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Look no further if you're seeking front door inspiration for your home. These ideas include everything from diverse types and designs to materials you need to watch out for. We will also talk about accessories and even outdoor lighting.

Read on to see some of the most incredible front doors available. You will get many ideas for when you want to renovate existing doors. The inspiration you will get here is for every style of home and budget.

Decorative flourishes will add character to your front door.

 There are many methods to add individuality to your door design, whether you're buying a new front door or refurbishing an old one. 

 One idea is to add decorative features to the glazing section of the door. You may add window film, which comes in various styles and colours. Design ideas include stained glass, reeded glass, and you can even customize it so you can put your door number.

A stained glass design is a classic look for your door.

Stained glass doors have been popular in recent years, with more contemporary designs leading the way. While stained glass doors may be purchased off the market, working with a manufacturer is also a great option. 

You can incorporate your home's history, preferred colour schemes, or even some of your hobbies and personality in the design. This will turn your door into a conversation piece for your guests.

Using timber says a lot about your good taste.

Timber front doors combine the look of a traditional front door with modern features such as security, thermal efficiency, and elegance, making them ideal for period buildings. Don't be afraid to mix up your design ideas by using traditional-style timber doors with modern dooring fixtures and lots of glazing.

If you reside in a conservation area or own a listed house, a wooden front door may be the best option for preserving the beauty and character of your home.

You must remember that some of the less expensive softwoods are prone to bending and warping over time. They must be handled and cared for correctly.

Metallic front doors give your home a modern feel.

Why not go for a metallic finish front door if you genuinely want to stand out? There are various ways to approach a metallic design. However, keep in mind that your fingerprints will mark glossy and polished metallic surfaces. This is why rough, hammered metal will be more practical and will fit in with a contemporary self-build.

If you are looking for something stylish yet affordable, consider PVCu front doors.

PVCu front doors are quickly becoming the go-to door for those looking for a cost-effective and long-lasting option.

PVCu doors are an excellent alternative for individuals searching for a door that provides exceptional thermal efficiency and security without the high cost.

Pivot front doors will make your home stand out.

Pivot doors, which rotate rather than swing open and closed, are becoming increasingly common. They're perfect for huge doorways, and they're usually higher and broader than regular front doors.

The real advantage of pivot hinges is that you can use massive, heavy, good quality wood on them. Nowadays, many more people would prefer a single large door over double doors. For them, the style is more modern and unique.

Glazing will give your home more natural light.

Front doors with a lot of glass are a great way to brighten up a gloomy corridor while also creating a fashionable entryway.

 Smaller square panes and stained glass can enrich a historic house, while sidelights and fanlights can add a lot of design aspects to a modern home.

There are also various methods to incorporate glass into your front door and doorway, so talk to your supplier about all of your possibilities.

Make sure that all of the glass in (and around) your front door is sturdy safety glass.

Charming and unique door furniture will give your home a personalized look.

With the addition of new door decors such as a handle, knocker, chime, house number, and letterbox, any front door may be transformed. 

There are many different shapes and materials to choose from to make your door stand out. Just make sure the design matches the style of your door to avoid looking out of place.

A colourful entrance will give your home instant appeal.

An emerging trend is to select a front door that is distinctive, striking, or pastel in colour. A mustard yellow or a colourful teal might make a big statement if you're feeling brave. Pastel greens and blues can brighten the front of your house for a more subtle look.

Consider how the colour of your front door will blend in with the rest of your home's exterior. Is it compatible with your windows? Will it match the cladding or rendering on your home? Is there a colour scheme in your front yard that might influence your decision?

Take your time choosing a distinctive front door colour since it's a simple way to transform the look and feel of your property as visitors approach.

Aluminium is a wise choice for people with discerning taste.

Aluminium front doors are considered the best in the industry since they are light, sturdy, and long-lasting. Not to mention fashionable.

Aluminium is the safest and low-maintenance alternative on the market because of its sturdy yet lightweight construction.

 They are also great for individuals who live in challenging settings, such as on the seaside, where high winds and saltwater can harm their property.

These front doors are intelligent and elegant, as robust as steel but lighter in weight, allowing for many glass window sections.

