What colour is your front door?

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Re: What colour is your front door?

Post: # 245337Post Millymollymandy »

Ours is wood, varnished. It also has several cracks where you can see daylight through as it expands and contracts during the year. :roll:

However as it is a round topped custom made door to fit a stupid custom made door frame/wall opening (you can only open the door halfway inside because of stupid rounded plasterwork on the inside which said door bashes against - can you imagine the dork of an architect who designed that? :roll: :lol: ) - anyway am NOT going to pay thousands of euros to get a new one made to measure!!!

So it looks very blotchy on the outside as varnish/lasure peels off in the sun and is impossible to sand back the entire door every year or two to start a good varnish job all over again.
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Post: # 245340Post Susie »

Ours is wood. It's actually a nice one with panels and a glass window. I'm wondering if I should paint it now, hmmm...
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Post: # 245344Post Thomzo »

Horrible white plastic. It's the next thing on my list to replace. I'd love a nice wooden one painted dark green or dark blue.

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Post: # 245357Post Potter's Farm »

1970's style glazed with muddy splatters where our 2 dogs sit against it (they're outside dogs). It does the job, lets light in, keeps burglars out, and in our house we don't replace anything unless it no longer works, and even then we normally fix it rather than replace it!!

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Post: # 245373Post snapdragon »

Sort of Teal shade I guess, bluey green, two wired glass bubbly panels above two wooden panels, and a clear skylight above. It's 100 years old and is original to the house. Brass 'furniture' -not original- as there were nasty white metal fittings when we moved in which we replaced, I think the originals would have been painted iron.
When it came to having a secure, warm and double glazed front door we opted for having fully glazed to optimise light and had it fitted a metre inside the hallway, so keeping the original door, and not losing the open porch. Only problem now is that furniture won't go in or out :lol:
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Post: # 245408Post Silver Ether »

shiny black with 9 square glass panes :icon_smile: at the top and four that curve slightly then above the door in the top of the frame is plan glass semi circle where I hang a greenman piece of stained glass that I made ..
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Post: # 245484Post greenorelse »

The cottage is white and the window frames always match the doors.

When we moved in it was brown with a brown surround.

Within a year it was mid-blue with a blue surround.

Then it was strong green with a yellow surround.

A couple of years later, bright yellow with a blue surround.

Now it's pillar box red with a black surround.

Thinking about purple next.
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Post: # 245491Post The Riff-Raff Element »

Dark red. We're painting the shutters the same colour. Bit by bit.

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Post: # 245508Post sleepyowl »

dark brown well dark oak it is supposed to be but never understood the naming of colours as I've never seen oak that dark
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Post: # 245802Post battybird »

Duck egg blue 1930s style (Repro) with a stained glass panel at the top.Glazed side lights with leaded glass. Unfortunately not double glazed or very draughtproof, but we love it! Keep meaning to get a heavy door curtain fitted but as we are often away during the coldest bit of the winter, I have never got round to it.
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Post: # 245883Post indy »

Milims wrote:I hate our front door! It's sort of long glass pannels with dark brown stained wood between. Yuck! I want a new one like the Edwardian style/council house with the 6 small panes of glass at the top and painted either Buckingham Green or purple!
I've always wanted one of those too, afraid mine is boring white upvc :roll: one day I'll be able to have a new front door
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Post: # 245919Post KathyLauren »

Bright blue.

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Post: # 245920Post crowsashes »

daffodil yellow, they all are. both the front doors (yes i have two, one into the hall the other into the kitchen very handy) and the back door.

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Post: # 246304Post missy »

blue. was previously purple. and when we brought the house it was a dark wood stain.
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Post: # 246439Post wabbit955 »

my new front door is vanished oak
just new my old front door which had green plastic in it to make the back of my new log shed
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