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Guide to Choosing an Entry Door
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Guide to Choosing an Entry Door

Choosing the right entry door is important. Your front door welcomes people to your home, but it also keeps out the elements and improves your security. You need a door that complements your home’s exterior but also stands the test of time.

Thinking about front door replacement? Or, are you wondering which door is right for your home? Then, check out our guide on how to choose an entry door.

Things to Consider When Choosing an Entry Door

To ensure you’re choosing the right entry door for your home, you must think about both form and function. In other words, how do you want the door to look, and how do you want it to work?

Design and Material

In terms of style, you should consider the door’s material, color, and design. Ultimately, this boils down to personal preference, and you have many options.

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Lifespan of the Door

Then, you need to consider the lifespan of the door. Next, it’s important to choose a door that can withstand the elements of your climate. You also have to think about energy efficiency and choose a door that doesn’t allow unwanted hot or cold air into or out of your home.

Types of Entryway Doors 

There are several different styles of entryway doors. Once you understand what features you’d like in an exterior door, you should think about the style of door you want. 

Fibreglass Entryway Doors 

Fibreglass doors are a great option, as they are built to last. They come in a wide range of styles, including French and farmhouse. In addition, you can opt for solid fibreglass or easily add glass windows or side windows. 

These doors’ material and insulated frames can boost your home’s energy efficiency while improving your home’s security by being extremely durable. 

Steel Exterior Doors 

Steel doors are ideal for applications where you want a lot of security, but they can also enhance the style of your home or business. These doors can be completely made of steel, but like fibreglass doors, they can also be designed with built-in windows. You can go for an industrial steel look, or you can opt for a painted or wood-finish design. 

Vinyl Patio Doors 

As all of our doors, our vinyl patio doors are 100% Canadian made so you can rest assured they can withstand the elements of our climate. They’re very energy efficient, and are extremely durable, being built to last in even the harshest weather conditions. This is the perfect door to let light spill into your home, and create a welcoming entry from your deck or patio. 

Pick Your Perfect Front Door with Brookstone Windows & Doors 

At Brookstone Windows & Doors, we are committed to providing homeowners throughout Southwestern Ontario with high-quality products, product specialists, and excellent customer service. If you need a new entryway door, we would love to help. To learn more about how to choose an entry door, contact us today. 

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