Fifi Courcelle Storm Door June 01st, 2018 - 05:34:39
Storm Security doors are essential when you combine aspects of security and protection from storms. There are several types of security storm doors. They can be made of wood PVC aluminium and fibreglass. Wood: This type being the most costly comes with elements of beauty and durability. However it requires maintenance in the form of protection from termites and painting. In order to ensure security a two-inch thick wood panels are preferred. Aluminium: A core of wood is a favorite choice with manufacturers of high quality doors. A layer of aluminium covers the core.
PVC/ Fibreglass: Security doors made with this material have the combined benefits of both wood and aluminium doors. It does not require treatment or painting. Since these aspects make it a good investment the prices of these doors are relatively high. These doors are resilient and dependable. Typical sizes for storm security doors are 30 32 34 and 36 inches and they come in their kits. Self-installation of these doors is an option and it takes a day to complete it. When self- installing a security storm door ensure that an instruction manual is available with the kit.
There are several reasons why you would want to add a storm door over any exterior wood doors or decorative entries that grace the portals of your home. If you live in a storm-prone area youll probably even want to install one if your doors are made of durable metal. A storm door not only increases security by providing an extra potentially locked layer of protection between your family and the outside world but it also helps protect your beautiful exterior wood doors from severe weather damage. Keep in mind though these reasons only apply to storm doors that are properly fitted and hung which means you need to take the right measurements in order to actually protect your exterior wood doors and get the most out of your storm doors.
Instruction sheets come in English and Spanish languages. Check for any precautions that could prevent injuries. Review the tools needed to complete the project. It is nothing more frustrating than having to stop because a tool is missing. The tools generally required for installation are: • Safety glasses • Drill/drill bit • Hacksaw • File • Tape measure • Painters tape • Ruler Invest in a door closer as part of the installation process. The door closer prevents the door from opening too wide or slamming with force which can cause injury. The security storm door closer can allow the door to close automatically.