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Steel French doors are heavier and offer a solid fit into doorframes that require a measured level of security. Steel French doors are better equipped to resist break ins or similar damage to the structure. Many of the qualities of rust prevention will need to be addressed for untreated doors. Paint prep is a factor similar to wooden doors. The steel French door will need to be pre painted or have adequate priming and curing to prevent the flaking of paint in the future.
Fiberglass, the most popular French door design, brings its own share of advantages to the table. Fiberglass doors are very strong, durable and built to withstand plenty of wear and tear. Fiberglass is the perfect option for exterior French doors. Unlike French wood doors, they do not require routine polishing or protection. They can be painted a variety of colors to meet specific design requirements.
Your front door is often one of the first things a visitor notices about your home. Naturally, you would want to make sure it is up to date with current trends. Cookie cutter doors are on their way out. Homeowners want to fully customize their entry door. Choosing the color, glass inserts and hardware gives you the opportunity to create a one of a kind entry door for your home.
Sliding doors move easily because of the rollers installed on either side of the door. However, if the door gets stuck and must be pushed against to move, it is likely the rollers have an obstruction or are failing because of wear. Dirty rollers can have various items in them leaves, sticks, dirt which obstructs door movement. They will need to be cleaned to be able to move again without getting stuck on the track or against one another. If they have cracks or bends, homeowners will need new rollers. This is especially true for sliding doors with metal rollers, which rust over time.