Most homeowners believe that you should always try to repair anything broken in your home before considering replacement, especially when it comes to the patio door. However, door and windows experts say that there are times when a patio door replacement makes more sense. Here are some of these situations when you should consider replacement as a first option.
The Patio Door Is Old
Experts say that repairing an old patio door is not a practical option since all the components are already worn out. Even if you fix one part of the door, another old part will likely break. Getting a replacement with all-new parts is a much more practical way to avoid door-related issues.
Your Door Is Not Energy-Efficient
Some patio doors are either outdated or do not have the features that can help your home’s energy efficiency keep up with today’s demands. Door and window companies recommend replacing an inefficient patio door with something that comes with money-saving features like Low-E® glass or Fibrex® frames that offer better insulation.
The Door Clashes With the Windows
Form is just as important as functions when it comes to patio doors. If your patio door’s look clashes with that of your windows, then it could ruin your home’s curb appeal. You’d want to get a replacement patio door with a similar finish as your window frames. Better yet, when getting new windows, use the project as an opportunity to get a patio door to match with them.
Getting Help from the Pros
Installing a patio door requires the right skills and equipment to ensure that it will perform as well as expected. This means you should avoid trying to install your new door on your own and let an expert on doors and replacement windows handle the job. Trust us; the cost of hiring is worth it considering the expensive repairs for installation-related issues often caused by a botched DIY attempt.
Get your new patio door from the best in the area. Renewal by Andersen of Denver is the leading window contractor in Denver and Colorado Springs. You can call us at (303) 823-4312 or fill out this contact form to request a quote.