It may sound unlikely, but you can have your entry door replaced duirng the winter season. In fact, there are certain benefits to doing it in winter. In this blog, the roofing contractors at Silver Leaf Contracting share a look at these advantages.
Problems Are Easier to Detect
Problems related to entry doors usually make themselves known during the winter season: drafts, warping and hard-to-open sashes are among the most common. This lets your door replacement contractors address issues, such as warped frames, before replacing the door. It also lets you choose materials that can be used on the door. If you have a traditional wood door, consider having it replaced with a metal or composite one.
You Have Higher Chances of Getting a Better Deal
All businesses, including building services such as door replacement and roof repair, experience a lull during the winter season. There’s a good chance that you’ll get a good deal just by having your entry door replaced in the winter season.
You Can Choose the Installation Dates and Contractors That You Want
Another benefit of the winter lull is contractors won’t be as busy. You’ll have better chances of picking the installation date that will work with your holiday schedule. If you’re thinking of hiring a specific contractor in mind—perhaps they happen to offer a good deal, or perhaps they’re one of your trusted contractors—then you have better chances of hiring them, short of an advance booking.
Your Home Will be Ready for the Winter Season
If you have a drafty and inefficient entry door, there’s no better time than a winter installation to improve your home’s energy efficiency. The entry door, along with the windows, roof and exterior walls, comprise what is known as the energy envelope. If properly sealed and insulated, it maintains consistent indoor temperatures. It makes your home more comfortable, as well as reduces indoor heating requirements. A new, energy-efficient entry door can help you save on heating costs during winter. We at Silver Leaf Contracting offer entry door options certified by ENERGY STAR®.
The roofers and installers at Silver Leaf Contracting can help you choose the perfect entry door for your home. Give us a call at (330) 313-0620 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.