Category: doors

How to Choose A Front Door Color

Perhaps a sunny yellow one at a friend’s house makes you feel especially welcome at a cottage-style home. Or, that bright red front door on a neighbor’s house lends trend-forward detail to an updated ranch. Whatever the case, a well-chosen front door color makes an immediate impact, complementing a home’s style and improving curb appeal. …

How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Front Door

Replacing your front entry door should provide good looks and value. An energy-efficient exterior door may trim 10% off your energy bills. How do you know which door is right for you? Compare the three main materials available for exterior doors:; steel, fiberglass, and wood. Steel Entry Door A steel door is great for saving …

Builders Name Marvin and Integrity Best in Quality

Builders and professionals in the industry have spoken, naming Marvin and Integrity best in quality in the wood/wood-clad and fiberglass window categories in the 2017 BUILDER Magazine Brand Use Study. This in-depth study evaluates which brands professional builders use most across 70 product categories, and how they rank in quality. We know that the products …

Marvin Invites Architects to Enter its 2017 Architects Challenge Design Competition

Marvin Windows and Doors invites architects to enter its 2017 Architects Challenge, a competition awarding prizes to residential and commercial design projects that exhibit creativity and ingenuity using Marvin windows and doors. Entries should be submitted to MarvinWindows.com/architectsChallenge by March 10, 2017. Now in its ninth year, the 2017 Marvin Architects Challenge will recognize one …

Marvin to Showcase New Bi-Fold Door at IBS

The new Marvin Clad Ultimate Bi-Fold Door features one of the industry’s widest glass panels at 3 feet, 6 inches in a frame up to 10 feet high, letting the outdoors in with less to block the view. The door will be previewed among an extensive display of innovations and enhancements from Marvin Windows and …

Let WDI Handle Your Project from Start to Finish

Not everyone wants or needs exactly what window and door manufacturers offer. At WDI we understand that each home, and each homeowner, is unique. We know the importance of “service” and that is why we offer the following: Prefinishing: WDI has a “state of the art” prefinishing department. We can paint or stain your windows …

Tips for Buying New Exterior Doors

If you live in an older home and your exterior doors are older as well, it’s time to think about replacing them, especially your front exterior door. Front doors are the focal point of every home; the eye is drawn to them and they have a huge impact on the overall visual impression your house …

Still shopping for new entry door?

Give some thought to what type of material you prefer for your exterior door. As already mentioned, steel doors and fiberglass doors insulate better and are lower maintenance than those made of wood. Wood becomes damaged over time from exposure to the elements and also needs more constant upkeep to maintain an attractive appearance. Measure …