Those looking to upgrade the entrance way of their homes will find custom iron doors work remarkably well on any home, in fact steel doors can be an exceptional choice. Your entry door is the central gateway to your home. It’s the center of a home’s exterior and it leads your guests into the comforts of the interior of a home. Therefore, it’s important that one’s door speaks of the character of the home and of the home owner. Not only does one’s door provide style, but adds character, charm and value. Your door is not only the first thing seen by your guests, it provides curb appeal and is an opportunity to make a tremendous first impression.
While wood is the material that is commonly used for doors, there are other materials that should be considered for the entrance of your home. You should give serious thought to using an iron entry door for your home. A wrought iron door offers your home security, longevity and a beautiful appearance as well. It’s not a new concept to use iron as a material for residential doorways. Iron doors date back the 18th century and continue to flourish today on traditional homes, contemporary homes, Tudor style homes and office buildings throughout the world. Iron entry doors will be a focal point on the home, will give the home an appearance that is unique and can be used in dozens of different architectural styles. An iron entry door provides more flavor and personality differently than what a wooden door provides for a home. The home or the office that features an iron door looks more regal. Iron doors flat out makes any structure look more elegant and exciting. Iron doors are exceptional choices for restaurant entrances, shopping malls and high rise buildings.
The design elements are endless. While you will find dozens upon dozens of designs available to choose from, the possibilities do not end there. Use your imagination to design a unit that is unique to you. Most steel door manufacturers custom make their doors one at a time to give the uniqueness and attention to your project. So size does not matter, and the only limitations are that of your own. Find a photo of something you want to duplicate, sketch a drawing of what you may like, make some changes to existing style or just simply choose from the offerings in place.
To protect one’s iron entry door from weather elements such as snow, rain and sun, most iron doors are coated with a special material to prevent rust from developing. Most of the finishes are similar to that of a car that sees all sorts of different weather conditions. Iron doors also never become susceptible to splintering or to cracking, such as a wood door can. This is why iron doors can last far longer than wooden doors, or any other doors made from other materials.
The steel entry door design of today doesn’t look like jail bars. They can be created in a wide variety of styles and designs to fit the tastes of the homeowner. Choosing such a door unit for your home will be a rewarding thing for both you and your home, adding character and value. Instant curb appeal, a happy home owner and an entry door that will last you for years.