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Finding the Right Wrought Iron Door for Your

If you’re looking at exterior wrought iron doors for your home, you may have noticed there are a number of types and styles to choose from. Finding the right door for your home doesn’t have to be a trial. Considering the following aspects when making your decision could help you narrow down your options until you find the right door for your needs.

Size

The first aspect to consider when looking at exterior wrought iron doors is the size you need your door to be. In some cases, you may want to make changes to your entry area to accommodate a door you love, however in this case you will also want to take into account construction needs and additional budget. Many doors already come in standard sizes, so once you know the measurements of new door’s location you should have many options to choose from.

Style

The second factor to consider for your exterior iron doors is your preferred style. Wrought iron can come in many different patterns from modern circles or boxes to traditional vines. Other options include bars and designed iron plates. Some doors even include a mixture of styles in their design. Consider which styles you like and how they will look with your home. You may also want to look at the different styles of door handles and glass finishes available to get the idea of the full effect your finished door will have.

The Glass

Many wrought iron exterior doors are designed to come with thick panes of insulated, tempered glass. But the style of these panes may also be up to you. While the windows may be designed with energy efficiency and noise reduction in mind, they can also come in a variety of finishes. These finishes include transparent, bronze and bronze reflective, sandblasted, aquatex, and a rain finish. Many of these finishes are designed to maintain privacy while continuing to let in natural light. The choice of glass finish can impact the aesthetic of your door so consider how the glass will look with your chosen wrought iron style.

When choosing your new exterior wrought iron doors consider these points to help narrow down your options. What size do you need, and if you want a larger or smaller door what construction elements will be necessary? Is there a certain style you prefer? What type of glass panes will work best for your needs? One you know these you can share your preferences with your sales representative and see what recommendations they have for the door that will best meet your needs.