Door Repair: Transform Any Home

Door repair can transform the look of any home. Old architecture and furniture have a charming and nostalgic feel that many people hate to get rid of. Practical updates to doors can mean maintaining that aesthetic while improving the door’s function. Since even the sturdiest of doors tend to deteriorate over time, door repair is a great option. Luckily, when it comes to old doors, restoring them isn’t only possible—it’s beneficial, too!

Benefits of Door Repair and Restoration

Preserving old doors while giving them a modern restoration can keep alive the antique, charming qualities you’ve come to appreciate while preventing further deterioration from occurring. Keeping the old wood helps, too. Not only do you not need to get new lumber, which benefits the environment, and saves you money, but you can also continue using a real wooden door for years to come—and should a disaster occur, a warranty can keep you feeling safe and stress-free. Overall, if you enjoy the aesthetics of an antique door but want to preserve it while fitting it into a more modern environment, the restoration process is your best bet.

Additionally, you may not need a full restoration. Door repair can be a quick and easy fix for many old doors.

How Door Restoration Works

First, you should do your research ahead of time and figure out what you want your door to look like. These jobs require knowing what, specifically, you want to change and what you want to keep so that the repair company can produce something that fits your vision. From newly polished wood to an entirely new type of window and doorknob, this is your chance to get creative and consider what will work best. Keep in mind that going overboard will essentially just give you a brand-new door. This is your chance to consider all of your options because once you call the company, they’ll need to know just what changes you want them to make.

The company will go to work removing the door from the hinges, cleaning it up, and removing all the hardware, like the doorknob and lock. They’ll need a clear, open space to work in. The process can be lengthy, so you should make room in your house without sacrificing a spot that you otherwise need in your daily life. From there, the restoration process will begin, and you’ll soon be able to enjoy your “new” door, which is actually your old door reborn.

Not all projects require full restoration. Sometimes your door is just in need of some repair. It’s important to contact a professional to establish what services best suit your needs.

Contact Window Makeover

At Window Makeover, we’re experts when it comes to repair for your historical windows and doors. We will work to both match your vision and surpass your expectations of how your antique architecture could hold up once given some attention and renovation. Our work comes with a warranty to help it last, even if disaster strikes. To learn more about the services we offer and how we can help you, contact us today to get a free estimate and speak to a professional on the subject.

Let's talk! By choosing repair over replacement we could save you money.

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