Your front door is more than just the entry to your home, it keeps you safe at night, keeps the cold outside where it belongs and can be used as decoration centrepiece for your entire design. When selecting a front door then, you don’t just look at aesthetics, you also look for quality and safety standards. You need the door to be able to withstand the natural elements and shouldn’t be ruined by rain, wind and heat. You also need it to be strong enough to keep intruders out with Glass door repair Long Island.
Unfortunately, even the best quality doors need some maintenance every now and then, considering that they’ll be hanging in place for years or even decades. When this happens you need the services of a professional who will restore it to its former glory. Glass door repair Long Island can provide you the help you need. A broken front door automatically constitutes an emergency and therefore you need someone who is able to respond to your call any time of day or night. The last thing you can afford is scaring off a burglar who already broke through your door then having to wait till morning for someone to come and fix it.
Here are some of the doors we have worked on and can maintain.
- Interior doors
- Entry doors
- Sliding glass doors
- Screen doors
- Storm doors
- French doors
- Pocket doors
- Sliding barn doors
- Closet and cupboard doors
- Attic doors
- Garage doors
- Pet doors
- Shower doors
- Wooden, steel and glass doors
Considering the soaring prices of raw materials like wood and glass along with the fees charged by artisans, buying a new door can be a very expensive exercise. It is therefore always advisable to repair an existing door as this will only cost you a fraction of the amount. When moving into an old house you may immediately notice some problems with the existing doors. We’ve worked on so many problems concerning doors and depending on the type of door, problems are usually fixed quickly and efficiently. Loose or damaged hinges is one of the most common problems we encounter. This can be incredibly annoying as it could cause the door not to fit properly and will make awful squeaking sounds. Misaligned doors or doors that are too large for the opening is another frequent problem and this can cause endless frustrations. Our skilled contractor can take the door down and adjust the size to ensure it fits correctly. Furthermore, broken latches and locks is also cause for major concern because a door that can close but can’t be locked is a major security concern.
Here are some common problems found on doors which we can assist with.
- Air leaks
- Damaged door jambs
- Rotting or damaged wood
- Swollen wood from moisture absorption
- Broken locks
- Broken screens
- Cracked or shattered glass
- Broken handles
- Broken hinges
- Broken rollers on sliding doors
The door itself is not the only thing that may require some attention after a few years. If your door is painted then that might also need a few touch-ups. We can sand down the door to the raw wood, removing all the old layers of paint and dirt, then we can either stain and seal the door if you want to keep the natural wood on display or provide expert advice on which paint to use.
Improperly installed doors can leave gaps which let cold air in or warm air out. This could drastically increase your heating and cooling costs around the house and office. An improperly sealed door will not only allow air infiltration but can also reduce the protection the door is supposed to offer.
Another service we offer is automatic door closing. This is very popular in office environments but is also becoming increasingly popular in homes, especially when little children are around. Parents install these units to ensure the front door is never open, opening an opportunity for a child to wander off and get lost or to keep basement doors closed so no one accidently falls down the stairs. If you have an existing unit that isn’t working or if you would like to install such a unit then we can help.
Finally, we also offer repair and installation services on shower doors. Since a shower is filled with water and can become quite slippery, it’s not uncommon for a shower door to be damaged during your morning shower. We can assist in replacing broken handles, repairing broken rails and rollers or replacing shattered glass panels.
Whatever problem you are experiencing with your door, our skilled and qualified team is available to help. Give our friendly consultants a call and we’ll dispatch someone as soon as possible.