Doors

It may be impossible to overstate how important doors are to a house. There is, of course, the obvious importance – as the entryway into your home – but a door is so much more than that.

Open Your Eyes to the Many Possibilities of Doors

It is one of the first things that visitors to your home see and is, therefore, an important focal point. In addition, doors provide security and protection from the elements. These factors make choosing the right door for your home an important decision. It pays to research the types of doors available, the different purposes they serve, and how they can be applied to your home and needs.  Sunshine Contracting is here to help you make the right decision!

bay windowTax Credits for windows and doors are back! We are excited to announce that our energy efficient Windows and Doors are eligible for a tax credit.

  • 10% of cost of the product or $200 total lifetime credit for qualified windows
  • 10% of the cost of product or $500 total lifetime credit for qualified door

It must be an existing home and your principal residence – new construction does not qualify. Included in the tax credit at energy efficient windows, doors, and skylights that reduce your energy bills.

Requirements: The product must be ENERGY STAR qualified. You need not replace all windows, doors, or skylights to qualify, nor does it have to be a replacement window. It can be a new window installed where there previously was no window. The tax credit does not include installation costs, material costs only.

How to Apply: For more information on how to apply for the tax credit and a full list of eligible products, please visit the Energy Star website.

Exterior Doors

When it comes to exterior doors, there are several types to choose from, each with a distinct purpose. These include:

  • Entry doors, which can include your front door or rear door to your home.
  • Patio doors, which can lead out to your backyard deck or an enclosed porch.
  • French doors, which can create a unique entrance to an outdoor porch or balcony, or simply to another room in your home.
  • Storm doors, which provide protection from the elements as well as beauty.
  • Sliding doors, which provide convenience, style and beauty.

In addition to these doors, homeowners can also order custom doors to fit a special space. This is a particular factor when seeking a replacement door for a unique, older house that many not have the standard features of most modern homes.

Financing Available

Financing available through Wells Fargo Financial National Bank.

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Materials Used

Doors can be made out of various types of materials to suit your home’s design or the local environmental conditions. A classic wooden door can give your home a rustic look while tall, painted fiberglass embossed doors can lend your home an elegant appearance. Glass doors can let you enjoy the view of your backyard from the comfort of your home and can illuminate an entire room while dual doors can open up an entire room and extend the available space.

The material used to construct your door will dictate how it’s to be maintained. Wood doors will require protection against the elements (such as staining) to keep them in good condition for many years. Meanwhile, fiberglass doors often require only a quick wash with the garden hose to keep them looking their best.

Door Installation

 

Unless you’re experienced with construction and installation, it’s probably best to leave installing a door to the professionals.  Sunshine Contracting is a certified installer and has professional certifications to install Alside, Pro-Via and Therma-Tru doors.

Let your doors be a statement to the world about where and how you live. The right door can be your entrance to elegance, convenience and warmth. For more information on door installation services, do not hesitate to contact Sunshine Contracting!

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