Question

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.

Answer

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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