10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Jeld-Wen Doors


Energy costs are on the rise. Home values, though bouncing back a bit in recent months, have taken a pretty hefty dose of correction lately. The economy has been sluggish for years. All of this has people being cautious about where they spend their money, which is not necessarily a bad thing. The times dictate that people do a little more research before plopping down cash for an untested product. People looking to buy Jeld-Wen doors are no different. Here is a list of some of the most frequently asked questions:

Q: Aren’t new Jeld-Wen doors expensive?

A: Not necessarily. Jeld-Wen doors come in a wide variety of styles and price ranges so that they can be affordable for all kinds of budgets and homes.

Q: Isn’t a new Jeld-Wen door an extraneous expense?

A: Not at all. In fact, you could make the argument that sticking with your existing door, especially if it is more than seven years old, is an extraneous expense, because it is very likely drafty, weak, and poorly insulated, thus you are losing a large amount of heating/cooling out of the door.

Q: What types of Jeld-Wen doors are available?

A: There is a broader range of Jeld-Wen doors available than almost any other manufacturer on the market. There are selections for interior as well as exterior, and exterior options include wood, glass, aluminum, and vinyl doors. Options include everything from the highly ornamental to the very simple; they can come as whole panels, glass panels, or Dutch front doors and atrium, sliding, or folding patio doors. The design combinations are nearly endless, so there is truly no limit to what you can do with them.

Q: Why is now a good time to consider buying a Jeld-Wen door?

A: Jeld-Wen doors are energy efficient products, and if properly installed and maintained, can help save a homeowner as much as 20% on energy costs over the life of the home. Additionally, in 2012 there are tax rebates available for those who upgrade their homes to higher standards of energy efficiency. For a door installation, a homeowner can receive as much as 10% of a purchase up to $500, so with energy costs escalating, now is a perfect time to buy a Jeld-Wen door.

Q: What kind of warranty does Jeld-Wen offer?

A: Jeld-Wen doors are backed by one of the most comprehensive warranties in the nation, and most new doors qualify for a lifetime warranty.

Q: What if I lose my warranty information? Will the company still honor it?

A: Absolutely. Jeld-Wen doors are backed by warranties that are always available for download or reading on the company’s website. They also have historical warranties available online, so even if it has been a while since you purchased the door, you should still be able to find its warranty information on the website.

Q: How can I get Jeld-Wen doors installed?

A: Easily. Instructions for installing the doors are available for each of their specific products on their website, so you can rest at ease. The instructions are easy to use and walk you through the process step-by-step, so you can be sure your new door is installed correctly.

Q: Where can I purchase a Jeld-Wen door?

A: There are a number of distributors throughout the US. One easy way to find one is to go to the website and just click on the “Find a Store” button in the upper right-hand corner.

Q: I’ve just gotten a new Jeld-Wen door installed, and I do not want it to lose any value. How do I properly care for it?

A: Proper care of the door is very important for its longevity, but that is not to say that it is difficult. Care information for each product is also available on the website so that you can properly care for your investment.

Q: What’s the best feature of a Jeld-Wen door?

A: In today’s market, it’s bang for the buck. Jeld-Wen doors provide enhanced beauty and aesthetic quality to any home, help provide energy efficiency for the home, and are eligible for tax rebates because of this. Between these three functions, Jeld-Wen doors tend to provide a return on the investment very quickly.