My Dutch Door is an online retailer of Fiberglass Dutch Doors. We are a family owned business located in Southern California.
We only sell Plastpro brand doors – a world class door manufacturer based in Los Angeles, California.
The type of horizontal cut in your Dutch Door determines if your door is secure. Most DIY methods follow the “Straight cut’ method, which is not very secure. All our Dutch Doors come with the inverse “L” shaped ‘Rabbet cut’ which is very strong and weather resistant.
Similar to traditional doors, you will have the latch and deadbolt to fortify the door. You also have a Dutch bolt to lock the two leaves together. Additionally, Dutch Doors also have 4 hinges, compared to the typical 3 in traditional doors.
The solidly constructed fiberglass molded surface provides strong protection and provides significant security over wood.
Fiberglass Doors are engineered to be extremely energy efficient. According to industry research Fiberglass Doors are up to six times more energy efficient than wood.
All our Dutch Doors are shipped with weather resistant Q-Lon weatherstripping that’s affixed to the rabbetted portion of the lower-leaf. Pre-hung doors come with additional Q-Lon weatherstripping that’s placed around the perimeter of the frame. Combined with the threshold, the weatherstripping blocks air and moisture. It not only acts as a weather shield but increases energy efficiency.
Door slab: The two rectangular Dutch Door leaves without the frame is called the door slab. Typically a slab will not have a door frame or hardware. Handles, latch and deadbolt and hinges will not be typically prepped. Weatherstripping between leaves will be included.
Do note that fiberglass doors are manufactured ¾” inch shorter than a comparable wood door. In fact, a “Dutched” fiberglass door will be 1” shorter still. An important point to remember if you are replacing a wood door with fiberglass.
Check if the new slab hardware latch and deadbolt, will align with your existing jamb. A door frame that hangs a standard full slab door WILL NOT FIT Dutch door hinges, lock and deadbolt.
Go for a slab door if you know what you are doing. If, unsure, order a pre-hung system.
Pre-hung: This is an entry door system that includes the door, frame and threshold. The Hinges will be prepped and installed. The Dutch bolt may be prepped and installed (optional). Handle and lockset holes will be prepped (handle and lock-set hardware not provided). The system will be in a Knock-Down form for easy shipping. Reassembly is required upon arrival. Door assembly by a licensed contractor is required for warranty purposes. The pre-hung unit ensures an easy installation and snug fit..
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Once you place your order, we will process it and send to manufacturer/ distributor. The door will then be custom crafted according to your order. Once the door system is complete, it will be sent to our warehouse for final inspection. We will then ship the door to your address.
Dutch Doors are complicated systems and we recommend they be installed by a licensed qualified professional door company to qualify for warranty.
Do note installation without proper tools and knowledge may result in personal injury. Improper finishing/sealing of doors will void the warranty.
Pre-finished door systems will ship with touch-up paint for minor scrapes or scratches..