After investing in new entry doors, you want the to last for a long time. Entry doors see a lot of traffic, so it’s not enough to hope for the best. You have to take extra measures to ensure that your doors are protected. The following strategies will ensure your entry doors can stand the test of time.
Choose a Long-Lasting Door
All doors are not created equal. As such, it’s essential that you purchase a door that can withstand the test of time. Make sure you purchase a door that’s made of durable material. You should consider purchasing a steel door or a fiberglass door. Although these doors are constructed using durable materials, you can apply paint or purchase them finished so that they match your exteriors.
Have the Professionally Installed
Although installing doors may seem like a DIY project, it’s far from it. First, entry doors require multiple people to ensure the door is hung correctly. Next, you will need a professional eye to ensure that your measurements are exact so that you don’t have to worry about cracks and gaps in your door. At C & T Siding, we can install your entry doors. With years of experience, we will ensure that your door is snug, square, and free from cracks and gaps.
Don’t Ignore Door Leaks
Door leaks are a common problem when your entry doors haven’t been installed properly. Beyond being a nuisance, leaks can undermine the integrity of your entry door. To ensure that you get the full benefit of your entry door, you should fix any leaks you see immediately.
Maintain Your Entry Door
The easiest way to ensure that your entry door lasts is to maintain it. Cleaning, painting, and removing dents are essential to making your door last. With esthetics being one of the main reasons doors are replaced, you want to make sure that your door always looks the part.
At C & T Siding, we are happy to help you install your entry doors. We specialize in custom-made entry doors so that you can achieve the ultimate look for your home. If you need new entry doors, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We are happy to provide you with an estimate once we are at you home.