A quality door is a significant investment you can make for your home.
Below are the importance of investing in the best door for your home:
Investing in the right door made of quality materials is paramount for your home’s appearance and avoidance of unnecessary problems in the future.
The right door is the focal point of your home’s design and architecture. So selecting the appropriate color, style, and material will ensure you get it right.
Your door is also vitally essential for the apparent security of your home.
Select the right material
The material of your door needs to match your home’s architecture as well as the aesthetics. The material also plays a major role in determining how long your door will last, how much maintenance it’ll require, and its adaptability to various weather conditions.
Depending on your home’s design, you can choose from fiberglass -composite, hollow core, medium-density fibreboard (MDF), steel, aluminum, or solid wood materials. Mainly you can use glass doors in a home design that includes pantries and sunrooms and use solid doors for bathrooms, bedrooms, or the front door.
Choose the perfect style.
After selecting the right material, it’s time to choose the door style that’ll perfectly fit the architecture of your home. Most doors come in various vogues where some can mimic your home or garage architecture while others can have door lites (windows). You can also find contemporary double-sided and traditional-design carriage doors.
After all, you can define your goals and have your door custom-built to fit the architecture of your home. Below are different home designs and the door styles that best suit them:
You can opt to choose a door style such as an all-glass garage door, uniquely designed wooden door, stained wood, pebbled/frosted glass, or V-ribbed/horizontal banding.
Georgian, Victorian, or Colonial
You can pick a door style with a stable/coach house look, paneled wood, divided door lites that coordinate with the house windows, and other decorative hardware.
Choose a garage door with a plain finish and simple horizontal wood banding/slats or lites/hardware that coordinates with the composition of your property’s exterior.
Pick a custom wood door that creates the appearance and draw the attention you want or a door style that blends into your home structure.
Edwardian/Arts & Crafts
Consider getting a door style with divided-light/arch-top lites or with raised sections/panels that compliment the exterior of your home.
Go with the latest trends
Door designs keep on changing due to various factors such as the stiff competition in the market or the discovery of new and better forms. It’s ideal to research the trending designs that can best fit the architecture of your property.
Using high-quality doors is a significant investment but choosing the one that suits your home’s design isn’t easy. This post outlines some intriguing tips to help you pick a door that best compliments the architecture of your home.