What to Know Before Installing a Custom Entry Door in Your Arizona Home

There is a saying that people only get one chance to make a good first impression. The same can be said of homes. The doors on a home play a critical role in someone’s first impression of a house. Therefore, it is important for every homeowner to think carefully about their entryway. In this situation, many people want to design their entryway from scratch. With the right customized entryway, homeowners can create a warm, inviting tone for family members and friends. Before installing a custom glass door in your Arizona home, there are a few factors to keep in mind.

The Privacy of the Entryway

Glass allows light to pass through, giving the entire space a bright, warm, and welcoming feel. At the same time, glass is also transparent. It is important for everyone who wants to install a customized glass door to think about their level of privacy. There are multiple types of glass art and each has its own level of privacy. Furthermore, adding more privacy to a glass entryway doesn’t mean that natural lighting has to be sacrificed. Depending on the type of neighborhood, some people might need greater levels of privacy than others. Think about privacy first.

Improve the Security of the Home with Custom Replacement Entry Doors

Going along with privacy, everyone thinking about a customized entry also needs to think about security. There is a stereotype that glass is fragile; however, there are changes that can be made to reinforce the glass. Nobody should have to sacrifice security at the altar of customization. When thinking about a customized glass entryway, make sure to invest in double-paned glass. With two panes, the entryway will be able to withstand both severe weather and potential intruders. Again, think about the neighborhood as well as the local weather when installing a customized glass entryway.

Custom Entry Door Lighting

One of the major advantages of going with a customized glass entryway is that it provides a lot of added light. This is a major asset. The more light the entryway lets in, the less light people need to use at home. This contributes to lower energy costs. Furthermore, with more natural light, the entire home is going to feel warm and inviting. This has been proven to improve someone’s mood. Customized glass entryways will help someone feel happy, making them more productive.

Materials Used in Custom Entry Doors

Finally, with the glass panes selected, other materials need to be considered. Think about whether or not the door is going to swing inward or outward. Consider where the hinges will be placed. Think about whether a single or double door is needed. Think about the frame as well. There are wood, steel, and glass options. Some materials are more efficient than others.

Invest in Customized Replacement Entry Doors in Arizona

If you are looking for customized replacement entry doors in Arizona, call Energy Shield Windows and Doors today! We can install and service everything we sell to eliminate any and all confusion. Our products come with a warranty and we can provide a free quote in-home! Our energy-efficient products will lower your utility bills. Call us today!

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