5 Things to Know When Buying a New Entry Door

Is your front entry door hard to open or close? Does it contain rust, dings, or dents? If either of these things are true about your front entry door, you might want to replace it. If your front entry door has moisture between the panes of glass, has received water or insect damage, or is warped, cracked, or weathered, these are other reasons you should consider a replacement.

Since your front entry door usually provides a first impression for your home, you’ll be sure to want to make the first impression a good one. If your door is beat up or old, this can take away from the aesthetics of your home. This is just one more reason to replace your front entry door with a new one.

5 Garage Door Safety Tips

Garage doors often serve as the unsung workhorses of the home, permitting safe, easy entries and exits when kept in good working order. At the same time, these hard-working systems can cause serious trouble for you and your loved ones due to owner misuse or neglect, mechanical wear, and electronic failures.

You can keep your family safe even as you keep your garage door working properly by following some smart preventative practices and exercising the appropriate caution around these heavy, powerful devices. Here are five garage safety tips that will help.

Everything You Need to Know to Choose an Ornate Garage Door

Is an ornate garage door right for your home? A garage door is more than just functional — it’s a major part of your home’s exterior décor. If you’re not sure whether to choose a plain door or opt for an ornate option, take a look at the questions to ask right now.

What Do You Consider an Ornate Door?

Different homeowners have different definitions of ornate styles. For some, ornate is heavily embellished. But for other homeowners, orate may mean a door with extra hardware, a noticeable woodgrain, or added windows.

Reasons to Choose Garage Door Upgrades

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Why should you replace your garage door? According to the National Association of Realtors 2019 Remodeling Impact Report, new garage door installations rank as number four in the top exterior projects that appeal to home buyers. If you’re not sure whether this type of upgrade is right for your home, take a look at the top reasons why homeowners choose to replace their garage doors.

How to Start the Garage Door Buying Process

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Do you need a new garage door? Before you buy a replacement, take a look at the top questions to ask yourself, your family, and the garage door contractor.

What Type of Door Do You Want or Need?

Do you know what type of garage door you want? Does this choice differ from what you need? Before you buy a new garage door, you need to review your (and possibly your family’s) list of wants. After you have an idea of what you want, consult a garage door professional to learn more about what your home needs.


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