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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Tackling Patio Door Replacement

Patio doors are a smart investment. They create a warm and welcoming atmosphere by allowing ample amounts of natural light into your home. By incorporating the right design elements that reflect your  style and your home, you can achieve a seamless connection between your indoors and outdoors.


If you are tackling patio door replacement, it’s a must that you are aware of the mistakes you should avoid. Renewal by Andersen® of Boise, one of the top door and window installation companies in the area, discusses each one of them below:

  1. Choosing Price Over Quality

Choosing patio doors based on what is shown on the price tag might lead you to a product that won’t fit your needs. It might be cheap, but the quality of the material might be subpar that it may break down earlier in its service life, costing you more in the long run. High-quality patio doors, no matter the initial cost, are worth the investment because of their stunning appeal and long-term performance.

  1. Failing to Consider Aesthetics and Efficiency

Whether it is a replacement window or new patio doors you are deciding on, it is always a must to take aesthetics and efficiency into account. Given the wide range of options available to you, it pays to give much thought on how your choice will complement the overall design of your home. Check for efficiency ratings, as well—the patio doors should work well in your area’s climate to ensure no heat is lost or gained during winter or summer.

  1. Doing the Installation Yourself

Patio door installations require a high level of skill and expertise, which is why you need professionals to do the project for you. They know what it takes to do the job right the first time safely and efficiently. Meanwhile, an inexperienced do-it-yourselfer is likely to waste time, resources, and energy just to get it started.

For your window and door needs, turn to Renewal by Andersen of Boise. We offer a great selection of window products that combines the versatility and strength of vinyl replacement windows with the classic and timeless beauty of wooden frames. Our patio doors, meanwhile, display exceptional beauty and top-notch functionality and energy efficiency to boost your home’s visual appeal.

Call (208) 297-2103 or fill out our contact form for a free in-home consultation.


"Quality. That is the word that comes to mind. Everyone was very friendly and professional. The overall experience was excellent and the door is fantastic."

Shaun | ID
October 30

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