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Why a Storm Door is Vital For Your Home

Your home means a lot to you for many reasons, like all those memories held within its walls or all the time and money you have invested in it. The following are just a few reasons why you should consider storm doors Englewood Florida.

Your Door Needs Some Lovin’

The chances are high that your front door is made of an expensive material like wood or has an interesting design that ties your home together nicely. Your front door may be overexposed to the elements, meaning that the quality of the finish and the design can diminish prematurely if you do not have a storm door.

The storm door is there to protect your front door from debris that might be constantly hitting it due to high winds. It should also be noted that your front door is susceptible to other possible accidents, like spilled paint or rain. Both of these can cause expensive damage, unless a storm door is there to fend off the threats.

A Little Breeze Without the Uninvited Guests

Everyone enjoys a little breeze, especially on those hot days, but no one can open the door to let the breeze in without worrying about critters making their way into your home. This is such a limiting problem that you do not need to deal with any longer. The solution is to install a storm door. Most storm doors come with insect screens, or you can ask your storm door specialist for one that does.

You usually have two options when it comes to insect screens, like an aluminum mesh or a fiberglass-based mesh. The fiberglass-mesh can be easily changed into whatever color that you want. The aluminum mesh is usually a little less expensive than the fiberglass mesh, but they are both effective bug screens.

Keep the Bad Guys Out

📷Preventing a robbery is important, and installing an exterior storm door will add to your security. Many of the storm doors available now come with a key-lock deadbolt, though you can always upgrade the deadbolt to a strong lock, like the sash lock or the Scandinavian lock just to name a few examples. These types of locks add an additional layer of protection, which should make it harder for thieves to break into your home.

It should be noted that about 34 percent of burglars seem to gain entrance through the front door, so adding a little more protection like a storm door is definitely a good idea.

Stay Cool or Warm With Storm Doors

It may seem a little far-fetched, but a storm door can help decrease your energy usage a bit. The reason is it adds another layer on your door. A lot of the cooled wind from your air conditioner or warm air from the heater is lost through the door. This means that your air conditioning system will have to work overtime because the door is not keeping the air enclosed, which is why a storm door will be helpful. Trapping controlled air saves money, energy, and should also prevent premature aging of your heating and air systems.

Storm Doors Come in Many Styles

Perhaps one of the most popular reasons people seem to like storm doors is because there are a lot of designs to choose from, especially highly decorative designs that add a touch of elegance to your home entry. One of those designs is the storm door that comes with an entire metal grille. Of course, this grille can be designed to fit the design of your door. You can also ensure that the screen door has a color that accentuates your home and does not clash with it.

Another reason that people love storm doors is because a professional can install them quickly, which means that your life does not have to be disturbed just because you are installing a storm door.

As you can see, there are a lot of reasons why storm doors are more vital to a home than you might have imagined. You should give Door Depot the opportunity to give your home this makeover; we have 60 years of experience, not to mention that we are highly rated by our customers. Keep in mind that we source our materials locally to help revitalize the local economy.

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