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Victorian Storm Door

Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:16 am
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Why not add some charm to your entrance with a Victorian storm door? If you've been looking for Victorian screen or storm doors, then you shouldn't have too many difficulties finding something that works for you. Lowes as well as Home Depot carries really nice looking, decorative Victorian inspired storm and screen doors which would up the charm considerably at any house.

Traditionally these Victorian screen doors were made out of wood, however most of the selection these days are made out of vinyl, which some people really appreciate and others don't feel quite as strongly about. Vinyl is great from a maintenance factor, however it might not look or feel quite as authentic as real wood. Picking a design can be the other difficult choice to make. All of the Victorian style storm and screen doors at these home improvement stores are quite decorative and look so much prettier than the modern style screen doors today, or least I think so. So if you live in a historic house, or at least a house that was built before the 1960s, then why not go for something like this that's not solely practical and fills a function, but that also adds some period specific charms and styles.

It can also be good to know that these Victorian storm doors at these modern stores are not that expensive, and if you're on a budget, then you shouldn't have too many issues. Another option, if you want something really authentic would be to go to a used door store such as Habitat for Humanity and see if you can find an original Victorian screen door that you could fix up, it might even be cheaper and it would certainly score you some points for going the real DIY route.

Screen Tight 36-in White Vinyl Screen Door

"Low maintenance. Never needs painting. Will not rot or fade. Durable and long lasting. Trimmable with wood cutting tools. 3-year warranty"

Price: $155

These doors can be found at lowes.com



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