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How to Select the Right Front Entry Door for New Construction Homes

How to Select the Right Front Entry Door for New Construction Homes

A front entry door is the first thing visitors notice when they arrive at a home. It's also a way to make a good first impression and increase curb appeal.

Front doors are available in a number of styles and materials, including fiberglass, wood and steel. With so many choices for this important feature of new construction homes, how do your clients know which one is right for them?

We'll discuss what these front door styles have to offer, making the process simpler for your clients so they can make a good first impression in their new neighborhood.

Front Doors with Glass

Front doors with glass are desirable for new construction homes. They complement a wide range of architectural styles, including traditional, contemporary and farmhouse. Light and privacy can be customized by choosing varying amounts of glass on the door, transom and sidelights.

Our front entry doors with glass are offered in fiberglass and wood styles.

Fiberglass Front Doors with Glass

Fiberglass front doors are resilient, low maintenance and energy efficient. They never need painting or staining because the color is fused into the fiberglass material itself. This makes them a great choice for clients who want rich color with minimum upkeep.

Wood Front Doors with Glass

Wood front doors offer warmth, design flexibility and outstanding energy efficiency. Your clients can personalize theirs to complement their one-of-a-kind home style, choosing mahogany or walnut, plus glass options, grilles, hardware and more. We finish our wood doors with a translucent stain that protects the finish while letting natural wood grains to shine through.

Solid Front Doors

Solid front doors provide privacy, security and insulation. They're durable and complement a wide variety of home styles, from traditional to contemporary and modern.

Our solid front doors can be customized in fiberglass, wood and steel.

Solid Fiberglass Front Doors

Fiberglass doors have the look and feel of real wood but are much lower maintenance. Your clients can select from a variety of finishes, like wood grain or smooth, which complements contemporary and modern homes. A fiberglass door also provides outstanding durability, since it naturally resists rot, rust and dents. It also won't expand and contract as the seasons change.

Solid Wood Front Doors

Wood front doors enhance curb appeal through their beauty and character, making them a smart choice for a variety of home styles. Your clients can choose from several panel styles, plus a large selection of door options such as accessories and hardware.

Solid Steel Front Doors

Steel doors provide extra protection plus weather resistance and energy efficiency. This kind of durable door is low maintenance because its frame resists rot and won't take in moisture. Its streamlined appearance makes it a good option for a modern or contemporary house.

Find the Right Exterior Door with Pella of Decatur

There are a lot of options out there for front entry doors. Our pros at Pella of Decatur can help you choose the right style for new construction homes and customize it to match your clients' needs.

As a trusted partner to the architectural and home building industries, we provide the resources you need to succeed. Contact us at 217-423-7722 or stop by our local showroom to request your free quote today.

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