Front Doors – They Matter! November 28, 2017 Your front door does a lot for your home, but it usually gets overshadowed by all the other elements of the house. You should start paying attention to your front door! After all, it’s one of the first things your friends, your neighbours, and if you are selling, what the prospective buyers see. It makes up a big chunk of the first impression your house is going to make. So we suggest, take a few minutes of your time and have a good look at your door and answer these questions: Does it still look welcoming? Is it able to serve its purpose? Is it tough enough to handle extreme weather? Will it be able to keep possible intruders out? If you answer no to any of these questions, then it’s probably time for you to get a new door. Is it really necessary? Yes! Your front door matters! It welcomes you and your friends into your home. It is one of the first things people notice about your house. And if you’re planning to sell your home, you can be sure that prospective buyers will spend some time looking at your front door. A stylish front door can instantly improve the way your home’s exterior look and increase its curb appeal. Your home’s entryway can also be a great representation of your personal style or the architectural style of your home. For instance, a front door with intricate designs says the homeowner has a classic and timeless style while a bold-coloured door often means the homeowner is fun and adventurous! A sturdy front door endures any type of weather in any season – from the hot and dry summer to the extremely cold winter. If your front door is durable, you won’t have to worry about it being destroyed by strong winds or getting warped when it rains heavily and there is no risk of your home getting wet inside. Your front door also functions as security for your family – ensuring that everyone and everything inside is safe day and night and protecting your home from intruders. Without a durable front door, it’s going to be easy for anyone to trespass your home! Yes, your front door matters! Any home without a good front door is compromised – aesthetically and security-wise. So if you think that it’s okay to put off replacing your old and creaky front door, think again! Replacing it today is definitely among the wisest decisions you can make for your home and your family. If you think choosing a replacement door is overwhelming or confusing, don’t worry about it! Just give Platinum Home Design & Renovations a call and we’ll help you choose the best front door you can ever have!