Lurker with basic "Fiberglass vs. Steel" door ???

caroline94535August 20, 2014

Within a month we will be replacing the front doors on our very modest, no-discernible-style, 1952 home.

Which material will give me the best insulation value for the east-facing location - fiberglass or steel?

At present we have a beige, painted, steel exterior door with a flimsy, peeling white aluminum storm door over it. Anything is going to be a welcomed improvement.

I am looking at a couple doors in a plain mission style with small rectangle of beveled glass in the upper third of the door.

I can get a stained fiberglass or a painted steel in the same door style.


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Best insulating factor - fiberglass.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2014 at 6:39PM
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Thanks, BPChill, that's what a rep from the door company told me, but I needed to hear it from a GardenWebber!

    Bookmark   August 20, 2014 at 8:10PM
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Windows on Washington

It has been spoken. Now...go and be fruitful.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2014 at 8:52PM
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