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?
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
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?
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
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 have Polyurethane as … Continue reading Why Fiberglass Doors Over Steel Doors