If the doors in your home have seen better days, are drafty, or need an upgrade, it may be time for a door replacement. And while this process seems simple enough, it’s much more complex than removing the old door and installing a new one. From ensuring it’s the right size to choosing a style that will match your home’s existing décor, this home improvement project isn’t one you can DIY.

Instead, trust an experienced door installation company to update your house’s front entry door, screen door, or any other type of door.

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Which Type of Door Do You Need?

Doors offer much more than just entry into your house or deck. They also provide security, an aesthetic focal point, and say a lot about who you are as a homeowner. When you are considering your door replacement needs, choose from the following door styles for installation:

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Entry Doors

An entry door is the first thing a visitor will see when they come to your home, so you want it to convey the right feeling for your home and match its style and era. You’ll also need to consider whether a right-handed or left-handed door works better for the opening while considering the door’s width. No matter your desires, we can help you create the front door you’ve always wanted.

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Storm Doors

A lot of homeowners forgo installing a storm door for the sake of aesthetics, but they actually serve several purposes. Not only can you open your entry door to allow light and fresh air into the house, but you can keep bugs out at the same time. Storm doors also provide an extra layer of insulation value by creating a pocket that keeps warm air in and cold air out during extreme temperatures to help save on your energy bills.

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Patio Doors

Patio doors have become a catch-all term that covers any type of door that opens to your garden or patio area. Standard patio doors are six feet and eight inches tall. Their width varies based on whether they’re a two- or three-panel configuration. Patio doors can also include screen doors to allow you to enjoy the breeze on a warm summer day or talk with your guests on the patio while you prepare food in your kitchen.

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Sliding Doors

Sliding doors are great when you’re dealing with restricted space and want to avoid having a door protruding into your room. They’re easy to open and close, offer a lot of natural light and views, and can be installed with a screen to keep bugs out while you enjoy the outdoors. We partner with Marvin—a leading door manufacturer—who has a wide selection of sliding patio doors for you to choose from.

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French Doors

Commonly found in homes featuring a traditional architectural style, French doors are always popular choices! Typically coming in pairs, French doors are often glass-paned double doors hinged to open either inward or outward. With their wider door frame, these doors will let more light into your house than sliding doors, but they come at a higher price than other door types.

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Specialty Doors

If none of the above door styles fit your needs, there’s always the specialty door route. Maybe you’d like a custom accordion (bi-fold) door or a space-saving pocket door in your home. Interior barn doors have also become extremely popular, which offer a rustic and flexible approach for interior doors, as opposed to a traditional hinged door. If you have a vision for what you’d like, we’ll help you create it.

Need Help with Your Door Replacement or Installation?

With such a wide variety of doors available, perhaps you need assistance choosing which one is best for your home or budget. Or maybe you already know which door replacement you want. Whatever the case, our team is ready to help you with a home consultation. Get in touch with us to schedule one today!

What Considerations Do I Need to Make Before Choosing a New Door?

Before you begin door installation, you must make a few considerations. Some of these include:

  1. Consider the style of door you want to install, as well as its purpose. For example, if it’s a door to a patio, you’ll need to determine whether you’d like French doors, sliding doors, or even specialty doors. Steel entry doors protect against break-ins, while fiberglass doors are very energy-efficient and offer a higher insulation factor than wooden ones. On the other hand, wood doors deliver a high-end finished look to your home, especially when stained to bring out the details in the grain.
  2. Determine which door material is right for you. There are various materials to choose from, including fiberglass, steel, wood, or even a combination, each with a different feel and weight.
  3. Decide if you want to include glass in your door and how much. Depending on your visual interests and your desired visibility, the doors can be entirely glass, partial, or none.
  4. Take into account security considerations involving the locking mechanisms of your doors and which security features you want.
  5. Get proper measurements of your doors. Generally, entry doors come in widths of 30, 32, and 36 inches, with a standard height of 80 inches and 1¾-inch thickness.
  6. Consider adding storm doors to any entrances of your home. They’ll also protect your door against rain, ice, and snow. They also give you greater visibility to your front yard if you want to keep an eye on your children or pets.
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Why Use Marvin’s Doors in Your Home Improvement Project?

