Front Door Ideas for Your Home: From Colours to Styles

31 July 2021
Updated 16 August 2021

Your front door is one of the most important features of your home.

Not only does it provide your home with added security but it can completely transform the look of your home. After all, it is usually the first experience people have of your home when visiting or walking past your home. 

So when it comes to kerb appeal, it is important to make the right choice for your front door. 

But with so many different styles and colours available, the choice can be overwhelming.

In this article, we take a closer look at some front door ideas you can implement to your home and give your home that extra wow factor. 

Front door colour counts 

Did you know that the colour of your front door can say a lot about you? Your front door colour is a great way to showcase your personality and add excitement to your home. We have taken a look at some of the most popular front door colours, but why not take a look at the full double glazing colour range?

Front door

If you’re struggling with what colour to choose for your front door, here are some ideas we think you’ll love:

  1. Chartwell Green 

A nod to country-living, Chartwell green has soared in popularity in recent years and it is clear to see why. A Chartwell green front door will add a traditional and chic look to your home. Perfect for cottages or a modern house, you are sure to leave an impression with this colour door.

  1. Bright Yellow 

A yellow door is a happy door. Make your guests feel welcome before they even enter your home with a bright yellow door. If you’re the type of person who isn’t scared to stand out from the crowd then this door colour may be the one for you. 

  1. Anthracite Grey 

Grey doesn’t have to mean boring. An Anthracite grey front door may be more reserved but it adds a level of sophistication unmatched by other front door colours. Whether your home is modern or more traditional, this versatile colour won’t look out of place on any style of property. 

Front door material matters 

The material you choose for your front door not only affects things like thermal-efficiency, budget and security but it also has an impact on the style and the ultimate look of your front door., Here are some materials to consider for your front door:

  1. Timber doors

A versatile material, timber doors are an ideal choice for both contemporary and period properties. A timber door is arguably the most aesthetically pleasing of all material types, thanks to its natural character. Modern manufacturing also means that timber doors are practically maintenance-free. As far as choice is concerned, timber doors can be stained/painted in any colour and not only that there a selection of timber types too.

  1. Aluminium doors

Aluminium has become increasingly popular mainly thanks to its durability, flexibility and security. Not only that, aluminium doors can be powder coated in any RAL colour to ensure that your front door makes the right impression. Although aluminium is more expensive compared to other door materials, it isn’t just style you will be getting as aluminium front doors score highly for thermal performance meaning your home stays warmer as well as looking great.

  1. Composite doors 

Made up of several layers and different materials, composite doors are the ultimate front doors. Designed to utilise the benefits of several materials, composite doors offer great energy-efficiency, security and customisability. Available in a range of finishes and colours, it has never been easier to find the right front door for your home with a composite door. 

chartwell green composite door
  1. uPVC  doors

uPVC doors are extremely common due to their cost-friendly price tag. Although some would argue that uPVC doors have a cheapo aesthetic, some homeowners prefer the look of uPVC doors to other door materials and with the choice of colours and finishes available, it is clear to see why so many homeowners opt for a uPVC front door. 

uPVC door

As you can see, the possibilities with your front door are endless and whilst it can be daunting, styling your front door can be a great way to easily transform the look of your home.

If you’re still struggling for ideas then why not check out our inspiration page where you can find a whole host of style ideas for your home.