HMS Weather

The Advantages to Buying a Storm Door

April 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

A storm door is a requirement in some parts of the country, where severe weather can be a factor. A good storm doors doesn’t just keep the weather out, it also insulates the home too. If you’re wondering whether or not to buy a storm door, here are a few of the advantages.

Additional Security

Storm doors offer an added layer of security for the home that have another lock that is separate from the lock on your front or rear doors. Would-be thieves would need to breach both entrances before gaining entry to your home, and storm doors typically have features like break resistant glass. These aren’t full deterrents, but they would buy you some time to call the police, or keep a thief away based on the difficult of gaining access.


Storm doors are also effective at keeping the air inside your home, which makes your HVAC system a lot more efficient. Just like storm doors protect you from the elements, they help insulate your home as well. Storm doors could be part of a greater project where you work on sealing the small cracks in your home that let in drafts.

Smart Investments

Storm doors also allow air to pass through the home too. A storm door can be used to keep the elements out during winter, and let drafts in during summer. A storm door is also built for longevity, something to think about when assessing the high upfront cost. Your door will likely keep the elements at bay for several years to come.