Colourful timber front doors

Last Updated: 28 September 2023


A colourful timber front door can benefit your home in more ways than you might think. As well as improving the appearance of your home, and its outward aesthetic, the right choice of colour can even improve the emotional wellbeing of your family.

Timber front doors: why they need colour

The appearance of a timber front door is so important when it comes to creating a particular impression. As the main focal point that passersby and visitors will focus on as they approach your house, timber front doors are responsible for creating a decent and lasting first impression. As a result, they need to be impressive, memorable and particularly eye catching.

A good home improvement company will be able to supply their front doors in a variety of different colours. At Reddish Joinery for instance, we offer timber front doors in a truly expansive range of RAL colours; from traditional heritage styles colours to more modern and contemporary shades. What’s more, the paint we use is designed to allow the timber to breathe whilst reducing common problems like cracking and peeling which can happen over time. If you’re interested, why not enquire about a quick quote for coloured timber front doors now?

How colourful timber front doors can improve your home

It can make your home happier

Colour psychology is a school of thought that suggests the colours which you use to paint your home can have a profound impact on the emotional wellbeing of you and your family. An unspoken language that we all speak without even knowing it, the symbolic meanings of colour are understood by us on a daily basis. For instance, we know to go at traffic lights when we see green. Colour psychology suggests that certain hues will promote particular emotional reactions or responses.

With this in mind, if you want to get your home a feeling of energy and promote movement choose a fiery red or hot orange. On the other hand, if you want to make your home seem more relaxed choose a gentle blue or a deep green.

It can make your home stand out from the rest

A colourful timber front door goes a long way towards cementing a good first impression of your home. It can provide a memorable feature for visitors and guests to remember. This in turn can enhance their impression of your household. Perfect if you live in an area such as a terrace where every house looks very similar, coloured timber front doors can really help to make your property stand out from the rest and make a statement.

It can enhance the security of your home

Timber front doors (regardless of their colour) can also help to improve the overall security of your home. This is because of their robust and incredibly durable design and structure. With a solid timber core, thick double glazing and complex multi-point locking, timber front doors present a difficult obstacle to even the most seasoned of intruders. This makes them perfect for being used to improve the security of your home.

Here at Reddish Joinery we can even can supply our timber front doors with rebates for additional security. These are complex grooves in the door frame that help to enhance the overall security and protection offered by a door.

It can be made to suit most styles of property

Thanks to the array of colour options now available, timber front doors can be made to suit practically any style of property: regardless of when it was built. If you live in a traditional style home, timber front doors are available in heritage colours such as Chartwell Green, Anthracite and Duck Egg Blue. If you live in a modern modern property, more contemporary colours like Luminous Green, Modern Yellow and Burgundy might help to enhance the look of your home.

Whatever the style of your property, there’s sure to be a colour to match it. At Reddish, our timber front doors can even be supplied in dual colours for even greater flexibility.

Perk up your home with colourful timber doors from Reddish Joinery

Reddish Joinery has been crafting high-quality timber front doors in Cheshire and Greater Manchester for over 40 years. To find out more about our products, give us a call at 0161 969 7474 or send us an email.

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