Is a storm door a good investment? That depends on what kind of door you have now. If you have a door that is well-insulated and in good condition, your newer storm door may not save you enough money to be worth the expense. However, if your old door is poorly insulated, broken, or you … Continue reading Is a Storm Door a Good Investment?
Too often, our doors are overlooked. We might think of them as just a portal from one space in our home to another, but they actually help define and beautify each space they are connected to. Doors can be practical, beautiful, and influence the feeling of your whole home. This year’s interior door trends will … Continue reading Interior Door Trends 2020
As a homeowner, the last thing you want is for thieves to target your home and steal your valuables. Not only does it feel like you’ve been violated, but quite often items are stolen that can’t be replaced like family mementos, heirlooms or collectibles. While volumes have been written about home safety and security, the … Continue reading Qualities in Doors that Thieves Love & You Should Avoid
Are you in the market for some beautiful, energy-efficient doors or windows? It’s a smart decision, but don’t miss out on opportunities that can save you money, both up-front with your purchase and in the long term in utility costs. Before you head out to buy anything, run through these six steps. 1. Look for … Continue reading 6 Things to Do Before You Shop for Doors and Windows
Your entryway door not only keeps out the elements and protects your home from intruders, but it can do wonders for your curb appeal too. Fiberglass exterior doors are made from a core of rigid insulation, clad with a fiber-reinforced polymer, and covered with an artificial grain to make them look like wood. Manufacturers have … Continue reading What are Fiberglass Doors?
Summer is nearly here, and that means the hot weather is descending upon us. Heat is great when you’re by a pool or a lake; but it can make your house uncomfortably warm, especially if your home isn’t equipped with AC or you’re trying to cut back on your use of it. Since windows are … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Stay Cool without AC this Summer
If you have a unique front door design, it is the first thing people will notice about your property. Your door can speak volumes about what lies beyond. It’s not only a chance to express yourself and show off your unique style, but a way to enhance your curb appeal. Read on for some unique … Continue reading Unique Front Door Designs and Why You Should Upgrade
Doors are the gateway between the comforts of your home and the outside world. But not all doors are created equal. Like most things, they have been adapted, reconfigured and made stronger over time with new technology and materials. You want to feel as protected as possible, that’s why you need a modern door that … Continue reading What Are Your Doors Made Of & Should You Upgrade?
Sell faster, for more money, and these upgrades pay for themselves. Spring is the ideal time to sell your house. More buyers shop around now than any other time of year. But more sellers step into the market too, so you have to do something extra to make your house stand out in that crazy … Continue reading Make Some Home Upgrades and Sell Your House for More This Spring
Pre-Winter Care for Your Doors & Windows Did you notice all the snow covering most of Ontario November 10th? At The Door Centre, that tells us two things: Winter is coming (or maybe it’s already here to stay). It’s time to get your doors and windows ready for the cold. You rarely notice closing, sealing … Continue reading Winter Care for Your Doors & Windows