Do you have doors that seem to be getting worse and worse? Do they sag, creak or stick when opening them? If so, it may need replacing. Doors are a vital part of the home’s structure and security system. It is imperative that homeowners know how to identify signs their doors may need replacing before it gets too late! Read more and discover some telltale signs that it’s time to upgrade your door!
Your door is squeaky
You might think that squeaky doors are just a minor annoyance, but they can actually be a major safety hazard. A lot of times people think the hinges just need oiling but this won’t help too much in the long run. It’s more of a temporary solution. If the door is old or damaged in any way, then replace it with a new one to make sure everything moves smoothly again without making noise when opening and closing.
Your door is draughty
If your door is draughty, then it’s probably time to get a new one! Otherwise you will keep losing heat which will result in higher energy bills and lower overall energy efficiency of your home. A large amount of heat can escape through a draughty door and temporary solutions like for example draught excluders only offer a temporary fix to the problem.
Your door does not lock properly
If you’re hearing a clicking sound or the door won’t close all the way, it’s time to replace it. It goes without saying that faulty or worn locks are a major security concern and put the safety of your family at risk. In order to protect your property against break-ins you should replace an old, faulty lock and ideally, replace the door too.
We understand it can be difficult to know when your door needs replacing but we hope this article will help you understand what signs there are so that you can make an informed decision on whether or not your current door requires replacement.
If you do need a replacement door, look no further than Humberside Glazing. We are professional, reliable and knowledgeable installers with a wealth of experience in the double glazing industry. We can help you assess the state of your current door and propose the best solution! Contact our friendly team for a free quote today!