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?
With the recommended care, a quality door lasts decades. There comes a time, however, when replacing your door makes more sense than repairing it. To decide if it’s time for a new front door at your home, ask yourself: Is your front door weathered, scratched or dented? Are there cracks or breaks along the door’s … Continue reading When to Replace Your Front Door? What Should My New Door Have?
Before we begin, we would like to extend our gratitude for making The Door Centre a 2017 Burlington Post Reader’s Choice Award winner for “Best Shopping.” This is the 23rd year that we’ve won a Reader’s Choice Award, and we are truly honoured to be your choice for your door and window needs. Spring … Continue reading Front Door Trends for Spring
With the cold temperature and snowy weather that’s associated with winter finally here, it’s a good time to remember that no part of your house gets more regular use and exposure (to people and the elements) as your front door. And if you think it’s time to replace your front door, now’s a good time … Continue reading What To Look For In a Front Door
Photo credit to: http://envirogreenwindowsdoors.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/glass_options_cardinal.jpg All VINYLBILT windows use SOFT COAT LoE Glass (as opposed to Hard Coat) ADVANTAGES: Soft Coat is a much clearer LoE to look through than hard coat Better insulating values (U value of 0.259*) over Hard coat (*U value of 0.296) The application process of LoE (sputtering process) imbeds the LoE coating while the … Continue reading LoE Designer Products by VINYLBILT
Photo credit to: http://www.ostaco.com/resources/content/editor/media/Therma-Tru/terma-thru-wood-bloks.png When an expert suggests that you pick fiberglass doors over steel doors and you are not familiar with the differences between the materials as you would like to be, it is time to get a good overview of each and why fiberglass is a better choice. What is similar? Both door panels … Continue reading Why Fiberglass Doors Over Steel Doors
A fibreglass entry door is specifically designed and built using materials that maximize its effectiveness. They are made from materials that won’t dent like aluminum, rot like wood or rust like iron or other metal doors. How they are made makes them excellent at keeping heat out in the summer, and warmth in during the … Continue reading The Construction of Fibreglass Entry Doors
A door style that many people look at for the outside of their homes is exterior French doors. These classic exterior doors are a long time favourite of home designers and renovators. They add great curb appeal to any home, and can still be energy efficient. It is a sexy and smart choice! Classic wooden … Continue reading Why You Should Install Exterior French Doors
You may not realise it but an improperly weatherproofed exterior door is a huge energy user. A crack that is even 1/8th of an inch wide on a typical door is the same as having a 36” window open 1 inch wide all winter. Think about looking at all that heat, and the money spent … Continue reading Weatherproofing Your Exterior Doors for Winter