Most Popular Materials Of Front Doors
Front doors of your home must be able to stand up to the elements of wind, rain, snow, ice and hail. And apart from thinking about the size of the door, the design, aesthetic features and security features on the door, you should also think about the appropriate material for the front doors. There are several popular materials for the front doors. Two of them are woods and fiberglass materials. A wooden material is the most common, beautiful and versatile material you can select for the front door but it is not maintenance free. When you choose this material, you must think about keeping the wood protected from moisture damage and also regular repainting works and such repairs every once in a while. Solid woods make heavier beautiful woods and they can be expensive compared to those made with laminates and plywood. Compared to other door materials, wood is generally a more expensive option and requires more maintenance, but its timeless beauty really cannot be compared. Wood doors are very appealing and create a traditional warm feel to any home.
On the other hand, fiberglass material mimics real wood and it can be designed in a variety of ways to get you beautiful fiberglass front doors. The best thing about this material is that it has very few requirements as far as maintenance goes compared to wood. This material does not contract or expand due to weather changes like wood does and it makes it hard for intruders to penetrate. It makes an amazing choice for this in humid harsh climates.