The front door is the most publicly expressive part of the home. Increasingly homeowners are centering their home’s aesthetic around a vivid, impactful door. What does that mean, and what does it mean for you as you renovate your South Shore home?
We turned to an expert South Shore windows and doors company for tips on choosing a new front door. Keep reading to learn how to make smart choices for your home & budget.
Not Just Anything Goes: Generally, homeowners are much happier when they choose a front door that aligns with the period and structural design of their home. Let the architecture guide some of your style decisions to create an impactful door that delights rather than puzzles passers by. That being said, you’re not at all limited to replacing the door you have with the same exact thing. There are so many different options.
Be Open To Different Materials: While wooden doors are hands down the traditional favorite for South Shore entryway doors, there are luxurious alternatives in composite and metal that are both beautiful and functional. We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the central role glass plays in impressive front door design – be prepared to be delighted by what you find when you start researching your options.
Color: Bold, Subtle, Unique
Once you’ve settled on the design of your door, it’s time to pick the color. And here is where we see 2022’s emerging design trend taking shape: it doesn’t matter which color you pick, as long as it’s one you love. Black doors, red doors, blue doors, green doors, pink doors, doors that are orange and purple and gray – they all have their place in the neighborhood. For a monochrome look, choose a door that coordinates with your exterior. To be on trend, choose a door in a hue that boldly contrasts with your exterior. Here in the South Shore, nautical hues – blues and grays – are especially popular.