What Type of Front Door Material Is Right for Your House?

 

It’s true. Front doors are truly the very first thing any guest sees while entering your house. In fact, Period front doors are way more impactful than you give them credit for. They also contribute significantly to the curb appeal of your house and can hence add to their market value.

The front door is just one small aspect of the wider picture: your entire house elevation. The right kind of Victorian front door is completely in sync with the elevation and hence adds to the overall exterior look of the house, making it look all the more pretty and consistent.

Keeping all of this in mind, it is essential that you make the best possible choice for your front door material. Front doors come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes, colors and materials. Solid glass, steel, fiberglass and wood happen to be the most popular choices for front doors. Your ultimate choice in this regard must depend various factor including your budget, your own aesthetic, the design you’re looking for, the design and inner decor of your house as well as how much importance you want to place on security. In this list, we break down the four most popular and useful front door materials. You can narrow down the most popular material choices in 3 categories; glass, steel and wood. Read on to to have a better look into the pros and cons of each material type:

Wood

Victorian front doors

Wood happens to be perhaps the most popular choice in this regard, and also the most customizable as its style, shape and size can vary tremendously and can hence suit your requirements perfectly the way you want. The Accoya wood London doors are particularly durable and will not wither down and will not deteriorate quickly over time. This not only means a door that looks pretty: but also a door that is strong and hence good from a safety point of view. Moreover, you don’t even need to have to repair these doors or replace them more often than if you go with steel or fibreglass etc.

Steel

Period front door

The most primary factor of steel doors is that they are incredibly secure and perhaps your safest option. Metal doors tend to be almost impossible to break into and hence will ensure that the intruders are kept a great distance away. On the negative side, keep in mind that getting to repair a steel door is extremely difficult and hence even a small dent will take a lot of energy and money to get repaired. If it gets damaged, the entire steel door will have to be replaced.

Glass

London door

Glass has a great value in front doors in terms of aesthetic. The view that it may allow you to have of the world outside might make it all the more worthy. Additionally, it can add more natural light into your space and make it seem brighter and more spacious. However, this option is not as safe as the two stated above.

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