ProVia Storm Door Comparison

ProVia Storm Door Comparison

ProVia is an Ohio-based, award-winning company offering a full line of exterior home building products including doors, windows, siding, stone, and roofing.  One of the reasons we love ProVia is the company is a privately owned family business. In this post, we’ll look at ProVia’s storm doors. The company offers five product lines with a variety of door styles within each line. We’ll take a closer look at the features and highlight their differences.

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Company History

ProVia was founded over 40 years ago by Bill Mullet in a garage in Sugarcreek, Ohio. In the past four decades, it has grown into a nationally recognized company that manufactures a variety of building materials and supplies. It has remained in its current headquarters since 1984 and emphasizes quality, old-world craftsmanship, and personal customer care as its core values. The company continues to be privately owned by the Mullet family today and distributes its products throughout most of the United States. 

Standard ProVia Storm Door Construction

Each of ProVia’s storm doors is made from high-quality materials and includes beautiful, baked-on polyester finishes with extruded aluminum frames and tempered glass. ProVia takes great care of cosmetic details. Screw holes are hidden with color-matched covers for a professional, finished look and include high-quality, beautifully finished hardware. Every aspect of your storm door is built to last and stand up to weather for years of dependability. Below is a summary of the components that go into all of ProVia’s storm door models.

The Products Lines

ProVia offers five lines of storm doors including Spectrum, Decorator, Deluxe, Duragard, and Superview.  We’ll look at the unique features including the styles and options, finishes, hardware, and special options of each line, and do a side-by-side comparison at the end.

Spectrum Features & Options

The Spectrum Series is designed with smooth functionality, beauty, and durability in mind. The InVent proprietary retracting top and bottom screen system is a standard feature of all storm doors in this product line. There are 16 different door styles available including full-view, three-quarter view, and half-lite with an option for pet doors on some models.

  • Frame: 4 3/16” wide sculptured frame
  • Door Styles: 16 door styles including full-view, three-quarter view, half-lite
  • Screen: Two InVent™ retractable screens
  • Sweep: Triple seal bottom sweep
  • Hinge: Satin Nickel piano hinge
  • Closers: Color-matched dual closers
  • Handle hardware: Satin Nickel Sierra solid brass Mortise 
  • Expander: 1½" Satin Nickel bottom expander
  • Other: Pet door available on select styles

Decorator Features & Options

The Decorator Series provides a stylish, fresh look to accent your entryway. There are seven full-view door styles available with color-matched parts. Optional screens are available as an addition to any storm door in this line. Decorator storm doors feature an insulated frame core.

  • Frame: 4" wide sculptured frame
  • Door Styles: 7 full-view door styles
  • Screen: Optional
  • Sweep: Triple seal bottom sweep
  • Hinge: Brass-look piano hinge
  • Closers: Color-matched dual closers
  • Handle hardware: Bright Brass Windsor hardware
  • Expander: Color-matched bottom expander
  • Other: Insulated frame core

 Deluxe Features & Options

The Deluxe Series is an ideal solution for homeowners that are looking for additional natural light and ventilation near their entryway.  There are 20 designs to choose from including full-view, three-quarter-view, and half-lite. BetterVue fiberglass screens are standard features for all Deluxe storm doors. Some models also have the option for a pet door.

  • Frame: 3 ⅝” wide sculptured frame
  • Door Styles: 20 door styles including full-view, three-quarter view, half-lite 
  • Screen: BetterVue™ fiberglass screens
  • Sweep: Double seal bottom sweep
  • Hinge: 4 color-matched leaf hinges with brass bushings
  • Closers: Heavy-duty color-matched closer
  • Handle hardware: Black Contemporary Curve lever with deadbolt
  • Other: Pet door available on select styles

Duraguard Features & Options

Duraguard storm doors are designed for families with small children and pets with a focus on their safety. This line of heavy-duty doors features a non-removable stainless steel screen. There are 15 styles to choose from including full-view, three-quarter view, and half-lite. Pet doors are available on select models.

