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What You Need to Know About Patio Door Replacement

Spring is the perfect time to get your home improvement projects done. But apart from getting replacement windows, have you also considered getting new patio doors as well? After all, high-quality patio doors offer many benefits ranging from enhanced visual appeal to improved performance and energy efficiency. But this can be a significant investment, which means there are a few things you first need to consider, including the following: 

What You Need to Know About Patio Door Replacement

Finding the Right Style for Your Home

When getting new patio doors, make sure the design complements your home style. You should also consider the space around your new doors since some styles will need a lot of room to work with. For instance, if you have a spacious living space, consider getting hinged French doors. Otherwise, go for sliding doors instead! 

The Maintenance Routine

How often your new patio doors need to be maintained will mostly depend on the material. Traditional wooden doors may look classic and beautiful, but then they can be expensive to maintain since you’ll need to reapply the finish every few years just to keep them in good condition. 

If you want your patio doors to hold up well against the natural elements, you need a material that can take them on easily, such as Fibrex®. This is our proprietary composite material that mixes the strength and durability of wood with the low-maintenance properties of vinyl. This means you won’t need to worry about refinishing the material because it isn’t necessary! Just make sure to clean the door once in a while to keep it in good condition.

Who You’ll Hire for the Job

Even if you choose a good-quality patio door, it won’t be worth the investment if it isn’t installed properly. You need to seriously consider who you’ll hire to ensure a successful patio door replacement. You can start by asking who your friends and neighbors recommend. You can also search for local contractors in your area offering patio door installation services, but be sure that they have a good reputation in the community and that they have a solid track record of satisfied customers.

If you’re planning a full patio door or window replacement soon, be sure to work with a trusted team of professionals like Renewal by Andersen® of San Francisco! Contact us today at (510) 263-3210 or via our convenient online form. We serve customers in San Francisco and the surrounding areas.


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