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A storm door may not seem like much protection when there's a blizzard going on outside, but they're an incredibly important part of your house's design. And they don't just protect you from the worst of the rain and snow; they also allow you to let sunlight into your home without welcoming the bugs that seem to flourish every summer.
A storm door is a fairly simple renovation that can have a significant impact on how much you enjoy your home. You should be well informed before you purchase the storm door that’s right for you.
To figure out what kind of storm door would be best suited to your home, take a look at the most popular options, compiled below so you can easily compare and contrast them before making a final decision:
Full View Storm Door
Made up entirely out of etched glass, these storm doors protect your home from the worst of the elements while also letting in a lot of sunlight. If you want to be able to go a couple extra hours before turning on your hallway light, a full view storm door is the best option for you.
Hi View Storm Door
These storm doors are half glass and half screen. This allows for great ventilation as well as some extra sunlight. It's also great for cool summer evenings, because it keeps the mosquitoes out of your home so you can truly enjoy summer.
One Lite Storm Door
Like the Full View Storm Doors, these storm doors are made up completely of etched glass. The biggest difference between the two models is that One Lite Storm Doors are made with durability in mind. They're so well built you can literally hang off the door without worrying about bringing it down.
Self Storing Storm Door
Half glass and half mesh, these storm doors come with an adjustable screen so you can completely control how much air is allowed to pass through your home at any given moment. They also have a double-leaf hinge, making them the most durable option on this list.
Tri-Lite Storm Door
The Tri-Lite Storm Door is quickly becoming the most popular option because it combines functionality with an elegant, modern look. It uses a combination of etched glass and adjustable mesh screens to allow airflow through your home while still protecting you from the storms that seem to be growing more frequent every year.
Winnipeg has always been known for its cold winters and variable weather. A high quality storm door can improve your quality of life, get air flowing through your home and help protect you from the worst storms—all at the same time. Better yet, it adds an extra layer of beauty to your home and can even add value when it comes time to sell the house.
A storm door is a great investment if you want to truly enjoy your home no matter what the weather is like outside.