Glazed Door Options

Glazed Door Options

There are several options when choosing a glazed door. For maximum light, consider a door with a large glass area. For privacy and security, opt for one or two small sections of glass, or glazing that is decorative and obscures the view into your house. If there is a...
Glazed Door Options

Spring Screens

Spring is the perfect time to inspect door and window screens for tears. You can often repair small tears using a kit from your local hardware store. This will prevent insects from getting into your home, and keep you comfortable on the screened porch.
Glazed Door Options

Sliding Door Security

Sliding patio doors can often be the weak link in an otherwise secure house. Be sure to use security bars for added protection on sliding doors and keep them locked when not in use. There are two primary types of security bars: one for standard doors and one for...
Glazed Door Options

Entry Speed

Making it difficult for thieves to enter your home is an effective way to protect your possessions. Research by the Natinoal Crime Prevention Institute shows that burglars generally will work no longer than 60 seconds to obtain entry.
Glazed Door Options

Energy Incentives

Many utilities offer incentives to homeowners who make improvements that save energy. Contact your utility company to determine if you’re eligible for a low-interest loan or discount for replacing your windows and doors. Ask about energy-efficient insulating...
Glazed Door Options

Weather Stripping

Weather stripping can seal leaks around movable joints, such as windows or doors. You need to choose a type of weather stripping that will withstand the friction, weather, temperature changes, and wear and tear associated with its location.