Exterior Aluminum Doors
Written by craig braddick

Pros And Cons Of Steel Front Doors

When it comes to security, appearance and energy efficiency of house steel front doors have a lot of advantages, as well as disadvantages. A quality exterior door can be in a variety of sizes, forms, and colors. But a steel door is the strongest of them all. Read on to learn more.


  • Offers great protection
  • Looks rich and elegant
  • Win over other door materials in durability
  • Withstands to snow, wind and rain
  • Energy efficient
  • Needs little maintenance

Metal doors have several benefits over other types of exterior doors in versatility. It is the most durable material available on the market that is why steel entrance doors are quite popular nowadays. Front doors made of steel ensure quality for years to come and will never crack, warp or rot. They are also very hard wearing so ideal for extreme climates.


  • Can be dented or scratched easily
  • Does not stain easily
  • Absorbs cold and heat
  • May rust as time passes

 The main disadvantage of steel doors is that it is almost very difficult to paint, and it is really difficult and costly to fix cracks and dents. The composition of front doors is important, but there are also a lot of other factors that can affect its durability and energy efficiency. The service life of any door depends on how it was made, insulation type and quality of used glass. So it’s also crucial to find a quality manufacturer providing the high-grade product.

Custom Commercial Doors in Scottsdale by Artistic Alloys

Artistic Alloys & Design of Scottsdale, Arizona can design, fabricate, and install custom metal work including custom commercial doors all over the Phoenix area. With services for both residential and commercial properties, your business can be equally secure. If you have a property that needs to be more secure and upgraded visually, we are excited about your project and can offer help with all stages of the process. Contact Artistic Alloys & Design today at 480-941-2611 or by filling out our convenient contact form.

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