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Listen to your home. We can forget to “listen” to the front door that our home is asking for. A home may ask for an entry door that stands out from the home’s facade (see examples). This request is made by homes that feel sterile and lack curb appeal. It is always a great idea to take in the home as a whole while making the entry door selection. Making this decision, in a vacuum, can later be viewed as an architectural mishap. On the contrary, taking the time and making a responsible decision can provide a heightened level of curb appeal.
Other homes ask for a break from all of the noise. They are exhausted by excess. This condition can be very obvious and sophomoric. "The front door can be a strategic place for sophistication instead of more stuff." JCruz (front door designer). The following are two examples of how to express sophistication:
This dark gray front door expresses sophistication in both size and art. The steel entry door has an organic Blackened Metal finish. This finish is comprised of blacks and grays with many hues in between. The movement of the finish creates a door that becomes more interesting as visitors draw closer to the home. It also creates a background that makes the polished hand-sculpted door pulls stand out. The glass sidelites nearly double the overall size of this gorgeous entry door. This glass panel exterior door conditions visitors to prepare for an architectural masterpiece.
This Blackened Metal front door measures sixty-six inches wide and over one hundred inches tall. The door is flanked by two Full View sidelites that are two feet wide and the entire height of the door. These Full View sidelights utilize clear performance low E glass to increase energy efficiency. Various levels of low E glass are available - please contact us for glass ratings. The clear glass lets in plenty of light. The low E coating keeps out the heat in the summer and keeps the heat inside in the winter. It’s the best of both worlds.
Luxury hardware takes this simple design to the next level. Our Round Polished Faceted Door Handle is featured on the door above. Creating a focal point and drawing in the user, our collection of unique front door hardware is a must. Explore our entire collection of metal and wood front door handles here.
Rough Pricing for the 5' Blackened Metal Single Pivot Door with Round Door Length Polished Faceted Pulls & Sidelites
$22,990 as shown
$15,620 value-based as shown
$17,600 as shown door only
$10,890 value-based door only
$7,150 budget based 42" x 96" Non-Pivot Door only
Our narrow backset deadbolt is included with all Modern Steel Doors. The faceplate and collars are finished to match your pivot front door. This modern door lock has a heavy-duty laminated throw with an integrated anti sawing pin. Send in your key and the door will ship keyed to match it.
We use a quality Baldwin deadbolt when a conventional deadbolt is desired. The deadbolt has square shaped faceplates and is available in satin black to match the powder coated finish or in satin nickel to match the brushed stainless steel pulls.
Smart locks complete the modern front door. Our smart lock of choice is the Baldwin Touchscreen Deadbolt. Clean design and innovative technology such as one-touch locking and 30-second auto lock make this smart lock the ultimate front door accessory. Moreover, homeowners can experience ultimate integration by controlling their smart lock with a smart home hub, such as Amazon Echo or Google Nest. Learn more about the Baldwin Smart Lock here.