Waterloo Climate Recommendations
As the saying goes, if you don’t like the weather in Iowa, just wait five minutes. The climate in the Cedar Valley includes large seasonal temperature differences encompassing severely cold winters, blistering hot summers, and wet springs. Average rainfall in Waterloo is around 35 inches, and average snowfall is similar — around 34 inches.
Winter cold and snow can impact your front door, depending on its finish, the location, the direction it faces, and whether or not there’s an overhang. Heavy air moisture levels can impact a wood door more than other materials like fiberglass. Some homeowners in this area tend toward higher frame, sash and glazing performance with maintenance-free materials.
Keep warm in the winter by helping to reduce the heat loss from your home. Door glass with Low-E glass can help keep your home insulated, blocking out the cold and keeping the heat in.
Fiberglass Entry Doors.
For good insulation.
Winter Weather (or Cold Weather).
Frequent storms during the winter bring bitter cold and frozen precipitation. Help protect your door from the elements with a storm door from Pella.