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Your front door is often the first thing people notice about your property, which is why it’s important to make the most of it. 

As well as boosting your home’s kerb appeal, renovating your front door creates a warm and welcoming visage. When you’re passing through it multiple times a day, you can’t underestimate the impact your front door has on your mood. With this in mind, take a look at these top tips for transforming the exterior of your property and enhancing your front door:

Prioritize Security

Before you begin to think about aesthetics and decorative features, you’ll want to ensure your security is top-notch. A locksmith can easily upgrade your locks and make your home more secure, so don’t hesitate to replace existing locks with something more robust. Similarly, if you may want to begin thinking about smart home security features. If you want to use a video doorbell, for example, this can be incorporated into the design of your front door to create a stylish appearance, as well as boosting your home security.

Enhance the Character of Your Home

There are endless styles to explore when you’re choosing a new front door, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re all well-suited to your property. In most cases, the perfect front door is one which complements the character of your home and enhances the features of your property. While there are certainly ways to add a contemporary twist to period buildings or integrate traditional styling with new builds, choosing a front door which enhances existing features is always a good bet.

Upgrade Door Glass

If your front door features glass panelling, you may want to upgrade the glass that’s been fitted with something a little better. Triple-glazing increases security reduces the risk of accidental breakages and offers enhanced noise protection, for example. Similarly, shatterproof glass can be a great option if you’ve got kids or pets at home and you’re worried about potential accidents and injuries. With increased draft protection and/or heat-resistant glass, you can even reduce your fuel bills when you upgrade your front door!

Choose the Right Material

Today’s homeowners have a wide range of choice when it comes to front doors. From uPVC and traditional wooden doors to composite materials, you’ll want to consider the pros and cons of each option before you come to a final decision. The material you choose will have an effect on how your door looks and feels, so it’s important to do your research and take the time to find a style that’s right for your property.

Enhance with Door Furniture

Door furniture, or door decorations, add the finishing touches to the exterior of your home. From letterboxes and handles to house numbers and viewers, there are a wide variety of options available. With stainless steel, brass, iron, pewter, aluminium, coloured, nylon, glass, copper, bronze and ceramics, you can create a bespoke design for your front door and entranceway.

Enhance the Exterior of Your Property

Upgrading your front door is just one to boost your property’s kerb appeal. When you apply the same focus on windows, brickwork and paving, you can create a stunning visage and enhance the exterior of your entire property.


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