Door Replacement Service in Aurora, Naperville & Chicagoland

Our door replacement service in Aurora, IL, is one of the best. 

At Green T Services, we understand a doorway acts as the entry point into a home or business. Consequently, we provide expert, insured technicians and high-quality materials to complete door replacement services and installation. Similarly, our company uses doors made in the USA with the industry’s best hardware.

We work hard to be a reliable, local company for the replacement and installation of exterior doors in Naperville, Aurora, Plainfield, and more. View our areas served page here.

*Green T is an authorized Waudena dealer.

How To Measure a Door For Replacement

Need a new door but first, have to figure out how to measure a door for replacement? This guide makes measuring for door replacement easy and quick so you can get the replacement door of your dreams and be an expert in how to measure doors.

How to measure for a storm door?

Whether you are getting a storm door frame replacement or a total storm door replacement, the first thing you always need to do is gather accurate measurements. You can figure out how to measure a door for replacement by following the three simple steps below.

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How To Measure For A Storm Door

Step 1

The first step for taking storm door measurements is to measure the height of the door.

You need to place your measuring tape in the center of the door.

Go from the door sill itself at the bottom, all the way up to the trim at the top of the door. 

Step 2

Next, you will need to measure the width of the door.

You are going to take this measurement in two separate places.

The first place is at the top of the door. The second is towards the bottom. 

For each of these measurements, start by measuring from the trim on the left side of the door and go all the way to the right side of the door.

If there are different depths for the trim on your doorway, be sure to measure from the outside trim. 

Step 3

Finally, you need to measure how deep the exterior trim is on the side and the height of the exterior trim at the top of the door frame.

Depending on the storm door replacement you choose you might need to know the door handle clearance.

How to measure for a screen door?

Follow these three easy steps if you are looking for a screen door replacement and figuring out how to measure a door for replacement. 

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How To Measure For A Screen Door

Step 1

You can start taking screen door measurements by first measuring the width.

Measure from the edge of the trim on the left side of your door to the edge of the trim on the right side of your door. 

You will repeat this process three times for the top, middle, and bottom of your door.

If you find variation between the three measurements, then be sure to use the largest as your number for width. 

Step 2

Next, measure the height of your door.

On the left side of your door, measure from the door sill at the bottom up to the edge of the trim at the top. 

Repeat this process for the right side of your door. Take the measurement that has the most height as your number for the height of your door. 

Step 3

Finally, measure how deep your trim is on the side of your door and the height of the trim at the top. 

How to measure for a prehung door?

Prehung door measurements can be trickier than other doors. However, the following four steps will make the process quick and straightforward. 

How To Measure a Door For Replacement prehung door
How To Measure Prehung Door

Step 1

To measure for a prehung door, you need first to pry off the interior door trim using a putty knife. This trim hides the door frame, which is what you must get a measurement of. This is called the rough opening.

Step 2

After this, take three measurements of the width of the newly exposed door frame. First, across 3 times from the top, middle, and bottom of door.

Measure to the newly exposed door frame.

Step 3

Finally, take 2 vertical measurements for the height, starting from the left side to the right side.

Make a note of the smallest size.

Step 4

Now measure the thickness. Open the door and measure the thickness.

If you want to replace the door + the frame, measure with the frame.

Now you have the width, height, and thickness to replace your prehung door!

How to Measure a Door For Replacement Tips

  • Watch for the door swing. Find out if your door has left or right-handed swing to determine if it opens inward or outward. To figure this out, open the door and turn your back to the door hinges. If your door opens on your right, the swing is right-handed and vise versa.
  • Climate can change your door measurements! The frame and door can contract and expand. Warm weather causes expansion, whereas cold weather causes contraction. 

Replacement Door and Frame Company

Measuring for a door replacement and frame is the first step to getting the replacement door and frame perfect for your style and budget. 

