We all know how important first impressions are in life…well the same goes for your front door. Your front door plays an important role in your home’s first impression and can add to the value of your home, all whilst enhancing your curb appeal. 

If you’re looking for something a little different than your average front door, then read on. We’ve got some creative ideas to get the cogs turning and help upgrade your front door! 

The Wonders of Wood 

Different timbers have different looks and qualities which can assist in giving your front door that luxury look without being too in your face. 

Wood is a great way to bring a touch of class to your home without trying too hard, not to mention there are a plethora of woods to choose from. Whether it’s oak, fir or pine, there is a material that will suit your home down to a T. 

Additionally, you could consider steel, fibreglass, steel or aluminium as alternatives, all boasting different qualities…but not quite as timeless as wood. 

Adding Value 

As always, any bespoke feature within a property will instantly add value to your home. It’s important to find that perfect balance between your preferences but also ensuring that it would appeal to a wider audience – this will ensure you can reap the rewards when it comes to selling your property.

Peace of Mind

A bespoke front door shouldn’t have to compromise on safety or security – it should look great all whilst ensuring the safety of you and your family. 

When we carry out bespoke front door projects we ensure that on each there are the same security measures you would find in a door bought from a high-street retailer. We give our clients the choice of lock, whether that be anti-drill or ant-pick, as well as giving them the option of safety letterboxes and high-quality peepholes so you can see who is visiting. 


As always, the goal with colour is to create a statement, all whilst making a good first impression, that’s welcoming and has a long-lasting impact. 

Don’t be afraid to go bold when it comes to colour, particularly if you have a very muted home exterior. After all, if you’re looking to make a long-lasting impression, colour is the way forward! 

Here at JLA Joinery, our skilled craftsmen have spent decades working on bespoke external doors, windows and furniture for a range of customers. We craft each door with care and attention to detail, and no matter how challenging your project is, we’ll find a solution that works for you. 

Click here for more information on our Bespoke Door services!

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