Patio / June 30, 2018 / .
As an important element in curb appeal, front doors tend to be the focal point when others look at your home. As the entryway, it is design and décor is crucial to welcoming guests into your home. While you may have not considered the importance before, you might be thinking about current state of your front door. If it is looking a bit worn, a simple coat of paint can be instantly refreshing to the look of your home.
Aluminum offers similar benefits to steel with a reduced weight and cost. Many sliding glass patio doors have an aluminum core to increase the long term strength and durability of sliding open daily. Aluminum also has an insulating capacity with the addition of thermal blocking in the panes. The doors are tough and low maintenance.
Sliding patio doors with built in blinds are a perfect option if you have limited space since the doors do not swing in or out. They present a wide view onto your patio and adding blinds built in can enhance the look. Built in blinds are considered a smart choice for these patio doors as exterior blinds would make them very difficult to slide open.
Before you pick out the best color for your front door, you will want to plan ahead, avoiding any unwelcome surprises. When you are painting a door, you will want to take the door completely off the frame, as well as any hardware. Additionally, you will need both a paint and primer to get the most professional look possible if you are doing this as a DIY project. You should also consider hiring a pro, to get the look you desire, since the front door is the first thing everyone sees.