Your home's front door is more than just a way to get in and out. It's also a major part of your home's curb appeal, security and energy efficiency. If your entry doors are old, damaged or inefficient, it may be time to replace them. Here are six reasons why you should replace your home entry doors.
1. Increase your home’s energy efficiency
An old, drafty door can let a lot of temperature-controlled air out of your home. This can lead to higher energy bills and a less comfortable living environment. A new, energy-efficient door can help you save money on energy bills and make your interior spaces more comfortable.
2. Upgrade your home’s style and appearance
When you replace your doors, it’s an excellent opportunity to upgrade the style and appearance of your house. A new door can instantly transform the look of your home's exterior, adding a touch of elegance and boosting curb appeal. Consider options like a custom-designed glass entry door, which allows natural light to enter and creates a welcoming atmosphere.
3. Improve security and safety
Old and worn-out entry doors can compromise the security of your home. A robust new door with advanced locking systems provides better protection against potential intruders. Look for doors made of sturdy materials like steel or fibreglass. Consider adding additional security features such as multi-point locking systems or reinforced frames. A peephole or video doorbell can also help you see who's at your door before you open it.
4. Reduce maintenance and upkeep
Older doors often require repainting, resealing or regular upkeep to maintain their appearance and functionality. By installing a new door, you can enjoy low-maintenance options requiring minimal care while still looking beautiful and performing well for years.
5. Make your home more accessible
If someone in your home has mobility issues, a new door with a wider opening or a low threshold can make it easier to get in and out. It can also improve your prospects for selling your home in the future.
6. Increase property value
A visually appealing and well-maintained front entrance can significantly enhance the overall value of your home. Potential buyers are often impressed by a modern and attractive entryway, so you can sell your home more quickly and potentially command a higher selling price.
Door Replacement and Installation in B.C., Alberta, N.W.T. and Yukon
At All-West Glass, we carry a range of beautiful, secure and energy-efficient doors that will transform the look of your home. We also offer custom glass entry door designs and professional door installation services. When it’s time to replace your doors, contact us to get an estimate from one of our 18 locations across Northwest Canada, including Edmonton, Whitehorse, Fort St. John and Quesnel.