Replacing a front door is one of the smartest investments a homeowner can make. Have you considered replacing yours? What is holding you back? Well, here are a few things you may not know about getting a new door. Who knows, you may find that getting a new door is exactly what you need in 2016.
1. That old door could be costing you money. If you have an old door, it might be letting the heat right out. If you could look at your home with an infrared camera, what do you think you would see? Doors and windows are where the most heat escapes from a home. How bright do you think your front door would be? Older doors have less insulation and let the heat pass right through. Plus, when a home settles, it can cause a door to warp. This creates gaps for heat to slip out. Does your home have its original doors? You may find that upgrading will actually pay for itself in energy bills savings.
2. A new door will retain most of its value? Doors are a great investment. That is why many home improvement experts put a door replacement in their top 10 list. Depending on what entry door you choose, you can recoup as much as 80% of the cost at resale. So, why not have a beautiful new front door to greet you every time you come home?
3. Do you have anything valuable in your home? When a door begins to wear out, it becomes more of a security issue. Plus, newer doors have more security features than those older doors, making them a lower risk for easy entry. If you decide to keep living with that old front door, you could find yourself losing more than just a little heat every winter.
4. Are you selling your home? A new front door doesn’t just mean a facelift for your home that you will enjoy every time you return from work, it means more curb appeal. If you’re looking to sell your house in the next 5 to 10 years, that new front door will help you do it faster.
What do you think? Is it time to give your home a stylish upgrade that will retain its cost, save you money on your energy bills, offer greater security, and give you more curb appeal when it comes time to sell? If so, we have good news. At Window Nation, we make getting a new front door easy and fun. You don’t have to go anywhere and you don’t have to do anything, except share your vision with us. We’ll send a specialist right to your “old” front door, and walk you through the process from beginning to end. It is just that simple.