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What Color is Right for My Door?

What Color is Right for My Door?

Looking to update your home’s exterior? Or make it more attractive to possible homebuyers? A new front entry door is a great way to make your home attract attention.

There are many options and colors to pick from when you’re working on door replacement in Plattsburgh, but we’re here to help. Our Pella of Plattsburgh design consultants are experts in helping you find just the right exterior door to highlight your home’s architectural style.

Once you choose a solution, the ideal color on your new Pella® door can make it stand out. Here are our recommendations when you’re thinking about what color your front door should be.

How Your Residence’s Architecture Affects Front Door Color

First, you should think over your residence’s look. Is it traditional, contemporary or farmhouse? This can impact the style for your door replacement, as well as the color.

We often see standard colors—like dark blues, greens, reds or black—coupled with a traditional-style home. If you have a contemporary or farmhouse-style house, try experimenting with bolder colors that complement your home’s exterior.

If you have darker-colored siding, adding a lighter door can really stand out. But keep in mind that lighter colors including white and tan can be more difficult to keep clean.

It’s good to use some contrast, but don’t get carried away. We advise choosing a couple of complementing colors for the siding, trim and accents such as doors.

Based on the kind of siding your home has, here are several complementing front door colors:

  • Brick exterior—dark blue or navy
  • Gray siding—dark blue, navy or red
  • Green, white or tan siding—red
  • Light blue or black siding—dark blue or navy

If you’re selling your home, it’s important to keep your future buyers in mind. You may want to select more classic colors, including blue, brown, green, red or white. Doors that are too vividly colored, like pink, purple or orange, can be a turnoff for future buyers.

At Pella of Plattsburgh, we can help you choose the right exterior entry door to complement your residence and increase your curb appeal. Contact us at 518-310-2118 right away to begin your exterior door replacement project.

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