3. Creating an “open concept” look
Besides painting your door, another cost-effective method to help you update your front door with the latest trends is creating an open concept look. If you live in a dated house with the classic double front doors, then you definitely understand the struggle of not having enough natural light. As a way of introducing more light into your home, this trend involves taking the existing double door design and converting it into a standard front door size with a glass side panel. Instead of buying a new door and window system, this idea only requires you to purchase the new window and spend the difference on a groovy colour to spice up your pre-existing door.
4. Pivot doors
As they have gained in popularity, you may have seen or heard of pivot doors in the last few years—a large-scale, floor-to-ceiling door that rates on a pivot box rather than a traditional set of hinges. Perfect for giving your front door a well-deserved pop, pivot doors give off a modern, otherworldly vibe that offers a seamless, streamlined feel to your home. Not to mention that their versatile design offers homeowners a feeling of connectedness with their indoor/outdoor spaces.
Unfortunately, a pivot door is expensive and mostly used in high-end or custom homes that have the luxury of an expendable budget. However, if your dream is to incorporate this trend into your home, nobody is stopping you from making it a reality.
5. Organic or recycled material only
Everyone can agree that global warming is a problem that is not easily solved. That is why trends in front doors are leaning toward a reuse, recycle, and reduce approach to home improvement projects. Natural wood and glass or second-hand doors (metal or barn doors) are in high demand for homeowners who are conscious of the waste they and their neighbours produce.
For an environmentally conscious, contemporary look that simultaneously enhances the appearance of your home and allows plenty of natural light inside, consider a wood and glass panelled front door. Wood is known for being energy efficient and completely organic (obviously), not to mention that it is easier to paint or maintain than other door options. Additionally, since wood expands and contracts with its environment, it is considered to have more sustainable qualities because it is especially good at creating a seal between the outside and inside.
Updating your front door with the latest trends is easy! Mix and match your favourite and really get into the creative mindset when creating your custom look. If you are interested in talking to a professional about door options or installation, call North Tech Windows and Doors today at (780) 756-9091!