Signs You Should Replace Your Front Door

You probably have a list of home renovation projects you keep telling yourself you’re going to do one day, most homeowners do, but is replacing your front door on that list? Chances are, it should be. The front door is the first part of a home that guests see; it sets the tone for how they envision the rest of the house to look. As the homeowner, you spend more time than you think walking past and looking at your door every day, so shouldn’t it be a door that you absolutely love?

Here are a few signs that it’s time for you to replace your front door, just in case having a new door that you’ll love isn’t enough of a reason for you.


Your House Lacks Curb Appeal


Rather you plan to sell your home in the near future or not; it doesn’t hurt to have a home with great curb appeal. If your home currently lacks curb appeal, you may find yourself avoiding inviting friends and family over, but that shouldn’t be the case. Something as simple as a new front door can completely transform the curb appeal of your house, all while setting the tone for guests before they even walk into the home.

If you do plan to sell your home soon, replacing your front door is an easy project with a great return on investment. The housing market is very competitive in the Charlotte, NC area, so take advantage of adding some great curb appeal to your property.


Your Electric or Gas Bill is Out of Control


An old and worn out front door can be a culprit of lost heat in the winter and lost AC in the summer. If your gas or electric bill is out of control and your furnace or AC seems to be continually running, your front door may be to blame.


You Want to Feel Safer


If your current front door doesn’t have a reliable locking system and it makes you feel unsafe, upgrade to a newer high-performance multi-locking system door. This simple change can really make a difference in the safety for you and your family.


You’re Tired of the Upkeep


Many people don’t realize how much upkeep an old door can honestly be. With temperature and weather fluctuations around Charlotte, NC doors take quite the beating. If your door is chipping, broken, or splintering, it’s time to quit the hassle and upgrade to a new front door.


At Hatch Homes, we pride ourselves on our pressure free consultations. You can set up a consultation online today and utilize our online design tools to see which front door is right for you. Visit our website at to see how a new front door can transform your home today!

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