned about the weather impacting your door each time the season changes. Just as the material of the door is important, so are its performance features, as you want your doors to shield your home from drafts and leaks.
  2.  
  3. Energy efficiency: Selecting the correct exterior replacement door can take your home’s energy efficiency to the next level. The more insulated your door is, the more maintained your thermal transfer will be, which can decrease heat loss. A proper door frame is also a critical component for protection against rotting, leaks, dirt and other weather elements.
  4.  
  5. Simple maintenance: Take advantage of the opportunity when getting new exterior doors to alleviate any annoying upkeep your previous doors may have required. With a variety of customizable options in materials, finish and color, it’s easier than ever to choose the perfect doors with great features and ensure reduced maintenance later on.
  6.  
  7. The ideal focal point: Chances are the replacement doors you are on the lookout for will become the focal point of your home and make a lasting impression when welcoming guests. You can have fun with picking designs and decorative elements to add to your replacement doors to further heighten the beauty of your exterior.

The experts at Pella Windows and Doors can assist you any time in selecting your next replacement doors. With numerous options in materials, performance features, finishes and colors, our pros will make the decision process easy. Call us today at 231-538-2175 or conveniently schedule an appointment online.