The key element of the modern architectural design is energy efficiency. Not only are energy costs creeping up, we are all more and more aware of the impact of human activity on the environment. One of the easiest ways to increase the energy efficiency of your home, ensure that both the sun’s thermal energy stays … Read moreThermally Broken Steel Is the New Green
If you’ve started door shopping, you know there’s an infinite variety of options available: some wood, some fiberglass, some with windows, and some solid. But out of all of them, steel doors routinely have the strongest specs and highest promise for being a great replacement door with little to no maintenance for years to come. Three … Read moreThree Safety Features That Come With Steel Doors
Different door materials offer different strengths, but steel is the strongest of them all. If you want a door that promises easy maintenance above all else, it’s the right material for your door. If you value a smart-looking door with crisp lines, steel doors can offer you precisely that, too. What can steel doors do … Read moreHow Do Steel Doors with Narrow Profiles Stand Up to Other Materials?
Anytime you can build something with a new material that offers strength, versatility, or increased opportunity for technological advancements, you open the door for transforming the nature of it, whether it’s a door, window, or any other fixture, and give it additional functionality. Here are four ways steel is transforming contemporary door and window architecture. … Read moreHow Steel Is Changing Contemporary Door and Window Architecture
The current fashion is modern minimal design, especially when it comes to house design and architecture. Whether it is exhibited through multifunctional, modular furniture sets that can be rearranged, reassembles, and remade, the tiny house fad that is encouraging people to reduce their possession and have maximum utility in minimal space, or it’s the focus … Read moreHow Steel Doors and Windows Can Match Your Modern Minimal Design
Historical buildings have a signature style deep in their bones. Whether you want to preserve the particular style of the windows that were popular during the 1880’s or are focusing on the structural function of a door in everything from a city hall to an old bank to one of the first houses in a … Read moreMaintain the Authenticity of Your Historical Renovation with Steel Doors and Windows
Whenever you’re renovating your home or a commercial building, you have an almost infinite array of options and choices that you have to make. If part of your to-do list is replacing your doors and windows, here are a few questions you should ask yourself when you’re choosing between wood, steel, and fiberglass doors. Are … Read moreChoosing Between Wood, Fiberglass, and Metro Steel Doors
What is thermally broken steel? Thermal breaking reduces the conduction of heat between two different materials by adding a thermal break, or thermal barrier, to prevent the flow of heat energy. Thermally broken steel, specifically, has a material between its inner and outer layers of metal to reduce the flow of heat from outside a … Read moreWhat Can Thermally Broken Steel Do For Your Home or Office?
If you’re looking to replace the front door for your home or commercial building, there are usually two main consideration in the forefront of your mind: security and aesthetics. At Metro Steel Windows and Doors, we have a variety of options that focus on durability, strength, and long-lasting beauty. Why should you choose a steel … Read moreWhy Steel Doors Are the Perfect Fit for Your Home or Business