If you live in a red brick house, the best door colour is dark blue. The reason being that, on a colour wheel, the most complementary colour of red brick’s orangery hue is dark blue. However, steel blue/grey and pastel green are other good colours for doors on red brick houses, whilst a white front door will also stand out on them.
For anyone interested in a new front door, we have compiled some of the commonly asked questions on coloured front doors into this handy blog.
What is the best front door colour for a white house?
Navy blue, black and dark grey front doors are great colours for pale stone or rendered homes. However, the important thing when choosing a front door for a white house is to ensure it stands out against the white. Therefore, you might consider a bright yellow, lime or even a turquoise front door if you’re looking for something equally bold but more contemporary.
What is the most welcoming front door color?
There are several answers to this. In early American tradition, red doors meant ‘welcome’, so if you’d like to emulate our transatlantic cousins, you can’t go wrong with a red front door. However, green is a warm and inviting shade that indicates health, environmental friendliness and goodwill.
What colour front door sells a house?
This depends on the type of property. However, in an article where they spoke to several estate agents, Country Life Magazine reported that any blue, including duck egg blue, navy or teal, was the best overall front door colour for selling a house.
Green, which includes sage, lichen, royal and olive green, was the next most enticing, with grey and black front doors just behind.
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What is the best front door colour for country cottages?
Soft blues and greens look especially charming on country cottages. Chartwell green front doors and duck egg blue ones are two specific options you might consider. However, you cannot go wrong with natural wood finishes either.
What colour front door is lucky?
According to the ancient Chinese practice of Feng shui, this depends on what direction your door is facing; south-facing doors should be red or orange; north-facing doors will be lucky if painted blue or black; gray or white paint should be applied to west-facing doors; east-facing doors are lucky if painted brown or green.
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