Storm door substitution can add an accentuating color, increase the ventilation, or just keep the flying pests out of your Washington County house. New aluminum combination storm and screen doors are sold in an array of shades with numerous possible finishes for the hardware. A maintenance free outside on an extruded aluminum self-storing door might be just the solution. The amount of glass and how the screen works are a couple of the possibilities you will have to consider. Full view doors give you all of the glass you need to display your entrance door and provide more than adequate air flow if desired.
Maybe the three quarter view is the appearance you desire, plenty of glass but still some door coverage at the bottom. Storm doors today can provide a little better security than the ones than before. Mortise locks and deadbolts are usual, with dual closers, decorative glass, and roll screens, becoming standards in Washington 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 usual for the wood storm door to be warped to the point that it won’t close, won’t open or doesn’t seal at all. Many Washington County homeowners are afraid to open their entry doors during warm weather for fresh air in fear that insects will end up indoors or that mosquitoes at night may carry them away. Replacing that storm door is an simple way to change the look and functionality of your house.
It has become very commonplace for us to install a contrasting color storm door on the front of Washington County dwellings today. Add an accenting color, make it pop, it may be all you require. Maybe you need to have more air flow in the house or maybe you just want to show off that brand new front entry door 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 substituting out the storm for the screen in the summer months and vice versa going into winter.
As with most Washington County home improvement projects the installation is important. Storm doors must fit correctly into the openings so as to be the first barrier to the wind and the keep the flying pests out. A properly fitting storm door will add efficiency to that entry door. If the sweep at the bottom of the door it installed correctly 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, wooden cored aluminum skinned, steel, and wood storms are all available for homeowners to consider. Color, maintenance, glass, and screen operation are all things to think about before making your purchase. 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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