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Wilmot Homeowners: Considering a New Storm Door?

Sometimes just a simple storm door substitution can make all the difference to the curb appeal of your home

Storm door replacement can add an accenting shade, improve the ventilation, or just keep the bugs out of your Wilmot home.  New aluminum combo storm and screen doors are offered in an array of shades with numerous optional finishes for the hardware.  A maintenance free outer on an extruded aluminum self-storing door might be just the solution.  The amount of glass and how the screen works are a few of the possibilities you will have to decide on.  Full view doors give you all of the glass you need to show off your front entry door and provide more than acceptable air flow if desired. 

 

New aluminum combination storm and screen doors are available in an array of shades with several optional finishes for the hardware.Maybe the ¾ view is the appearance you want, plenty of glass but still some door coverage at the bottom.  Storm doors today can provide a little better security than the ones from years ago.  Mortise locks and deadbolts are usual, with dual closers, decorative glass, and roll screens, becoming more common in Wilmot.

 

The old wood combo storm and screen doors are being replaced with new extruded aluminum storm doors, wooden cored vinyl doors, or even steel security doors.  It is very popular for the wood storm door to be warped to the point that it won’t close, won’t open or doesn’t seal at all.  Many Wilmot homeowners are afraid to open their entry doors during warm weather for ventilation in fear that flies and mosquitos will end up indoors or that mosquitoes at night may carry them away.  Changing that storm door is an easy way to change the look and functionality of your residence.

 

It has become very usual for us to install a contrasting color storm door on the front of Wilmot dwellings today.  Add an accentuating shade, make it pop, it may be all you require. Maybe you need to have more ventilation in the place or maybe you just want to show off that brand new front entry system you bought.  Our full view selection of doors can accomplish that for you.  Some are available with a full screen replacement when needed and others now come with a screen that rolls up at the top of the door.  No more swapping out the storm for the screen in the summer months and vice versa going into winter.

 

As with most Wilmot honey-do improvement jobs the installation is important.  Storm doors must fit correctly into the openings so as to be the first blockage to the wind and the keep the flies and mosquitos out.   A properly fitting storm door will add efficiency to that entry door.  If the sweep at the bottom of the door it installed correctly it will help seal the door at the bottom.  If the door binds when closing or doesn’t latch tightly, you might just want to look at the way the storm door was installed.

 

Extruded aluminum, wood cored vinyl skinned, wooden cored aluminum skinned, steel, and wood storms are all available for homeowners to consider.  Color, maintenance, glass, and screen operation are all things to consider before buying. Some doors today come with factory installed blinds, shades, grids, or even etched, beveled or colored glass.

 

Call Preferred Window & Doors for a FREE estimate for the purchase and installation of a new storm door.

We install aluminum, wood core vinyl and steel security storm doors in homes near Wilmot, WI