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How to Choose a Front Entry Door

How to Choose a Front Entry Door

The right front entry door makes a statement and boosts curb appeal. Learn about the various styles and customization options available through Pella of Idaho. That way, you can help your clients find the right one for their home.

Modern Entry Doors

Modern entry doors feature clean lines, expansive glass and a bold color statement. They’re made from wood, fiberglass or steel and let in lots of natural light, especially when customized with glass panels and sidelights.

Colors

We finish our premium wood, steel and fiberglass doors using contemporary colors or stains. Popular options include:

  • Crisp white
  • Gray
  • Black
  • Natural-hued stains

Hardware

Hardware is the finishing touch on an entry door. For modern homes, it should complement architectural style as well as window hardware. Choose from high-performance options in the most-desired colors, including chrome and matte black.

Modern Farmhouse Front Doors

Modern farmhouse front doors are rustic yet sophisticated. They deliver streamlined architecture and plenty of natural light. You’ll frequently see them paired with grilles or sidelights for a custom look.

Colors

These doors are typically wood. Top finish choices include:

  • Black
  • Natural
  • Neutral stain

Hardware

Highlight rustic roots with a squared-off hardware placed in distressed bronze. Or go more modern with a hardware set in chrome or matte black.

Craftsman Front Doors

Craftsman front doors work with a wide variety of home styles, such as bungalow, cottage and those with natural design elements like wood or stone. These doors have glass in their top panel, which can include a grille pattern or decorative glass. For added natural light, they can be combined with sidelights and a transom.

Colors

These doors are available in wood and fiberglass. Choose from a wide variety of complementary colors, including:

  • Prefinished stains in natural, reddish and charcoal hues
  • Pre-painted in curated Sherwin-Williams colors, such as neutral and earth tones

Hardware

With our partnership with Baldwin®, you’ll be able to help your clients find the perfect finish. Choose from popular options like bronze, nickel and chrome.

Traditional Front Doors

Traditional front doors are highly adaptable to fit your client’s unique home. They can be solid with simple finishes or have ornate glass panels with grilles.

Colors

These doors are available in wood or fiberglass. Available colors range from luxurious stains to eye-catching paint colors from Sherwin-Williams.

Hardware

Because traditional front doors have great design flexibility, they pair well with many hardware styles and finishes. This includes brass, bronze and chrome.

Custom Front Doors

Each client’s home is truly unique, and their front door should reflect that. At Pella of Idaho, we have the knowledge and experience to create just the right solution, whether it’s wood, fiberglass or steel.

Personalize it further with:

  • Glass options, including clear, textured obscure and decorative
  • A variety of grille styles
  • Between-the-glass blinds
  • A diverse selection of premium hardware

As your trusted partner, we have the expertise to take your exterior door project to the next level. Call us at 208-373-0002 or pop into our showroom to get a free quote today.

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