Choose the right door for your home. Look at it. Touch it. Knock on it. A fiberglass door looks and feels just like real wood. But it won’t warp or rot like a wood door – or dent or rust like a steel door.

With very little maintenance, a fiberglass door can bring your home years of durability, curb appeal and energy efficiency. Find out why it’s the right choice for your home.
Fiberglass Doors
Advantages
  • Energy efficient – offer up to four times the insulating R-Value of wood.*
  • Require minimal maintenance – won’t warp or rot like wood, or dent or rust like steel.
  • Offer beautiful wood-grain or smooth finish looks – can be stained or painted.
  • Feel warm and inviting to the touch – like a real wood door.
Limitations
  • Offer the best advantages of wood and steel – without the limitations.

Steel Doors
Advantages
  • Energy efficient – offer good insulating value.
  • Less maintenance, depending on the environment – won’t warp or rot like wood.
  • Can be less expensive.
Limitations
  • Easily dented and scratched – which can lead to rust.
  • Can only be painted, not stained – and paint chipping can be common.
  • Conduct temperature – can feel cold or hot to the touch.

Wood Doors
Advantages
  • Offer beautiful wood grains for a high-end look – can be stained or painted.
  • Feel warm and inviting to the touch.
  • Scratches can be easily repaired.
Limitations
  • Require regular maintenance. The finish will fade – refinishing recommended every 1–2 years.
  • Absorb moisture – which can cause the finish to peel or bubble, and doors to warp or rot.
  • Least energy-efficient option compared to our fiberglass and steel doors.
  • Can be more expensive.
If you have questions or would like more information you can always reach us via phone at 410-618-3100 or at info@BuilderUp.com

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