Is Your Home Inviting? The Importance of Your Front Door

Your front door is one of the top features of your home exterior. It’s so important that your home makes a good first impression, inviting guests and family into your beautiful abode. Your front door shouldn’t be an afterthought- it should purposefully complement your siding, windows and landscaping so your entire exterior works together seamlessly. No matter what style your home, there’s a perfect entry door that will work for you! Take a look at why your front door is so important. 

Choosing Your Door Style and Material 

Just like the rest of your home, your front door is a feature that allows you to showcase your style and personality. There are plenty of entry door styles and materials to choose from, depending on your taste. Let your personal style shine through with the material, colour and decor features of your door. From wood, to steel to fibreglass, choose a material that fits your lifestyle, and make sure to take inspiration from the rest of your home. If you have a Victorian style home, for example, a sleek modern door would look out of place, and a bulky door would look better on a large home rather than a small bungalow. Also consider if you want features such as decorative glass or wrought iron.

Adds Curl Appeal and Value to Your Home

Whether you’re trying to sell your home, or know you will be putting it on the market down the road, your curb appeal is of utmost importance. The exterior of your home is the first thing prospective buyers will see, and your front door will be a focal point. A beautiful, quality door gives your home instant curb appeal, adding value to your property, whether you’re selling now or in the future. 


While your front door should be beautiful and inviting, it should also be strong, durable and secure. The safety of you and your family is top priority and you want to make sure you’re doing whatever you can to keep your home safe- which includes a strong entry door. Gentek’s Premium Fibreglass Doors are praised for their structural integrity and superior performance. Not only are they beautiful, they feature frames, sills and proprietary components that provide exceptional strength so you can sleep easy at night.

Go Custom

If you really want something special, a custom entry door is the way to go. Gentek’s First Impressions’ Doors are custom made to the exact measurements of your door openings, balancing elegance, strength and energy efficiency. You’re sure to get a neat, clean finished look and simple upkeep- you won’t have to worry about rotting, splitting or swelling. First Impressions Doors are designed to be extremely energy efficient and to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels used for heating and cooling, so you can feel extra good about choosing them.

If you’re in the market for a replacement door, check out Gentek’s variety of doors to find the perfect one for you!