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Green T Door Replacement

Homeowners in Chicago and all of the surrounding suburbs have trusted Green T Service for high-quality door replacement services for over 14 years. Call us today for a free estimate.

Why Trust Us

Green T Services is a local family-owned and operated company that has been servicing the Chicagoland Area since 2007. Customer satisfaction is the motivation for everything we do with our business. 

Above all, we aim to provide top-notch services consistently. As a result, we hire expert technicians, use top-of-the-line materials, and back our work with a customer satisfaction guarantee. 

Moreover, our careful attention to detail and customer-first business model has earned us an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for over ten years. Because of our dedication to our customers, we are one of the top door replacement companies serving Chicago, IL, and the surrounding suburbs. 

Our Process

Green T Services offers custom design options for all exterior replacement doors, such as entry doors, patio doors, and storm doors. 

First, our experienced team will come to customers’ homes to explain the process and provide them with a no-risk consultation. Next, once the homeowner has decided, we will send an installer to their home to take measurements. Subsequently, the installer can answer any questions the homeowner may have. 

Finally, we will come back to their home and replace their door with the door they’ve chosen. In short, our team aims to leave clients with a beautiful brand new door to put the finishing touch on the entryway they deserve.

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Door Replacement Service Options

We offer a variety of door replacement options to suit any residential needs! Our friendly staff is ready to help you choose the perfect entrance into your home.

Entry Doors

For a door that makes the perfect home entrance, Green T Services offers a full selection of attractive, secure, and energy-efficient steel and fiberglass replacement entry doors designed to fit all style and budget needs. In addition, our entry door replacement services include a variety of color and glass options to fit personal preferences.

Further, to provide more design and quality options, Green T is an authorized Therma-Tru dealer.

Patio Doors

Green T Services sliding patio doors are built for beauty, durability, and ease of motion. Sliding patio doors do more than provide an entry/exit way into a backyard. In other words, patio doors can enhance a home’s view into the yard or deck while also creating a welcoming experience from the outside. 

uPVC is used to make all Green T sliding patio doors. This material prevents corrosion, rot, and warp over time. In addition, our doors are insulated with Super Spacer® Warm-Edge technology, which ensures that the glass will stay clear.

Storm Doors

Storm doors add the finishing touch to an exterior home project by enhancing both a home’s curb appeal and energy efficiency. 

Consequently, Green T Services offers a wide selection of storm doors that can protect a home from the outside elements while still allowing homeowners to enjoy the view. Storm doors are available in a variety of view heights and finish options.

Green T Services can create the perfect entrance to your home with our team of experienced professionals.

Door Replacement Service: Buying A New Door Tips

Green T Services offers a wide array of door types, functions, and finishes to address any entry point concerns. In other words, we’re tuned into our customers. Our goal is to make the door selection process as easy and streamlined as possible. 

Therefore, to make this process less overwhelming, we’ve put together a checklist of characteristics and options to consider when making a door replacement purchase:

Energy Efficiency: Adequately sealed and insulated doors can significantly contribute to energy and cost savings by preventing air leakage and temperature displacement.

Security: A common concern for home entry points is their security. As a result, well-constructed doors with high-end locking mechanisms are a product proudly sourced by Green T Services.

Durability: Homeowners want their new doors to last for years to come without worrying about cracking, chipping, or peeling. Consequently, Green T uses only high-quality fiberglass or steel materials for home doors.

Home Value: The right doors for a home can boost curb appeal and energy efficiency, increasing home value. For example, on average, a fiberglass entry door replacement has a return on investment (ROI) potential of 53.9% in the Chicago area. Likewise, a steel entry door replacement can carry an ROI of 62.3%.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) 

Green T Services is Chicagoland’s one-stop-shop for all home improvement services and commercial maintenance services. From disinfecting treatments of homes and offices, to quality home improvement, we have the team, expertise, and tools to make your next project come to life. So, if you are looking for door replacement service in Aurora IL, Green T Services is the one to call.

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