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Racine County Homeowners: Considering a Replacement Storm Door?

Sometimes just a simple storm door replacement can make all the difference to the curb appeal of your residence

Storm door substitution can add an accenting shade, improve the ventilation, or just keep the flying pests out of your Racine County house.  New aluminum combination storm and screen doors are offered in an array of shades with numerous optional finishes for the hardware.  A maintenance free outside 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 consider.  Full view doors give you all of the glass you need to highlight your entrance door and provide more than adequate ventilation if desired. 

 

New aluminum combination storm and screen doors are available in an array of shades with several optional finishes for the hardware.Maybe the three quarter view is the look you want, a lot of glass but still some door coverage at the bottom.  Storm doors today can provide a little better security than the ones from years past.  Mortise locks and deadbolts are commonplace, with dual closers, decorative glass, and roll screens, becoming more common in Racine County.

 

The old wood combo 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 popular 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 Racine County homeowners are afraid to open their entry doors during warm weather for fresh air in fear that flies and mosquitos will end up inside of the house or that mosquitoes at night may carry them away.  Changing that storm door is an uncomplicated way to change the look and functionality of your residence.

 

It has become very commonplace for us to install a contrasting color storm door on the front of Racine County homes today.  Add an accenting color, make it pop, it may be all you need. Maybe you need to have more fresh air in the home or maybe you just want to show off that brand new front entry system you bought.  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 Racine County house improvement projects the installation is important.  Storm doors must fit correctly into the openings so as to be the first blockage to the wind and the keep the insects out.   A properly fitting storm door will add efficiency to that entry door.  If the sweep at the bottom of the door it installed properly 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, wood 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.

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