How inviting is your current entryway? And does it reflect your personal style? Or your home's style? We have concetrated on five of the most common residential architectural styles helping you find the perfect door for your home. Simple yet special, made just for you.
Arts & Crafts
Craftsman | Bungalow | Prairie
Embodying the simplicity of the Arts & Crafts era, Craftsman style homes are characterized by low-pitch gable roofs, wide eaves and large porches with distinctive tapered columns. Handcrafted stone or woodwork is also a common element.
Traditional | Cape Cod | Colonial
Traditional home styles are typically two-story, ranging from the iconic symmetrical characteristics of Colonial or Cape Cod homes to the classic Country Farmhouse.
Southwest | Spanish | Mission
Old World-style homes reflect many distinctive cultures. They feature the authenticity of natural stone, or the warmth of masonry or stucco exteriors. Solid, dark-finish doors with rich wood grains and decorative wrought iron glass make ideal accents.
Modern | Urban | Art Deco
Open living spaces, clean structured geometric lines and function-over-form are key elements of style for Contemporary and Modern homes. Style features may include simplistic designs as well as seamless integration of nature.
Country / Cottage
Ranch | Coastal | Farmhouse
Country / Cottage homes have a look all their own. And with a good reason – almost anything goes, inside and out. These architectural designs can depart subtly from established norms, or blend one or more architectural styles from different eras or regions. Country / Cottage style is truly up to you. if your home emphasizes visual cues from any number of the home styles herein, choose from any Therma-Tru® Benchmark® door designs to find that perfect entryway to reflect your home style and personal taste.
How do I choose paint or stain?
Door finish is another way to add character to your entry and give it a custom feel. When choosing between a paint or stain finish for your door, consider your home's roof, siding, windows, trim and garage door. Look at your interior woodwork as well. Then select a paint or stain that will create a unified look you’ll love.