When it comes to home improvements many people tend to forget about the outdoor portions of our home and focus entirely on the indoor parts. This is usually not a bad thing; however, it is important to remember that sometimes-outdoor home items such as the patio door need to be upgraded as well. If you aren’t sure how to tell when your patio door needs an upgrade, this is the guide for you! Some of the reasons could be for aesthetic ones; however, when the door no longer shuts properly and even worse, can’t lock, that’s when you know it’s time to call our team of experts. This guide will give you a comprehensive list of the various reasons our customers have needed a new patio door. Ameriglass can do all things door improvement for you regardless of what kind of door you want, where it is located, and what you want it to look like, we do it all. If your door can be compared to any of the signs in this guide, it may be time to give us a call.


  1.   Aesthetics

While a door is predominantly there for functionality, it does add a certain charm to any living space. Patio doors can give any room a different feeling to it depending on what kind of style the door is. This is one of the many reasons some will make the call and get a new patio door. Maybe you’re remodeling and the door just doesn’t match the furniture anymore, whatever the reason we got you covered. Some of the other aesthetic reasons include chipped paint, scratches and scrapes, and general dinginess. Although these reasons do not always warrant a new door, if the scrapes and damages are extensive, it may be cheaper to just have the entire door replaced.


  1.   Safety


Keeping you and your loved ones safe is critical and having a door that does not provide you that safety is unacceptable. If your door does not lock properly, or at all, then it’s time for a brand new patio door. This is also a valid reason if your door does not close or open all the way. Having even the smallest of cracks in the door can allow for entry to those who are unwelcome. One small crack is enough for a criminal or stranger to wiggle themselves in and wander into your home. Intruders usually will go for the less obvious points of access such as the backdoor and patio door, don’t put your home at risk for crime. Give us a call today and we will make sure your home and family are protected with one of our doors.


  1. The Door Does Not Fit the Frame


If your patio door does not fit the frame properly this could result in some serious issues. You may think that the gaps are so minuscule that there’s no way it’s a cause for concern; however, even the smallest of gaps can allow for pest infestations, heat transfer, and safety concerns. To secure your house from all possible threats we suggest contacting our team of experts to come out and replace your patio door. The new door will stop pests from coming inside your home and will keep the temperature of your house maintained. Having even the smallest gap and make your AC unit work harder during those summer months. The Florida heat is no joke and having even some of it seep in through the cracks can add up over time.


Your patio door should be equally as safe as it is functional. Don’t let a gap, broken lock, and unstable door put you and your loved ones at risk. Regardless if you have had any issues yet or not, it’s better to be safe than sorry. At Ameriglass we got your patio door needs covered with our team of seasoned specialists and competitive prices. Whether you need a new door for aesthetic reasons or functionality ones, Ameriglass can install the patio door of your dreams. Reach out to us today by phone at (954) 329-0570 or by email at [email protected] to learn more about how we can help you.