  • Frame: 3 ⅝” wide sculptured frame
  • Door Styles: 15 door styles including full-view, three-quarter view, half-lite
  • Screen: non-removable .023 stainless steel screen
  • Sweep: Double seal bottom sweep
  • Hinge: 4 color-matched leaf hinges with brass bushings
  • Closers: Heavy-duty color-matched closer
  • Handle hardware: Black Contemporary Curve lever with deadbolt
  • Other: Pet door available on select styles

Superview Features & Options

Superview offers a selection of storm doors constructed for style and value in one complete package. There are five styles to choose from including full-view, three-quarter view, and half lite. The Superview line includes BetterVue fiberglass screens, with four color options and two color options for the handle hardware.

  • Frame: 2 ⅝” wide sculptured frame
  • Door Styles: 5 door styles including full-view, three-quarter view, half-lite
  • Screen: BetterVue™ Fiberglass Screen
  • Sweep: Single seal bottom sweep 
  • Hinge: 4 color-matched leaf hinges with brass bushings
  • Closers: Single black closer (also available in white)
  • Handle hardware: Black pull handle (also available in white)
  • Color options

ProVia Storm Doors Side-by-Side

Door

Spectrum™

Decorator™

Deluxe™

Duraguard™

Superview™

Frame Material

Extruded Aluminum

Extruded Aluminum

Extruded Aluminum

Extruded Aluminum

Extruded Aluminum

Styles

16

7

20

15

5

Screen

InVent™ retractable screens

Not included

BetterVue™ fiberglass screens

.023 stainless steel screen

BetterVue™ fiberglass screens

Sweep

Triple

Triple

Double

Double

Single

Hinge

Satin Nickel piano hinge

Brass-look piano hinge

4 leaf hinges with brass bushings

4 leaf hinges with brass bushings

4 leaf hinges with brass bushings

Closers

Color-matched dual closers

Color-matched dual closers

Heavy-duty color-matched closer

Heavy-duty color-matched closer

Single closer

Handle

Satin Nickel Sierra solid brass Mortise

Bright Brass Windsor hardware

Black Contemporary Curve lever with deadbolt

Black Contemporary Curve lever with deadbolt

Pull handle 

Expander

1½" Satin Nickel bottom expander

Color-matched bottom expander

Color-matched bottom expander

Color-matched bottom expander

Color-matched bottom expander

Pet Door

Available on select styles

N/A

Available on select styles

Available on select styles

N/A

Insulated Frame

No

Yes

No

No

No

 

Finish Options

ProVia offers the following 13 color choices for its storm doors. These finishes are available on all product lines except for the Superview series. Superview storm doors are available in these four colors; Snow Mist, Café Cream, Rustic Bronze, Tudor Brown.

Warranty 

ProVia offers a transferable limited lifetime warranty on its products including coverage for the basic door or window, the InVent retractable screen system, and glass. Screens have a 15-year warranty with some conditions, and door handles, hardware, and mail slots have a one-year warranty. The information presented here is a general overview. Owners should consult their owner's manual or contact their local ProVia dealer for full terms and exclusions on their specific storm door.

Price

As of early 2021, HomeAdvisor shows the average cost of a storm door ranging between $180-750. ProVia storm door pricing is based on size, style, and options. The typical price for the Deluxe line starts at around $600 and the Spectrum series is about $700. Keep in mind that availability and a variety of other factors may affect pricing. These estimates do not take into account installation and other applicable fees. Consult your local ProVia authorized dealer for a specific quote and current costs.

If you are looking for a long-lasting, quality storm door for your entryway, ProVia is a reputable and quality brand that offers homeowners a wide variety of options.  If you live outside of North Texas, locate a reputable vendor in your area that offers ProVia products. If you live in DFW, Brennan is an authorized dealer for ProVia and we would be happy to help you find the perfect storm door for your home. Check out our storm door product pages or use the handy contact form to get started. 

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