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Forever Storm Door

Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:35 am
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In case you have been thinking about getting a new storm door, then perhaps Forever storm door would be a good choice - especially if you're on a budget and you don't want to spend too much money in the process. Forever storm doors are not terribly well made, however they are sleek and functional and come in various styles. You can find Emco Forever storm doors, Forever wood storm doors, Forever metal storm doors and Forever storm door hardware and among other products.

You often have the choice to make whether to go cheap and get an inferior product, or spend more money and get a better construction and build. Sometimes you simply don't have the choice: you might not have too much money to spend and you need a door. In that case going for a Forever storm door would be a good choice. After all, it's nice to know that you can find these doors for pretty good prices. If on the other hand you want a very solid door that will stand up to many years of heavy use, then going for a more expensive brand might be the way to go. Either way, it makes a lot of sense to get a storm door since they are so useful, one can lower your energy bill since it will insulate your door further, and if you replace the glass with a net during summer you can also open up the door and let a nice breeze in without having to worry about bugs or insects coming in.

Price: Around $200-$300

Description: Forever storm doors are made with glass panels and insect screens. Emco Forever doors are practical and available in a few different colors.

Pros: Affordable, sleek and practical.

Cons: The construction could be a bit sturdier.

Conclusion: These doors would be great if you want something simple and cheap. The construction could be a bit more sturdy, however these doors look good and would fit most decors.

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 EMCO 100 Series, 36 In. Width, White Door, Black Hardware, Self-Storing Storm Door

"A venting door where the lower glass panel raises up for any-time ventilation. Lower glass panel raises behind permanent insect screen for any-time ventilation. Innovative system protects against water infiltration. Black push button handle with easy to use night latch. Backed by the EMCO 7 Year Warranty. Easy-to-use night latch."

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EMCO 200 Series, 36 In. Width, Bronze Door, Black Hardware, Triple-Track Storm Door

"Glass panels operate independently behind permanent insect screen for any-time ventilation from top, bottom or both. Black push button handle with easy to use night latch. Exclusive water protection system. Backed by the EMCO 7 Year Warranty"

No matter whether you're looking for glass storm doors, wood storm doors, vinyl storm doors, metal storm doors or custom storm doors, you're sure to find something that will fit your style and space.

These doors can be found at homedepot.com



Comments
Sat Nov 28, 2009 8:49 am
Name: Joe Serrao | Comment: They should be called " 4 years if your lucky" storm doors. The inside seals and spring disintigrated after about 4 years. This is unsatisfactory. The door that this replaced was 60 years old. I just painted it every 2-3 years. I did a total re-model in 2005, I have had to replace or fix almost all of the hardware since, kitchen and bath faucets, door parts,ceiling fans, you name it... and I bought quality to begin with. As for Forever doors, parts are hard to find. In short, Forever doors suck. If you are reading this post, do me a favor and buy something else so that my aggravation at not being able to find parts for a door that shouldn't need parts doesnt go without the crappy company that made this inferior product paying.

Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:32 pm
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Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:49 pm
Name: | Comment: I too have a sucky Forever Door. The handle and lock have totally disintegrated, each time I attempt to open the door the crappy handle come off in my hand or flys across the room. I have to actually bend over and pick it up off the floor! Good Luck finding replacement parts,you'll have better luck in winning the lottery (mega) there no where to be found!

Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:33 am
Name: RickNH | Comment: Am satisfied with the Forever door I installed 18 years ago. Replaced the sweep two years ago and the screen last year. Ordered a new hinge just this week. EMCO is now owned by Andersen. I have been unable to find replacement parts on-line, but recalled making a phone call to order parts in the past. The only usable information on the EMMCO or Andersen websites is the customer service number - 800-933-3626. This is now in the Philippines, but you can order what you need.

Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:32 am
Name: Mike R from NJ | Comment: Five years ago I bought 3 Forever vinyl self storing storm doors . One , still has a chance of lasting another 3 years .The hardware has fallen apart on the two that are used the most .Still looking for replacement handle parts.Closers have been wiped out because of the junk handles failure .Replaced them so often ,I lost track .Set screws on handles seem to be a problem !! Guests come in your home ,with the handles that fell apart ..,aggravating & Embarassing ! Piano hinge is the only part that might last awhile . If you do not need handles,on your door this is the one to get !!

Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:21 pm
Name: David Goldberger | Comment: I have a forever door on my bedroom patio, and the pistons are shot after 15 years (and low usage, maybe 200 usages a year.

Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:14 pm
Name: Jim Terrana | Comment: The only thing "Forever" about these doors is the time it will take you to find a replacement for the cheap handles and latches!

Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:19 am
Name: Installer of many | Comment: hi i am a sub contractor for the home depot and I put up countless numbers of these doors a week, 30 at least. We very rarely have problems with emco doors. One thing i will note is that the particular door in question here is the vinyl forever door. not all emco doors are forever models only the vinyl ones. the company was known as emco forever before being bought by anderson which is where the confusion may come up. I will admit that these vinyl forever doors do in fact suck. the handles only last a month or so if they are not defective out of the box, not to mention that the door will swell in the heat and contract in the cold meaning you are never guaranteed a good seal. my opinion is to purchase a anderson 3000 or 4000 and you will never regret it.(they will last just as long as the vinyl doors if not longer in my opinion with proper maintenance)

Thu Sep 30, 2010 5:21 am
Name: Installer of many | Comment: also if you need replacement parts you should call the manufacturer. duh they send the parts out for free under your lifetime warranty. i wouldnt buy off brand accessories for these as they dont always work as good as the oem parts

Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:47 am
Name: | Comment: My vinyl Forever door ia about 10 years old and has lasted pretty well. Need a closer so we'll see how hard it is to get one.

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