How to Choose the Right Material for Your Exterior Door


It’s time to replace your exterior door and you want to make sure you get the best material for the job. Your choice of door material has an impact on your budget, energy efficiency, and the overall look and feel of your home. At Capa Construction, we understand how important it is to make the right choice for your exterior door. We’re here to help you navigate the selection process and make an informed decision.


The cost of your exterior door will vary based on the material you choose. Steel doors are typically the least expensive, while wood doors cost more. You may also want to factor in the cost of installation and any additional hardware that may be necessary.

Energy Efficiency

Your exterior door plays a major role in the energy efficiency of your home. Steel doors are a great choice if you’re looking to save money on energy costs, as they provide superior insulation. Wood doors also provide good insulation, but you may need to invest in additional weatherstripping to maximize your energy savings.


The look of your exterior door should fit the overall style of your home. Steel doors have a more modern look, while wood doors offer a more traditional look. You can also choose from a variety of colors and finishes to customize the look of your door.


When choosing an exterior door, you want to make sure it’s durable enough to stand up to the elements. Steel doors are highly durable, while wood doors may require more maintenance and upkeep.


At Capa Construction, we know how important it is to choose the right material for your exterior door. We’re here to help you make an informed decision based on your budget, energy efficiency, and style preferences. When you are ready for your exterior door replacement, call Capa Construction for a free design consultation at (630) 420-7619. We’re 5-star rated and fully insured, so you can trust us to get the job done right.

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