When Should You Consider Custom Replacement Doors? November 18, 2016 It’s a question that gets asked far too often in today’s society. When is it time to consider either replacing the windows in your home, the entry doors, or taking on some other home improvement project? The reason why these questions exist. There are many reasons people begin asking questions like this. First, it’s more likely they just don’t know whether or not their windows or doors are actually good enough to keep going for several years. Second, it could be that they are reluctant to actually make an investment in this type of home improvement project at the moment. If you find yourself in that position, wanting to know with complete certainty whether or not it’s time to replace the exterior doors of your home or if you should go all the way in and choose custom replacement doors, the answer is not as clear-cut as you might want to hear. Why consider custom replacement doors in the first place? Perhaps you have a unique home. Maybe the exterior landscaping or curb appeal of your house is such that you envision a certain type of front door for your house. Maybe you have specific requirements with regard to safety and security. Maybe you’re concerned about a door that has too much glass, worry somebody can simply smash the glass and break in. A custom replacement door is going to be more expensive than a traditional, standard door. That’s because a custom replacement door will have to be specifically built to your requirements. This is always going to add cost to the final product. You can shop around for traditional entry doors and find a wide range of solutions that might be perfect for your specific requirements. If, however, despite your best efforts you’re not finding exactly what you want, then it’s time to sit down with an experienced window and door professional to go over other options, which may very well include a custom replacement door.