A patio door is a good asset to have in every home. Not only does it increase your home’s overall aesthetic appeal and value, but it also improves your home’s energy efficiency by allowing an ample amount of natural light into your home. Unfortunately, as time passes by, it’s possible that you may have to replace your old patio doors. But how exactly can you tell if your patio doors are in need of a replacement?
In this post, door and roof replacement expert Tri-County Contracting discusses the signs that say it’s time to have your old patio doors replaced.
Gaps are a problem that you don’t want your patio door to experience as this can allow air leaks in your home, causing your monthly heating and cooling bills as a result. If you notice that your patio doors have gaps in them despite the fact that they’re still relatively new, it’s possible that it wasn’t installed properly and this can easily be rectified by having a pro reinstall your door correctly.
However, if the gaps are caused by the fact that your windows have some years behind them and droplets of rain are beginning to enter your home through these gaps, it’s best that you have a door and roof repair expert replace your old patio door with a new one as this signifies that your door is at the end of its lifespan.
On the other hand, if you’re experiencing any difficulties in operating your patio door, it’s likely that it’ll have to be replaced. If your patio door is a few decades old and your patio door is of the sliding variant, it’s possible that the rollers have been damaged beyond repair or the door as misaligned from the track. Regardless of the cause, if the rollers can no longer be repaired or your door can’t be aligned to the track, be sure to have the patio door replaced as a patio door that sticks can be a safety hazard as well as a security risk.
Make your search for an exterior services provider easier by turning to Tri-County Contracting. When it comes to window and door installation services, we are the number one professionals to approach and we won’t let you down! Give us a call at (262) 679-6100 or fill out our contact form to get a quote. We serve homeowners in New Berlin, WI, and other nearby areas.