The Ultimate Upgrade: Craftsman Entry Door with Sidelights

1. Introduction

When you first approach a house, what is one of the first things you notice? The front door, of course. It’s like the face of the house, with its expression giving you a glimpse of the personality within. Is it a door that says “I am merely an entrance, don’t bother looking at me”? Or is it a door that says “I am here to welcome you in, and I do it with style”? For those of you who are more of the latter than the former, Masonite has just the doors for you—the ultimate upgrade, Craftsman entry doors with sidelights. Because we believe that your door should not only be an entrance but a reflection of your life and style.

Let’s face it: not all doors are equal. Some can only take you so far in life, yet you know that your house and the people coming in and out deserve only the best. And that’s where Masonite comes in: with the ultimate upgrade, a Craftsman entry door with sidelights. Because we believe that your door should not only be an entrance but a reflection of your life and style. So come on in, and let us show you around.

2. Enhancing Curb Appeal

Enhancing curb appeal is a top priority for many homeowners. The exterior presentation of a home not only makes a first impression to visitors but also plays a large part in the overall value of a home. One of the most significant, but often overlooked, features of a home’s curb appeal is the front entry door. Replacing an old, worn front entry door is one of the most worthwhile curb appeal projects you can do. If you’re looking for the ultimate upgrade, a craftsman entry door with sidelights will completely transform the front of your home. Sidelights are the narrow vertical windows that flank the door, adding natural light to the interior and aesthetics to the exterior. Choose from a variety of door materials, including wood, steel, and fiberglass, to customize the look you want. Wood doors can be stained and have the most authentic craftsman look, while steel and fiberglass doors can be painted and are more durable.

Replacing an old, worn front entry door is one of the most worthwhile curb appeal projects you can do. If you’re looking for the ultimate upgrade, a craftsman entry door with sidelights will completely transform the front of your home. Sidelights are the narrow vertical windows that flank the door, adding natural light to the interior and aesthetics to the exterior. Choose from a variety of door materials, including wood, steel, and fiberglass, to customize the look you want. Wood doors can be stained and have the most authentic craftsman look, while steel and fiberglass doors can be painted and are more durable.

2.1. Craftsman Style: Timeless Elegance

While craftsman style has been a common feature in many older homes, it has only relatively recently gained popularity in new construction and home remodeling projects. The reason for this enduring appeal is that craftsman style offers timeless and elegant design elements that are easily adaptable to modern interiors as well. Craftsman design typically features simplistic lines, square or rectangular pillars or columns, and flat paneled doors with windows or sidelights. This type of entry door is iconic and instantly recognizable. Moreover, sidelights are practical and allow for additional natural light to flow into the usually dark entryway, creating an inviting and warm atmosphere in your rental property.

With the right company, remodeling your rental property can be easy and stress-free. Moreover, a high-quality update for exteriors and interiors can make a rental more attractive and boost its value no matter if you are selling or renting it out. In recent years, craftsman style has become increasingly popular as it offers clean and simple design elements. Craftsman entry doors with sidelights are not only beautiful but also practical because they provide additional natural light and create an inviting atmosphere. There are many customizable options available in terms of size, color, and glass to perfectly fit your property and your budget.

2.2. Sidelights: Adding Light and Style

If your home’s front entrance is hidden in the shadows or could use a touch of elegance, consider adding a Craftsman entry door with sidelights. Sidelights are vertical pieces of glass placed on one or both sides of the door to create a larger, more welcoming front entrance. In addition to their aesthetic benefits, sidelights allow more natural light to enter the home’s foyer and provide a view of the outside area. Because of their proximity to the door, they also increase the width of the entryway, making the door more accessible.

Sidelights are vertical pieces of glass placed on one or both sides of an entry door to create a larger, more welcoming front entrance. In addition to their aesthetic benefits, sidelights allow more natural light to enter a home’s foyer, help to frame the door, and provide a view of the outside area. Because of their proximity to the door, sidelights also increase the width of the entryway, making the door more accessible while adding a touch of style and elegance to the overall look of the home.

