More and more people are watching home improvement tv shows and dreaming of all of the DIY projects they have found on Pinterest. Even though there is plenty of inspiration around, some projects are better left to a team of Colorado Springs professionals. If you are thinking of replacing your exterior doors on your own, you should consider some of the major elements that play into a successful project.


First and foremost, you have to find a way to get your new door to your home. If you don’t have a truck or trailer, you’ll have to rent one.  You could also ask the supplier if they offer any delivery services, but you should keep in mind that they will probably charge for this service. By the time you add in the extra costs of transporting your door, your DIY project won’t be much cheaper than a professional replacement. 


After you figure out a way of getting the product to its destination, it’s time to get to work, but do you have the right tools for the job? Without all of the necessary equipment, you won’t be able to ensure a quality installation, or you could even end up damaging the new door. Unfortunately, most of the proper tools cost a considerable amount of money, so it isn’t worth it for you to go to your local home improvement store to purchase them unless you plan on doing more projects in the future. 


Even if you find someone to loan you the tools, you won’t get much work done without any knowledge of door replacement procedures. While there are plenty of online resources that can help guide you through the process, only a professional can ensure long-lasting beauty, use, and efficiency because they have had plenty of experience to learn which methods work best. 


After you check off all of the other items on your list, the success of your project comes down to one last thing—time. Most Colorado Springs homeowners have jobs and families that keep them very busy. Therefore, you might find that you don’t have enough time in the day to get the project done. Whereas, an experienced door installer can come to your home at a convenient hour and get the job done quickly without ever compromising the quality of their work.

Instead of worrying about having the right training and tools to get the job done right, you should leave your door replacement to the highly-capable home remodelers of Bordner Home Improvement. You can call to set up an appointment with one of our professionals, or you can take a moment to submit your details through our online form if you would like to request a free, no-obligation estimate.