Exterior Aluminum Doors

Did you know that in the nineteenth century, aluminum was considered almost as precious as gold and silver? It is true because it is was so difficult to extract. But in the twenty-first century, aluminum is strong and makes an excellent option for exterior doors. Durable and easy to customize, Aluminum is only around thirty percent of the weight of steel, so it is often used in many construction projects. The material is easy to give a nice finish too and is a simple way for homeowners to give a new appearance to their door. Read on to learn more

Aluminum Door Costs

Inexpensive, aluminum doors average $400 with costs ranging from $300 to $500 for the US in 2020. The low price is because the material is so widely available ad can be recycled requiring a mere fraction of energy to collect new aluminum. So, if you are a homeowner looking to “go green” aluminum doors are a top-grade option.

Aluminum Door Durability

Some people think aluminum as a softer metal but in fact it is very strong. When the temperature gets lowered, aluminum does not weaken – however it has been known to become weaker in higher temperatures because of its high conductivity to heat. Even if they remain untreated, aluminum doors are very resistant to corrosion, again making it ideal for door construction.

Aluminum Door Care

Treatment is often not needed on aluminum doors, but surface treatment is a good idea to provide additional electrical insulation. Marks and scratches can easily ne touched up to look nice on an aluminum door. Before you paint it, should you choose to do so, a small abrasive pad can recommend remove small marks.

Energy Efficiency

Exterior aluminum doors generally have an R-value between R-1 and R-2 so are not a great energy efficient option.

Made of inexpensive material and very strong makes aluminum ideal for exterior doors. Although not especially energy efficient, it is easy to maintain and repair.

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Are you thinking about installing doors in Mesa, Arizona? MK Remodeling offers professional and affordable remodeling services including kitchen remodeling in many areas of the Phoenix, Arizona area.

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