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Old 01-17-2009, 09:15 PM   #1
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Will new storm door be more heat efficient?


I am going to replace my storm door. It is really thin and only has a screen on the top half, bottom half is very thin single layer of metal. My entrance door is a decent one made by Stanley.

I am going to replace my storm door (as a DYI project). Would it be worth doing it now or waiting for the spring.

If it is going to make a "big" difference for insulating I would do it now, if not I will wait until spring.

What do you think I would I notice a difference for the winter (in NJ).

FYI the entrance door leads directly to the living room.

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I am going to replace my storm door. It is really thin and only has a screen on the top half, bottom half is very thin single layer of metal. My entrance door is a decent one made by Stanley.

I am going to replace my storm door (as a DYI project). Would it be worth doing it now or waiting for the spring.

If it is going to make a "big" difference for insulating I would do it now, if not I will wait until spring.

What do you think I would I notice a difference for the winter (in NJ).

FYI the entrance door leads directly to the living room.
I would do it now, especially if you're getting an all glass storm dorm.

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Old 01-17-2009, 09:50 PM   #3
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I should have mentioned that I am considering an all glass. The top half of the door has a screen that rolls up and down depending on the position of the top half of the glass.

Any there any preferred brands? Been looking in HD and Lowes. Pella, Anderson, larson, etc......
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