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How to Choose The Perfect Doors For Your Home

If you are building a new home or renovating, the majority of doors choices come down to which style you think looks best. Doors are such a visible feature of your home and of course you want a door that looks stylish. We have put together a few pointers to help in choosing the perfect doors for your home.

Strong & Durable Doors

You need a door that is strong enough to hold out intruders and to withstand the elements along with looking the part.

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Style & Colour Of Doors And Glass

There are many door styles to choose from, modern, traditional, stained glass, gothic and so on. Think of the visual effect that you want, will it be in-keeping with the area that you live in. If you want your door to stand out you could choose a bright vibrant colour or a slightly darker colour to make it appear that it is receding. You could always test paint samples throughout different times of the day to see how the colours look before you decide to choose a colour.

 

Choosing The Right Materials

Most modern style doors are made from steel, wood or fibre-glass, it is hard to wrong with wood however its condition should be checked at least once a year. Steel is very strong it won`t warp or craic however, it can dent but minor damage can be repaired easily. Fiberglass is more energy efficient and is very durable against the elements.

 

Energy Efficiency

Fibre glass and steel doors have more insulating value than wood doors, choosing an energy efficient door eliminates drafts and keep the warm air in. Energy efficient doors can also help save on your energy bills due to effective door insulation.

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Do you Need Further Help Or Advice?

Choosing the right exterior door is a very important investment and it must be installed correctly to ensure safety. If you feel like you are not up to the challenge of installing your door, you can call us on 021 451 8370 or 1800 636363 to get a quote or to request a site survey.

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