Replacing exterior doors is one of the easiest ways to change the curb appeal of your home. In addition to creating a beautiful impression, replacing exterior front doors and patio doors can also provide greater energy efficiency, increased comfort and safety, and increase the value of your home.
Harris Exteriors and More offers many of the best entry, patio and french door manufacturer brands including Therma-Tru Doors, Andersen Windows & Doors, Waudena Millwork and Marvin Windows & Doors. Harris Exteriors provides window and door sales, service and expert installation of front entry doors, sliding patio doors, french doors and fire-rated doors. Stop by our Streamwood showroom and see the many exterior door products and options available.
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Renewing your house’s visual appeal can be a fantastic way to help deal with the down turned housing market. In most areas throughout the country, savvy homeowners are opting to improve their home’s curb appeal and indoor appearance rather than trying to sell and find a house with the features they really want. In case you are thinking about improving your home’s appearance and its curb appeal, think about how a new entry door can look. You are able to pick from options with a glass panel to let in the light, gorgeous woods like oak and cherry, or fiberglass models which provide a wood-like appearance without the maintenance.
There are many different types, styles, shapes, colors, and sizes to choose from when selecting your replacement. Listed below are some of our more popular choices among homeowners in Chicagoland’s Western & Northern Suburbs (including Barrington, IL). We also offer steel, patio, and much more! Remember, there are pros and cons of any type of door you choose. You will need to select which model looks best and will work best according to your specific needs.
Fiberglass entry doors add curb-appeal to your home and provide greater energy efficiency, security, and lower maintenance. Fiberglass entry doors are a durable alternative to wood doors. With an assortment of eye-catching colors, window grid and side light options; we can make your home the envy of the neighborhood.
A sidelight is a fixed window placed next to an entry or patio door for additional light and beauty. Matching sidelights with decorative glass or grilles are available.
A transom is a fixed window placed above an entry or patio door for extra light and beauty. On entry doors, transoms with matching decorative glass or grilles are available.
Made for entry to your garage, basement, utility room, and more. Fire-rated doors are designed to give you 20 minutes of protection from fire and are more impact-resistant than wood doors. With a fire-rated door, you get a stylish look without sacrificing safety.
Sliding patio doors draw the eye outdoors and showcase your yard, patio or deck. They do not swing open and require less floor space than a hinged door. They are perfect choice when space is limited.
Hinged patio doors create a striking focal point inside your home. They feature a single or double door that swings open from the side for easy access to the outdoors.
If you are looking for the elegant look of a traditional french door in a space-saving sliding design, a french sliding patio door is a smart choice.
Hinged french patio doors add elegance to your home and can be configured so that both doors open out or in – expanding your living area. Hinged patio doors can be used to configure a stylish enclosure or door wall.
Why Choose Wood?
For quite some time, wood replacement doors were the choice when it came to enhancing the appearance of your property. Compliment that with exotic wood floors with an area rug, they all create a design unison of refinement. Gorgeous wood replacement doors are available in many different finishes and colors and the wood really matures as time passes, adding to the character of the home’s curb appeal.
With time, wood replacement doors will look shabby if they’re not taken care of correctly. Add cleaning your new entrance to your annual spring-cleaning projects and be sure to use special wood oil every year. To keep your wood replacement doors looking like new, refinish them every 2 to 5 years.
Why Choose Fiberglass?
Fiberglass replacement doors can be an outstanding option as well. A fiberglass entry door can come with a higher cost than a wooden one, but is tougher and may last longer. A fiberglass entry door is constructed of low-maintenance materials, won’t scuff or dent and can have a minimum of 5x the insulating abilities than the usual wooden model. They’ll also never warp or rust and can even have the look of genuine wood. They’re a great choice for homes of every style since they can be custom made to match the appearance of any home.
Harris Exteriors & More offers many of the best entry, patio and french door manufacturer brands including Therma-Tru Doors, Andersen Windows & Doors, and Marvin Windows & Doors. Harris provides sales, service and expert installation of front entry doors, sliding patio doors, french doors and fire-rated doors. Stop by one of our showrooms and see the many exterior door products and options available.