Should You Restore or Replace Old Doors?
This all depends on the condition and age of the doors. Also, another consideration is whether the doors are wood or vinyl?
Not all old doors can be restored. If the wood around the doors has begun to rot, for example, the damage is already done. In this case, replacing the old doors with a modern window that looks historic may be the best bet.
To help you on your quest for the possibility of new doors you can simply call us and schedule an appointment with one of our field managers at 833-811-7767
Newer doors Will help Lower your bills.
All doors have Energy-efficient doors equate to lower bills. However, things to be careful about are not all doors are made the same. Some that you see at the hardware store are usually lesser grade materials and you still have to pay for a professional to install the window.
On the flip side when purchasing your new window some utility companies also offer rebates to go with those energy-efficient doors. Right now the Biden administration is trying to pass legislation on an energy tax credit that can help reduce the cost of the window. Less heat is lost during the winter and the air conditioner gets a break during the summer.
Reduce your carbon footprint.
What you do for your home environment extends to the rest of the environment. This is something that most public schools are teaching students are the awareness of plastics and recycling to help reduce emissions. Using less energy means using less valuable resources. Old doors were often manufactured with toxic materials. Many were coated with lead-based paint. Install brand new, vinyl replacement window and eliminate exposure to harmful substances.