|Front Entry Doors: |
Key to "Curb Appeal"
|Many things contribute to giving your home great "curb appeal," like the material and color of the exterior, the shape, size and placement of windows, style of garage doors, the landscaping around your home and much more. A key element to having great "curb appeal" is choosing an entry door that enhances your home's architecture and complements its style. Your entry door will serve as one of the most often used and most visible parts of your home, not to mention provide your home with safety and security.|
|Door Options & Trends to Enhance Your Home|
|There are so many options available when it comes to choosing and designing your front entryway that you'll want to check out as many product lines as you can. Most door manufacturers offer several different lines designed to complement specific architectural styles, such as Craftsman, Traditional, Old World and Southwestern.|
|Parts of An Entry Door System|
|Today's entry doors are fully integrated systems designed to provide great performance, security, energy-efficiency and a lot of style to complement your home's architectural design. |
To understand how your entry door functions, it is important to know what components go into a typical door system and the role that each plays.
When it comes to front entry doors "old" is new again. You'll find that many of the newest house plans are inspired by European architecture. A key element in making the style authentic is designing a front entryway that complements your home's architecture. Most European-style doors are made of wood or wood composite with metal accent hardware, decorative glass and transoms, but now are available in fiberglass and steel.