Colour

Believe it or not, you need to think hard about what colour you want your front door to be. Now, there are a few factors that might determine the colour you choose. You may want to try to coordinate it with the look and feel of the rest of the home. But, for a lot of people, it comes down to personal taste. Some people like to experiment with colours for their front door. So, don’t be afraid to choose the colour that most appeals to you.

Design

It’s also important to consider the design of your front door. This means thinking about the materials used to make it. There are generally two types of door you can choose – wood, or uPVC. You need to think about which design works best for your home. You should also think about whether you want to have glass panels in the door as well. Consider making some additions too, like door canopies and knockers. These are all important parts of what gives a front door character and functionality.

Locks

Remember, your home is supposed to be a safe place for you. The front door acts as the first line of security for your home. So you need to think about what locks you have on the front door. There will be the basic lock, of course. But then you might want to get a bolt lock as well as an extra security method. That will make your home even safer than it already would be. Think about contacting locksmiths and seeing about getting an extra lock fitted.

Letter Box

A front door needs to be strong, safe, and secure, of course. But it’s also got to be practical. And part of its practicality is figuring out where you want to have your letterbox. Most people will choose to put one on the front door!

Sarah x