If you are looking for an affordable alternative, you may check out virtu-al composite doors. They have an authentic aluminium appearance with composite front doors' advantages. However, they cost less than an aluminium door

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Creighton Ave, St Albans, AL1 2LG
0800 540 4366
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Graham Kidd
Graham Kidd
2 November 2023
100% recommend Paul and Harry a great father and son team! I'm so pleased that we used them to supply and fit our new front door. Straightforward to deal with from start to finish and communication throughout was excellent. They are extremely knowledgeable and were able to offer advice and suggestions when we were choosing the door we wanted. Nothing was rushed during the installation with great attention to detail. They took away our old door and frame and left everything clean and tidy at the end of the job. Thank you, Harry, for taking the time to go through everything with us at the end of the job, much appreciated. I would not hesitate in using Paul and Harry again. Thank you both so much, we are so pleased!
Andrew Brant
Andrew Brant
30 October 2023
Had a door fitted today. Extremely happy with the quality of the finish, attention to detail. Left site clean and tidy. Very impressed. Would highly recommend
Daniel Ashworth
Daniel Ashworth
6 October 2023
Had a door fitted by these very friendly chaps about 18 months ago. We're very happy with it. When an issue arose with the mechanism, they came out and fixed it in about 5 minutes and it's as it if is brand new again. Very pleased, would highly recommend.
L Edwards
L Edwards
2 October 2023
Communication with Paul was faultless throughout. He was polite, knowledgeable and efficient. Harry and Paul installed our new door, problem solving along the way. The finish was neat and tidy and they offered us excellent after sales service aswell. Would highly recommend.
Susie
Susie
22 September 2023
Highly recommend. We had our front door fitted by this lovely team. They were friendly, helpful, willing to listen to me debate options and provided helpful advice for choosing the right door for us. When he had a slight issue (no fault of their own) they came out to us the very next day and sorted it. Such a good supplier to work with!
Ed Barkham
Ed Barkham
21 September 2023
Brilliant service. No hidden costs or fees and no heavy sales tactics. Very open and clear from the start, and they worked really hard to fit a great new door in our thinner than average doorway! Great value and great result. Will be recommending to all.
fiona richards
fiona richards
10 September 2023
Highly recommend Rock Solid doors. We have used this friendly family company several times and have recommended them to others who have been equally impressed with the high standard of work and the product. We have received quick service and found them to be very reliable knowledgeable with no hard sell. The installations have been carried out professionally and they go the extra mile to ensure you are happy with everything. The external doors are robust and we are impressed with the quality of the product.
James Cooper
James Cooper
24 July 2023
Faultless customer service from a fantastic company to do business with. From start to finish it’s been a pleasure buying composite doors from Rock Solid Doors – in fact, we were so impressed with the front door and installation service they provided (we opted for a Solidor Ludlow 2 with 2 x fully glazed side lights) that we got them back to supply our utility door (Windsor Solidor – fully glazed) shortly afterwards. Paul dealt with our initial queries promptly, came to measure on site and provided a competitive quote very efficiently. These guys are first-rate craftsmen and know their stuff: evidenced by working around a couple of quirky construction issues without any problem – leaving us really impressed with the end product. It’s great to come across a local business that takes pride in what they do, going the extra mile for customer satisfaction – we cannot recommend Rock Solid Doors highly enough! Thank you Paul and Harry!
Simon Gould
Simon Gould
25 June 2023
Brilliant service from Paul at Rock Solid; our letter box seal had gone causing a slight leak - he responded immediately, attended this week and fixed with a new gasket. Would highly recommend the product and the service.
Lidia Duncan
Lidia Duncan
16 June 2023
I ordered my Vogue Rock door with the Ocean glass from Rock Solid Doors at the end of 2021. I had a number of criteria when searching for my new entrance door. It’s ability to insulate had to be A rated. I also wanted it to have a good quality locking mechanism that is smooth in action. My new door needed to be modern with a pane that lets plenty of light in and thus goes lower than the half line on the door, while leaving sufficient height for the letter box, so it is sufficiently high to be comfortably reached by our postman. The Vogue Rock door provided all that and more. I love sailing and the Ocean glass design evokes the lines of a sail in a beautifully minimalistic fashion. It also makes the door look unique, which is always a bonus. During my search for the perfect door I had lots of technical questions too. Only Paul and his colleague from Rock Solid Doors were able to answer all my questions and provide a door that offered what I was looking for. They supplied and fitted my new door in early 2022. My heating bill has gone down noticeably, as a result. With the golden oak wood grain on the outside, my door looks beautiful and elegant. Everyone who comes to the house for the first-time comment on it. The multi-locking mechanism has a smooth action and it is easy to use. The white wood grain on the inside finishes off the hallway like a designer window and door in one. Paul and his colleague went out of their way to make sure that I have the door and the finish just, as I wanted and that it worked seamlessly there on. We could not be happier. Thank You!
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