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            External Door Ideas

            Packed with on-trend styles, hardwearing choices, and options for different budgets, these external door ideas explore a variety of ways to update an exterior. With joinery ideas from our designers and real homeowners, these ideas will help you gather inspiration to make sure doorways offer a warm welcome to guests. From oak entries to sturdy side doors, combine with internal door ideas for a cohesive look throughout a property.


            • 1. Create a custom entrance

              Make a smart first impression with a front door that complements the style of the property. To channel new trends, pick a design that can be painted.
            • 2. Remember the rear

              Keep a home safe and secure by choosing a sturdy back door. Coordinate the style and colour with the front of the property for a cohesive look.
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              3. Opt for oak

              Add the look of solid, premium materials by opting for oak-effect doorways. The warm wood tones offer a high-end, handcrafted effect to an entrance.
            • 4. Reach for rustic

              Embrace country character with softwood materials. The sturdy construction is hardwearing, working well as an entrance to an outbuilding or shed.
            • 5. Try traditional

              Elevate a heritage-inspired property with the tonge-and-groove pattern of Dordogne models, like @batemaninteriors' authentic rustic aesthetic.
            • 6. Pick four panels

              For a timeless look, pick a four-panelled design, like @sarah_edwardssss, which offers lasting appeal and can be refreshed with a fresh lick of paint.
            • 7. Invest in composite

              Keep an entry safe from the elements with a hardwearing composite option. Made to endure wear and tear, they keep an entranceway looking newer for longer.
            • 8. Go for glazed

              In dark hallways, corridors, and porches, use glazed panels to allow natural light into a home. Our wide collection includes frosted options for added privacy.
            • 9. Lead with linear

              Switching to a sleek, linear design, like @ox_building__stove,s will instantly modernise of a property, creating contemporary kerb appeal.
            • 10. Add dark accents

              Choose a chic, black shade to achieve a high-end look at home. This sleek tone also draws the eye to the doorway, turning it into a statement feature.

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