Blog | Wes-Kan Siding Windows & Doors - Part 3

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How Do I Know if a Steel Door Is Right for Me?

February 7, 2020

The most traditional and most common material for front doors on homes is wood. It’s what typically comes standard on new home builds, and it’s been around since the early days of single-family homes. However, there’s another option: steel doors. Negative impressions of steel doors’ size, weight and appearance often keep homeowners from even considering one for their front door. But all these stereotypes of steel doors are not true. Steel doors are relatively lightweight and available in a variety of customizable sizes and styles, and in many cases, they’re actually less expensive than solid wood doors. Providing great security... View Article

Why Should I Replace My Garage Door?

January 24, 2020

The first residential garage doors could only be opened and closed manually. Times have changed, though, and while homeowners can still elect to have a manual door, automatic garage doors are in, and they’re here to stay. If you’re thinking about installing a new door, read on! Here are the top five benefits of replacing overhead garage doors in Dodge City, KS. Boosts the value of your home Residential garage doors are available in a wide range of designs, colors and finishes from your local garage door retailer. Having all these options is a good sign, because in a way... View Article

Do Storm Doors Prevent Energy Loss?

January 3, 2020

Storm doors prevent some energy loss, but not quite the levels claimed by most manufacturers. Here in Dodge City, KS, we have many customers who wish to upgrade to storm doors for energy savings, but unfortunately the impact they make is minimal. However, there are other reasons to purchase storm doors. Here are four of them: Your front door is outdated: Storm doors offer more insulation and help to maintain your home’s temperature all year round. However, doors are not a significant source of energy loss unless they leak. This is more likely if your front door is old and... View Article

Five Do-It-Yourself Garage Door Maintenance Tips for Winter

December 20, 2019

Your garage door is not impervious to weather. You need to be careful that it receives proper maintenance so you do not end up with a failure right when you are trying to leave for work or vacation. Fortunately, there is some maintenance you can accomplish on your own to preserve your overhead garage doors as winter hits Dodge City, KS. Here are five tips for winter: Keep them clean: Your garage doors face a constant assault from the elements. This leads to a buildup of dirt, grime and grease that can result in hinges rusting or clogging. Use gentle... View Article

Prepare Your Home for the Holidays with Some New Exterior Improvements

December 5, 2019

As you get ready for the holidays, you might be planning parties, finalizing your shopping list and preparing your favorite recipes to share with family and friends, but it’s also important to invest some time into preparing your home for this hectic time of year. The changing weather can take a toll on your home’s exterior, and it’s a good idea to consider making some repairs and maybe even investing in new siding in Dodge City, KS. Read on to find out more about how to keep your home cozy this winter. Your home’s exterior protects your space against temperature... View Article