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Choosing a Front Door

There are many options to choose from when deciding on a front door. Learn the facts so you can choose the best one for your needs.

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metal or steel front door adds security
Photo 3 of 4Security and added safety are the biggest advantages to choosing a metal or steel front door.

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Metal front doors have insulated foam within the panels and steel on either side and are the safest of the three options.
One of the main problems with a metal door, however, is denting that's hard to repair. This can result in the need for a whole door replacement.

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