Storm door substitution can add an accentuating shade, increase the ventilation, or just keep the flies and mosquitos out of your Wilmot house. New aluminum combo storm and screen doors are offered in an array of shades with several optional finishes for the hardware. A maintenance free outer on an extruded aluminum self-storing door might be just the answer. The amount of glass and how the screen works are a few of the choices you will have to decide on. Full view doors give you all of the glass you need to show off your front entry door and provide more than adequate air flow if desired.
Maybe the ¾ view is the appearance you desire, plenty of glass but still some door panel at the bottom. Storm doors today can provide a little better security than the ones from years past. Mortise locks and deadbolts are popular, with dual closers, decorative glass, and roll screens, becoming standards in Wilmot.
The old wooden combination storm and screen doors are being replaced with new extruded aluminum storm doors, wooden cored vinyl doors, or even steel security doors. It is very usual for the wooden storm door to be warped to the point that it won’t close, won’t open or doesn’t seal at all. Many Wilmot homeowners are afraid to open their entry doors during warm weather for fresh air in fear that insects will end up inside of the house or that mosquitoes at night may carry them away. Switching that storm door is an simple way to change the look and functionality of your home.
It has become very common for us to install a contrasting color storm door on the front of Wilmot places today. Add an accenting color, make it pop, it may be all you need. Maybe you need to have more fresh air in the residence or maybe you just want to show off that brand new front entry system you purchased. Our full view selection of doors can accomplish that for you. Some are available with a full screen replacement when needed and others now come with a screen that rolls up at the top of the door. No more swapping out the storm for the screen in the summer months and vice versa going into winter.
As with most Wilmot house improvement jobs the installation is important. Storm doors must fit properly into the openings so as to be the first blockage to the wind and the keep the bugs out. A properly fitting storm door will add efficiency to that entry door. If the sweep at the bottom of the door it installed right it will help seal the door at the bottom. If the door binds when closing or doesn’t latch tightly, you might just want to look at the way the storm door was installed.
Extruded aluminum, wooden cored vinyl skinned, wood cored aluminum skinned, steel, and wood storms are all available for homeowners to consider. Color, maintenance, glass, and screen operation are all things to contemplate before buying. Some doors today come with factory installed blinds, shades, grids, or even etched, beveled or colored glass.
Call Preferred Window & Doors for a FREE estimate for the purchase and installation of a new storm door.