3. Increased Home Value

If you are outside the house interested in increasing the value of your home, consider adding a craftsman entry door with sidelights. This upgrade will not only make your house pop by adding some extra charm to it, but it will also let in more natural light into the house, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. This upgrade is relatively simple compared to some other home improvement projects, so it won’t take long to see these amazing results. If you love DIY projects, installation can be done with the help of a friend and without the need for a professional.

One of the least known ways to increase the value of your home is to upgrade your entry door to a craftsman entry door with sidelights. When homebuyers are shopping for a new house, the first thing they see is the front of the house. If your curb appeal is especially stunning, potential homebuyers will make a mental note of this before even stepping foot inside of the house. Studies have shown that the better the curb appeal, the more likely a home will sell for over the asking price and the more likely a home will be sold in general. That is why it is important to not only invest money into the interior of your home but also the exterior.

4. Energy Efficiency

Sidelights: The sidelights have argon-filled, double-pane, insulated clear low-E glass. Unlike traditional single-pane sidelights, our insulated glass will help maintain the temperature in your house and save you money on your energy bill. The vertical mullions give the appearance of two separate pieces of glass and help match the style of the door.

Door bottom: The adjustable security plate on the bottom of the door adds an extra layer of protection. This plate contains a rubber gasket that seals the gap along the bottom, which exists to allow the door to operate properly. While the seal is not a perfect weatherstripping solution, it will help keep the area under the door from drafts and moisture infiltration.

High performance: Our fiberglass doors provide the highest insulation value when compared to wood and steel doors. The polyurethane foam core is four times more insulating than wood.

From the outside, the X-119 Craftsman style front door with sidelights and transom looks like a traditional wood door. The door system has flat panels, square sticking, and 7″ rails. Unlike traditional wood doors, our fiberglass doors are engineered to last a lifetime and have many energy-efficient, cost-saving benefits.

5. Security Features

All that upfront finesse does not mean that there’s no toughness at the core. Like all our entry doors, the Craftsman entry door with sidelights has its share of necessary security features. For starters, the right is Medeco Bilevel deadbolt, one of the toughest on the market. The lock can only be matched by special key, and it resists almost all efforts at forcing. The door itself is constructed of heavy wood and thick safety glass, making it equally difficult to breach. No flimsy frame or panels on this baby. You can rest easy with its top-notch security features. Then you can turn your attention back to admiring its beauty.

Both beauty and brawn, a Craftsman entry door with sidelights is the ultimate enhancement for your home. Featuring a minimalist door and glass sidelights with simple, straight lines and a flat panel, this style emphasizes the natural beauty of wood. Rich, warm, solid oak or mahogany gives a high-end look from top to bottom. In this case, the beauty is more than skin deep. Crafted from the finest materials and assembled by master woodworkers, this entry door is designed to last.

6. Final Thoughts

In conclusion, this ultimate upgrade combines the best of both worlds: the beauty of the craftsman entry door and the innovation of the sidelights. It provides a design solution to the common problem of dark entryways, and it increases the natural lighting of the home while maintaining the privacy of the homeowner. It also allows for the homeowner to showcase their individual style through the selection of the door and sidelights, and create a unique and welcoming entryway that will make a lasting first impression. With all of these benefits, the craftsman entry door with sidelights is truly the ultimate upgrade for any home.

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As we at Today’s Entry Doors embark on a journey infused with unwavering core values, we invite you to experience the extraordinary transformation that true dedication and unparalleled craftsmanship can bring to your home. For over 30 years, our steadfast commitment to doing things the right way for the right reasons has set us apart, ensuring that every door we create is a masterpiece of our promise to you.

Imagine elevating your home’s entrance with doors that seamlessly blend exquisite design, enduring durability, and a profound commitment to ethical craftsmanship. At Today’s Entry Doors, our guiding principles began as a pledge to uphold integrity and have flourished into a business ethos that not only satisfies our customers but also inspires them to share their joy with others.

Are you ready to unlock the door to excellence? Embark on a remarkable journey with us at Today’s Entry Doors and discover how our unwavering dedication to quality and integrity can transform your home’s first impression. Connect with us today, and let us help you create an entryway that not only welcomes you home but also stands as a beacon of our enduring values and exceptional artistry.

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