This traditional style black front door with sidelights that we recently installed has given this beautiful detached Georgian style house in Wokingham a distinctive appearance achieving an authentic, period appearance.
The homeowners had lived down one of Wokingham’s leafy, and highly desirable, roads for a few years; they had been made aware of Thames Valley Windows after seeing one of our vans.
The Wokingham homeowners were looking to replace their original wooden door so were keen to keep the Georgian character, the entrance door also needed to be secure, energy-efficient and in-keeping with their property’s aesthetic.
The owners loved the look of the traditional timber entrance door but did not want the painting maintenance of timber.
After spending a few evenings browsing our website, they decided to call our office for a quote for an agate grey or black composite front door. They provided us with rough measurements so that we were able to give a couple of free no-obligation quotes.
Having received the quotations, they decided to make an appointment and visit our Bracknell showroom to view and experience the extensive range of aluminium, timber uPVC, and composite doors on display. It also gave them the opportunity to take a closer look at the door furniture options and the various finishes.
One of our designers Luke, listened to their requirements then talked through the various front door options available. After viewing all the front doors, they narrowed their choice down to a replacement timber door or an Evolution Stormproof timber alternative front door,
We recommended that the homeowners install an Evolution timber alternative front door with sidelights for their Wokingham property, as it would be more cost-effective and provided all the features they were looking for.
The Evolution stormproof front doors combine the traditional look of a timber entrance door with a composite wood grain finish, timber look mechanical joints and a wide mid-rail to replicate a timber door for an authentic look, with virtually free maintenance and outstanding durability of uPVC
After careful consideration, they decided on a black timber effect Evolution Stormproof Maple door design, as the display door in the showroom was in black and this was the door that initially caught their eye.
The Front door and sidelights are finished in black on the outside, white on the inside, for the door furniture they chose a chrome letter plate and a hoop door knocker. The securely glazed sidelights are double glazed for unbeatable strength and durability for a safer and more thermally efficient entrance to their home.
After the contract was signed, a date for the survey was arranged with the homeowners. Once the survey was completed, the order was processed and placed with the manufacturer the customer was advised of a proposed installation date.
The installation team arrived at the Wokingham property on the last Friday before Christmas, and they installed the front door and sidelights within half a day with a minimum amount of disruption to the clients. The team were respectful to limit any mess and cleaned up inside and outside after the job was complete leaving our clients entrance to their home spotless.
The team at Thames Valley Windows, love this front door and sidelights installation. The black front door and sidelights make a simple but bold aesthetic statement, with charm and essential period features that mirror the design features of the house and the symmetry of its façade, providing an authentic that evokes an inherently Georgian feel.
The two obscured glazed side panels offers privacy and security, and yet fills the entrance hall with natural light. The traditional design of the chrome hoop knocker works wonderfully well with this period-style black front door with sidelights.
Not sure if it ever left but black is back as a popular door colour choice it’s classic and contemporary, and it works well with any colour of bricks, renders or cladding, currently on-trend for properties in Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire and Southeast.
A black door instantly enhances its aesthetic appeal to the entrance of both a traditional or modern property adding a distinctive touch of grandeur elegance.
Evolution specialises in modern front doors with sidelights or without but with classic period features for authentic representation. Stormproof exterior doors aren’t just designed for the aesthetic appeal they are highly durable and completely resistant against heavy weather and storm conditions. Hence the name! This front door collection will appeal to homeowners in need of a classic look, but with modern technology. When a company like Evolution can blend it all together, what’s not to love?
With an Evolution door, you can choose from various options and accessories to create your perfect front door. The door design style, colour, glazing and door furniture is all chosen by you to create a bespoke front door to your exact requirements. Every front door is fitted with multi-point locking system as standard to ensure every property is highly secure.
The team at Thames Valley Windows have been transforming homes and businesses in Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire and beyond for over 35 years. We have built a trusted and reliable reputation for high-quality windows and doors and installation service in working with homeowners, architects, and property developers.
Are you interested in upgrading your Front door and installing one of our bespoke Evolution front door and sidelights? Please call us on 0800 161 698 or contact us online.
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June 2020 Guildford, Surrey