Archive for October, 2010

Why Fiberglass Doors Are Better-Part 3

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Most of these companies offer a stainable fiberglass door.  ThermaTru’s  ClassicCraft is their top of the line door.  They have doors that can be finished to look like real wood. Oak, mahogany, rustic styles are just a few that they offer.  The rustic doors even have knots and distressing built in to give them a very realistic appearance.  When you are standing there looking at a prefinished door you will be hard pressed to know that it is fiberglass. (more…)

Why Fiberglass Doors Are Better – Part 2

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

As far a security goes I believe that the durable fiberglass surfaces of these doors combined with solid wood blocks in the lock installation area will make these doors just as secure as a wood panel or solid core door.  I am looking for testing to back up this belief up or prove me wrong…Have not found it yet but I will let you know results as soon as I find them.

One of the most important features of fiberglass doors is their warranty.  (more…)

Seal The Bottom of Your Exterior Door – Part 1

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

One of the most vulnerable spots on your exterior door is one that you generally don’t think about until there is a problem.  Whether the door is wood, fiberglass or aluminum clad there is usually at least some wood in it’s frame work. (more…)