Yehudit Laine. Door. July 19th , 2017.
Installing a pre-hung door is not as easy as it may seem. Weather proofing, leveling, and insulation are some of the core concerns that affect the overall look of the door. That said, unless you are an expert, it is recommended that you take the help of a professional or ask the local home center for a referral while installing the pre-hung door.
Apart from the basic ideas mentioned above, you have a lot to explore and experiment in trim designs. Addition of various elements and playing with trim sizes is what can help you create appealing trims. You can add stained glass borders besides the door trim which are much popular these days. Decide the width of stained glass border depending upon the height for your doors. There are a range of options available in terms of colors and designs in stained glass which can help you to create lovely borders. A border of pebble inlays is another beautiful addition to the simple trims. Adding decorative corner blocks is the best solution to spice up classy trims. There are number of designs available in corner blocks which can jazz up the trims. Similarly you can add an intricately design block to the top center of trim which further heightens beauty of the door.
There are many manufactures selling quality composite front doors. Based on the composite front door reviews, Feather River and Jeld Wen are two popular brands that offer excellent quality front doors. The doors are available in a huge variety of colors, and thus you have the choice to choose doors that match your exterior paint colors. All these doors give a wooden door look, and are also capable of giving both classy and funky look to the home decor. Some doors come with fiber glass design at the center that gives a classy finish. Both these brands have safe lock systems that prevent forced entry and intrusion. The Feather River doors come with many excellent features like use of polyurethane foam core for energy-efficient insulation, composite threshold and weather strip to prevent water infiltration. There are many Feather River doors that come with oak or wood finish to give the classy look. Jeld Wen doors can be painted as per your choice of color, but come with limited period of warranty of only 5 years. Apart from these brands, some manufactures ship doors from countries, where the raw materials that are required are cheap. And these doors are available at local stores at affordable prices.
Installing the hardware is an art by itself. If you can work your way around a toolkit and consider yourself patient, then you can take it up a project for yourself. However, if you are getting it installed from a professional, then it is always advisable to buy the hardware from stores that have these professionals working for them. This will ensure that you get a good deal.
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