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CHOOSING THE IDEAL REPLACEMENT ENTRY DOOR

June 09, 2017 0

Entry doors require strength and beauty. They need to be tough enough to withstand the harsh elements and would-be intruders, yet beautiful enough to be welcoming and to present a good first impression for guests.

How does your front door measure up? If your entryway disappoints or fails in keeping out the elements, our team at Brock Doors and Windows in Scarborough, ON can help!

Detecting Damage to your current door
Sometimes replacing a door means exchanging one entry door for another, and other times it means replacing the door and the framing (threshold and all). How do homeowners know which size replacement job is needed? Here’s what you look for:

  • Difficulty opening and closing; wall studs can bow, even when the frame is intact.
  • Feel for drafts around the edges (this make be a simple fix, so don’t fret!).
  • Notice bugs getting in through the front entryway? There may be hidden rot or corrosion allowing holes for critters to squeeze through.

Choosing a door made of quality materials MATTERS
At Brock, we are meticulous in selecting the top-of-the-line materials for our clients’ replacement entry doors in Scarborough, ON. If our name is behind it, you can feel confident you’ve chosen a door which will last a lifetime.

  • Wood doors: these are the most common, and absolutely stunning. Choose from oak, mahogany, pine, maple, walnut, fir, etc. We have an array of collections from which to choose: traditional, rustic, contemporary, modern, etc.
  • Fiberglass-Composite Doors: for homeowners who love the look of wood, but feel more confident opting for a strong material., these are just as stunning as real wood. These doors are tough, maintenance-free, and mimic real wood. In fact, fiberglass doors can be stained to match your taste: cherry, fir, etc.
  • Steel doors: if durability and security are your top priorities, steel doors are a great choice. And, they tend to be less expensive than other options!
  • Vinyl Doors: another low-maintenance option that’s come a long way in its curb-appeal. These doors won’t corrode, rot, or warp and they are extremely As a bonus, these doors are noted for their energy efficiency.

The ideal entry door WILL be in your budget
Our team is skilled in matching our clients wants and needs with their budget. We simply do not have a bad option for you to choose from—we will work together within a comfortable budget. Here’s what we’ll weigh:

  • Upfront costs vs. long-term benefits
  • Maintenance costs and requirements
  • Energy efficiency and how different options may vary with your utility bill
  • Included features
  • Hardware and accessories
  • Extensiveness of replacement project (including timeline and fees)

Style
You will want to take the lead, here—and we love co-designing. Choose whichever style compliments your home design and ups your curb-appeal. Get as artistic as you want! We have countless glass design options, hardware, tints, stains, and glass/door sizes.

The Brock team is ready to help you get your ideal entry doors. Schedule your free, in-home consultation and let’s get started!

Brock Doors and Windows, Inc.
278 Orenda Road
Brampton, ON, L6T 4X6
(905) 791-2850

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