The Ins and Outs of Door Installation
Homeowners very often regard windows and window installation, painting, and renovations, but rarely give a second thought to their home’s doors. Your doors are just as important – if more – than your house’s windows. Doors are used multiple times daily, whereas your windows will barely be touched a good seven to eight months of the year. Doors come in a wide variety of styles and materials, so when it comes to replacing your door, it is always an upgrade. Installation is important, and it is best to have a professional, one who truly understands doors, especially for door installation in Toronto, like your friends at Imperial Windows and Doors.
Doors Don’t Live Forever
My doors are fine. Can you say that with confidence? How old is your home? Doors are funny creatures in that they are exposed to a protected and stable environment, inside your home, as well as exposed to the outdoor elements. Especially in the Toronto area where Winters are cold, icy, and snowy, and Summers are hot and humid. These wide temperature ranges and subjection to wet and damp take its toll on doors. If you cannot put an age to your doors, or are noticing any wear on either the door itself, the jamb, or any part of the seal, it may be time to give Imperial a call.
Types of Doors
Let us take a look at the materials of doors on the market today. Think about your doors; are they wooden? Glass? Do you even know? New technology is everywhere and constantly improving. Chances are, the doors on the market today are stronger, sturdier, and will last longer than your current doors could ever dream of doing. A state-of-the-art door means less issues in the future for you to deal with, translating to less expenses for you. Materials like steel, fiberglass, and storm glass deliver extra security and durability against the elements. These materials also insulate your home, helping you save money on your energy bill while looking as good as any classic wooden door.
When you take the plunge to replace and upgrade your door, or replace its jamb or seal, get it done professionally. Trying to do it yourself will, more often than not, cause even more problems than you had before and can possibly do damage to your home. Poor installation can create gaps that let the elements and creatures in which can ruin floors or lead to infestations. Improper installation also greatly reduces the security of your door, putting you and your family at risk of break-ins. Having a professional install your new door or merely upgrade seals and other security measures will ensure that it is done right the first time, providing you with peace of mind. Choose a company like Imperial Windows and Doors for your professional door installation in Toronto and the surrounding areas. Imperial offers beautiful state-of-the-art doors, including garage doors, and professional services at prices to fit most any budget. They also provide you with a lifetime warranty. Have confidence in your choice!
Steel entry doors are one of the many exterior doors that homeowners can choose from. These kinds of doors offer the best possible protection against any outside threats. Steel entry doors are also built to last a lifetime making it the ideal solution for homes that require absolute security for their property. Its polyurethane insulation beefs up the natural insulating capabilities of steel to provide double insulation for homes. This can literally translate to great savings as well as energy efficiency.
For homes that require the elegance and classic beauty of wood but is easier to maintain, then Fiberglass doors will simply be an excellent option. These types of doors can be masterfully crafted to create a look and feel of wood, giving it unsurpassed stability and resilience against extreme weather conditions and temperatures. Fiberglass entry doors make excellent security options for any home and with their energy-saving features, they can significantly improve any home’s energy efficiency. Cooling and heating costs can be significantly reduced with Fiberglass door’s polyurethane foam insulated core.
Sliding Patio Doors
If it’s the convenience, elegance, and modernity of doors that you require, then Sliding Patio doors will be simply excellent for you. Do not be misled by its name because this type of door is clearly not just for your patio. Any room in your house can actually be installed with a Sliding Patio door. These all-glass doors make excellent energy-saving alternatives as they allow you to maximize the full range of lighting benefits of natural light. Additionally, you simply do not have to open your curtains anymore to have a view of the outside. The Sliding Patio door can become both your window and your door to the scenic wonders of the outside world.
For maximum protection especially against weather extremes, you will find that Storm doors are your excellent choice. Primarily designed to give you ample ventilation during the searing hot summer months and keeping you warm and comfy during the freezing winter months, Storm doors are simply the best when it comes to providing absolute protection for your home.
Consider the garage door as your vehicle’s entrance to its home in the same way as you have your main door as the entryway for people into your home. Taken together, your choice of garage doors can make or break the aesthetic and economic value of your home. In fact, studies show that one of the most cited reasons for successful resale of a property is the overall aesthetics and functionality of a garage door. If you have a well-built, fully operational, sturdy, durable, low-maintenance, and aesthetically-appealing garage door, your home will simply stand out.