Exterior front doors – Front doors intrudes the first thing that visitors to your home looks. Well-chosen front doors add to the exterior design of the home, as well as the current impression of who and what lies within. Front doors are available in many styles and materials. Often the front doors paired with awnings to shade the area from sunlight, entryways shelter from rain and increase energy efficiency in the home.
Your front porch is an expression of your personality and taste, as well as being part of the design of the house. The wide variety of door styles can make choosing a residential door a confusing prospect. The style of your home gives you an idea of what type of door you need, but you are in no way limited to a choice. A Mediterranean-style home can take advantage of a more modern style of the exterior front doors to relieve the heavy impact of the Mediterranean style. A colonial style home may look more modern with a less traditional style door. Your taste and imagination be your guide.
Doors are made of wood or steel, glass, or without, with sidelights or without. Straight topped exterior front doors are the most common, with a variety of patterns available to the panel constructions. Vaulted or arched-with the notches design gives an old world European look for housing. Many types of patterned glass is available, including clear, beveled, frosted and etched.