Subaru Forester
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Should exterior doors open in or out?

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08/28/2009

screen doors open out. interior doors open in. to the inside of a house, can be either way on a commercial building Despite the antiquated building codes and improved door security with the links I provided, many residential homeowners ask this same question with respect to improving their home security. Obviously home invasion through kicking in the front door is more difficult if they have to destroy the door frame to get in compared to the ease the present open in configuration provides.