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Entry Door FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Pre-Purchase FAQ

There are a lot of entry door companies out there and it’s important to know who you’re dealing with. So, think of these “Features and Benefits” as key reasons for choosing Today’s Entry Doors.

  • Family owned and operated since 1988 (PERSONAL SERVICE)
  • Fully Insured: (YOU’RE PROTECTED)
  • A Yelp 5 star review company (A COMPANY YOU CAN TRUST)
  • Turnkey Systems with No Subcontracting (CONVENIENT, ONE-STOP SHOPPING)
  • Licensed General Contractor (MORE EXPERIENCE, MORE OPTIONS)

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Today’s Entry Doors services all of Orange County, parts of Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

Here’s the list of all cities we cover.

We do not ship our doors. We sell with installation fiberglass entry doors in Orange County, CA and surrounding cities. This is a list of cities we serve.

Each door in our gallery has a description with the manufacturer listed, either Plastpro, Therma-Tru or Jeld-Wen.

Door manufacturers

You may want to contact the manufacturers directly to see if there are any distributors in your area.

Yes! We have a beautiful showroom that features gorgeous, full-size fiberglass door samples, a private presentation area where can electronically preview hundreds of door, glass, hardware and accessory options. We also have a special software program that allows you to see what your door system will actually look like on your home!

But even better, we’ll bring a showroom to you!!

Promptly at your appointment time, our one-of-a-kind Mobile Showroom pulls into your driveway to deliver a personalized shopping experience.  After a 30-second size-check of your entryway, our door systems consultant escorts you into the showroom to preview a hand-picked selection of contemporary, full-sized entry door systems (including Dutch Doors), along with many gorgeous hardware, screen and window-glass options.

You’ll ask questions. Compare styles. Check out pictures of our other Orange County installations. And begin to envision how expressing your style with a quality, premium entry door makes your beautiful home even more so. Shop as long as you like! You’ve never had a showroom experience like this!

We are always happy to answer questions and discuss the type of door you wish to purchase over the phone. If you know what size door you currently have and which new door you want to buy, we can probably give you an estimated “ballpark” figure. However, we can’t prepare a truly accurate estimate until we come to your home to measure and preview your entryway.

The easiest, most accurate way to obtain an estimate is to schedule an at-home visit with our Mobile Showroom. At your convenience, an experienced door systems consultant will come to your home, measure your door opening, and answer your questions in person. Don’t worry about a hard sell.
We’re relaxed and courteous and only interested in helping you get the entry door system that’s right for you, at the price you want to pay.

We sometimes visit pre-qualified homes just outside our regular service area. Please contact us for details and schedule an appointment

We do not have any dealers, distributors or contractors representing us.

We sell and install in our local area in Southern California. Each door in our gallery has a description with the manufacturer listed, either Plastpro, Therma-Tru or Jeld-Wen.

Door manufacturers

You may want to contact the manufacturers directly to see if there are any distributors in your area.

Door Product FAQ

Yes, our focus is solely on designing, selling and installing stylish, full-featured systems based around the latest Residential Fiberglass Entry Doors.

Unfortunately we do not sell doors only. We are a Turnkey Entry Door Sale with Installation service Company. That means we offer you a complete package where everything is taken care of and you have absolutely nothing to do.

Our service bundle includes sale, delivery, removal of old door and installing the new door system.

Today’s Entry Doors only sells, installs and services fiberglass doors from the world’s leading manufacturers, including front entry doors and side doors for your for outside entries (kitchen, garage, bathroom and utility room).

To complete your new door system, we offer a wide variety of high quality hardware and decorative glass options, as well as distinctive retractable and see-through screen doors.

Every Today’s Entry Door purchase is backed by three warranties:

  • the labor warranty, which covers two years from the date of installation,
  • the actual manufacturer’s product warranty and
  • a finish (paint or stain) warranty.

The product warranty is more detailed and can vary depending on several factors, such as door type and use.

When you call, visit the showroom or make an in-home appointment, we can answer specific warranty questions about any door you’re interested in.  A copy of the warranty will be emailed to you, along with your paid receipt, once your job is finished. Also, every system we sell comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Installation FAQ

Absolutely!  Today’s Entry Doors employs professional door systems installers with years of training and installation experience. They will show up on time, work efficiently and demonstrate courtesy and professionalism at all times. Perhaps most importantly to homeowners, they’ll clean up so well, it will be like they were never there.  The only evidence will be your elegant new fiberglass door system!

No. We do not repair doors.

No. We do not install doors purchased from other vendors. We only install what we sell.

No entry door FAQ would be complete without this question–and it’s a fair one!

Our professional installers are paid, full-time employees of Today’s Entry Doors, not sub-contractors, unlicensed ‘handymen,’ leased workers or day laborers.

Every city has its own permitting and enforcement policy.

Before starting your project, we will determine whether a permit is required and let you know.

Though we are responsible for “pulling” the permit, you are responsible for paying any city-mandated fees.

Yes, you need an overhang for warranty purposes.

Our fiberglass Dutch doors are popular, practical and beautiful.  And we know that you have chosen fiberglass because you want the enhanced benefits that it has to offer over a similar wood product e.g. energy efficiency, maintenance and durability.

To ensure your investment is protected we only offer Dutch doors where there is adequate protection from the elements. Having an appropriate overhang is mission critical for the lifespan of your new Dutch door. Whenever a Dutch door is proposed it must adhere to the following formula for adequate overhang or it can not be warrantied. The formula is X=1/2Y (where X is the length of the overhang determined by one half the distance of the Y measurement) For example if the distance between the porch and the overhang (Y) is 10 feet the X (overhang) measurement should be half the distance, or 5 feet. For more severe climatic conditions your overhang should be X=Y.

Formula to calculate entry door overhang

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