5 Signs of an Aging Front Door

Jul 18, 2022
Aging Front Door

Your front door is one of the most used doors in your home. Take a good look at it; has it passed its prime?

If your front door is showing its age, it’s probably affecting your pocketbook, and that’s no joke.

Exterior doors, especially cracked, warped or poorly insulated ones, can account for more than 20 percent of your home’s energy loss. Did you know a one-eighth-inch gap around a door is equivalent to a 6-inch-square hole in the side of your house? And according to Energy Star®, nearly half of your home’s annual utilities’ cost goes to heating and cooling the home.

Instead of throwing money out the door, invest in energy efficient front doors to help reduce those utility bills and put some cash back in your pocket.

How can Clopay® front doors save you energy and money?

- A polyurethane foam core provides energy efficient insulation that doesn’t let the outside temperature penetrate through to the interior.

- Durable lite frames and insulated glass work together to provide desired natural daylight, while preventing heat gain/loss through the glass in your door.

- Weather stripping along the tops and sides of the door provide a tight exterior seal to prevent air and moisture leaks, and improve sound conditioning.

- A rot-resistant composite sill with an adjustable threshold fits snugly to the door bottom to protect against water and air infiltration.

- A four-finger bottom sweep prevents air and water infiltration at the threshold.

Clopay Front Door Components 

Not only is an entry door a good investment for energy savings but it can also improve security and increase curb appeal as well. Front door replacement consistently ranks among the top exterior home improvement projects with a strong return on investment at resale. Curb appeal brings potential buyers through the door. The front door sets the expectation for what’s behind it.

Cost Vs Value Entry Door Replacement

More than just a beautiful front door, Clopay features a proven system of premium door panels coupled with superior components and assembled under the highest quality standards. Durable and reliable, Clopay front door systems offer years of performance, energy efficiency and dependability.




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