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Old 12-20-2012, 12:20 PM  
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Default Buying a new front door, need suggestions

Hi Guys,

I am looking for a new front door, I have been told from a few friends to get a Therma-True door, I am not sure the benefits of vinyl over steel door but I do know I want an energy efficient one.

Does anyone have any brands, tips or suggestions of things to think about when buying a new door?

Thanks in advance!


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https://www.google.ca/search?q=fiber...w=1016&bih=523


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I guess you recommend a fiberglass door?
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I haven't used them but they look real nice.
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i agree, im heading over to the box stores tonight to take a look.
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If the door faces south it might need to withstand some high temps.
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i believe it faces west but i have to verify
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I have put in a couple of fiberglass doors and they are really nice. Also be aware that if you were thinking about a storm door most companies will not warranty the door if you put a storm door over it because of heat buildup.
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most companies will not warranty the door if you put a storm door over it because of heat buildup.
That seems to be my problem along with facing south. This spring I'll put in a new wood door so I guess I'll remove the storm door. The paint on the present wood door did not hold up.


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