Entry Door Trends for 2018
Your entry door is more than functional; it’s one of the first things people notice when they visit your home. Make a good impression! You want curb appeal and personality for your home’s exterior while setting the tone for your design style inside. There are a variety of styles and options to choose from, making it easy to find the right look to have an inviting entry door for your home.
Let’s look at the popular trends of 2018:
This year the focus is on adding a multi-dimensional look and feel to the exterior of your home. In the past texture was achieved by adding brick or stone accents. No more! Now, this is done by using different widths of siding, installing it vertically and horizontally and changing out a plain door for one with wood grains and glass design elements. If you have stayed away from wood and glass, you are not alone. In our climate a wood door or glass inserts may not feel practical – wood swells with the season changes making it tough to open and keep closed and glass used to mean reduced energy efficiency. Good news! The entry doors from AHT Wisconsin Windows not only come in a variety of colors they also come with deep embossments and seven wood grain hand-stained finish options creating the look of a beautiful paneled wood door without the headaches they can cause.
With homeowners today busier than ever, a continuing trend is using materials that are almost maintenance free. This is achieved by selecting steel entry doors or fiberglass entry doors that will withstand mother nature. When selecting low maintenance materials don’t just focus on the door alone. Pay attention to the material used to make the frame, weather stripping, and jambs. You also want to select a company that stands behind their products. With AHT Wisconsin Windows 50-year non-prorated, fully transferable warranty you won’t need to worry about replacing your entry door again!
Gone are the days of selecting shades of the same color or matching your trim to your door color. While this is still a choice, trends this year are mixing colors: think dark blue siding, white trim, and a bold red or teal front door. Whatever colors you choose the focus should be on a dynamic and bold statement.
Artistic Design Elements
You can make your home stand out and amplify the impact of color or texture by selecting an entry door with artistic design elements. A few ways to do this is the use of sidelights, curved windows above the door, glass inserts with the look of stained glass or round top entry doors. You can and many more.
Ready to make a change? Let AHT Wisconsin Windows help you create a bold statement and increase your curb appeal by replacing your entry door.
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