Posted on May 19, 2016 in Exterior Doors
If you are trying to decide on which type of Uber Door front door to buy there are several options to consider. One of the first things to consider is the material that your door will be made out of. Here are some important things to know about Therma-Tru fiberglass doors:
Extreme Weather Friendly
One of the main reasons you would want to choose a fiberglass door is if your front door is going to be abused by the weather. If the position of your door faces the sun and you live in a hot climate, this is a good reason to select a fiberglass door. Fiberglass will show less wear and tear with the sun beating down on it. Also, if you have harsh winters or experience a lot of precipitation, than a fiberglass door will maintain it’s beauty longer and fiberglass doors have great warranties to guarantee many years of quality use.
There is virtually no wear and tear with fiberglass doors, you will not have to deal with shrinking, swelling, warping, or rotting. The fiberglass material is used for cars and planes which take a much bigger beating than your front door. Cleaning your door occasionally will keep it looking its best.
Looks Like Wood
Originally fiberglass doors were not as attractive as wood doors and were often compared to plastic. Now fiberglass can be made to look like wood. You can now enjoy the look of wood with the durability of fiberglass, and no one will be able to tell the difference.
Fiberglass doors are very energy efficient and will help bring down the cost of heating and cooling your home, and over years it can really help you save money. Fiberglass doors are not expensive to begin with and require little maintenance.
Fiberglass doors are made out of sand, which is an abundant resource. They also only need minimum amounts of energy to be made which contributes to them being environmentally sound. Fiberglass doors are Energy Star certified and have insulation making them more than four times more efficient than a wood front door.