Whole-window performance is key to energy efficiency. Although some components deserve more credit for what they bring to the table than others, not one part can single-handedly render one unit energy-efficient.
Compared to window installation, door replacement seems more doable for a DIY project. But like most home improvements generally carried out by licensed professionals, it’s more difficult than it seems. Stittsville Windows and Doors discusses the dangers of doing French and entry door installation on your own:
Installation is a job for professionals, but maintenance is an obligation mostly reserved for window owners. Investing in a water-resistant framing material doesn’t eliminate the need for upkeep.
A patio door is a great addition to any home. Not only is it functional, but it also increases the aesthetics of your home. But, what is the best patio door to complement your home exterior? A sliding patio door or a French patio door?
Many modern windows are better versions of older ones because of the energy-efficient qualities that they possess. But, what makes windows energy-efficient?