Wood screen doors – an elegant entryway and a great first impression

by Kremy

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Wood screen doors are the best way to keep bugs out, let breeze in and add a charming feature to your front or back porch. Such doors create a great first impression, add to the curb appeal, and add beauty to the exterior of your house. In addition, a wooden screen door adds value to your property and shows an attention to detail.

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In warm summer days people love to enjoy the fresh air, keep their doors and windows open as often as possible and many of you will remember the wooden screen door at their parent’s or grandparent’s home and the sound of the slamming door. If you want to be able to enjoy all these summer pleasures and delights – the scent of the blooming flowers, the freshness of the breeze, the sounds of crickets in the evening, it is time to think of a wooden screen door which will make it possible.

Wood screen doors – enjoy the beautiful weather inside and outside

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Wood screen doors allow homeowners to enjoy fresh air inside the house without being bothered by bugs, mosquitoes or other intruders that may ruin the pleasure of open windows and doors. Screen doors cover the exterior door and typically are constructed with a frame and mesh that blocks flying insects, leaves or other airborne debris from getting into the house. Nowadays the market offers a variety of options – aluminum doors which are very durable and practically maintenance free, vinyl screen doors which are versatile – but classic wood screen doors remain a lovely addition to any home or porch. Wood screen doors are durable, beautiful and come in almost any style – from Victorian to rustic, vintage, farmhouse, modern, etc. DIY project fans can buy a wood screen door kit which matches the architectural style and the overall exterior design of the home and assemble the door by themselves. Many companies offer door kits and this and you can even have a custom made design which is suitable not only for the style of your home but for the exact measurements of your door opening.

Wood screen doors – a great way to add more beauty to the front porch

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Wood screen doors offer functionality, durability, and beauty. They are practical and whether you opt for a custom made door, a kit or a DIY option, this will depend entirely on you, your personal taste and preferences as well as your budget. Wood screen doors can be hinged or sliding and there are models suitable for French doors as well. When choosing your wooden screen door, make sure that it is made of high quality material, it has the right height and width, check the opening – left-hand or right-hand opening. Keep in mind that wood expands and contracts and moisture makes wood doors susceptible to warping over time. You can stain or paint the wood frame in a color that works with the exterior color palette and enhance the appearance of your porch.

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