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Shopping for a New Front Door in Scottsdale, AZ

Shopping for a New Front Door in Scottsdale, AZ

Upgrade your Scottsdale home’s curb appeal & security with the perfect front door. Expert tips on style, materials, & more.

It’s amazing just how much charm and style a front door can add to a home. It sets the tone, when it comes to curb appeal, and speaks volumes about the homeowner’s sense of style and personality. And in the sun-drenched city of Scottsdale, where homes are known for their unique charm and character, you’ll be stunned by the difference the perfect front door can make!

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What Are Bifold Patio Doors?

Published: May 2, 2022

In a nutshell? Bifold patio doors are hinged glass panels that hang from the ceiling, folding against the wall for a completely unobstructed view when opened. Installation typically requires a general contractor to bolster the ceiling, and reinstallation if the home shifts. In contrast, sliding patio doors move along tracks on the floor and ceiling, and stack against a stationary panel (or hide within the wall) when opened.  

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Do glass front doors increase the chance of burglary?

Do Glass Front Doors Increase the Chance of Burglary?

Published: March 24, 2022

Do glass front doors increase the chance of burglary because the amount of glass makes the home vulnerable? Is a door with expansive glass more attractive to thieves? 

It’s hard to beat the look of a front entry door that has a full panel of glass. With their sleek, eye-catching designs and upscale finishes, a glass front door can create a dramatic entrance for your guests, and impactful curb appeal for future buyers.

To address the question of burglary, we turned to crime statistics and compiled some of the often-misunderstood features of full-panel glass front doors. Exploring these details demystify common misperceptions.

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Comparing a Fiberglass vs. Steel Door

Published: May 25, 2021

Which is a better front door choice for Arizona homes?

fiberglass vs steel door imageIf it’s time to replace the front door of your home and you’re debating whether to choose a fiberglass vs. steel door, a steel door may be the most affordable choice—but fiberglass doors tend to be far more popular. It’s also the material we recommend most to homeowners with a budget of $4,000 or less.  (For bigger budgets, we tend to recommend aluminum-clad wood doors.)

Let’s talk about why. 

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Big Sliding Glass Doors or Multifold Patio Doors: Which is a Better Moving Wall System?

Updated: June 10, 2022
Published: Oct. 22, 2020

 

Ahhhhh, Arizona. There’s no better place to bring the outdoors in, right? Big sliding glass doors and multifold doors that create a moving glass wall are beautiful options to open up the patio, creating a seamless flow from the inside of your home to the backyard.

They take full advantage of balmy weather and lovely views, and add a stunning design element to a home.

Let’s talk about which moving wall system DunRite prefers, and why we feel it’s your best option.

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