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Order New Doors & Windows Prior to Feb. 2016 Materials Price Increase

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While you’re basking in the glow of the mid-winter holiday season, be sure to take a few minutes to examine your home’s doors and windows.

Due to an anticipated increase in material costs, this may be the best time to contact (972) 424-0031, E-mail steve@designerdw.com or visit the Plano, Texas Designer Door and Window showroom to ensure that the look and security of your home remain attractive and safe, respectively.
“This is a good time to order new doors and windows for installation early in 2016, because prices will be […]

Customers Brag About Service, Follow-up Provided by Designer Door & Window

The team at Designer Door & Window continues to consistently fulfill and satisfy their growing legion of clients. The testimonials that appear on Angie’s List are proof positive that the Plano, Texas firm certainly knows how to treat its customers.

For example, Sheryl in Flower Mound (suburban Dallas), Texas, was thrilled when her front entry and patio doors were replaced. “This was a refreshing experience,” she wrote on Angie’s List. “(More than) a year ago, I started (the process of) replacing my entry door. I sent out E-mails and made calls but couldn’t get […]

Customer Tributes Pour In for Designer Door and Window

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When Steve and Debby Barron considered buying the company Designer Door and Window in 2010, the firm had attracted one Angie’s List review. “And it was a ‘C’,” said Barron with a frown. “We asked if we could get it removed.”

Seeing the company’s untapped potential, Mr. Barron purchased the company, then set out to make, what he calls, a “cultural change,” which he admits “does take some time. They would not remove (the ‘C’), but they were cooperative in advising us how to force that review all the way to the bottom by being proactive with […]

Consider New Energy-Efficient Doors and Spruce Up for the Holidays

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Homeowners in Texas may begin to realize there is a pressing need to replace their construction grade doors with something more substantial as the calendar indicates that Autumn is approaching.

The transition to energy-efficient doors will save homeowners a considerable amount of money on their energy costs in the cool winter season, not to mention air conditioning costs from those triple digit temperatures in the approaching summer seasons.

Slam the “doors” on escaping warmth this season.

Homeowners should check the weather stripping on their doors, since that is the biggest culprit. “You may find some cracks when […]

Installing Energy Efficient Windows

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As the calendar indicates that cooler autumn temperatures are in route to north Texas, astute homeowners may realize there is a pressing need to replace their construction grade windows with energy efficient windows.

This transition can save homeowners considerable money on their energy costs in what is predicted to be a colder than usual winter season, not to mention the air conditioning costs from those triple digit temperatures in the approaching summer seasons.

For instance, when the weather turns cooler and then becomes cold heading into late-October and then November and December, windows on many homes can develop condensation […]

Showroom Inspires Homeowners at Designer Door and Window

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Homeowner Edward Wortham felt like a kid in a candy store when he visited the Plano, Texas showroom of Designer Door and Window (www.designerdw.com). The showroom’s wealth of smartly-displayed designs and samples, and its comfortable feel and roominess enabled him to gain a clear perspective of what would fit his home’s needs and the family budget.

“They’ve obviously put a lot of thought into what makes a showroom feel comfortable and look attractive,” said Mr. Wortham, who brought his wife Brianna to the store the following afternoon. “There is more than […]

Door Security Solutions

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Steve Barron, Owner of Designer Door and Window, recently appeared on Dallas, Texas network affiliate WFAA Channel 8 to discuss door security solutions for protecting against residential break-ins. A number of suburban Plano residents were recently victimized by thieves who have gained entry by breaking builder’s grade glass doors to burglarize their homes.

WFAA reporter Jobin Panicker interviewed Mr. Barron on camera as a subject matter expert during the station’s evening news telecast on Tuesday, July 21. A link to the one minute, 44 second report, as well as a print version of the story, is available […]

New Windows Protect your Home from UV Rays

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Finally, it seems like we are closing in on evening swims and weekends at the lake. With a few threats of rain still spreading out across our land from time to time (thanks tropical storm Bill), our time in the sun is finally becoming forefront on our minds.

Most of us, except for our newly pink and red toned friends who didn’t plan ahead, think about sun protection for ourselves and our loved ones when we step out to soak in a few rays. These same damaging UV rays can cause fading inside our homes as well. Anywhere the […]

Cost vs. Value for your Doors & Windows

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These recent storms have certainly served to highlight any weak points such as leaky doors and windows. In fact, doors and windows are never quite in the spotlight as they are when combatting a monsoon.

Storm season in north Texas also means a higher risk of damage to doors and windows. If you need to replace your doors and windows there is value in doing so sooner, rather than later.

If you are considering selling your home, replacing your doors and windows is a win-win. It will help you sell your home and you can recoup quite a bit […]

Protect Your Wood Doors

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On a sunny day when you go to the beach or swim in the pool, if you are wise, you will apply a sunscreen product to protect your skin. Much like your own skin, you want to employ regular maintenance to your wooden doors before significant damage occurs. You can keep sun damage confined to the outermost layer of your doors finish. Here, some preventative measures can be taken to limit the damage to your wood door.

Here are some tips to keep your door’s finish in top shape.

Wiping the exterior of your wooden door […]

Showroom Hours Update

  Designer Door and Window’s Showroom will be closed Friday, July 3 – Sunday, July 5 for the 4th of July weekend. Have a Happy 4th!

We will reopen Monday July 6th.