In a saturated market, we understand that there are a lot of door manufacturers to choose from. Yet unlike others, Marvin’s doors make a difference, which is why we partner with them for all our door installation projects. These four reasons are at the top of a list of many more!

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Energy Savings

Marvin’s doors use the same glass options that come with their high-quality windows, which means that they will help cool your house in the summer and warm it up in the winter. Marvin’s fiberglass doors stand up to the harshest weather, provide great insulating qualities, and they meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® guidelines.

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Beautiful Designs

Marvin offers doors to complement your home style that will make you the envy of your neighborhood. With endless sizes, styles, and configurations, you’ll have the largest selection to choose from in the industry. From entry doors to French doors and even a glass garage door, Marvin’s beautiful designs are meant to inspire and awe.

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Consistent Quality

Marvin’s doors are all about quality, from their premium hardware to their stainless-steel rollers to their fiberglass door sills. Their fiberglass and aluminum products meet the toughest AAMA 2605 standard. Handcrafted in America, Marvin has been crafting quality doors for more than 100 years, so you know you can count on their quality.

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The Marvin Warranty

Glass components come with a 20-year warranty for sizes up to 60 square feet and a 10-year warranty for sizes 60 square feet and larger. Hardware and non-glass components are warrantied for 10 years. Exterior aluminum cladding finishes are warranted for 20 years, while anodized finishes come with a 5-year warranty.

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What Are Therma-Tru Doors?

Therma-Tru doors are another door manufacturer we sometimes partner with for their great selection and exceptional value. Therma-Tru doors are durable, reliable, and high quality at affordable prices. When paired with genuine Therma-Tru components, these doors are a complete system engineered to work well for years to come. We would love to help you find the perfect doors to compliment your home and preferences, and with countless styles to choose from, you can’t go wrong with Therma-Tru doors.

Why Choose Us for Door Replacement & Door Installation Near Gap, PA?

When you have a door installation project, you want everything to go smoothly. That’s why we handle every aspect of your door replacement or installation project. From the initial estimate to completion, you’ll always have us on your side to handle it all. If something comes up and you’d like an answer, you have only one source to call—us. Home renovations and remodels are our passion, so you’ll get a team of dedicated craftsmen to give you the best outcome.

Your Projects Get Done Quickly

With a full-time staff and access to experienced craftsmen, we ensure your job will get done on time. You won’t ever have to worry about when your project will get done because we’ll keep you updated.

Your Projects Get Done Right

We won’t leave until you’re completely satisfied with the door installation or replacement job. We pride ourselves on our workmanship and won’t compromise quality.

What’s It Like Working with Us?

good looking man working as handyman and fixing a door lock in a house entranceWhen choosing a contractor to tackle your door replacement, you want to ensure that they have experienced and are reliable. One of the best ways to check those criteria is to view their past projects and reviews.

If you’re looking to tackle a door replacement or door installation project, check out our gallery for some inspiration. We’re experienced in kitchen and bathroom renovations and window and door replacements.

We also have a five-star rating on Google and receive positive reviews such as this one:

“I absolutely do recommend working with Merv for all your home improvement needs.”

– Chris Stoltzfus Jr.

When you’re ready to work with us, just give us a call or drop us a message. We’ll talk with you about your door replacement or installation, share ideas, and get your new door in place fast.

Complete the Door Replacement Project You’ve Always Wanted

When you want a new door in front of your house, leading to a room in your home, or opening up to your beautiful patio, you need a professional and reliable contractor to help you. We’d be honored to help you with all your door replacement needs at Twin Brook Construction! We treat every project as if it were our own home, taking special care to respect your property and pay attention to the smallest details.

Let us help you get the door you’ve always wanted. Get in touch with us today to schedule your consultation!

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