I'm replacing my front door. Should I go with fiberglass or steel?

Asked by Laura Z.Chinofsky
Southampton, PA

My primary concerns are security, durability, and low maintenance.


The decision between fiberglass or steel depends upon your application.

With a high-quality door, you'll have a longer-lasting (a green choice), lower-maintenance door and avoid the downsides of fiberglass (warping) or steel (rusting).

eHOW provides a good write-up.


For more information:

Read Christine and Robert Boles's Q&A "Where can I find eco-friendly exterior doors that will match my historic home and keep the cold out?"

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