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Entry Doors: Which One is Right for Your Home?

Entry Doors: Which One is Right for Your Home?

Your front door provides people the first impression of your home. Swapping out your entry door gives you a quick and dramatic curb-appeal upgrade in Boston and can make a huge difference when it comes to the style of your home. Whether you need a replacement door because yours isn’t functioning appropriately or you’re interested in upgrading materials or getting windows for more light, you have quite a few options.

Of course everyone desires to have a beautiful front door, but the function of your entry door isn’t something you should look over. Your front door ought to be able to withstand the weather in Boston and be strong enough to keep your home secure. The good news is that you have the ability to have the best of both worlds—beauty and function—no matter which door material you pick. Speaking of door materials, let’s go over the basics of each type: wood, steel and fiberglass.

Wood Entry Doors

Wood doors are a go-to classic. No matter what your style is, there’s a wood door for you. They can be easy to maintain and have the ability to stick around for a very long time in the Boston climate.

Steel Entry Doors

Steel doors give you a good choice for a number of high-end styles. Not to mention that many times they can be a very affordable option.

Fiberglass Entry Doors

Fiberglass entry doors are quickly becoming a go-to choice for homeowners. They normally require very little maintenance. They come in a great number of styles—from smooth for painting to very realistic wood grain.

No matter which material of entry door suits your style and budget, make sure to look for ENERGY STAR® certification when comparing doors. For help comparing materials of entry doors and finding out what’s best for your home, give us a ring at 617-712-2342 or drop by our showroom in Boston to visit with our professionals.


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