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Signs That Say It’s Time to Have Your Patio Doors Replaced

According to door replacement services, having a patio door in your home is a good asset. Not only will you be able to improve your home’s energy efficiency by allowing natural light in but it will also increase your home’s curb appeal and value as well. Unfortunately, as time goes by, there are some instances when you’ll have to replace your old patio doors with new ones.

Here are the signs that say it’s time to have your patio doors replaced.


As time goes by, the combination of age and inclement weather can cause the frame of your patio door to eventually warp, causing a noticeable gap between your door and the frame. While a small gap may seem harmless, this can actually affect your home’s energy efficiency in a negative manner. As such, once it’s clear that your door’s frame is warping, it’s best that you have it replaced to maintain the door’s energy efficiency, safety, and aesthetic appeal.


If your sliding patio doors are showing signs of condensation between the panes, experts recommend that you have it replaced immediately as the door’s seal has been compromised. This puts the energy efficiency of your home in jeopardy as this means the door no longer has its insulating capabilities.

Operation Troubles

Alternatively, if you’re having trouble opening and closing the door, it’s best that you have it replaced, especially if it’s clear that repairs aren’t fixing the issues. This is because if you’re having trouble operating your door, it’s possible that the rollers were severely damaged or the door is approaching the end of its lifespan. By replacing the door as soon as possible, you won’t just be able to preserve the energy efficiency of your home but its security as well.

Planning to have your patio door replaced? Simply turn to Renewal by Andersen® of Rapid City, the number one expert to approach when it comes to window and French doors installation services. Give us a call at (605) 341-7831 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation. We serve homeowners in Spearfish, SD, and other nearby areas in the state of South Dakota.


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